Archive for the ‘Military’

  • YouTube Amer Mustaf Bu’amood sings nasheed he wrote just before he died in battle Libya
    In this YouTube, Amer Mustafa Bu’amood sings a nasheed he wrote not long before he died in battle fighting for Free Libya. @Cyrenaican calls it before his martyrdom.  
    by at August 26th, 2011 at 12:08 am
  • What Libyan Freedom Fighters in Nafusa Mountains accomplished in less than 3 months
    Some talk about a stalemate in Libya, but just check out this map showing the progress of the Revolutionaries, otherwise known as Libyan Freedom Fighters, in the battle for the Nafusa Mountains in the western part of the country. Please remember these guys started out with knives and hunting rifles less than three months ago; their weapons have largely been seized from...
    by at August 2nd, 2011 at 02:08 pm
  • More Faces of Freedom Fighters in Gaddafi’s war on his people @wheelertweets
    The battle for Free Libya rages. These are more faces of the young men who are giving everything to make a new country of hope. American James Wheeler is there, in the hospitals of Tunis with them, recording their stories via twitter. Please see the many articles posted on sandraoffthestrip which recount the heroic stories of the bravery and sacrifice of these Libyan Lions....
    by at July 16th, 2011 at 06:07 pm
  • Ali, legs lost in Misrata, waited 27 days to sail in fishing boat to Tunis hospital @wheelertweets
    Meet Ali, an inspirational son of Libya July 14. Tunis hospital. Meet Ali, an inspirational son of Free Libya.  He’s a Misrata freedom fighter hit by a Gaddafi Grad on May 13. Both legs amputated. Ali said the Grad exploded at his feet and the blast threw him 10 meters away. One of his comrades was literally cut in half.  He waited 27 days to get out of Misrata....
    by at July 16th, 2011 at 02:07 pm
  • Conditions in Tunis Hospital for Libyan FFs by @WheelerTweets
    Live 3am. 1st floor of this private hospital in Tunis where many Libya FFs are patients. Raw sewage everywhere. Bad Live (3 am): 1st floor of this private hospital in Tunis where many Libyan FFs are patients. Raw sewage everywhere. Bad. Some injured FFs I know from Misrata, Zintan and Kikla are on this floor. I’ve been staying nearby recently, since returning from...
    by at July 14th, 2011 at 12:07 pm
  • Récits de tortures et de viols dans la prison libyenne Abu Salim par @WheelerTweets
    Libya Moyen Orient et Afrique du Nord / WheelerTweets / 12 juillet 2011  Traduite par Isabelle Madesclaire @IsaMadesclaire Cet homme a été torturé dans une prison de Tripoli pendant 84 jours. Cet homme a été torturé dans une prison de Tripoli pendant 84 jours. Electrocuté dans l’aine. Des crosses de fusils pressées à fond sur l’estomac. Brûlés...
    by at July 13th, 2011 at 03:07 pm
  • Sen Diane Feinstein’s reply to my message on Libya support
    Thank you for writing to express your views about international military operations in Libya.  I appreciate hearing your position on this issue and welcome the opportunity to respond. Please know that I support the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)-led efforts to enforce a no-fly zone and arms embargo over Libya aimed at protecting civilian populations from Colonel...
    by at July 13th, 2011 at 02:07 pm
  • @WheelerTweets “Freedom Fighter Stories” from Tunis hospitals – tales of bravery and no money
    3 Guys from Kikla at a tunis hospital. Rida (far right) says the pain is gone when I'm there. That's me, James Wheeler, the guy with the camera. Many of the freedom fighters are in a long-term care facility in Tunis. Libyan FFs here are the most forgotten of all. Lights are turned off to save electricity (expensive in Tunisia). Untended cleaning carts litter the...
    by at July 11th, 2011 at 12:07 pm
  • Brave Faces in Gaddafi’s war on his own people @WheelerTweets
    Mohammed 9 yrs old hit by Gaddafi Grad This is Mohammed. 9 yrs old. He was hit by a Gaddafi Grad while playing outside his house at 5 pm on June 5 in Zintan Libya. His left hand and two toes were ripped off in the blast. His face was pummeled. A piece of shrapnel remains in his eye. I’ll never forget the way Mohammed looks at his left arm and feels it with his...
