Tag Archives: Libya

Photos show it’s not Libya against the United States

TweetConservatives love pointing to the Clash of Civilizations theory any time there is any clash. Historical, political, economic circumstances… shmistorical, political, economic circumstances. And many have already presented the attack and tragic killing of the US ambassador Christopher Stevens and three others to a cultural war between Libyans and Americans, or Muslims and non-Muslims, as if all Libyans, Muslims, [...]
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Breaking: US ambassador to Libya and three other Americans killed in Benghazi

TweetTerrible news:  U.S. Ambassador to Libya John Christopher Stevens and three other American diplomats were killed Tuesday in an assault on the American consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi, the White House said Wednesday. Wire services and reporters on the ground said that Stevens and the others were fleeing the consulate when a rocket-propelled [...]
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Breaking from Libya: Qaddafi killed

TweetVia Shakesville, we find out Qaddafi has been killed: Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, the former Libyan strongman who fled into hiding after rebels toppled his regime two months ago in the Arab Spring’s most tumultuous uprising, was killed Thursday as fighters battling the vestiges of his loyalist forces wrested control of his hometown of Surt, the [...]
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Libyan revolution takes Tripoli by storm

Tweet Pic via Daily News. In a swift move yesterday, Libyan rebel forces took over Tripoli Square and detained two of Moammar Qaddafi’s sons, leaving rebels confident that the revolution is nearing a victory, and the end of Qaddafi’s rule is imminent. Though CNN reports show some fighters were told that army forces were coming [...]
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“We are all Eman Al-Obeidy”: women of east Libya speak out

TweetLibyan women’s activists, Amany Mufta Ismail and Nebras Attias, explain in their own words their reaction to the story of Eman Al-Obeidy. “She is a logo for us… She is a Libyan logo for us,” explains 22-year-old Amany Mufta Ismail, a women’s organizer in the Eastern Libyan city of Dirna. In recent months, Al-Obeidy, a 29-year-old [...]
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