Category Archives: Libya

First NATO strikes in Libya with attack helicopters: AFP

Tweet Use of attack helicopters represents significant tactical shift by imperial forces in the Libyan Civil War. June 4, 2011 — New York by Rawlinsview with press agencies. The decision on the part of NATO commanders to use attack helicopters … Continue reading

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CIA operatives Saudi and Qatar sponsored mercenaries fight alongside Libyan anti-government forces in Misrata :Reuters

Reuters reports on Saudi and Qatar backed mercenaries fighting with “rebel” forces in Libya. excerpted by Rawlinsview Mercenaries joining both sides in Libya conflict Thu Jun 2, 2011 10:12pm GMT By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, June 2 (Reuters) – Libyan leader … Continue reading

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US Admiral Samuel Locklear admits door open to imperial ground troops in Libya, Al Jazeera reports Western forces on the ground: Reuters

Excerpt and Title by Rawlinsview May 30, 2011 South African President Zuma flies into Tripoli Peter Graff (Reuters)Britain and other NATO powers are ratcheting up the military intervention to try to break a deadlock that has seen Gaddafi hold on … Continue reading

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NATO plans “blitz” with attack helicopters and “bunker busters” in Libya as casualties mount in imperial wars.

Imperial powers intensify air campaign in Libya under the guise of “protecting civilians” as war casualties in North Africa and Western Asia over the past decade pass the million mark. Tweet May 29, 2011–New York Opinion/Analysis by Rawlinsview with press … Continue reading

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Refugees, residents clash in southern Tunisia: Reuters

Refugees, residents clash in southern Tunisia Tue May 24, 2011 3:07pm GMT TUNIS (Reuters) – Violence broke out in the southern Tunisian town of Ben Guerdan on Tuesday between residents and people from a nearby camp for refugees from Libya, … Continue reading

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Veil of limited engagment drops from Libya civil war as French and UK attack helicopters join battle.

Air raids target pro government volunteer fighters. Attack helicopters join battle May 23, 2011 –New York By Rawlinsview with Press Agencies. By all reports the aerial bombardment of Tripoli and of fighters loyal to the Libyan government has intensified with … Continue reading

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Tunisia’s exports to Libya down 32%: TAP reports economic impact of Libyan Civil War on Tunisia

Tunisia’s exports to Libya down 32% Saturday, May 21, 2011 15:33 TUNIS (TAP) – Tunisia’s exports to Libya fell by 106.2 million dinars (MTD), or 32%, in the first quarter of 2011, compared with the same period of last year. … Continue reading

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White House Press office releases economic “fact sheet” outlinining intent to influence economic development in North Africa

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release May 18, 2011 Excerpted by Rawlinsview Factsheet: Economic Support for the Middle East and North Africa The countries of the Middle East and North Africa are diverse societies with … Continue reading

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Fire kills 4 Eritrean migrant workers at Lybia/Tunisia border camp: TAP

Fire kills four Eritreans at Ras Jedir refugee camp Sunday, May 22, 2011 14:19 TUNIS (TAP)- A Fire killed four Eritreans on Saturday night in the refugee Shusha camp, Ras Jedir, near the Tunisian-Libyan border, a military source reported on … Continue reading

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Libyan officials cross Ras Jedir border point: TAP

Libyan officials cross Ras Jedir border point RAS JEDIR, May 15, 2011 (TAP)- Several Libyan officials, on Sunday, crossed the Tunisian-Libyan border via the border crossing of Ras Jedir, heading to the Island of Djerba. They include, according to TAP … Continue reading

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