Brega

What is Brega known for?


history battle

surrounded by the Sabkhat Ghuzayyil a large dry region below sea level. History Battle of Brega (1941) Brega was the location of a brief but important battle in the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War. On 31 March 1941, during the opening phase of Rommel's first offensive (Western Desert Campaign#Rommel's first offensive), the German Afrika Korps expelled the British from their partially prepared positions at Marsa Brega. This opened the way for Erwin


national power

Tripoli publisher Financial Times date 5 August 2011 What prevented the consolidation of truly national power even by the ''Ard Rí'' was the fact that the island was divided into a number of autonomous, fully independent kingdoms (monarchy) ruled by rival dynasties. The most powerful of these kingdoms in the immediate pre-Norman era were Aileach, Brefine (Kingdom of Breifne), Mide, Leinster, Osraige, Munster and Connacht. In addition to these, there were a number of lesser subject kingdoms such as Airgialla, Uladh, Brega, Dublin, Desmond, and Uí Maine. Many of these kingdoms and lordships retained, at the very least, some degree of independence right up to the end of independent Gaelic polity in the 17th century. *Fifty percent of a fertiliser factory in Brega, is owned by Yara as a result of buying a 50 percent stake in Libyan Norwegian Fertiliser Company (LIFECO). An operation to contact the Libyan rebel and opposition Leaders of Colonel Gaddafi (Muammar Gaddafi). The mission was a failure after the team was captured and held prisoner for 72 hours by Libyan rebels. http: www.telegraph.co.uk news worldnews africaandindianocean libya 8365069 Libya-SAS-mission-that-began-and-ended-in-error.html new information has appeared which say that the mission and the prisoners were SBS (Special Boat Service) & not SAS (Special Air Service) members. http: www.independent.co.uk news world africa british-special-forces-team-released-after-botched-mission-2234233.html http: www.thisislondon.co.uk standard article-23929902-william-hague-may-not-have-stomach-for-his-gruelling-job-says-ming-campbell.do However, a BBC news night broadcast on Jan 19th 2012 revealed that the SAS had, in fact, returned to Libya later on in the conflict in a joint operation with French and Qatari special forces. The programme explains that SAS 22nd regiment were in the East of Libya, operating in small groups in places like Misrata and Brega by August. Assisting in training, coordinating their command on and off the front line, and NATO airstrikes http: www.bbc.co.uk news world-africa-16624401 . It is also alleged that the SAS 22nd were leading the hunt for Gaddafi after the Battle of Tripoli http: www.telegraph.co.uk news worldnews africaandindianocean libya 8721291 Libya-SAS-leads-hunt-for-Gaddafi.html .


hit

4 June 2011 In early June, Apaches conducted attacks on Gaddafi loyalists assaulting the town of Misrata.

) aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle , beset multiple times by rough seas which halted carrier operations. On 5 August, Apache participation in the rebel push for the town of Zliten was reported.

last Sengupta url http: www.telegraph.co.uk news worldnews africaandindianocean libya 8558289 Libya-precision-and-restraint-as-Apaches-hit-their-target.html title Libya: precision and restraint as Apaches hit their target publisher The Telegraph date 5 June 2011 In early June, Apaches conducted attacks on Gaddafi loyalists assaulting the town of Misrata.


music style

: www.terrabrasileira.net folclore regioes 5ritmos maracatu.html accessdate 26 September 2011 *Brega is a hard to define music style from the state of Pará, usually characterized as influenced by Caribbean rhythms and containing simple rhymes, arrangements and a strong sentimental appeal. It has spawned subgenres such as tecno brega, which has attracted worldwide interest for achieving high popularity without significant support from the phonographic industry. An operation to contact the Libyan rebel and opposition Leaders of Colonel Gaddafi (Muammar Gaddafi). The mission was a failure after the team was captured and held prisoner for 72 hours by Libyan rebels. http: www.telegraph.co.uk news worldnews africaandindianocean libya 8365069 Libya-SAS-mission-that-began-and-ended-in-error.html new information has appeared which say that the mission and the prisoners were SBS (Special Boat Service) & not SAS (Special Air Service) members. http: www.independent.co.uk news world africa british-special-forces-team-released-after-botched-mission-2234233.html http: www.thisislondon.co.uk standard article-23929902-william-hague-may-not-have-stomach-for-his-gruelling-job-says-ming-campbell.do However, a BBC news night broadcast on Jan 19th 2012 revealed that the SAS had, in fact, returned to Libya later on in the conflict in a joint operation with French and Qatari special forces. The programme explains that SAS 22nd regiment were in the East of Libya, operating in small groups in places like Misrata and Brega by August. Assisting in training, coordinating their command on and off the front line, and NATO airstrikes http: www.bbc.co.uk news world-africa-16624401 . It is also alleged that the SAS 22nd were leading the hunt for Gaddafi after the Battle of Tripoli http: www.telegraph.co.uk news worldnews africaandindianocean libya 8721291 Libya-SAS-leads-hunt-for-Gaddafi.html .


news world

of Brega repulsed by the rebels . On 15 March, government forces retook Brega (Second Battle of Brega), during their initial counter-offensive as the disorganised rebel forces were crushed by the Loyalist's heavy weapons and air power.

