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West Libya cities and towns brace for fighting

Airstrikes have opened up the area for rebel advances. Authorities show journalists a hospital and other buildings they say were damaged by the multinational coalition.

DamageLibyans loyal to Moammar Kadafi stand inside a residence gutted by what Libyan officials said was an explosion at an army ammunition depot in the town of Mizdah. (Zohra Bensemra / Reuters /March 29, 2011)
By Borzou Daragahi, Los Angeles Times
Reporting from Mizdah, Libya

The multinational coalition executing airstrikes against forces loyal to Libyan leaderMoammar Kadafi appears to have paved the way for a new rebel front by bombing positions near a rural stretch along the country’s western border. (mais…)


The Man Behind Mumbai

Shimon Rosenberg, right, speaks with Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky, in front of a portrait of Rosenberg’s slain daughter Rivka and son in-law Gavriel Holtzberg at Nariman House in Mumbai on Nov. 26, 2009, a year after the Mumbai terror attacks. (Arko Datta/Reuters)

by Sebastian Rotella

This article was co-published with the Washington Post [1]. This is the first of two parts.

On a November night two years ago, a young American rabbi and his pregnant wife finished dinner at their home in the mega-city of Mumbai.

Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg had come to India on a religious mission. They had established India’s first outpost of Chabad Lubavitch, the Orthodox Jewish organization, in a six-story tower overlooking a shantytown. The Holtzbergs’ guests that evening were two American rabbis, an Israeli grandmother and a Mexican tourist. (mais…)


Intelligence Chief to Review Handling of Mumbai Tips

by Sebastian Rotella

.Director of National Intelligence James Clapper (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

The Director of National Intelligence will review the handling of David Coleman Headley, the former U.S. informant and confessed plotter of the Mumbai attacks in 2008, intelligence officials said Tuesday. (mais…)

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