Posts Tagged ‘Libya’

  • Extradition: Senussi arrives in Libya for trial
    Abdullah al Senussi arrives in Libya after being extradited from Mauritania Sep 05 2012. photo thanx to Libyan Youth Movement Facebook Extradition from Mauritania has happened at last – and not to the Hague or France. A healthy (and smiling) al-Senussi has arrived in Libya for trial. It is reported that he will first undergo a full medical examination and then interrogation...
    by at September 5th, 2012 at 09:09 am
  • Tajines made in honor of Libya fight for freedom from Gaddafi
    I love to cook, and I love to tweet, and I love Libya. Last year, throughout the heat of the battles, during the dark days, when stress was most intense, I used to calm my nerves by cooking. The following are some of the tajines I made in honor of Libya and the valiant, brave fight for freedom from the Gaddafi mafia. Today the Libyans voted in their first election. Tonight...
    by at July 7th, 2012 at 06:07 pm
  • Twitter photos from historic vote in new Libya first election
    My heart is full of joy today for the Libyan people. If you follow my blog, you know that I have followed the Libyan revolution from almost the very first day. Although I have never had the pleasure and privilege of visiting Libya – and I do so hope that I will soon – I have been there in spirit and made so many good and true friends through twitter, that Libya...
    by at July 7th, 2012 at 12:07 pm
  • Will Senussi in Mauritania stand trial in Libya, ICC, France?
      Al-Senussi Abdullah has been arrested in Mauritania with French cooperation LATEST on Senussi and Mauritania (Aug 6 2010): Mauritania’s President has ruled out extraditing Abdullah al-Senussi before he is tried there for illegal entry and use of forged documents. (His passport) “presents him as Malian and under a fake name, which is why he must undergo...
    by at March 17th, 2012 at 10:03 am
  • Khamis Gaddafi alive and captured? Al-Sanussi captured by Misrata brigade?
    Khamis Gaddafi is reported alive and captured today by Zintan forces. Talk about nine lives. How many times has it been reported that Khamis Gaddafi has been killed? Two stories have him burned. The first time was at the beginning of the Revolution when a plane supposedly kamikazied into Bab Aziziyah and Khamis was taken to a burn hospital in Tripoli where he died....
    by at February 24th, 2012 at 07:02 pm
  • Free Libya! Feb 17 one year anniversary of Libyan Revolution
    I’m celebrating my one year anniversary. One year ago I got hooked on Free Libya. On Feb 17 I fell in love with Libya’s fight for freedom from the evil empire known as the Gaddafi regime. I fell in love with Mo Nabbous. I fell in love with Benghazi. I fell in love with the Victory sign and Freedom Fighters, with Zanga Zanga and Nescafe. I got sucked into Twitter...
    by at February 16th, 2012 at 09:02 pm
  • Gaddafi the Nomad wanders Libya and Niger
    Toureg soldier Everyone’s all excited about figuring out where Gaddafi is. But he is not anywhere for very long. Tonight in Libya, tomorrow in Niger. The borders are seamless sand dunes or craggy rock gullies in the Sahara. Gaddafi is the desert Nomad, roaming southern Libyan sands, never staying more than one or two nights in any place. He travels in a caravan of...
    by at September 9th, 2011 at 10:09 pm
  • South African Mercenaries and Algeria: Aisha Gaddafi, baby Safiya, 2 brothers Hannibal & Mohammed taken to Algiers with Mrs Safiya Gaddafi
    Aisha not many weeks ago in Tripoli This has been quite an odyssey for the princess Aisha Gaddafi. From Sorbonne-trained attorney and Claudia Schiffer-beauty to renegade in the Sahara and birth of a baby girl deep in the desert, the shift in her life could be fairly described as melodramatic. But the mystery surrounding the escape of Aisha, her mother, Safiya and two...
    by at September 2nd, 2011 at 12:09 pm
  • YouTube Amer Mustaf Bu’amood sings nasheed he wrote just before he died in battle Libya
    In this YouTube, Amer Mustafa Bu’amood sings a nasheed he wrote not long before he died in battle fighting for Free Libya. @Cyrenaican calls it before his martyrdom.  
