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Russia steps up demands for Nato to account for civilian deaths in Libya

Russia has stepped up demands for Nato to account for civilian deaths from the air strike campaign which led to the downfall of Libyan strongman Muammer Gaddafi. Wednesday 21 December 2011 The campaign by Britain, France, the United States and … Continue reading

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Naval yard explosion rocks Tripoli

A pall of smoke covers the city of Tripoli, as it rises from the military warehouse By Nick Meo, Tripoli 4:49PM BST 24 Sep 2011 Anti Gaddafi security men at the scene insisted it was an accidental blaze, although bystanders … Continue reading

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Rethink on Libya

The Younes killing actually makes the fall of Gaddafi even less likely. Not only has the TNC lost its most able military leader; its forces are also shown to be dangerously divided. The rebels were already making little enough headway … Continue reading

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Britain admits Col Gaddafi could stay on

William Hague, the Foreign Secretary, admitted for the first time that Britain could agree to cut short the war before military action had driven Col Gaddafi into exile. The government was forced to embrace a new stance after both France … Continue reading

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Confusion in the mountains, mixed messages from the west

Libya’s rebels are enjoying only limited military success, while Nato allies are increasingly divided and fearful that the campaign could end in humiliation. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/libya/8642424/Libya-Confusion-in-the-mountains-mixed-messages-from-the-west.html

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Libya: Nato ‘will stop as soon as Gaddafi loyalists and rebels begin direct negotiations’

‘Nato will stop their bombardment of Libya as soon as Gaddafi loyalists and rebels sit round a table and begin direct negotiations, according to the French defence minister.’ http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/libya/8629326/Libya-Nato-will-stop-as-soon-as-Gaddafi-loyalists-and-rebels-begin-direct-negotiations.html

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Libya: A campaign built on sand

‘Yet, more than three months into the Nato offensive, Gaddafi remains as resolutely in power in Tripoli today as he was when the first bombs were dropped in March. In recent days, we have seen the extent of the support … Continue reading

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