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Archive | March 28, 2011

Libya No-Fly Zone Mission Complete

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates told ABC’s “This Week” that the implementation of the no-fly zone over Libya was complete and had “eliminated” Qaddafi’s ability to attack rebel-held cities. Now the no-fly zone can be “sustained with a lot less effort,” Gates said. In the 24 hours ending at 3:00 p.m. UT yesterday, coalition forces […]

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Libya Rebels Approach Sirte, Explosions Heard As NATO Jets Fly Over

Multiple news sources are reporting that Libyan rebel forces advanced to western Libya with support from NATO air strikes targeting Sirte, the hometown of Muammar Qaddafi. The reports came hours after the NATO Western alliance agreed to take command of military operations from the U.S. Nine explosions were heard in Sirte as planes passed overhead. […]

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Anarchy in Latakia, Syria Follows Protest in Daraa and Years of Human Rights and Business Oppression

Gangs of young men, some armed with swords and hunting rifles, were reported to be roaming the streets of Latakia, Syria on Sunday. After security forces killed anywhere from 50-100 demonstrators with demonstrations beginning in Daraa, Syria; anarchy is rising. Roaming gangs in Latakia closed alleys with barricades and roughly interrogated passersby in streets. The […]

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