Category Archives: LIBYA

Libyan Government and Rebels Claim Control of Zones

Trípoli, Aug 21 (prensa Latina) The Libyan leader Muamar el Gadafi assured in a recorded speech to have eliminated rats, as he called his opponents backed by NATO; while his opponents assured they will soon control the city. Continue reading

Reports on Gaddafi”s Flight Ruled Out

Tripoli, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Libyan official sources and foreign governments said that transnational media reports claiming that leader Muammar Gaddafi has fled the country are groundless.

The official Libyan spokesperson, Musa Ibrahim, denied that Gaddafi had sought political asylum in South America. Continue reading

Libyan Capital Hammered by NATO Bombings

Tripoli, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Tripoli was under a new wave of bombardments by NATO planes as rebel forces claimed new advances by land, as yet unconfirmed by the Libyan official media.

Dense columns of smoke rose in the Bad el Aziziya area, where the residence of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is located, and in districts of the western outskirts of this metropolis, which is longer than it is high, given the reluctance of Muslim families to live in high-rises. Continue reading

Libya Slams Deaths of Civilians in Zliten Air Raid

Tripoli, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) A Libyan government spokesman accused the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on Tuesday of killing 85 civilians, including 65 children and women, in an air raid in the city of Majer.

The victims belonged to 12 families, the spokesman said. Continue reading

Venezuela Rejects NATO Bombing on Libyan TV Network

Caracas, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Hugo Chavez Frias has condemned the bombing Saturday by the military forces of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization against the facility of the Libyan state TV network Al-Jamahiriya .

  The Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Ministry issued a statement rejecting the attack, regarding it as a “cruel display of the hypocrisy by the imperialist powers that are leading an open war against the people of Libya.”  Continue reading

UN Seeks Political Solution to the War against Libya

Tripoli, Jul 26 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations is seeking to find a political solution to the NATO war against Libya and its frustrated desire of removing leader Muammar Gaddafi by force. Continue reading

Libya: Pro-Gaddafi Rally of 10,000 in Zawiyah

Tripoli, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) More than 10,000 people joined a demonstration , 50 kilometers east of the capital.

NATO Bombs Libya in Nighttime Strikes

Demonstrators proclaimed their commitment to Allah, Gaddafi, and the country, following three consecutive days of broadcasts of Gaddafi�s audio messages directed at rebels and questioning the legitimacy of the National Transitional Council. Continue reading