    by at August 26th, 2011 at 12:08 am
  • Libya deGaddafinated
    thanx to Fissa's Free Libyan Voice
    by at August 13th, 2011 at 06:08 pm
  • Postcards for Libya – Love Heals All Wounds
    There are a lot of heroes in the Libyan revolution but also a lot of pain and heartbreak. Many victims of the war, civilian and freedom fighters alike, have gone to Tunisia for medical treatment. Some are children, some are women, some are men young and old – all have terrible injuries and are far from their families and support system. Family is so important in...
    by at August 3rd, 2011 at 10:08 pm
  • What Libyan Freedom Fighters in Nafusa Mountains accomplished in less than 3 months
    Some talk about a stalemate in Libya, but just check out this map showing the progress of the Revolutionaries, otherwise known as Libyan Freedom Fighters, in the battle for the Nafusa Mountains in the western part of the country. Please remember these guys started out with knives and hunting rifles less than three months ago; their weapons have largely been seized from...
    by at August 2nd, 2011 at 02:08 pm
  • Ali, legs lost in Misrata, waited 27 days to sail in fishing boat to Tunis hospital @wheelertweets
    Meet Ali, an inspirational son of Libya July 14. Tunis hospital. Meet Ali, an inspirational son of Free Libya.  He’s a Misrata freedom fighter hit by a Gaddafi Grad on May 13. Both legs amputated. Ali said the Grad exploded at his feet and the blast threw him 10 meters away. One of his comrades was literally cut in half.  He waited 27 days to get...
    by at July 16th, 2011 at 02:07 pm
  • Conditions in Tunis Hospital for Libyan FFs by @WheelerTweets
    Live 3am. 1st floor of this private hospital in Tunis where many Libya FFs are patients. Raw sewage everywhere. Bad Live (3 am): 1st floor of this private hospital in Tunis where many Libyan FFs are patients. Raw sewage everywhere. Bad. Some injured FFs I know from Misrata, Zintan and Kikla are on this floor. I’ve been staying nearby recently, since returning from...
    by at July 14th, 2011 at 12:07 pm
  • Sen Diane Feinstein’s reply to my message on Libya support
    Thank you for writing to express your views about international military operations in Libya.  I appreciate hearing your position on this issue and welcome the opportunity to respond. Please know that I support the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)-led efforts to enforce a no-fly zone and arms embargo over Libya aimed at protecting civilian populations from...
    by at July 13th, 2011 at 02:07 pm
  • Tales of torture and rape in Libyan prison Abu Salim – from @WheelerTweets
    This man was tortured in prison in Tripoli for 84 days. This man was tortured in prison in Tripoli for 84 days. Electrocuted in his groin. Gun shafts twisted in his stomach. Burned with cigarettes. Beaten. Ligaments crushed. The list goes on. Too much for Twitter… Can’t show his face or disclose his name. He still has family at risk in Tripoli. For...
    by at July 12th, 2011 at 09:07 am
  • @WheelerTweets “Freedom Fighter Stories” from Tunis hospitals – tales of bravery and no money
    3 Guys from Kikla at a tunis hospital. Rida (far right) says the pain is gone when I'm there. That's me, James Wheeler, the guy with the camera. Many of the freedom fighters are in a long-term care facility in Tunis. Libyan FFs here are the most forgotten of all. Lights are turned off to save electricity (expensive in Tunisia). Untended cleaning carts litter the...
    by at July 11th, 2011 at 12:07 pm
  • Brave Faces in Gaddafi’s war on his own people @WheelerTweets
    Mohammed 9 yrs old hit by Gaddafi Grad This is Mohammed. 9 yrs old. He was hit by a Gaddafi Grad while playing outside his house at 5 pm on June 5 in Zintan Libya. His left hand and two toes were ripped off in the blast. His face was pummeled. A piece of shrapnel remains in his eye. I’ll never forget the way Mohammed looks at his left arm and feels it with...
    by at July 6th, 2011 at 10:07 am
  • ICC arrest warrant for Gaddafi & son Saif with UN Security Council travel ban on wife Safiya
    Safiya and Muammar in better days - or maybe now - hiding out in desert? This is not a good time to be a member of the Gaddafi family. The father, Muammar, named as “acting Head of State,” by the ICC (International Criminal Court) is officially wanted for crimes against humanity. He’s now an alleged war criminal with an ICC arrest warrant calling for...