    by at July 6th, 2011 at 10:07 am
  • @WheelerTweets photos from Nafusa Libya
    James Wheeler at Bir Ayad on the road to Ar-ryayna Zintan Hospital in Arrusjban Jadu ruins used as lookout point by Freedom Fighters Jadu view Zintan bomb disposal. This one man personally neutralized 169 land mines! Jadu "barracks" for Freedom Fighters Arrusjban median Brazilian landmines - Khosha Arrujban girl besides Grad hole Jadu Freedom Fighters with donated...
    by at June 16th, 2011 at 12:06 pm
  • Listen to Radio Message from NATO to Gaddafi troops in Zintan
    NATO Psyops is sending this radio message out to Gaddafi troops in Zintan, urging them to leave the battle. The YouTube & radio message is in both English and Arabic. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fT7RR4vnETc
    by at May 30th, 2011 at 12:05 pm
  • Latest weapon against Misrata port is smart mine. Dropped from helicopter? No – from Grad missile
    Smart mine found in Misrata port ~ photo by Ali Alramli Approximately 20+ explosive devises called smart mines were dropped  into Misrata harbor and around the port yesterday. Earlier reports claimed helicopters dropped the mines, but C.J. Chivers of the New York Times writes that they were delivered by a Chinese-made variant of a Grad rocket that opens in flight and...
    by at May 6th, 2011 at 02:05 pm
  • Chinese J202 missiles or M202A1 Rocket Launchers used first time in Misrata?
    They are being called “202′s” in Misrata as Gaddafi forces launch heavy attacks on residential areas with new weapons. Some are calling them Chinese J202 missiles, other claiming they are M202A1 Flame Assault Flash Rocket Launchers.
    by at April 28th, 2011 at 11:04 am
  • Gaddafi Weapons of War include F2000, thermobaric shells, J202
      Belgian F2000 used by Gaddafi forces in Misrata Libyan Army Commando Troops in Tripoli by IulianRomania Thanks to @NexusIndivulsus   Cluster bombs on warning poster Misrata New missile head used in Misrata: napalm or North Korean/Soviet thermobaric shell launched from grad missile launcher. Thanks to @ShababLibya for YouTube and @nolesfan2011 for thermobaric...
    by at April 26th, 2011 at 10:04 am
  • Waiting for the Tank
    YouTube of  a Freedom Fighter in Misrata waiting in the alley to fire on a passing Gaddafi forces tank.
    by at April 25th, 2011 at 12:04 pm
  • Misrata Battle Twitter YouTubes from @ChangeInLibya
    @ChangeInLibya Mhalwes MISRATA MUST SEE: The battle that led to the liberation of the technical sciences college: @ChangeInLibya Mhalwes See my last tweet, if you wanted proof of how brave the people in Misrata are. One guy runs around with axe, others run into line of fire @ChangeInLibya Mhalwes Look at the guy on the bulldozer almost getting killed. A bulldozer hits...
    by at April 24th, 2011 at 05:04 pm
  • Great Lion Brigade Zenga Zenga battle for Misrata along Tripoli Street
    Door by door, building by building, street by street. Zenga Zenga. The battle for Misrata by the Great Lion Brigade has been waged all over the city, from the residential outskirts to the port. But the most intense battles have taken place in the city center along Tripoli Street. It was on the Bridge overpass that foreign journalists came under fire and Chris Hondros and...
    by at April 23rd, 2011 at 11:04 am
  • Misrata: Door by Door, Building by Building, Street by Street “Zenga Zenga”
    Crossing Tripoli Street Getty Tweets Thurs Apr 21 21h00 from @ChangeInLibya – Halwasa Guy: MISRATA UPDATE HAS AMAZING AMAZING NEWS!!!!!! Misrata THERE ARE PARTIES AND DEMONSTRATIONS AND PEOPLE SHOUTING ALLAHU AKBAR ALL OVER MISRATA, old men crying from happiness!!!!!!!!! Misrata update for Thursday 21st April has some of the best news I heard all week – going...
    by at April 21st, 2011 at 12:04 pm
  • Cenciotti Aviation blog: RDAF Odyssey Dawn Patch with hidden Arabic peace message
    Peace for Libyan People If you are a military junkie and want to follow in elaborate detail events in Libya which include the hardware and military updates of Odyssey Dawn, now called Operation Unified Protector under NATO command, you must link to David Cenciotti‘s weblog – Aviation from a different perspective. The amount of information and links is impressive. The...
    by at March 30th, 2011 at 11:03 am
  • Map of Coalition Military Assets in Mediterranean for UNSC 1973 NFZ
    Stratfor map of Coalition military assets in the Mediterranean for enforcement of the UNSC Resolution 1973 (NFZ) in Libya.
    by at March 24th, 2011 at 08:03 am
  • Speechless at NATO inaction and undecided if leaders incompetent or lying.
