"Misratah" ile Etiketlenen Konular
21 October 2011 6:26
Hundreds of Libyans are celebrating across the country the death of former long-time dictator Muammar Gaddafi, who was shot dead by Libyan fighters in his northern hometown of Sirte.
Residents in the eastern city of Misratah took to the streets in their vehicles on Thursday to rejoice over the matter.
The ruling National Transitional Council (NTC)'s second-in-command, Mahmud Jibril, said...
25 June 2011 9:49
A number of Libyan revolutionaries have finished military training courses in the city of Misratah to further continue their fight against loyalists of the country's ruler Muammar Gaddafi.
The trainees, aged 18 to 25, were instructed by soldiers who have abandoned Gaddafi's regime in protest against killing of protesters.
The Libyan trainees displayed their military skills in presence of city residents. They...
29 May 2011 16:27
A Human rights investigation in Libya has found that it was the US and its Western allies who cluster bombed the troubled city of Misratah back in April.
The HRI said it has convincing evidence that the cluster bombing blamed on pro-Gaddafi forces was actually carried out by the US navy.
The report says at the time of the attack, Human...
13 May 2011 19:10
NATO warplanes have dropped bombs on a civilian center in the key Libyan city of Brega, killing at least 16 people and wounding 40 others.
Libyan state television announced on Friday that the air raid targeted a guest house in the city.
Residents say most of the victims were Muslim clerics who had gathered there for a religious ceremony.
"They were a...
11 May 2011 16:48
Libyan revolutionary forces have reportedly captured the airport in the western city of Misratah after fierce fighting with regime forces.
Reports say revolutionary forces are now in full control of the airport with hundreds celebrating in the streets.
Forces of embattled ruler Muammar Gaddafi reportedly abandoned their tanks after they were set on fire by revolutionary forces.
Misratah has been under...
10 May 2011 17:55
Libya's revolutionary forces say they have pushed troops loyal to embattled Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi out of the besieged western city of Misratah.
On Monday, revolutionaries defeated pro-Gaddafi troops stationed in the outskirts of the city and successfully took control of a coastline area that stretches west to the capital Tripoli.
An AFP report said Tuesday that they are now advancing...
7 May 2011 21:14
In Libya's conflict-scarred cities and rural regions, tribes have remained united against forces loyal to embattled ruler Muammar Gaddafi.
As Gaddafi's hold on Libya crumbles, he has called upon the country's Bedouin tribes to defend the regime. But the tribes have told Press TV that there can be no peace as long as Gaddafi remains in power.
7 May 2011 21:11
NATO forces fail to stop an assault on four large oil storage containers near the strategic and besieged Libyan city of Misratah.
Aircraft operated by pro-Gaddafi forces dropped bombs on the storage tanks and damaged another four containers in the process.
Revolutionary forces say they warned NATO about the planes before the airstrike, but they received no response.
2 May 2011 18:46
Libyan revolutionary forces have strongly criticized the Western military alliance for failing to protect civilians in the besieged city of Misratah.
Revolutionary forces say NATO has all but forgotten about them and this has emboldened pro-Gaddafi forces to continue their bombardment of the city.
This comes after at least four people were reportedly killed and 30 others were wounded in recent...
30 April 2011 13:09
The Libyan opposition, the Transitional National Council, has strongly rejected a recent call for talks by embattled Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi.
A senior opposition official with the council said on Saturday that Gaddafi had no role to play in the North African nation's future.
"The people of Libya cannot possibly envisage or accept a future Libya in which Gaddafi's regime...