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At Least 11 Libyan Rebels Killed in Misrata Clashes

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 6:55 pm (UTC-5)
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At least 11 Libyan rebels have been killed in clashes with pro-government forces near the opposition-held city of Misrata. Medics and rebels say the deaths occurred late Monday and Tuesday after forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi shelled targets on the outskirts of Misrata, about 200 kilometers east of Tripoli. They say more than […]

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At Least 11 Libyan Rebels Killed in Misrata Clashes

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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At least 11 Libyan rebels have been killed in clashes with pro-government forces near the opposition-held city of Misrata. Medics and rebels say the deaths occurred late Monday and Tuesday after forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi shelled targets on the outskirts of the city, about 200 kilometers east of Tripoli. They say more […]

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Russia, NATO Clash Over Libya Campaign

Posted July 4th, 2011 at 9:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Russia and NATO have failed to narrow their differences over the Western air campaign in Libya, after Moscow accused the alliance of interpreting a United Nations resolution on military intervention any way it wished. NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen defended the alliance’s Libya mission Monday during a visit to the Russian city of Sochi, where […]

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Turkey Recognizes Libyan Rebels, Offers Another $200 Mn in Aid

Posted July 3rd, 2011 at 3:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Rebels fighting to end the 42-year rule of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi have received a diplomatic boost by winning recognition from regional power Turkey. Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Sunday Ankara recognizes the rebel Transitional National Council as the legitimate representative of the Libyan people. He was speaking on a visit to the eastern […]

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Libyan Rebel Chief: Gadhafi Can Stay in Libya if He Resigns

Posted July 3rd, 2011 at 1:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Libya’s rebel chief says the opposition movement is willing to let Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi remain in the country if he resigns and agrees to international supervision of his movements. In an interview with Reuters news agency Sunday, Mustafa Abdel Jalil says the rebels made the offer to Mr. Gadhafi through the United Nations about […]

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Libyan Rebel Chief: Gadhafi Can Stay in Libya if He Resigns

Posted July 3rd, 2011 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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Libya’s rebel chief says the opposition movement is willing to let Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi remain in the country if he resigns and agrees to international supervision of his movements. In an interview with Reuters news agency Sunday, Mustafa Abdel Jalil says the rebels made the offer to Mr. Gadhafi through the United Nations about […]

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Clinton: Gadhafi’s Threats Will Not Stop NATO in Libya

Posted July 2nd, 2011 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says NATO will not let Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi’s threats deter its mission in the country. Clinton made the comments during a visit to Spain Saturday. Libya’s embattled leader threatened Friday that NATO will face consequences if the coalition does not end its campaign of airstrikes. Mr. Gadhafi delivered […]

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AU Summit Dodges Issue of Gadhafi’s Future

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 8:10 pm (UTC-5)
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African leaders have agreed on a road map designed to help end fighting in Libya, but the proposal leaves open whether there is any future role for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. African leaders attending a summit in Equatorial Guinea say the plan calls for a cease-fire between Libya’s government and rebel forces, and a transition […]

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Gadhafi Threatens NATO Over Airstrikes

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 2:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is threatening NATO that if the coalition does not end its campaign of airstrikes, it will face consequences. Mr. Gadhafi delivered the warning Friday in an audio message aired to thousands of supporters gathered in Tripoli’s main square. The Libyan capital is at the center of Colonel Gadhafi’s area of […]

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Gadhafi’s Son Denies Ordering Libyan Troops to Kill Civilians

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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The son of embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi says that neither he nor his father ordered the killing of civilian protesters during Libya’s ongoing pro-democracy rebellion against 42 years of autocratic rule. In an interview with the Russian news channel RT posted online Friday, Seif al-Islam Gadhafi defended the actions of Libya’s military, saying troops […]

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