Libya rebels fighting to capture eastern oil town

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MISRATA, Libya (Reuters) – Libyan rebel forces on Sunday entered the oil town of Brega and fought street battles there with forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi, a rebel spokesman said, in the biggest offensive in eastern Libya in weeks. “The news coming from there is there is a street war […]

Col Gaddafi vows he will never leave Libya

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Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has again vowed never to leave Libya, the “land of his ancestors”. His speech was broadcast to supporters in the city of Zawiya, which was taken back from rebels after fierce fighting in the early stages of the revolt. The remarks came after the US […]

From Hanoi Jane to Jihad Khan

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Article by WorldNews.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. By the time Jane Fonda, a famous Hollywood actress, started to tour the United States and question the U.S.-Vietnam War, she really never had a chance. American militarism and a perpetual war mentality had been so deeply embedded, so internalized by most Americans, that […]

Egypt Military Moves to Cement a Muscular Role in Government

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CAIRO — The military council governing Egypt is moving to lay down ground rules for a new constitution that would protect and potentially expand its own authority indefinitely, possibly circumscribing the power of future elected officials. Related Egypt Purges Mubarak-Era Police Officers (July 14, 2011) Times Topic: Egypt News — […]

Speeding up the Afghan pull-out ‘risks UK lives’

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David Cameron is today warned not to risk the lives of British soldiers by making an early withdrawal from Afghanistan. The warning comes in a report from the influential House of Commons Defence Committee. Operations in Afghanistan states that pulling out more than a few hundred support troops could undermine […]

Syrian security forces kill 32, witnesses say

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BEIRUT — Syrian security forces killed at least 32 protesters Friday as hundreds of thousands flooded the streets nationwide in the largest anti-government demonstrations since the uprising began more than four months ago, witnesses and activists said. The death toll included 23 in the capital Damascus, the most reported in a […]

U.S. recognizes Libyan rebels’ authority

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Istanbul (CNN) — The United States now recognizes the main opposition group in Libya “as the legitimate governing authority” in a country that Moammar Gadhafi has long ruled with an iron first, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday. U.S. recognition of the Transitional National Council is a major diplomatic […]