Posts Tagged ‘Sirte’

Libya:Gaddafi parents` tombs desecrated in Sirte

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 8 ,2011

Sirte, Libya. Photo: EPA    

Tombs of the parents of the dead Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi were desecrated and destroyed in his home town of Sirte.

The Algerian An-Nahar newspaper blames the act of vandalism on a jihadist movement which claims to have close links to al-Qaida. Read more…

Libya:Human Rights Watch urges NTC to inquire into Sirte carnage

Monday, October 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 24,2011



The Human Rights Watch organization has urged Libya’s National Transitional Council to investigate the mass killing of Muammar Gaddafi supporters in Sirte. Human Rights Watch says in a report, made public today that 53 bodies were found in an abandoned hotel in Sirte.

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LIBYA:Killing a POW? Gaddafi’s last moments

Friday, October 21, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 21,2011

A new explicit amateur video released by AP clearly shows that Colonel Gaddafi was caught alive rather than dead.

­The video portrays Gaddafi soon after his arrest in Read more…

War in Libya:Bitter fighting on for Sirte

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 18,2011


Libyan rebel fighters fire with their heavy weapons during the battle for the city of Sirte, Libya. Photo: EPA 

Bitter fighting is on for the overthrown Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi last stronghold, Sirte. Read more…

Libya – Fatima Qadhafi, Head of the Faction of Women,Libyan Resistance in Sirte – October 13, 2011

Friday, October 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 14,2011

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War in Libya:Capture of Gaddafi son, end of Sirte battles in doubt

Friday, October 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 14,2011

TRIPOLI, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) — Contradicting reports appeared Thursday concerning the capture of one of the sons of fallen Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, while the end of the Sirte battles looks still out of reach. Read more…

War in Libya:NTC forces retreat from Sirte + Related News

Thursday, October 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 13,2011


Libyan rebel run to take cover from incoming sniper’s fire during the battle in the city of Sirte, Libya. Photo: EPA  

Forces loyal to Libya’s rebel National Transitional Council have retreated from Muammar Gaddafi’s hometown of Sirte on Thursday, Arab media outlets said on Thursday, citing a flurry of attacks by Gaddafi loyalists earlier in the day. Read more…

War in Libya:Fourth son of Gaddafi captured – NTC defense official

Thursday, October 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 13,2011

TRIPOLI, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) — Mutassim, the fourth son of Libya’ s fallen leader Muammar Gaddafi, was captured by fighters of the ruling National Transitional Council (NTC) on Wednesday in Sirte, a senior NTC defense official told Xinhua Read more…

WAR IN LIBYA:Sirte defenders losing ground + Related News

Sunday, October 9, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 9,2011


Sirte, Libya. Photo: EPA   

After a fierce battle, revolutionary forces attacking Gaddafi’s home city Sirte have seized the city’s imposing convention centre.

Resistance to their advance is now confined to small pockets in several central neighbourhoods.   Read more…

War in Libya:22 NTC fighters killed in battles in Sirte – PHOTO

Saturday, October 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 8,2011


Fighters of Libya’s ruling National Transitional Council (NTC) fire at pro-Gaddafi snipers during street battles inside the Wagadogo territory in Sirte, Oct. 7, 2011. Twenty-two NTC fighters were killed and more than 200 others were wounded during Friday’s major attacks on the hometown of Muammar Gaddafi. (Xinhua/Amru Salahuddien) 

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