Posts Tagged ‘Breakaway regions’

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…

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…