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Tunisian Supporters of Gaddafi Still Active on Social Networks
Social networks have become a medium for Tunisian supporters of Muammar Gaddafi to launch campaigns in celebration and memory of the former Libyan leader and denounce his detractors. Muammar Gaddafi Loyalists in Southern Tunisia and The Network of Gaddafi Lovers in Tunisia are two Facebook pages that have garnered 1533 a...

Malian Military Stages Coup
Malian military factions are claiming to have overthrown the government after a night of gunfire in Bamako last night. Jennifer Bowers, an American living in Mali, was on a bus to Bamako when they were stopped and informed that there were protests in the city. What we were told was that demonstrations were literally gun...

Gas Station Managers’ Strike May Leave Tunisian Motorists Running on Empty
A Tunisian association of gas station managers declared on Monday that they would launch a general strike on February 25th, potentially paralyzing fueling stations all around the country. The announcement, from the National Chamber of Fuel Agents (NCFA), comes at a time when petrol smuggling across the Libyan and Algerian borders into Tunisia is ra...

Tunisian Courts to Release Gaddafi’s Prime Minister
Former Libyan Prime Minister Baghdadi Mahmoudi has been acquitted today of charges of illegally crossing the Tunisian-Libyan border in September, 2011. Mahmoudi's lawyer, Mabrouk Khorchid, confirmed that Mahmoudi's case was dropped after the court determined that the former Libyan prime minister had crossed into Tunisia lawfully. Cons...

Tunisia Welcomes Formation of New Libyan Government
Tunisia’s new Islamist-leftist coalition government welcomes the formation of Libya’s new interim government, which was announced last Tuesday by interim prime minister Dr. Abdul Rahim Al-Keeb. The transitional government’s role will be to lead the oil-rich country until parliamentary elections are held next year. The Tunisi...

Mohamed Abdullah Senussi
Intelligence chief, Mohamed Abdullah Senussi is former Libyan Leader Muammar Al-Gaddaf’s brother-in-law and former right-hand-man. He was born on December 5th, 1949 and was married to Gaddafi’s sister-in-law. He is known as a critical member of Muammar Gaddafi’s inner circle of confidants and trusted allies. During the 1980s he...

Former Libyan PM Mahmoudi Will Be Extradited
The Tunisian Court of Appeals announced it will be extraditing Baghdadi Mahmoudi, the former Prime Minister of Libya under deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi. Mahmoudi was arrested in Tunisia at the end of September. “The court has decided to extradite Mr. Mahmoudi to the Libyan authorities,” confirmed Mabrouk Korchid, Mahmoudi’s lawy...

Rebels Take Control of Ras Jdir
The Tunisian press has been closely following and reporting on the latest developments in Libya and along the Tunisia-Libya borders.   In most Tunisian newspapers on August 27th, “Rebels Take Over Ras Jdir,” was the biggest headline. Early evening yesterday, August 26th, Isamel Fathalli — colonel-major at the cross border army ...

Battle for Tripoli Begins
According to Libyan sources in Tripoli, mosques have raised the Allah Akbar cry in defiance of the Gadhafi regime, and armed rebel forces have appeared in many neighborhoods. Al Jazeera English reported heavy machine-gun fire near Gadhafi's compound in Bab Al-Azizaya Sunday morning, along with mortar fire. Rebel forces reported...