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#NATO

# nato - Monday 27 June, 2011

ICC to decide on Gaddafi arrest warrant
# Libya
# Libya

ICC to decide on Gaddafi arrest warrant

Jun 27th 2011, 7:23 AM 317 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, the NATO bombardment of the country has entered its symbolic 100th day.

# nato - Saturday 25 June, 2011

Libya claims NATO has killed more civilians
# Libya
# Libya

Libya claims NATO has killed more civilians

Jun 25th 2011, 6:27 PM 105 Views 0 Comments

Libyan state media says a NATO airstrike has killed 15 people after hitting a restaurant and a bakery.

# nato - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Gaddafi brands NATO "murderers" over civilian deaths
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi brands NATO "murderers" over civilian deaths

Jun 23rd 2011, 10:36 AM 170 Views 0 Comments

“We will resist and the battle will continue to the beyond, until you’re wiped out,” said a defiant Gaddafi.

# nato - Monday 20 June, 2011

NATO says "weapons system failure" killed Libyan civilians
# Libya
# Libya

NATO says "weapons system failure" killed Libyan civilians

Jun 20th 2011, 8:19 AM 263 Views 5 Comments

Two children were among nine people killed by an airstrike which NATO says went astray.

# nato - Sunday 19 June, 2011

Civilians killed in NATO airstrike, says Libyan government
# Libya
# Libya

Civilians killed in NATO airstrike, says Libyan government

Jun 19th 2011, 10:28 AM 133 Views 0 Comments

NATO has described Libyan government figures as “pure propaganda”, but admits to mistakenly striking rebels on Thursday.

# nato - Saturday 18 June, 2011

Gaddafi accused of using children's parks as shields
# Human Shields
# Human Shields

Gaddafi accused of using children's parks as shields

Jun 18th 2011, 4:34 PM 307 Views 3 Comments

NATO claims the Libyan leader has been using mosques and children’s parks to protect his military operations from attack.

# nato - Thursday 16 June, 2011

NATO bombs Gaddafi's compound while son says elections are possible
# Libya
# Libya

NATO bombs Gaddafi's compound while son says elections are possible

Jun 16th 2011, 5:48 PM 140 Views 3 Comments

Colonel Gaddafi’s son says his father will not seek exile outside Libya, but that elections under international supervision within three months could offer a way out.

# nato - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Rebels make fresh advances against Gaddafi forces
# Libya
# Libya

Rebels make fresh advances against Gaddafi forces

Jun 15th 2011, 5:40 PM 187 Views 6 Comments

The fighters forced government troops to retreat from the town of Kikla, about 150km southwest of the capital.

# nato - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

Clinton presses Africa to sever ties with Gaddafi
# Libya
# Libya

Clinton presses Africa to sever ties with Gaddafi

Jun 14th 2011, 9:00 AM 285 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Britain has warned that its role in the military campaign to support Libya’s rebels may not be sustainable because of cuts to the nation’s defence budget.

# nato - Sunday 12 June, 2011

Early results indicate Turkey's ruling party likely to win third term
# Turkey
# Turkey

Early results indicate Turkey's ruling party likely to win third term

Jun 12th 2011, 5:50 PM 161 Views 1 Comment

The government of prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan may seek to reform the country’s military-era constitution in its third term.

# nato - Friday 10 June, 2011

End Game: Talks begin on how to run Libya after Gaddafi
# Libya
# Libya

End Game: Talks begin on how to run Libya after Gaddafi

Jun 10th 2011, 8:50 AM 185 Views 0 Comments

A 22-nation group meets rebels to discuss how the country will be run, as Gaddafi aides son reportedly prepares an exit.

# nato - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Gaddafi vows never to surrender, but Obama says it's just a matter of time
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi vows never to surrender, but Obama says it's just a matter of time

Jun 8th 2011, 10:20 AM 288 Views 0 Comments

US President Barack Obama says progress has been made in the past three months in Libya and it’s “just a matter of time” before Gaddafi yields to pressure and resigns.

# nato - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Gaddafi vows to 'fight to the death '
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi vows to 'fight to the death '

Jun 7th 2011, 7:15 PM 372 Views 7 Comments

In a telephone conversation with Libyan state television, the strongman shouted: “Death, victory – it does not matter, we are not surrendering!”

