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Nato attacks on Libya mapped

In its ongoing data journalism drive, the Guardian seems to publish a new map mash-up just about every day. Today’s is an interactive time-line of NATO air strikes on Libya since Operation Unified Protector started on March 31.  With details … Continue reading

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Newly released satellite image showing Pro-Gaddifi forces in Libya

Yesterday, NATO released this declassified, high resolution satellite image of Misratah, Libya. The photo is annotated to show pro-Gaddafi battle-tanks, circled in red, right next to public areas like a market and furniture store. Released under the title how pro-Gaddafi … Continue reading

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Which countries support the Libyan intervention ?

The Economist charts the international diplomatic push behind the enforcement of the no-fly zone in Libya. which countries support the coalition attacks ? Why did China and Russia abstain in the UN Security council vote ? Who’s sitting on the … Continue reading

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Mapping the spread of Middle East protests

With the situation in the Middle East rapidly evolving and seemingly becoming ever more complex, it can be difficult to remember exactly what happened when. Slate makes a decent attempt at simplifying matters with an in depth interactive feature. Mapping … Continue reading

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Map resources for the Libyan air strikes

As I’m sure you’ve heard, following a UN resolution to enforce a no-fly zone over Northern Libya, the USA, France and UK have launched air strikes on Libyan radar, missile and communication sites. There are several map related resources providing … Continue reading

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Mapping the Turmoil in Libya

Complimenting their recent map of protests in Cairo, the New York Times have put together another great interactive time line showing unfolding events in Libya The application takes the form of a slide-show combining a map with descriptions of events. … Continue reading

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Monitoring Violence against Protesters in Libya

In response to the lack of any internal independent reporting on the crisis in Libya, Twitter user @arasmus has created a Google My Maps mash up for ‘Mapping Violence Against Pro-Democracy Protests in Libya‘. The map is based on reports … Continue reading

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