, the frontline had stabilised between Brega and Ajdabiya, with rebel forces launching numerous attacks on the town (Third Battle of Brega), which all resulted in hasty retreats. Eventually after pushing the Loyalists back from Ajdabiya, the rebels once again launched an assault (Fourth Battle of Brega) on the strategic oil

the Libyan civil war, oil export and activities at the oil refinery have been brought to a standstill. By the end of February, throughput at the oil terminal had diminished from 90,000 barrels of crude oil daily to a mere 11,000. Many employees at the terminal had left, following rumours that the regime of Muammar Gaddafi was going to bomb the plant.


news video'

;http: blogs.aljazeera.net live africa live-blog-libya-march-26 p: news.sky.com skynews Home World-News Video-Libyan-Rebels-Retake-Brega-And-Ajdabiyah-After-Gaddafi-Forces-Flee-Amid-Coalition-Airstrikes Article 201103415960556?lpos World_News_Top_Stories_Header_3&lid ARTICLE_15960556_Video%3A_Libyan_Rebels_Retake_Brega_And_Ajdabiyah_After_Gaddafi_Forces_Flee_Amid_Coalition_Airstrikes_ In April the rebels were again driven out of the Brega area, ref>


top stories

British forces News date 25 June 2011 On 1 July, it was reported that British Apaches were involved in a 'fierce' battle around the town of Khoms (Khoms, Libya).

July, it was reported that British Apaches were involved in a 'fierce' battle around the town of Khoms (Khoms, Libya). On 2 July


including battle

town of Brega "within days", even as they suffered heavy casualties in the offensive http: news.xinhuanet.com english2010 world 2011-07 17 c_13990357.htm There was heavy NATO bombardment on the morning of 17 July, in which warplanes destroyed a large military vehicle storage area in Tajura, 30 kilometres east of Tripoli that consisted of several substantial warehouses, containing various military vehicles including battle tanks, armoured personnel carriers


battle

surrounded by the Sabkhat Ghuzayyil a large dry region below sea level. History Battle of Brega (1941) Brega was the location of a brief but important battle in the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War. On 31 March 1941, during the opening phase of Rommel's first offensive (Western Desert Campaign#Rommel's first offensive), the German Afrika Korps expelled the British from their partially prepared positions at Marsa Brega. This opened the way for Erwin

Rommel Rommel 's drive to the Egyptian border and encirclement of Tobruk (Siege of Tobruk). Battles of Brega (2011)

offensive During the Libyan Civil War (2011 Libyan Civil War), Brega found itself in the middle of numerous clashes between rebel and loyalist forces, as the front line shifted rapidly in each direction. By the middle of April, the town had changed hands six times in less than two months. Early on in the uprising, anti-government forces gained control of the town and oil production facilities. Government forces attempted to regain control of the area on 2 March, but were First Battle


important oil

-safety.net database record.php?id 20000113-0 work ASN Aircraft accident Shorts title HB-AAM Marsa el-Brega date October 2, 2004 publisher Aviation Safety Network accessdate 2011-03-02 Industry The town is the site of an important oil refinery and serves as a major export hub for Libyan oil, being one of five oil terminals in the eastern half of Libya. An operation to contact the Libyan rebel and opposition Leaders of Colonel Gaddafi (Muammar Gaddafi). The mission was a failure after the team was captured and held prisoner for 72 hours by Libyan rebels. http: www.telegraph.co.uk news worldnews africaandindianocean libya 8365069 Libya-SAS-mission-that-began-and-ended-in-error.html new information has appeared which say that the mission and the prisoners were SBS (Special Boat Service) & not SAS (Special Air Service) members. http: www.independent.co.uk news world africa british-special-forces-team-released-after-botched-mission-2234233.html http: www.thisislondon.co.uk standard article-23929902-william-hague-may-not-have-stomach-for-his-gruelling-job-says-ming-campbell.do However, a BBC news night broadcast on Jan 19th 2012 revealed that the SAS had, in fact, returned to Libya later on in the conflict in a joint operation with French and Qatari special forces. The programme explains that SAS 22nd regiment were in the East of Libya, operating in small groups in places like Misrata and Brega by August. Assisting in training, coordinating their command on and off the front line, and NATO airstrikes http: www.bbc.co.uk news world-africa-16624401 . It is also alleged that the SAS 22nd were leading the hunt for Gaddafi after the Battle of Tripoli http: www.telegraph.co.uk news worldnews africaandindianocean libya 8721291 Libya-SAS-leads-hunt-for-Gaddafi.html .

Brega

'''Brega''' , i.e. "Brega Seaport"), is a complex of several smaller towns, industry installations and education establishments situated in Libya on the Gulf of Sidra, the most southerly point of the Mediterranean Sea. It is located in the former Ajdabiya District, which in 2007 was merged into the Al Wahat District. The town is the center of Libya's second-largest hydro-carbon complex.

During the Libyan Civil War (2011 Libyan Civil War), the town quickly fell under control of the Libyan opposition. their attack on 13 March was successful, though rebels later recaptured it on 26 March. http: blogs.aljazeera.net live africa live-blog-libya-march-26 p: news.sky.com skynews Home World-News Video-Libyan-Rebels-Retake-Brega-And-Ajdabiyah-After-Gaddafi-Forces-Flee-Amid-Coalition-Airstrikes Article 201103415960556?lpos World_News_Top_Stories_Header_3&lid ARTICLE_15960556_Video%3A_Libyan_Rebels_Retake_Brega_And_Ajdabiyah_After_Gaddafi_Forces_Flee_Amid_Coalition_Airstrikes_ In April the rebels were again driven out of the Brega area, http: www.cbc.ca m touch news story 2011 04 04 libya-us-nato-gadhafi.html Report from Canadian CBC of oppositions forces regaining New Brega in the beginning of April, specifying the division between the different parts of Brega. and a several months long stalemate formed. On 11 August 2011, the rebels claimed to had retaken the eastern part of Brega. Libyan rebels capture eastern part of Brega -spokesman

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