Tripoli pummelled by rare daylight NATO airstrikes
# Libya
# Libya

Tripoli pummelled by rare daylight NATO airstrikes

Jun 7th 2011, 2:45 PM 266 Views 1 Comment

NATO ups the ante in its military campaign to oust Muammar Gaddafi from power, striking his compound during the day.

# nato - Saturday 4 June, 2011

British, French bomb Gaddafi's troops in helicopter strikes
# Libya
# Libya

British, French bomb Gaddafi's troops in helicopter strikes

Jun 4th 2011, 9:35 AM 152 Views 4 Comments

The first helicopter strikes give the NATO forces the upper hand in close-up combat as the anti-Gaddafi campaign goes on.

# nato - Friday 3 June, 2011

Gaddafi's forces pushed from mountain towns as China meets with rebels
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi's forces pushed from mountain towns as China meets with rebels

Jun 3rd 2011, 9:20 PM 263 Views 2 Comments

China’s decision to publicly hold talks with the head of Libya’s rebel council is the latest blow to Gaddafi’s flagging international support.

# nato - Monday 30 May, 2011

Libyan officers defect from Gaddafi's forces as Zuma arrives in Tripoli for talks
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan officers defect from Gaddafi's forces as Zuma arrives in Tripoli for talks

May 30th 2011, 8:57 PM 215 Views 0 Comments

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Libya for mediation talks as reports emerge eight senior officers have left Gaddafi’s army, with one accusing his troops of genocide.

NATO apologises after botched airstrike kills women and children in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

NATO apologises after botched airstrike kills women and children in Afghanistan

May 30th 2011, 12:47 PM 264 Views 0 Comments

Afghan president Hamid Karzai has asked NATO forces to coordinate airstrikes with his army but it appears NATO did not do so on this occasion.

# nato - Saturday 28 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

May 28th 2011, 7:40 PM 905 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s fix: Bruton rules out presidential bid; the other Bruton comes under fire; Kenny gives Obama some Irish tips; Amnesty turns 50; and Manchester United players try their hand at acting…

Two NATO troops and four Afghans killed by suicide bombing in northern Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Two NATO troops and four Afghans killed by suicide bombing in northern Afghanistan

May 28th 2011, 5:33 PM 208 Views 0 Comments

High-ranking Afghan officials were meeting with members of the international coalition force when a suicide bomber, dressed as a policeman blew himself up killing German NATO troops and an Afghan police commander.

Gaddafi 'on the run' as Russia sides with G8 criticism
# G8
# G8

Gaddafi 'on the run' as Russia sides with G8 criticism

May 28th 2011, 12:26 PM 201 Views 0 Comments

As Russia – Libya’s last major ally – calls for Gaddafi to go, a UK official says Muammar Gaddafi has gone “on the run”.

# nato - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

NATO bombards Libya in heaviest strikes so far 'killing three and wounding dozens'
# Libya
# Libya

NATO bombards Libya in heaviest strikes so far 'killing three and wounding dozens'

May 24th 2011, 7:56 AM 162 Views 0 Comments

A government spokesman said NATO had targeted buildings used by volunteers in the Libyan army but the alliance said it targeted a storage facility supplying those who carry out attacks on civilians.

# nato - Saturday 21 May, 2011

NATO oil tanker explosion kills 15 in northwestern Pakistan
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

NATO oil tanker explosion kills 15 in northwestern Pakistan

May 21st 2011, 10:43 AM 140 Views 0 Comments

After catching fire, the tanker blaze eased and locals tried to take the tanker’s fuel only for a blast to go off and kill 15 people, wounding at least one.

# nato - Friday 20 May, 2011

NATO forces strike Libyan ports in attack on Gaddafi's navy
# Libya
# Libya

NATO forces strike Libyan ports in attack on Gaddafi's navy

May 20th 2011, 12:58 PM 249 Views 0 Comments

Libyan government officials said that NATO struck a police academy in Tripoli, but described damage to the port as “minimal”.

