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Archive | February, 2011

Military Confrontation with Muammar Gaddafi’s Regime Considered

Benghazi and Misrata is reported to have been bombed by the Gaddafi regime. The Gaddafi-Libyan Air Force is flying predominantly Russian-made MIGs and helicopter gunships. The Libyan Navy is also reported by DEBKAfile to have bombarded the city of Benghazi. The US deployed naval and air force units near Libya, as United Kingdom Prime Minister […]

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Amateur Video of Night Street Fighting in Benghazi, Libya

Video showing night street fighting in Libya and totaled car — apparently crushed by a tank or similar vehicle. In Libya, areas still under the control of Colonel Gaddafi are being reduced by the opposition. Protesters have reportedly taken over the eastern regions of Libya. The capital, Tripoli remains heavily guarded by pro-Gaddafi forces with […]

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Puget Sound Anarchists Report on Anti-Cop Action

View Larger Google Street View of at Boren and Howell. The Puget Sound Anarchists reported that on the night (about 9:00 p.m.) of February 26th, anarchists dressed in black with masks covering their faces met at the intersection of Boren and Howell in Seattle, Washington. A banner was seen reading “Cops Murder Everywhere, Bite Back!”. […]

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Clinton Urges Gaddafi to Step Down; No-Fly Zone on the Table

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is imploring the world to hold Moammar Gadhafi’s regime to account for gross atrocities that include reports of executing soldiers for refusing to turn their guns on their fellow citizens. Speaking at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday, Clinton said Gaddafi must leave power “now, without […]

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Narrow Escape of British Citizens in Remote Oil Fields of Libya

Hercules RAF C-130 aircraft landed in the Libyan desert twice over the weekend to pick up British nationals and foreign citizens working in remote oil camps. One of the planes had a narrow escape after a bullet passed through the cockpit and ricocheted off a pilot’s helmet, the BBC reported. The aircraft took at least […]

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Thousands Keep Up Protest in Sanaa, Yemen

Thousands of protesters gathered in Yemen’s capital Sanaa on Sunday to call for president Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down. Saleh suffered another blow when two powerful chiefs from his own tribe joined the opposition. Ali Abdullah Saleh is the first and current President of the Republic of Yemen. Saleh previously served as President of […]

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Pakistanis in Lahore Beat, Burn Effigy of CIA Agent

Video shows Pakastanis beating and burning a stuffed dummy — an effigy of an American CIA contractor. Hundreds of people staged an anti-American protest in Lahore, Pakistan on Saturday. They burned a U.S. flag and set fire to an effigy of an American CIA contractor accused of murdering two Pakistanis in Lahore last month. Raymond […]

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Libya: US Embassy Operations Close (Diplomatic Channels Remain Open) As Citizens Are Evacuated; UN Ambassador Asks for International Intervention

A ferry chartered by the U.S. government has evacuated Americans and other foreigners out of Libya and arrived at the Mediterranean island of Malta. A ferry evacuated American citizens, after it sat for three days in a Libyan port. Many question why the military was not sent to assist in evacuation. The Chinese military evacuated […]

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Libyan Military Deserters Have Aided Rebellion

Military desertion has helped parts of eastern Libya break away from the control of Moammar Gadhafi. But soldiers backing the rebellion and other government opponents fear a fight against merecenaries for control of Tripoli. Celebrations occur in some areas while slaughters occur in other regions. Deserters say Moammar Gadhafi is finished, but they fear mercenaries […]

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Libya Stops Oil Export, Saudi Arabia Increases Oil Output 8%

Saudi Arabia raised oil output about 8 percent to 9 million barrels plus per day (bpd) to make up for a near halt in Libyan exports, an industry source said, helping prices fall further from the highest since 2008. Some European oil firms reported they were looking to buy more crude from Iran. The International […]

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