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by Daphne Liddle

ANTI-FASCISTS last week were delighted to learn that the Government has finally decided to ban a planned march by the Islamophobic English Defence League (EDL) through Muslim areas of Tower Hamlets.

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Libyan rebels reject peace

by our Arab Affairs correspondent

LIBYAN rebels have rejected renewed offers of peace talks with the Gaddafi government following the fall of Tripoli last week. Nato warplanes are pounding Sirte, Gaddafi’s home town, a loyalist stronghold on the coastal road between Tripoli and Benghazi that has been given until the end of the week to surrender or face a massive ground assault.

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The Fall of Tripoli

WESTERN politicians are gloating over their victory in Tripoli, which was stormed last week by Libyan rebels led by Nato and Qatari commandos and backed by waves of Nato warplanes.

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