# nato - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

Afghan rally against NATO raid turns violent - 11 dead
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghan rally against NATO raid turns violent - 11 dead

May 18th 2011, 1:56 PM 260 Views 0 Comments

Eleven people have died in demonstrations in northern Afghanistan against a NATO raid that locals believed had killed four civilians.

Libyan oil minister defects to Tunisia
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan oil minister defects to Tunisia

May 18th 2011, 10:11 AM 166 Views 0 Comments

Shukri Ghanem has become one of the most prominent members of Gaddafi’s government to abandon the regime after crossing the border into neighbouring Tunisia.

# nato - Monday 16 May, 2011

International Criminal Court seeks arrest of Gaddafi over Libyan 'crimes against humanity'
# Libya
# Libya

International Criminal Court seeks arrest of Gaddafi over Libyan 'crimes against humanity'

May 16th 2011, 3:29 PM 483 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo has asked that judges order the arrest of Gaddafi, his son and his intelligence chief as rebels say they have made gains in the western city of Misrata.

# nato - Sunday 15 May, 2011

Rebels claim complete control of Misrata
# Libya
# Libya

Rebels claim complete control of Misrata

May 15th 2011, 3:56 PM 329 Views 0 Comments

Libyan rebels say they have taken full control of the strategic western port city of Misrata.

# nato - Friday 13 May, 2011

Gaddafi tells NATO: "I live in a place where you can't get me"
# Gaddafi
# Gaddafi

Gaddafi tells NATO: "I live in a place where you can't get me"

May 13th 2011, 9:08 PM 1,523 Views 0 Comments

In an audio recording that was broadcast on Libyan state TV, the embattled leader taunted his opponents and said he lived in the hearts of millions.

Libya denies claims that Gaddafi is wounded and says NATO strike killed 11 clerics
# Libya
# Libya

Libya denies claims that Gaddafi is wounded and says NATO strike killed 11 clerics

May 13th 2011, 7:00 PM 754 Views 0 Comments

The Italian foreign minister said he had received word that the Libyan leader has left Tripoli. The Libyan government says his claims are nonsense and added that a NATO airstrike killed 11 clerics on Friday.

# nato - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

French navy denies that an aircraft carrier ignored distress calls from Libyan migrants
# Libya
# Libya

French navy denies that an aircraft carrier ignored distress calls from Libyan migrants

May 10th 2011, 8:32 AM 492 Views 0 Comments

Sixty-one people died aboard a boat in the Mediterranean. Survivors claim they were ignored by a French navy ship. Meanwhile, heavy fighting continues in Tripoli, Misrata and Ajdabiya.

# nato - Monday 9 May, 2011

Migrants left drifting in Mediterranean by Nato and European forces - report
# Migrants
# Migrants

Migrants left drifting in Mediterranean by Nato and European forces - report

May 9th 2011, 10:37 AM 551 Views 0 Comments

A report in the Guardian today claims that dozens of migrants who were escaping Libyan violence were were at sea for 16 days despite calling for help.

# nato - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Mourners gather for funeral of Gaddafi's son and three grandchildren
# Libya
# Libya

Mourners gather for funeral of Gaddafi's son and three grandchildren

May 3rd 2011, 2:25 PM 790 Views 0 Comments

Hundreds of people have gathered for the funeral of the youngest son of Muammar Gaddafi, Saif al-Arab, who was reportedly killed along with his three children in a NATO air raid last weekend.

# nato - Monday 2 May, 2011

Gaddafi shells Misrata amid chemical weapons fears
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi shells Misrata amid chemical weapons fears

May 2nd 2011, 2:17 PM 564 Views 0 Comments

As the shelling of Misrata continues, fears grow that Col Gaddafi’s forces are preparing to use chemical weapons in their fight to defeat the rebels.

# nato - Sunday 1 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

May 1st 2011, 7:35 PM 1,504 Views 0 Comments

Our collection of the day’s news, developments and random tidbits.

NATO airstrike in Tripoli kills Gaddafi's son and grandchildren
# Libya
# Libya

NATO airstrike in Tripoli kills Gaddafi's son and grandchildren

May 1st 2011, 7:41 AM 1,128 Views 0 Comments

The Libyan leader was reported to have been in the complex when it was hit but escaped unharmed. His youngest son and three grandchildren died according to a goverment spokesman.