Meanwhile in Free Libya

Free Libya? Heh.. gasp choke.....

Armed men have shut down a gas facility in the mountainous western region of the country, predominantly inhabited by members of Libya's Berber minority - also called Amazigh.

The facility taken by the gunmen is near the town of Nalut.

Various groups have blockaded oil and gas facilities in different parts of Libya over the past few months.

The ministry of electricity has warned that the latest closure will lead to severe power cuts.

The BBC's Rana Jawad, in Tripoli, says some in the region's Berber minority fear they will be marginalised as an ethnic group when Libya's constitutional drafting process eventually begins.

The head of Nalut's local council, Salah Ghardaa, told the BBC that the protestors "are fed up with the Libyan Congress's inaction".

Map of Libya showing Nalut
The assembly which will draft Libya's new constitution has not yet been formed.

Posted by: Howie at 03:24 PM

Comments

1 Without a dictator to push them all into line the tribes squabble like armed children. Same thing in Iraq, coming soon to Syria.

Posted by: Storm Saxon's Gall Bladder at September 30, 2013 03:30 PM

2 Let's not forget that mohamad had no electricity. None. Zip. Nada. Squat. Sifr.

Posted by: EROWMER at September 30, 2013 04:15 PM

3 They were marginalized by Daffy.. so nothing has changed.

Posted by: Aussie at September 30, 2013 04:23 PM

4 Did someone make another video?
Is there one of those ExPat Middle Eastern Christian types we can jail to calm things down?

"In Delaware, the largest growth of population is Indian Americans,
moving from India. You cannot go to a 7-11 or a Dunkin' Donuts unless
you have a slight Indian accent. I'm not joking."


Posted by: Joe Biden at September 30, 2013 08:38 PM

5 Hugh Fitzgerald of NewEnglishReview points to this article http://tinyurl.com/m5kn6kowhich suggests "The nation formerly known as Libya has split itself into three: the emirates of Fezzan, Cyrenaica, and Tripolitania"

Posted by: wtd at September 30, 2013 08:54 PM

6 "I've reviewed the Treasury Department watchdog's report, and the
misconduct that it uncovered was inexcusable," "It's inexcusable, and Americans are right to be
angry about it, and I'm angry about it."
"I can tell you that if you’ve got the IRS operating in anything
less than a neutral and nonpartisan way, then that is outrageous to our
traditions and people have to be held accountable and it needs to be
fixed.”
.......................................
"With an endless parade of distractions, political posturing and phony scandals, Washington has taken its eye off the ball. "

It can't be both outrageous AND phoney, UNLESS.... the press is my Biotch.
And the press is MY BIOTCH.

Posted by: Bronco Bama at September 30, 2013 09:00 PM

7 It's the "Table at Damascus".

{re: Lawrence of Arabia}

Posted by: Exador at October 01, 2013 01:57 PM






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