The bigger threat now is likely to be the prospect of splits among the victorious factions – the NTC leaders who first raised the banner of revolt in Benghazi at the start of the year, the Misrata militia who did much of the fighting, lost the most people and see themselves as the deserving "Spartans" of the new Libya, and the fighters from the Nafusa mountains in the west, who tipped the balance against Gaddafi in August. … [Read more...] about A new chapter for Libya, but will the victors stay united?
León insists his priority is saving Libya before it attains complete meltdown. With oil exports plunging, the country is surviving on fast-depleting foreign reserves. He fears Libya will soon run out of money to feed itself, run power plants, and fuel the pumps that supply the cities with water from deep wells in the Sahara. “Libya is falling really very deeply into chaos,” he says. … [Read more...] about Libya’s Arab spring: the revolution that ate its children
In the clip, the Glory Hole is seen in the overflowing lake, which channels excess water from the reservoir to a creek down below. … [Read more...] about ‘It shot out of there like a bullet!’ Man claims ‘duck’ that was swallowed by the infamous reservoir Glory Hole SURVIVED 200ft fall (and was a cormorant!)