“Rebels” Admit To Attacks On Women And Children

RussiaToday | Sep 16, 2011 Rebel forces in Libya claim they are advancing in Colonel Gaddafi’s home town of Sirte – one of the last loyalist bastions. Several thousand opposition fighters, backed by tanks and heavy weapons, have reportedly launched an offensive on the city. Russia says it’s time to lift the UN-imposed no fly-zone…

Islamists Destroy Sufi Shrine. GNC Implicated in Desecrations.

Top Libyan officials implicated in mosque desecrations McClatchy Members of the Libyan government and its military have been implicated in the destruction by Islamists over the weekend of several mosques affiliated with the Sufi branch of Islam, an indication that the government that replaced Moammar Gadhafi after a months-long NATO bombing campaign is having difficulty…

UN Convoy Attacked In Benghazi

A United Nations convoy was targeted on Tuesday with Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on Board while traveling through the Libyan city of Benghazi.tripoli benghazi map The spokesman for the U.N. Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Hua Jiang, said an explosive device was thrown at the convoy at around 2:30 p.m. local time. He…