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  • LIBYA: Anger and debate over higher bread prices

     
    A decision by Libyan authorities to dramatically increase bread prices for the first time in more than 30 years is stirring anger and debate among regular citizens and intellectuals alike. While bread prices in the socialist country presided over by......
  • LIBYA: Moammar Kadafi orders release of 20 journalists detained amid apparent power struggle

     
    Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi has ordered the release of 20 detained journalists working for media outlets affiliated with his reform-minded son amid apparent rising tensions between moderates and the nation's old guard. Kadafi also asked that an...
  • LIBYA: More laughs, not many surprises in WikiLeaks releases on Moammar Kadafi

     
    Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi sees no reason to submit a passport photo along with his U.S. visa application. After all, one of Kadafi's aides explained to an American diplomat, the colonel's picture is all over Tripoli. "Any one of hundreds......
  • WikiLeaks' Facebook account won't be shut down [Updated]

     
    Facebook has no plans toshut down WikiLeaks' Facebook account a spokesman told the website ReadWriteWeb. "The Wikileaks Facebook Page does not violate our content standards nor have we encountered any material posted on the page that violates our...
  • LIBYA: Political power struggle amid rumors of Kadafi family feud

     
    Recent developments in Libya suggest the political power struggle between moderates and the country's conservative old guard is back in full swing -- a spat some speculators trace to a rift in the inner circle of leader Moammar Kadafi's family.......
  • EGYPT: Venezuelan president calls U.S. role in crisis 'shameful'

     
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Sunday the United States was playing a "shameful" role in the Egyptian crisis and accused it of hypocrisy for supporting, then abandoning, strongmen around the world. Chavez told Reuters news agency he had spoken to.....
  • LIBYA: Gaddafi Foundation weighs in on rumors of family feud

     
    The chief of a Libyan charitable organization has responded to a Jan. 20 piece on Babylon & Beyond reporting allegations of a power struggle within the family of Libyan president Muammar Gaddafi. Youssef Sawani, executive director of the Gaddafi...
  • LIBYA: Videos show violent and chaotic scenes at protests- activists call for "Day of Rage"

     
    Videos are trickling in from the anti-government protests that were ramping up to a "Day of Rage" Thursday in Libya. Demonstrations a day earlier reportedly resulted in the death of at least one person and more than a dozen injuries......
  • Libya's Internet reportedly down as violence against anti-government protesters continues

     
    The Internet has been shut down in Libya according to multiple reports. Al Jazeera said on Friday its broadcasting signal was being jammed on several over-the-air TV frequencies and its website had been blocked in Libya, Reuters reported. The Agence...
  • LIBYA: Protests shift to Benghazi; pro-Kadafi forces demonstrate in Tripoli

     
    Protests against the 41-year rule of Libyan strongman Moammar Kadafi shifted to Libya's second city, Benghazi, on Friday as opposition forces and government troops clashed in a violent spiral that has taken at least two dozen lives, human rights groups......
  • LIBYA: At least 84 reported dead as Kadafi loyalists disperse protesters with force, cut off Internet

     
    Libyan strongman Moammar Kadafi, confronted by surging unrest that threatens his 41-year stranglehold on power in the oil-rich country, deployed security forces and loyalists to brutally disperse protesters Saturday in a confrontation reported to have...
  • LIBYA: Protesters celebrate 'liberation'

     
    Benghazi, the Mediterranean port of about 700,000 that has served as the cradle of the Libyan revolt, erupted in jubilation Wednesday, Reuters reported. Thousands of celebrants were out on the streets, lighting fireworks and condemning Libyan leader...