Libya Newslinks 25 October 2011: Latest

25 October 2011 —

New Libya leader to bring in sharia law
Morning Star Today at 17:02
Libya’s new leaders have announced their intention to make Sharia law the main source of legislation in the developing country.

NATO may stay in Libya longer than planned – U.S. defense chief
Strategic Culture Foundation Today at 16:56

Gaddafi buried in unmarked grave in Libya desert to avoid creating shrine
The Guardian
After his body spent five days on gruesome display, Libya’s new rulers finally decided late on Monday night to put Gaddafi to rest, capping a week of uncertainty about what to do with the slain despot’s remains and closing an era of fear and infamy. …

Libya ends public showing of Gaddafi’s body
By Rania El Gamal MISRATA, Libya (Reuters) – Libya’s interim rulers ended the public display of the bodies of Muammar Gaddafi, his son and army chief on Monday after four days in which thousands of Libyans came to see for themselves that the dictator …

UPDATE 1-Libyan oil flows rise as Spain restarts output
By Jessica Donati and Brian Rohan BENGHAZI/TRIPOLI Libya, Oct 25 (Reuters)
– Libya’s oil output has risen to 500000 barrels per day (bpd) boosted by fresh flows from Spain’s El Sharara field, the interim oil and finance minister said on Tuesday. …

Kadafi, his son and an aide secretly buried in unmarked graves
Los Angeles Times
Reports out of Libya indicate that Kadafi’s body was buried at dawn Tuesday in a secret location. Also reportedly buried were the remains of his son, Mutassim, and a former chief military aide, Abu Bakr Yunis. According to international news reports, …

Hegemons are sharing out Libya: Ahmadinejad
Tehran Times
TEHRAN – President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that the Western powers that launched a military campaign against Libya are now apportioning the country’s extensive reserves among themselves. Ahmadinejad made the remarks in an address to thousands of …

Post-Qaddafi Fate of Libya
Fox News
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Qaddafi’s capture alive was an opportunity for the Libyan authorities to put him on trial. UNIDENTIFIED MALE: He was captured alive. Isn’t that what the video suggests or are suggesting that he was dead when he was captured? …

US enters Libya, leaves Iraq
CNN International
By Michael V. Hayden, CNN Contributor Anti-Gadhafi fighters hold what they say is the gold-plated gun of the ousted leader in Sirte, Libya, last week. Editor’s note: Gen. Michael V. Hayden, who was appointed by President George W. Bush as CIA director …

Qaddafi, Son and Former Defense Aide Buried in Secret Place
New York Times
By KAREEM FAHIM and RICK GLADSTONE MISURATA, Libya — After permitting four days of public viewing of the slowly decomposing corpses of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, his son Muatassim and his former defense minister Abu Bakr Younes in a Misurata meat locker …

Panetta Says Ties With Libya Depend on Allies
New York Times
E. Panetta declined on Tuesday to say whether the United States would have
a future military relationship with Libya and instead said he would take
cues from allies in Europe. …

Libya: Building Democracy
The Majalla Magazine
On Sunday Libya was finally announced as liberated and free from the
shackles of dictatorship. Colonel Muammar Qadhafi and his tyrannical
42-year old reign are no more. Granted, the nature of Qadhafi’s death will
not have helped in convincing the …

Recovery postponed as euphoria grips Libya — RT
Ignoring routine water shortages and incipient tribal conflict, thousands
from Libya’s new ruling class are devoting their energies to rejoicing
instead of attending to the pressing task of rebuilding their devastated

Libya: Transitional Council Failing to Secure Weapons | Human …
By Human Rights Watch
(Misrata) – Vast amounts of unsecured explosive weapons, including
surface-to-air missiles, remain unguarded in the area around Sirte, Libya,
Human Rights Watch said today. The National Transitional Council (NTC),
Libya’s transitional …

What Next for Libya? | War Is A Crime .org
By Stephen Lendman
What Next for Libya? – by Stephen Lendman. Jamahiriya loyalists hope he’s
alive, not dead. Either way, his bigger than life spirit inspires Libyans
and others wanting freedom – not terror bombing, occupation, colonization,
pillaging, exploitation …

Al-Qaeda Commander Ordered Sharia Law In Libya – Prison Planet
By admin
National Transitional Council leader Mustafa Abdul-Jalil’s announcement
that Libya would follow Sharia law was mandated by Abdel Hakim Belhaj, the
former Al-Qaeda commander whose LIFG terrorist organization killed U.S.
troops in Iraq …

neo-neocon » Blog Archive » Springtime for Islamists in Libya?
By neo-neocon
In a blow to those who hoped to see Libya’s economy integrate further into
the western world, he announced that in future bank regulations would ban
the charging of interest, in line with Sharia. “Interest creates disease
and hatred among …

Libya declared free, but Gadhafi death questioned – Yahoo! News
Read ‘Libya declared free, but Gadhafi death questioned’ on Yahoo! News.
Libya’s interim rulers have declared the country liberated after an 8-month
civil war, launching the oil-rich nation …

Libya: The End of Qaddafi and the Fall of Sirte – Alan Taylor – In …
Muammar Qaddafi has been killed in fighting in Sirte, according Libya’s
National Transitional Council. Anti-government fighters had been closing in
on Qaddafi’s …

Libya’s Gadhafi Shot to Death in Sirte | Africa | English
The prime minister of Libya’s National Transitional Council, Mahmoud
Jibril, confirmed Gadhafi’s death. At a news conference in Tripoli, Mr.
Jibril said it is now …

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