Tag Archives: Younes

Libyan military prosecutor shot dead in Benghazi

Chris Stephen guardian.co.uk, Friday 22 June 2012 11.31 BST Juma Obaidi al-Jazawi, accused of involvement in death of rebel commander last year, is killed as he leaves mosque A high-profile military prosecutor has been killed in Libya‘s eastern capital, Benghazi, which … Continue reading

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NTC’s interim deputy prime minister accused of involvement in general Younes death

TRIPOLI, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) — Six suspects, including a former deputy prime minister of the ruling National Transitional Council (NTC), were involved in the assassination of NTC top general Abdel Fattah Younes, prosecutors said Monday. Younes, the security head of … Continue reading

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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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Patrick Cockburn: Libya’s ragtag rebels are dubious allies

Rebels, from the Wars of the Roses up to the present civil war in Libya, usually try to postpone splitting into factions and murdering each other until after they have seized power and are in full control. However deep their … Continue reading

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Libyan rebel government dissolves executive board

Libyan Transitional National Council Chairman Mustafa Abdel Jalil has dismissed the rebels’ 14-member executive board, a spokesman for the council said Tuesday. The death of the rebel government’s military commander, Gen. Abdel Fattah Younis, on July 28 played a role … 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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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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