    by at June 27th, 2011 at 03:06 pm
  • More @WheelerTweets pix from Libya
    James Wheeler standing in front of Roman ruins at Siffeet. Western Mtns (Nafusa). Siffeet. The damage at top of this Roman monument is all too recent. Courtesy of Gaddafi. Western Mtns (Nafusa). Drive from Yefren to Qalaa. Yefren. A view of the hospital entrance mid-day. Except for FFs, vistors outnumber town residents. Yefren Hospital entrance today. Lady on right in...
    by at June 22nd, 2011 at 04:06 pm
  • @WheelerTweets photos from Nafusa Libya
    James Wheeler at Bir Ayad on the road to Ar-ryayna Zintan Hospital in Arrusjban Jadu ruins used as lookout point by Freedom Fighters Jadu view Zintan bomb disposal. This one man personally neutralized 169 land mines! Jadu "barracks" for Freedom Fighters Arrusjban median Brazilian landmines - Khosha Arrujban girl besides Grad hole Jadu Freedom Fighters with...
    by at June 16th, 2011 at 12:06 pm
  • Safiya Gaddafi phones CNN to complain about treatment of her family
    In her latest show of chutzpah, Mrs. Safiya Gaddafi, wife of Muammar, talked in arabic with CNN about the plight of her poor family at the hands of NATO and the rest of the world. From the hysteria in her voice, I would guess she is still in Libya and not tucked away safely in Tunisia or Vienna as previously rumored. Safiya complains about the treatment of her family and...
    by at May 29th, 2011 at 04:05 pm
  • Where in the world are the Gaddafi women Safiya and Aisha? Poland, Tunisia or Tripoli?
    Aisha Gaddafi in better days cheering on her father's supporters Rumors on twitter have them everywhere from Tunisia to the Cayman Islands to Poland. Poland? Can’t even imagine how that came up. So many reports of them in Tunisia that it might have been sightings of Elvis. But in the end the Tunisian Foreign Minister denied that Gaddafi’s wife Safiya and...
    by at May 19th, 2011 at 05:05 pm
  • Old photo of Safiya Gaddafi, mother of the gang of brothers, emerges. Is she in Tunis with Aisha?
    Gaddafi and his second wife Safiya, mother to Aisha & Gang of 6 Brothers One look at this woman’s face and it’s easy to understand how she and Muammar could have produced such monstrous offspring. Safiya is Gaddafi’s second wife and mother to his only daughter Aisha and 6 of his 7 sons: Saif al-Islam, Saadi, Mutassim, Khamis, Hannibal, Saif Al-Arab Saif...
    by at May 17th, 2011 at 10:05 am
  • Eman Al-Obeidi escapes Libya to Tunisia
    Eman Al-Obeidi being interviewed by Nic Robertson CNN in Tripoli weeks ago Twitter is burning up with the latest news of the Libyan heroine, Eman Al-Obeidi. She escaped Tripoli, Libya with the help of a defecting military officer and his family, crossing the Dahibah border disguised “in a local manner.” There were no challenges and she entered Tunisia without...
    by at May 8th, 2011 at 08:05 am
  • Al Jazeera English documentary on Libya features Mo Nabbous
    Mohammed "Mo" Nabbous thnx photo Feb17.info Must see! “Arab Awakening – Libya: Through the fire.” The Al Jazeera English documentary features citizen journalist, hero and martyr Mohammed “Mo” Nabbous. Mo kept audiences riveted to changing events in Benghazi from the first hours of the uprising against Gaddafi until the night he was...
    by at May 6th, 2011 at 11:05 am
  • Take a handful of dust, Misrata, to your homes by Rahman Shalgam
    Take a handful of dust, Misrata, to your homes. Saturday, April 30, 2011 Rahman Shalgam WARNING: This is a google translation from Arabic. It’s raw and not had the benefit of any sensitive Human interpretation. I did no editing. You get a great image though, of the way the Arabic-speaking mind thinks – put ideas and concepts together. It’s an...
    by at May 3rd, 2011 at 08:05 pm
  • Libyan Freedom Song – Rock Version
    Enjoy this new rock version release of Libyan Freedom Song written by Masoud Bo-yseer (Abo-Aseer) of Benghazi. This electric guitar version was arranged and performed by a garage band from Tripoli. Libya Will Remain Free and United. One Libya for all Libyans!
    by at May 3rd, 2011 at 03:05 pm
  • New Ibn Thabit Libyan Rap “Shukran” (Thank you)
    Thanks to @ChangeInLibya  
    by at April 25th, 2011 at 09:04 am