Posts Tagged ‘Misrata’

Alliance of Libya’s ex-interim PM leads landmark polls: electoral commission

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 Comments off


TRIPOLI, July 9 (Xinhua) — Libya’s once interim Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril’s National Forces Alliance (NFA) took the lead in the country’s national congress elections with over 50,000 votes in three constituencies, according to the initial results announced Monday. Read more…

War in Libya:Misrata sees a new wave of violent clashes

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 10,2011

Clashes have resumed in Libya’s third largest city of Misrata between forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi and insurgents. Read more…

Libya:Libyan authorities call on besieged Misrata to lay down arms

Saturday, April 30, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News April 30,2011

The Libyan government has taken control of the port in the city of Misrata and offered the rebels to lay down arms in four days in exchange for pardon. Read more…

Libya:NATO airstrike hits military, civilian targets in Tripoli

Sunday, April 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News April 24,2011

TRIPOLI, April 23 (Xinhua) — NATO warplanes bombed several military and civilian targets in Tripoli, resulting in casualties Saturday night. Read more…

Libya:Libyan army to withdraw from Misrata: official

Saturday, April 23, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News April 23,2011

TRIPOLI, April 22 (Xinhua) — Libya’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Kaim said Friday that the Libyan army will withdraw from the rebel-held city of Misrata. Read more…

Libya:Rebels under heavy fire from Gaddafi’s forces in Misrata and Ajdabiyah + VIDEO

Monday, April 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News April 18,2011
BEIJING, April 18 (Xinhuanet) — Fighting continues on the ground in Libya. Rebels came under heavy fire on Sunday from troops loyal to Muammar Gaddafi in Misrata and Ajdabiyah. It’s dented their Read more…

War in Libya:Gaddafi’s forces enter Ajdabiya

Sunday, April 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News April 10,2011

Forces loyal to Libya’s leader Moammar Gaddafi entered the western part of  Ajadabiya on Saturday, but the opposition forces remain in control of the  city center and east, Al-Jazeera reports.  Read more…

NATO to intensify airstrikes over Libya

Thursday, April 7, 2011 Comments off

BRUSSELS, April 6 (Xinhua) — NATO aircraft plan to fly 198 sorties over Libya on Wednesday, which would be the highest for a single day since Read more…