Monthly Archives: November 2011

Saif al-Islam: Hotmani claims he betrayed him to ambushers

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi was betrayed to his captors by Yusef Saleh al-Hotmani, a Libyan nomad who says he was hired to help Muammar Gaddafi’s son escape to neighbouring Niger on the promise he would be paid one million euros. Ten … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Tahrir Square November 18 protest

Egypt’s ‘Friday of One Demand’ largest Tahrir protest since July, as Islamists dominate a rally by forces from across Egypt’s political and ideological spectrum demanding a swift transfer of power. Tens of thousands of Egyptians rallied November 18 in Cairo’s … Continue reading

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Smart bomb tail kits for Emirati Air Force

JDAM tailkits (Joint Direct Attack Munitions) made by Boeing Co, may go to the UAE. Currently JDAM has 18 international customers. Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) guidance kit is a low-cost guidance kit that converts existing unguided free-fall bombs into … Continue reading

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Saif al Islam: U.S. holds security talks with locals at Agadez Niger

Niger’s army intercepted a convoy of cars traveling south from Libya toward Mali, and a cache of arms was seized in the ensuing clash, the ministry of defense said November 9. [November 8]U.S. military and government representatives held security talks … Continue reading

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Seif al-Islam protected by South African mercenaries hired by Sarah Penfold, or George Fivaz or Hart Security?

“The 19 missing in Libya are all ex-police officers,”. The South Africans mercenaries were apparently paid $15000 (R125000) each. Interviews for the extraction operations were conducted on August 17 at the Balalaika Hotel in Sandton by Sarah Penfold, who operates … Continue reading

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