Reuters reports today:
The Gulf Arab state of Bahrain has recognised the rebel National Transitional Council as the sole representative of the people of Libya, Bahrain‘s state news agency said on Tuesday.
So, the Bahrain monarchy has recognized an armed struggle organization fighting in a war with many dead on both sides and especially among unarmed civilians. A war in which NATO and Arab absolute monarchies like Bahrain suddenly discovered they are against oppression … that dictatorship is bad … as long as someone else, not they themselves, is the dictator.
Bahrain: Military Trials Continue, in Reversal of Regime’s Promise: here.
EU May Probe Bahrain Spy Gear Abuses: here.
Too soon? While rebel forces have captured most of Tripoli, loyalists to Muammar Qaddafi are still holding onto outposts in the city and the dictator has not yet ceded power. … But BP and other oil companies are already gunning to get back in: here.
In Libya, Civilians and Foreign Migrants at Risk Amid Tripoli Battle: here.