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Flying proudly over the birthplace of Libya's revolution, the flag of Al Qaeda

Flying proudly over the birthplace of Libya's revolution, the flag of Al Qaeda | Epic pics | Scoop.it
The black flag of Al Qaeda was hoisted in Libya yesterday as Nato formally ended its military campaign.
The standard fluttered from the roof of the courthouse in Benghazi, where the country’s new rulers have imposed sharia law since seizing power.
Seen as the seat of the revolution, the judicial building was used by rebel forces to establish their provisional government and media centre.

 

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NATO'S LIBYA CAMPAIGN
Mar 17: U.N Security Council passes a resolution to impose a no-fly zone in Libyan airspace.
Mar 19: French and Italian aircraft enter Libyan airspace to begin reconnaissance and surveillance. British and U.S. ships and submarines fire Tomahawk cruise missiles at Libyan air and ground defences.
Naval blockade also enforced.
May 11: Nato aircraft fires four rockets at Gaddafi's compound in Tripoli, killing two people.
May 12: 52 NATO strikes are carried out against loyalist targets across the country.
May 26: In the strongest attack of the operation so far, Nato planes bomb 20 targets in Tripoli under 30 minutes.
June 13: Nato carries out 62 airstrikes against targets in Tripoli and four other cities.
June 20: Nato is accused of killing 19 civilians in Sorman, west Tripoli, following another attack
July 16: Another Nato strike kills 10 rebels and wounds 172 during an advance on Brega.
Aug 9: Nato bombs a warship in Tripoli harbour.
Aug 20: Nato-supported rebels in Tripoli launch an uprising in the city, as Nato launch bombing raids over government targets.
Oct 20: Rebel forces take Sirte, with Gaddafi captured and eventually killed as Nato planes attack his convoy.
Oct 23: Gaddafi's family are forced to flee as rebels claim his compound in Bab al-Azizia.
Oct 31: Nato ends operations in Libya

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2055630/Flying-proudly-birthplace-Libyas-revolution-flag-Al-Qaeda.html#ixzz1cRu6NuII

 

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Kadhafi et ses couvre-chefs

Kadhafi et ses couvre-chefs | Epic pics | Scoop.it

A en croire le Conseil national de transition, au pouvoir à Tripoli, le colonel Kadhafi serait mort à Syrte ce jeudi.

Quelques instants plus tôt, le CNT annonçait qu’il avait été capturé, blessé aux deux jambes mais vivant. Il aurait pu être tué dans un bombardement de l’Otan.

Quoi qu’il en soit, les 42 ans de règne du colonel semblent bien avoir pris fin aujourd’hui. L’occasion d’un retour en images sur une des nombreuses particularités révélatrices de la complexe personnalité de Kadhafi : sa garde-robe…

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Gaddafi Fashion: The Emperor Had Some Crazy Clothes

Gaddafi Fashion: The Emperor Had Some Crazy Clothes | Epic pics | Scoop.it
Muammar Gaddafi cultivated a collection of bizarre ensembles.

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