In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate

Enough is enough
Feb23

Libyan Embassy Officials defect, thousands of foreigners flee violence

Feb 23 2011 Tens of thousands of foreigners are trying to flee Libya, after clashes between security forces and protesters reportedly left hundreds dead. Egypt has boosted its military near the border and set up field hospitals, as thousands of its nationals return. Several countries are evacuating their citizens and oil companies are relocating expat staff. Correspondents in Tripoli say the capital is calm but there is a sense of intimidation after a night of fighting. Overnight Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi dismissed reports that he had fled amid the unrest sweeping the country, calling foreign news channels “dogs”. Speaking to state TV from outside a ruined building, he...

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Mubarak asset freeze request has been lodged with the EU
Feb23

Egypt asks EU to freeze Mubarak assets

Feb 23 2011 Egypt’s public prosecutor has requested the freezing of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak’s foreign assets as well as accounts held by Mubarak, his wife Suzanne and his two sons, Gamal and Aala, together with their wives. Abdel Meguid Mahmoud made the request on Sunday in the first sign that the deposed president would be held to account by the rulers to whom he handed power on February 11. Media reports suggested the former president’s wealth may total billions of dollars and some anti-Mubarak protesters accused him of squandering the wealth of the Arab world’s most populous nation, but aides insist he has done nothing wrong. The public prosecutor...

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Saif al-Islam Gaddafi
Feb22

Gaddafi’s son threatens imminent civil war

Feb 22 2011 Appearing on Libyan state television, Seif al-Islam Gaddafi says his father is in the country and has support of army. Seif al-Islam Gaddafi, a son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has promised a programme of reforms but also warned of “civil war” after bloody protests against his father’s 42-year rule reached the capital, Tripoli. Speaking on state television in the early hours of Monday morning, Saif Gaddafi blamed thugs, inmates, foreigners and Islamists for the unrest that has spread across the country since February 14. He promised a conference on constitutional reforms within two days and said Libyans should “forget oil and petrol” and...

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