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By-lanes of Benghazi

The past year has been the most tumultuous in Benghazi history. From an obscure city on the Mediterranean it was pitchforked to the centre of world attention as the cradle of the Libyan revolution.Today as that effort comes to fruition … Continue reading

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Tramping Through Tripoli

(A three part series on visit to Tripoli and Leptis Magna in Nov 2011 a few days after liberation of Libya.) Getting to Tripoli from Benghazi in the immediate aftermath of the liberation¬† was a onerous task.By road was out … Continue reading

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Game over, Gadaffi

(Second part of my three part series on the Libyan revolution of Feb 2011). The day after the revolution Benghazi was in a daze.There was no government but to the Libyans’s credit there was no anarchy.The city elders quickly got … Continue reading

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Revolution in Benghazi

(First of my three part series on the Libyan revolution of Feb 2011.) Browsing through the newspaper on a balmy Goan evening I read the latest war update from a continent far away .I rewind to three months ago when … Continue reading

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