Major General Abu-Bakr Younis Jaber, Chief of General Staff, Libya, said to be placed under house arrest by Col. Qaddafi. al-Mujabra tribe has a strong presence south-west of Tripoli near the Al Jabal Al Gharbi district. Major General Abu Bark Younis Jaber, Libyan head of the army, is a prominent member of this tribe.
Musa Kusa, the Libyan foreign minister is not on the United Nations sanctions list, a notable omission.
At present Kusa is the West’s main contact point with the regime, which probably explains why he is not included in the UN’s travel ban.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague said February 27 that he had been in touch with Kusa by phone.
“I called the Libyan Foreign Minister last night because you still have to communicate to them directly,”