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British and French Soldiers Attack Gaddafi’s Birthplace

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Elite soldiers of the British and French special forces took part on Friday, together with Libyan rebels, on the assault on Sirte, the birthplace of Muammar Gaddafi, a town located 360 Kilometers east of Tripoli, The Guardian daily reports Friday. The British and French military are playing a leadership roll not only guiding the opposing forces to Gaddafi, but also planning the offensive, adds the London-based newspaper that quoted insurgent officer Mohammed Subka.

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Libyan Insurgents Push toward Gaddafi Hometown as Reward Offered

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adobe creative suite 6 production premium div> Libyan rebels pressed toward Muammar Gaddafi’s coastal hometown of Sirte as his opponents offered a $1.6 million bounty on the ruler’s head. Opposition sources say one of their key targets now is Gaddafi’s hometown of Sirte, about 250 miles (400 kilometers) from Tripoli, but acknowledged that capturing that

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NATO's Rebel Forces

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At its peak, the 26 of July Movement had some 300 fighters, ill fed and poorly armed, bitten by mosquitos and accompanied by the rain. Against them, Gen. Fulgencio Batista mobilized an army, a navy, an air force, a coast guard, and the Rural Guard, aside from a network of spies and irregular bands of

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US Analysts Criticize Legitimacy of Libyan Rebels

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The appearance of Seif-al-Islam, son of Muammar el Gadafi in Tripoli puts the legitimacy of rebel groups´ statements in doubt and shows that the struggle for control in Libya is not concluded, according to US analysts. US agency Strategic Forecasting Inc. (Stratfor), based in Texas, confirmed that Seif-al-Islam Gadafi appeared early Tuesday morning in the Rixos Hotel, Tripoli, in the presence of a large group of foreign reporters.

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Libyan Capital Hammered by NATO Bombings

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adobe oem software p> Tripoli was under a new wave of bombardments by NATO planes as rebel forces claimed new advances by land, as yet unconfirmed by the Libyan official media. Dense columns of smoke rose in the Bad el Aziziya area, where the residence of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is located, and in districts

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Not the Left: Who Will Save Libya From Its Western Saviours?

Bombas en Libia, lanzada bajo la operación "Odisea al Amanecer"

buy oem software p>Jean Bricmont y Diana Johnstone CounterPunch Last March, a coalition of Western powers and Arab autocracies banded together to sponsor what was billed as a short little military operation to “protect Libyan civilians”. On March 17, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1973 which gave that particular “coalition of the willing” the

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NATO’s “Qana Massacre” at Majer, Libya (+ Video)

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By Franklin Lamb August 12, 2011 “Information Clearing House” – Every Muslim & Christian Palestinian refugee in Lebanon, and every Lebanese citizen whose family members or loved ones were slaughtered during Israel’s two massacres at Qana, Lebanon, is reminded today of the indescribable loss suffered yesterday by their Libyan sisters and brothers at Majer, Libya.

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NATO Planes Bomb West Libya

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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization stepped up its air raids against western Libya, after attacking two civilian checkpoints in Khoms and the town of Nalut, and losing an unmanned helicopter near Zlitan. NATO planes and helicopters increased their incursions in support backing the armed uprising against Muammar Gaddafi, according to JANA news agency and Al Jamahiriya state television.

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The Unsustainable Position of the Empire

The Unsustainable Position of the Empire

Nobody can assure us that in its agony, the empire won’t be dragging human beings down to catastrophe. As we know, while our species remains alive, everybody has the sacred duty to be optimistic. Ethically, any other behaviour wouldn’t be admissible. I remember well that one day, almost 20 years ago, I said that there

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Fidel on Bin Laden, a review

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traditional woodworker p>Bush in Heavens (II) March 22, 2008 5:19 p.m. On Wednesday March 19th, as we commemorate five years of the stupid war unleashed in Iraq, Bush grabs hold of any Bin Laden declaration, either fictitious or real, even though in the case of the latter no date is supplied as to when it