    It doesn’t happen very often to me that I’m speechless, but that’s just where I am today. The tweets are flying with news of massacres in several Libyan cities in the 24 hours since the UN Security Council approved a No-Fly Zone along with all means necessary to stop violence against civilians, including military action. The Gaddafi regime keeps claiming...
    by at March 18th, 2011 at 03:03 pm
  • Congratulations Free Libya on NFZ + whatever it takes short of “boots on the ground”
    We all held our breath. France took the time to make a statement. And they deserved it. They have led the way for Libya. Vive la France!!! French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe expressed France’s outrage at Gaddafi and then French support of Free Libya. It was well-orchestrated drama and very civilized. The UN at its best. note: France was the first country to recognize...
    by at March 17th, 2011 at 11:03 pm
  • General Khalifa Belqasim Haftar returns to support Free Libya
    Khalifa Belqasim Haftar, former Libyan army commander, was one of Gaddafi’s most prominent military marshalls during the war against Chad. The first announcements of his return from the U.S. to Libya to support the Free Libya forces appeared on Mar 14. There certainly has been a dramatic change in events in the last 24 hours. I don’t know if it’s due...
    by at March 15th, 2011 at 06:03 pm
  • Two videos of Free Libya: 50,000 Benghazi women and Battle Wounds
    These two videos on YouTube tell different stories about the Uprising for a Free Libya. The first shows 50,000 women demonstrating in the streets of Benghazi. TheoCHLibyaAlhurra. “Benghazi 50,000+ Women Take to the Streets for a Free Libya.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjPblrKLARs The second is a heart-wrenching slide show of the pain and suffering endured...
    by at March 9th, 2011 at 08:03 pm
  • Women journalists Alex Crawford and Jacky Rowland best reports from the front lines in Libya
    Two women journalists are press stars on the front lines of combat in Libya. Alex Crawford Sky News Alex Crawford spent a night in a mosque in Green Square in Zawiya Libya and reported from the thick of the battle that has been raging there as tens of tanks and armored trucks relentlessly attack both civilians and freedom fighters. Watch her account on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkaAXDTLhsw Jacky...
    by at March 9th, 2011 at 08:03 am
  • Latest maps of Libya with Gaddafi vs National Libyan Council
    These latest maps of Libya from Al Marj and Benghazi to Zwara were created by Iyad El-Baghdadi who says in his profile that he is an “Islamic libertarian. ” Azzawiya is called Zawiya on international news. Recently captured Ras Lanouf is on second map. Libya NW Coast http://yfrog.com/h37155j Libya Sidra Bay Mar 05 10pm Libya time http://yfrog.com/h0ywz3j
    by at March 5th, 2011 at 11:03 am
  • Head of NATO tells BBC “If requested, we stand ready to assist with our assets.”
    Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former Danish Prime Minister and current head of NATO, said in an interview with BBC that NATO acts by resolution of the United Nations Security Council. He explained that NATO is very aware of the sensitivity of Western intervention in that region of the world. He did add however that “if requested, we stand ready to assist with our assets.” I...
    by at March 5th, 2011 at 01:03 am
  • Did the Brits, first to offer help to Free Libya, forget to tell Benghazi about the SAS team??
    According to the Guardian, Richard Norton-Taylor says the British are moving to help Free Libya anti-Gaddafi forces. The Guardian article stated that the British government  was in contact with key Free Libya figures and preparing to send unarmed advisers to help anti-Gaddafi forces in eastern Libya. That story came out just a couple of days before a team of  SAS/MI6...
    by at March 4th, 2011 at 12:03 pm
  • Free Henderson Thurs Night Live! – USAF Band
    Scheduling a variety of performances for Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm, the City of Henderson Dept of Cultural Arts program will host poetry, music, dance, theater and lectures at the Henderson Events Plaza Amphitheater. The program is set to continue through the month of October always with FREE admission. Coolers are welcome, but no glass please. Call 702-267-2171 for...
    by at September 13th, 2007 at 11:09 pm