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Libya placed billions of dollars at U.S. banks: WikiLeaks | Reuters

Libya placed billions of dollars at U.S. banks: WikiLeaks | Reuters: "LONDON (Reuters) - Libya's secretive sovereign wealth fund has $32 billion in cash with several U.S. banks each managing up to $500 million, and it has primary investments in London, a confidential diplomatic cable shows. The cable, obtained by WikiLeaks and revealing the details of a January meeting between the head of the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) and the U.S. ambassador in Tripoli, comes as the United States and European governments explored the possibility of freezing assets belonging to the Libyan government.

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What did Muhammed said about oppressive rulers: Obey them!

Freedom Costs.

My kids will have less, oil will be expensive… so is food and almost everything you transport from one area to another; but, it is a price I don't mind to pay if I wish a rule of law, freedom of assembly and free and fair election.. Americans are focusing only how expensive oil is rather than how blood is flowing in the Middle-East; it is a total blindness that griped a nation by oil addiction. The world better plan for disastrous times ahead; oil, water, population growth, food are going to be big agendas now and will be for long time.

After 19 Years, Algeria Lifts State of Emergency -- News from Antiwar.com

After 19 Years, Algeria Lifts State of Emergency -- News from Antiwar.com: "In a move designed seemingly just so the Algerian regime could no longer be accused of being one of those nations in a perpetual “state of emergency,” the government officially lifted the state today, some 19 years after it was announced.

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NATO Helicopter Kills Five Afghan Civilians, Including Two Children -- News from Antiwar.com

NATO Helicopter Kills Five Afghan Civilians, Including Two Children -- News from Antiwar.com: "Five Afghan civilians in the deseprately poor Kapisa Province were killed today by NATO troops while they were out hunting. NATO saw them, three men with bird-hunting rifles and two boys (aged 12 and 13), assumed they were insurgents, killing them.

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Major Clashes Reported as Protests Near Libyan Capital -- News from Antiwar.com

Major Clashes Reported as Protests Near Libyan Capital -- News from Antiwar.com: "Though the internal protests in Tripoli have more or less been crushed by a brutal crackdown from the mercenary forces still loyal to Moammar Gadhafi, the massive nationwide movement continues to spread, and moves inexorably toward that last bastion of regime power, the Libyan capital.

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PressTV - 88 killed in Mogadishu clashes

PressTV - 88 killed in Mogadishu clashes: "At least /8 civilians and ten Ugandan soldiers have been killed in clashes between al-Shabab fighters and government soldiers backed by African Union forces in Somalia.


Al-Shabab fighters carried out a large attack on the Presidential Palace in the capital Mogadishu on Friday, a Press TV correspondent reported.

They have also taken control of more government bases in War-dhiigley District in the capital. Large numbers of people have fled the districts where fighting is going on.

This is while Somalia's Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed announced a new offensive on Wednesday and said that 17,000 African Union and Somali soldiers will continue to fight until al-Shabab's hold on Mogadishu is shattered.

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PressTV - 'Gaddafi's son joins Libyan protesters'

PressTV - 'Gaddafi's son joins Libyan protesters': "According to the reports, Saif al-Arab, Gaddafi's youngest son, who was sent by his father to cooperate with Libyan security forces in the massive crackdown on pro-democracy protesters joined forces with the demonstrators in the eastern city of Benghazi on Thursday.

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