Libya Newslinks 3 March 2012

3 March 2012williambowles.info

 

Freed of Gadhafi, Libya’s instability only deepens

The Associated Press

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A large map of Libya hangs on the wall in the home of Idris al-Rahel, with a line down the middle dividing the country in half. Al-Rahel, a former army officer, leads a movement to declare semiautonomy in eastern Libya, …

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hibIqnAMPAt8kdLu3MJXes24LTVQ?docId=d97846504d32487bac275b52fb156b19

 

Libya’s Muslim Brother picked to lead new party

AFP

TRIPOLI — Libyan Islamists and independents have formed a new political party and elected a representative of the Muslim Brotherhood on Saturday as its leader after a three-day conference, an AFP reporter said. Mohammed Sawan, an ex-political prisoner …

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gsKmUTpZr_7WD60ynhCtwD18NNLQ?docId=CNG.02723b6732025f27b3266c9616104121.4d1

 

Report: Libya forces commit war crimes

UPI.com

A Libyan stands atop a burning heap of books authored by Libyan leader

Moammar Gadhafi at a local park of the Benghazi, Libya on March 2, 2011. UPI/Mohamaad Hosam GENEVA, Switzerland, March 3 (UPI) — Anti-Gadhafi forces now governing Libya have …

http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2012/03/03/Report-Libya-forces-commit-war-crimes/UPI-55911330783612/


Libyan Dictator Wanted to Stage Last Stand, UN Report Says

Tripoli Post

Former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, stranded in the desert after rebels and a NATO missile strike wrecked his escape convoy last October, apparently wanted to stage a last stand as his enemies closed in, a UN report said on Friday.

http://tripolipost.com/articledetail.asp?c=1&i=7970


Libya’s Muslim Brotherhood sets up political party

NewsDay

TRIPOLI – Libya’s Muslim Brotherhood teamed up with other Islamists on Friday to establish a new political party that is set to be a leading player in the country’s first elections since the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi in a NATO-backed uprising.

http://www.newsday.co.zw/article/2012-03-03-libyas-muslim-brotherhood-sets-up-political-party/

 

UN panel: Both sides committed war crimes in Libya

Boston.com

A UN expert panel said in a report Friday that forces loyal to late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and opposition fighters both committed war crimes during the conflict in the Arab country last year. The UN-appointed Commission of Inquiry on Libya …

http://articles.boston.com/2012-03-02/news/31117900_1_gadhafi-forces-war-crimes-anti-gadhafi

 

Both Libyan sides committed war crimes

Sky News Australia

Both Libyan sides committed war crimes Updated: 17:53, Saturday March 3, 2012 Both forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi and opposition fighters committed war crimes during the conflict in Libya last year, a UN panel says. The UN-appointed International …

http://www.skynews.com.au/world/article.aspx?id=724963&vId=

 

Both sides in Libya ‘committed war crimes’

Sydney Morning Herald

AP A UN expert panel says in a draft report that forces loyal to late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and opposition fighters both committed war crimes during the conflict in the country last year. The UN-appointed International Commission of Inquiry on …

http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-world/both-sides-in-libya-committed-war-crimes-20120303-1u9g2.html

 

Libya: Muslim Brotherhood forms political party – Jihad Watch

By Marisol

For the Muslim Brotherhood, the caliphate is the goal, gradualism is the tactic, and democracy currently happens to be the path of least resistance to power. “Libya’s Muslim Brotherhood sets up political party,” by Ali Shuaib for Reuters, March 2 …

http://www.jihadwatch.org/2012/03/libyamuslim-brotherhood-forms-political-party.html

 

Libya acts to seize £10m Gaddafi house in London: TBIJ

By Nick Mathiason and Jack Serle

No Gaddafi assets have been returned to Libya – but that could soon change.

http://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/2012/03/02/high-court-considers-if-gaddafi-luxury-hampstead-home-can-return-to-libya/

 

CAMERA Snapshots: Islamists in Libya Destroy Graves of Christians …

By dvz

Islamists in Libya Destroy Graves of Christians and Jews. Several U.S. servicemen have been killed in Afghanistan by terrorists enraged over the burning of Korans that had been mistakenly burned by American soldiers. U.S. President Barack …

http://blog.camera.org/archives/2012/03/islamists_in_libya_destroy_gra_1.html

 

Weasel Zippers » Blog Archive » Libya’s Muslim Brotherhood Sets …

By ZIP

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Libya’s Muslim Brotherhood teamed up with other Islamists on Friday to establish a new political party that is set to be a leading player in the country’s first elections since the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi in a …

http://weaselzippers.us/2012/03/03/libyas-muslim-brotherhood-sets-up-political-party/

 

UN envoy confident Libya can overcome challenges and pursue …

The top United Nations envoy to Libya today expressed confidence that the North African nation will be able to overcome current difficulties and pursue the path …

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?Cr1=&NewsID=41415&Cr=libya

 

Libya: Militia Should Transfer Journalists to State | Human Rights …

(Tripoli) – A Tripoli-based militia from Misrata should immediately transfer to the Libyan government two illegally detained British journalists and the three …

http://www.hrw.org/news/2012/02/27/libya-militia-should-transfer-journalists-state-0

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