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Old 21.08.2011, 22:22
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Re: Libya - 17 Feb "Day of wrath"

On Libya Al Hura TV reports Sayf El Islam Gaddafi has been captured in Tripoli at RIXOS hotel by rebels.
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Old 21.08.2011, 22:26
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July 28 General Abdulfatah Yunus military commander of rebels was killed. He is member of the very influential Obeidi tribe. The story that is circulating now is that he was actually providing Gaddafi troops with information. When it was discovered the rebels took revenge....but in order to avoid a bloodshed among the rebels they decided to dissolve the cabinet and keep silence on the treason.
Actually since he was killed, the rebels progressed much faster towards Tripoli.
There will probably be more theories circulating about this than about JFK's assassination.
Anyway basic point remains; who will form the new Govt. & how will they ensure they truly lead.

What is true is "since he was killed, the rebels progressed much faster towards Tripoli".
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Old 21.08.2011, 22:28
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On Libya Al Hura TV reports Sayf El Islam Gaddafi has been captured in Tripoli at RIXOS hotel by rebels.
That is a good rumour; I hope it is true
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Old 21.08.2011, 22:40
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That is a good rumour; I hope it is true
Even if true, he has anther son called Saif.

Safe is Safe, I guess.
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Old 21.08.2011, 22:44
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Re: Libya - 17 Feb "Day of wrath"

- internet is back in Tripoli

- regiment in charge of Gaddafi protection surrendered

(srce: Aljazeera & Libya Al Hura TV)
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Old 21.08.2011, 23:01
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That is a good rumour; I hope it is true
Information confirmed! Sayf el Islam Gaddafi is in the hands of the rebels.
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Old 21.08.2011, 23:12
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Even if true, he has anther son called Saif.

Safe is Safe, I guess.
one step at a time....
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Old 21.08.2011, 23:45
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Re: Libya - 17 Feb "Day of wrath"

Gaddafi live on libyan TV: audio only, no live video of him.
Calling population to defend the city of Tripoli
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Old 22.08.2011, 11:53
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Re: Libya - 17 Feb "Day of wrath"

Isn't she cute?

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Old 22.08.2011, 12:05
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Isn't she cute?
Old, ugly & looks like she was made in a garage by a drunk blacksmith - but dangerous. The AK 47, that is.
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Old 22.08.2011, 14:55
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Old, ugly & looks like she was made in a garage by a drunk blacksmith - but dangerous. The AK 47, that is.
I wasn't interested in the gun-that's a neat little Burberry purse in her left hand, that's kind of cute. This one however is not so cute



I hope they get those guns off the streets soon.
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Old 22.08.2011, 16:01
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Do you know what really irks me about the news reports on Libya?

The fact that they keep ramping up the role of the rebels, insurgents, terrorists, freedom fighters ( whatever they are). This was a NATO led operation, there is absolutely no way that the Libyans could have done this without NATO.

We paid for it-us the taxpayers, now we want the oil. We, the tax payers, didn't get anything out of Yugoslavia, corporations riipped us off in Afghanistan and Iraq. We can't afford anymore wars, the ordinary tax payers want a return on investment. The French and Total can wait, the US and the UK did most of the work.

Th oil race is on, rivers of blood translates into rivers of oil.

"We will fight to the last drop of your blood/oil."?

http://www.staplenews.com/home/2011/...7-borders.html
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Old 22.08.2011, 16:03
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Old, ugly & looks like she was made in a garage by a drunk blacksmith - but dangerous. The AK 47, that is.
That was kinda uncalled for wasn't it? I'm sure you're no frigging oil painting.
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Old 22.08.2011, 23:57
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Re: Libya - 17 Feb "Day of wrath"

The youngest son has escaped
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Old 23.08.2011, 01:09
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Re: Libya - 17 Feb "Day of wrath"

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The youngest son has escaped
He in contrast to Seif-al-Islam was NOT arrested, only put under "house arrest". More or less given the chance to escape.
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Old 23.08.2011, 02:11
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He in contrast to Seif-al-Islam was NOT arrested, only put under "house arrest". More or less given the chance to escape.

Saif appeared outside the hotel - one of the remaining hold-outs for Gadhafi loyalists - in a convoy of armored Land Cruisers. Chance said he spoke to Saif briefly and took a photo of him.

Saif said his father and the rest of the family were in Tripoli, and that the rebels had been "lured into a trap."
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Old 23.08.2011, 08:08
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He in contrast to Seif-al-Islam was NOT arrested, only put under "house arrest". More or less given the chance to escape.
As soon as they have one they should immediately hand them over to the international criminal court to avoid such incidents.
I am sure NATO would gladly provide transport.
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Old 23.08.2011, 08:55
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Saif appeared outside the hotel - one of the remaining hold-outs for Gadhafi loyalists - in a convoy of armored Land Cruisers. Chance said he spoke to Saif briefly and took a photo of him.

Saif said his father and the rest of the family were in Tripoli, and that the rebels had been "lured into a trap."
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Lots of newspapers carrying photos of Saif, strange business.

Funny sort of trap if he is telling everybody it is a trap?

If it is really a trap & not a fantasy then bringing the rebels into the city seems like a really bad idea. Firstly street to street fighting is the worst sort of battle for an army to fight (because they have to do it on foot house by house which makes them very vulnerable) & secondly the rebels seem (so far as one can tell from the papers) to have more support in the city than expected.
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Old 23.08.2011, 18:26
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Re: Libya - 17 Feb "Day of wrath"

Seems the rebels have gained access to Gadaffis compound; must be the end game now.
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Old 23.08.2011, 18:38
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Seems the rebels have gained access to Gadaffis compound; must be the end game now.
You never know!

They are wondering if Ghaddafi was in the hotel with the journalists- not the first time that's been done! Saif is as crazy as his father.

I am more worried about the stockpile of chemical weapons and arms, got to get those out of crazy hands. They are running out of the compound laden with ammo. Tribal wars?
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