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Mali Continues to Pay the Price for the Libyan War

Tuareg gains in their rebellion to break away from Mali are likely going to be permanent: It took just a few months of combat for Tuareg rebels in Mali, battle-hardened by their time fighting for Libya’s late leader Moammar Kadafi, to achieve a century-old dream: conquering a huge swath of northern Mali that they see [...]
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Fighting Continues Across Libya, NATO Helping in Manhunt for Gadhafi

News : The Rundown News Blog (3 years ago)

Libyan rebels arrive at the Bab al-Aziziya compound in Tripoli on Thursday. Photo by Patrick Baz/AFP/Getty Images. Libyan rebels continued to battle forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi on the streets of Tripoli Thursday, as the oppositi... Read Post

At least 50,000 killed in Libyan war, rebel commander says

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

At least 50,000 people, civilians and combatants, have been killed in Libya's six-month war to oust Moammar Gadhafi, a rebel military commander told CNN Tuesday. The number was calculated by adding death tolls reported in battle zon... Read Post

Insight: Arms and men out of Libya fortify Mali rebellion

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

(Reuters) - Equipped with heavy weapons from Muammar Gaddafi's looted arsenals, the Tuareg-led rebels who assaulted the town of Aguelhoc in northern Mali last month overwhelmed the remote garrison. Fighters hardened by combat in Lib... Read Post

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