Archive for February, 2011

Cameron says UK could arm rebels

| February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

In his most aggressive foreign policy intervention since taking office, the prime minister has suggested that Britain could help to supply forces opposed to Muammer Gaddafi View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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West moves military assets around Libya

| February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

US military repositions naval and air forces around Libya, and British officials looking at the use of air base in Akrotiri View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Al-Qaeda acts to exploit Middle East unrest

| February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

In a recorded message, Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy, urges more protests in Egypt and Tunisia and calls for Islamic states to be created in both nations View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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UN rights council set to expel Libya

| February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Foreign ministers from the US, Russia, the UK, Germany and other states convene for a council session in Geneva to find ways to raise the pressure on Gaddafi’s regime View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Libyan rebels consolidate gains

| February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Rebels maintain control of Zawiya, west of Tripoli and continue battling Gaddafi forces in Misrata as council set up in east to run areas seized from government forces View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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JPMorgan fund eyes 10% stake in Twitter

| February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

A JPMorgan fund is in talks to acquire a substantial stake in Twitter, one of the fastest-growing social networking sites View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Northern Rock to offer 90% mortgages

| February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Nationalised bank is poised to launch a range of mortgages, marking its return to riskier lending three years after its collapse and government bail-out View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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People power brings stability to Benghazi

| February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

‘The regime tried to kill the spirit. Now with the revolution the spirit is back in everyone’ View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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French foreign minister quits over Mideast gaffes

| February 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Criticisms of Ms Alliot-Marie have broadened into a wider critique of French foreign policy, dubbed amateurish, impulsive and media-obsessed View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Fresh city falls as Gaddafi grip falters

| February 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

International journalists invited into the country were taken to Zawiya, 40km west of the capital Tripoli, only to find centre of town in rebel hands View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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