Special report: The secret plan to take Tripoli. TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's regime was delivered by a caterer, on a memory stick.
Abdel Majid Mlegta ran the companies that supplied meals to Libyan government departments including the interior ministry. The job was "easy," he told Reuters last week. "I built good relations with officers. I wanted to serve my country. " But in the first few weeks of the uprising, he secretly began to work for the rebels. iLibya: Arab Spring Revolution. Our photographer representation service, GA artists features a roster of acclaimed international photographers chosen for the unique vision and creativity they bring to their work - and yours.
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Ce n'est plus qu'une question de temps. Mais dans une guerre les médias font aussi la guerre. En Irak, on avait fait le raccourci avec les «médias embedded» dans les chars de l'armée américaine. WikiLeaks cables: A guide to Gaddafi's 'famously fractious' family. Muammar Gaddafi presides over a 'dysfunctional' family of eight offspring, WikiLeaks cables reveal.
Photograph: Sabri Elmhedwi/EPA The leader of the Libyan revolution presides over a "famously fractious" family that is powerful, wealthy, dysfunctional and marked by internecine struggles, according to US diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks. The documents shed light on how his eight children – among whom rivalries have sharpened in recent years – his wife and Gaddafi himself lead their lives. Rebels Hijack Gadhafi's Phone Network. Updated April 13, 2011 12:01 a.m.
ET A team led by a Libyan-American telecom executive has helped rebels hijack Col. Moammar Gadhafi's cellphone network and re-establish their own communications. The new network, first plotted on an airplane napkin and assembled with the help of oil-rich Arab nations, is giving more than two million Libyans their first connections to each other and the outside world after Col. Gadhafi cut off their telephone and Internet service about a month ago. That March cutoff had rebels waving flags to communicate on the battlefield. Google Earth, an iPhone compass and experience playing 'Call of Duty' have been vital to Libya's rebel war plan. A screenshot from the game Call of Duty.
Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi's 25 Strangest Moments. Lockerbie, the Great Manmade River, “Isratine,” abolishing Switzerland, all-female bodyguards, and camels in Belgrade: David A.
Graham chronicles some of the most extreme, outrageous, and bizarre actions and ideas of Libya’s unpredictable strongman. Although he might wish it had happened another way, fierce protests in Libya have put Muammar Gaddafi right back where he loves to be: in the international spotlight. LIVE: Gaddafi defiant as rebels push towards Tripoli - LIBYA. Libya: SAS leads hunt for Gaddafi. Mutassim Gaddafi's girlfriend tells of the final days of Libyan regime. The Accomplice. II. The Professor. Libya: Bloggers Between Dictatorship and War. This post is part of our special coverage Libya Uprising 2011.
It's been six months since the Libyan uprising began. How was the Libyan blogging scene before the February 17 revolution, and how has it evolved over the last few months? Sometime in 2009 and way before the Feb 17 Revolution as it is now known, a large number of the Libyan blogging community members had shifted their conversations to Facebook and later on to Twitter, which they felt was more interactive and ‘immediate'.
How far Gadhafi went to monitor Libya's Internet activity - TNW Middle East. It’s no surprise that Libya’s former leader Gadhafi was using technology to spy on his people.
Foreign Firms Helped Gadhafi Spy on Libyans. TRIPOLI—On the ground floor of a six-story building here, agents working for Moammar Gadhafi sat in an open room, spying on emails and chat messages with the help of technology Libya acquired from the West.
The recently abandoned room is lined with posters and English-language training manuals stamped with the name Amesys, a unit of French technology firm Bull SA, which installed the monitoring center. A warning by the door bears the Amesys logo. ÉCOUTES – « On leur avait montré comment trouver tous les Libyens qui allaient sur LeMonde.fr » Le système de surveillance Eagle,, fabriqué par la société française Amesys. On vous parlait naguère sur ce blog d'Amesys, une filiale française de Bull, qui avait installé en Libye le système de surveillance du Web utilisé par le régime. I2E verse des commissions à Takieddine. Document révélé le 24.08.2011 Dans le cadre du contrat de cryptage des communications libyennes, I2e verse des commissions au marchand d’armes entre décembre 2007 et octobre 2008 – 2,4 millions d’euros pour Como holding et 2,07 millions d’euros pour Tristar. Soit un total de près de 4,5 millions d’euros de commissions que la loi française proscrit depuis 2000.
Article lié : Les documents Takieddine. Pétrole : l’accord secret entre le CNT et la France. La morale politique n’a rien à faire avec les affaires. C’est, en substance, ce que répète le gouvernement français depuis le 19 mars, jour du lancement de l’opération militaire contre les troupes du colonel Kadhafi. News Desk: “Dear Moussa”: Libya and the C.I.A. In a series of trashed offices around the Libyan capital, many of Libya’s previously secret intelligence files now lie in plain sight. Yesterday afternoon, with a couple of representatives of Human Rights Watch, the New York-based human-rights organization, and several fellow reporters, I spent several hours combing through papers and ring binders and box files in an office that had previously belonged to a senior Qaddafi regime official.