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War in Libya – Libya and World – News (March to July 2011)

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Libya:DPRK embassy in Tripoli damaged by NATO air raid: Libya TV1

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3 killed, including 2 journalists, during NATO raid: official 

TRIPOLI, May 12 (Xinhua) — At least three civilians were killed Thursday including two local journalists during a NATO raid early in the day that targeted the capital Tripoli, said spokesman of the General People’s Committee Moussa Ibrahim.

“The journalists were taking photos of the place when missiles landed near them leading to their death,” Ibrahim said in statements carried by the Libyan news agency.

Explosions were also heard near Bab Al-Aziziyah area, the residence of Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi, added Ibrahim.

On Wednesday, Libya’s state TV broadcast a video showing Gaddafi in a meeting with tribal leaders refuting rumors about Gaddafi’s death during NATO’s raids.

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Libya:Two reporters die in NATO strike

Libya:Gaddafi meets tribal heads as NATO airstrikes continue

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Laaska News May 12,2011

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Libyan rebels seize Misrata airport

Libyan rebels captured the airport in the western city of Misrata on Wednesday, CNN reports. This followed fierce fighting with pro-Gaddafi troops delivering blows them from the Grad combat vehicle. Thirteen rebels were injured in the attack.

Gaddafi forces retreated on tanks repelled by NATO air strikes.

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Laaska News May 11,2011 

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War in Libya:Libyan rebels take over airport in Misrata

NATO missile strikes targeting Gaddafi’s compound rock Tripoli

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BEIJING, May 11 (Xinhuanet) –A series of blasts rocked Tripoli overnight Monday with apparent NATO missile strikes targeting Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s compound.

Libyan officials say 4 children were injured by flying glass, including two who were seriously hurt and are in intensive care.

A government building was completely destroyed but no other casualties were reported. Journalists and cameramen were taken to the site by Libyan government officials and worked under their supervision.

(Source: CNTV.cn)

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Laaska News May 10,2011

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Gaddafi wants women, children to fight NATO

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The Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has announced the mobilization of women and children in expectation of a possible land operation by NATO troops, the Ash Shark-al-Ausat newspaper reported Tuesday referring to sources in the Libyan government on condition of anonymity

According to the sources, the government plans to give out weapons to the population and to start people’s war against the aggressors.

Recently, the Libyan TV has started to repeat broadcasts about women’s military training in special camps more often.

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Libya:NATO air strikes hit Tripoli

Libya:Anti-Gaddafi revolt in Tripolii

Libya:NATO renews strikes in Libya

Libya:Libyan rebels kill 57 government troops

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Libyan rebels recover from skirmish

BEIJING, May 10 (Xinhuanet) — Libyan rebels said on Monday they had successfully taken down a number of vehicles of the Libyan army during a skirmish between the eastern rebel-held towns of Ajdabiya and Benghazi.

Convoys of rebel troops were seen returning through Ajdabiya’s West Gate, in an exuberant mood after fighting with Gaddafi forces. A rebel commander said a victory had been won. The rebels also said they were pulling back in order to allow for NATO airstrikes.

Meanwhile, the country’s state television reported that NATO warships have bombed “military and civilian targets” in the rebel-held city of Misrata and the adjacent town of Zlitan.

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(Source: CNTV.cn)

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Blasts heard near Gaddafi compound in new airstrikes on Tripoli 

TRIPOLI, May 10 (Xinhua) — The Libyan capital was under attack of a series of airstrikes in the early hours of Tuesday, with Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi’s compound apparently among the targets, according to media reports.

A Xinhua witness heard at least six huge blasts near the barracks where Gaddafi resides, and it was not immediately known whether there were any casualties.

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