Libya: Rebels Predict Capture of Sirte “Within Hours”

1 Tripoli, Oct 11. -Troops of the National Transitional Council (NTC) advanced on Tuesday towards downtown Sirte after clashing with those loyal to leader Muammar Gaddafi predicting they would take over the city within the next hours.After capturing Ibn Sina hospital, the facilities of the University of Ettahadi and Ouagadougou conference center, the rebels took over residential areas previously evacuated

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NATO Intensifies Attacks, Fighting Continues

1 Tripoli, Jun 15. -NATO fighter planes intensified their attacks on Wednesday on civilian and military targets in the capital and surrounding areas, where fighting continued between rebels and troops loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. After Tuesdayâ�Ös deadly attacks, NATO warplanes and choppers bombed Firnag, one of the most populated areas of the capital, and Ain Zara, causing an

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DRC: Full UN Withdrawal by 2011

2 United Nations, May 29. -The UN Security Council decided to pull out 2,000 troops from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in June this year and fully withdraw its contingent in June 2011. The agreement, adopted unanimously on Friday by the 15-member UN body establishes the end of the UN Mission in Congo (MONUC), which will change its name

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