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Libya ready to use force against eastern separatists -RT

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 Comments off

Libya’s integrity will be defended by any means – even “with force” if needed – says Libyan “transitional” leader, Mustafa Abdel Jalil. His statement comes a day after the eastern tribal leaders declared autonomy for the region. Read more…

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Eastern Libya declares autonomy

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 Comments off

Cyrenaica, the eastern region of Libya, has elected a regional congress and declared autonomy from the capital Tripoli.

Thousands of major tribal leaders and militia commanders attended a celebratory ceremony in the region’s center Benghazi. Read more…