Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Here's some of what she picked up:

#Baniwaleed elder to #NTC reps. The biggest problem you will face are the misled young men who are armed and willing to fight you Cont...

It's not for the secretary-general to talk about any specific measures, including this military measure. It's the member states who should be able to give a mandate on any specific measures.



At a military checkpoint about 60km north of the town on the road to the capital, Abdallah Kanshil, who is conducting talks for the interim government, said a peaceful handover of Bani Walid was imminent.

But on Monday, Kanshil said: "The surrender of the city is imminent. It is a matter of avoiding civilian casualties. Some snipers have surrendered their weapons ... Our forces are ready."


In the vicinity of Hun: 3 Radars, 4 Anti Aircraft Artillery Systems,

The convoy was accompanied by Tuareg tribal fighters, according to a local newspaper owner. It was unclear whether any members of the Gaddafi clan were in the convoy.

A source said: "Around 15 Libyans, including Mansour Dhao, one of the heads of Gaddafi's security, arrived at the border about a week ago. The authorities gave the green light to allow them into the country and they arrived in Agadez on Sunday."

Most of the leads come from Gaddafi's tribal heartland, a vast triangle of scrub and desert land between his coastal home town of Sirte, east of Tripoli; the oasis town of Bani Walid in the west; and the heavily garrisoned city of Sabha on the edge of the Sahara in the south.

He said a team of British interrogators used hand signals to indicate they understood what he was telling them. "I couldn't believe they could let this go on," he said.


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