Tag Archives: civil war

Syria: Map Of Events


The activist group SyriaUprising publishes this continually updated map of events in Syria: Color code: Blue markers: protests, Red: casualties Yellow: on strike Green: military action/other incidents The map appears to be update frequently by the SyrianUprising (Twitter: @SyriaUprising) Advertisements

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Representatives from 60 Countries Discuss Libya’s Future


The international ‘Friends of Libya’ conference in Paris marks the beginning of normalisation but also the beginning of a race for Libya’s oil. It is an irony of fate that the “Friends of Libya” conference took place on the day … Continue reading

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Libyan Rebels Prepare For Assault on Last Gaddafi Stronghold


Fighters of the Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) are getting ready to take over the city of Sirte, Gaddafi’s hometown and one of the last remaining strongholds of the loyalists. The NTC leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil issued an ultimatum today, … Continue reading

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Where is Gaddafi? The Answer Could Be Worth More Than A Million Euro


After the head of the National Transitional Council (NTC) has confirmed yesterday that € 1.2 million would be paid for the capture of former leader Gaddafi, speculations on his whereabouts increased rapidly. Croatian media for example quoted a member of … Continue reading

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Final Stage Of The Conflict In Libya: Gaddafi Still At Large


Libyan rebels put a price of EUR 1.2 M on the head of Colonel Muammar Qaddafi, dead or alive, the head of the National  Transitional Council said on 24 August. “The NTC supports the initiative of businessmen who are offering two … Continue reading

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Stock Markets Rebound as Conflict in Libya Draws to an End


The news on Gaddafi’s 42-year regime falling apart revived the hopes that the seven-month conflict will end shortly. This already caused a rise on the markets  for some major oil companies yesterday. Stock markets rebounded with oil firms taking the … Continue reading

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The Battlefields in Libya – Situation Update


This map of the battlefields around Tripoli shows the current position of rebel and Gaddafi-loyalist forces between the Tunisian border and Misratha along the Mediterranean coast. It is clear that the rebels managed to split the Gaddafi-held territory along the … Continue reading

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