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Will 2012 Bring Tribal War to Libya?

“To date nothing has been achieved by the new government and people are growing very angry.” by FRANKLIN LAMB Tripoli The weather in Tripoli this New Year’s weekend is unseasonably bone chilling with heavy rains flooding the streets reminding this … Continue reading

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Colonel Muammar Gaddafi speech, English subtitles, 20/09/2011

Translation “All should be aware that the government of Libya is the Jamahiriya government, that the power belongs to the men and women of the Popular Conferences and the People’s Committees in Libya. This Government by the People will never … Continue reading

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Bani Walid update

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Manifesto of the Libyan Tribal Council

“By this letter to the extraordinary African Summit, convening in Addis Ababa, the notables of the Eastern tribes of the Great Jamahiriya confirm their complete rejection of what is called the Transitional Council in Benghazi which hasn’t been nominated nor … Continue reading

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Impending massacre in Sirte

In a chilling interview, British Foreign Secretary William Hague threatens to ‘attack’ the people of Sirte who oppose NATO’s ambitions for Libya. Where are the calls for a no-fly zone? Read More http://www.mathaba.net/news/?x=628388 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Sirte 21/07/2011

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Rebel splits resurface

One of eastern Libya’s most powerful tribes has said it is prepared to detain and try senior rebel leaders it believes were behind the murder of the opposition’s top military commander. Abdel Fatah Younis was assassinated on July 28 after … Continue reading

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Killing of General Vexes Rebels in Libya

In a mourning tent for the Libyan rebels’ top military leader, who was assassinated last week in mysterious circumstances, relatives and members of his tribe warned on Tuesday of dire consequences, including violence, if rebel leaders did not move quickly … Continue reading

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