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Libyan Forces, Rebels Clash on Several Fronts

Posted June 11th, 2011 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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Forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi are fighting rebels for control of at least three cities. Rebels and pro-government forces say fighting is underway on Saturday near the western oil port of Zawiya. Also, pro-Gadhafi forces are pounding targets in western town of Zlitan as well as in the rebel-held city of Misrata, where […]

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Libyan Forces Shell Rebel-Held Misrata, Killing at Least 22

Posted June 11th, 2011 at 2:00 am (UTC-5)
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Forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi pounded the rebel-held city of Misrata Friday, killing at least 22 people and wounding dozens more, according to a doctor. Witnesses say the loyalists deployed tanks, artillery and incendiary rockets in trying to gain control of the key city, one of the few footholds the rebels hold in […]

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At Least 20 Dead as Government Forces Pound Libyan Town

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 5:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Medics and rebels say at least 20 people have been killed in Libya’s rebel-held town of Misrata, where forces loyal to leader Moammar Gadhafi have been pounding targets. They say at least 60 people were wounded in the shelling on Friday. Also Friday, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his government has offered Mr. […]

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At Least 20 Dead as Government Forces Pound Libyan Town

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Medics and rebels say at least 20 people have been killed in Libya’s rebel-held town of Misrata, where forces loyal to leader Moammar Gadhafi have been pounding targets. They say at least 60 people were wounded in the shelling on Friday. Meanwhile, a new round of suspected NATO airstrikes shook the Libyan capital as Norway […]

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New Airstrikes Target Libyan Captial

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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A new round of suspected NATO airstrikes shook the Libyan capital early Friday, a day after allied and Arab nations pledged more than $1.1 billion to help Libya’s opposition council and civilians affected by the country’s conflict. The 22-member Libya Contact Group announced the series of financial measures Thursday as it met in the United […]

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New Airstrikes Target Libyan Captial

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 9:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A new round of suspected NATO airstrikes shook the Libyan capital and its suburbs early Friday, a day after allied and Arab nations pledged more than $1.1 billion to help Libya’s opposition council and civilians affected by the country’s conflict. The 22-member Libya Contact Group announced the series of financial measures Thursday as they met […]

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World Powers Pledge More Than $1B to Aid Libyan Opposition

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 1:40 pm (UTC-5)
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International envoys have pledged more than one billion dollars to help Libya’s opposition council and Libyans affected by the country’s conflict. World powers announced the series of financial measures on Thursday as they met in the United Arab Emirates to plan for a Libya without its embattled leader, Moammar Gadhafi. Among the donors, Italy – […]

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International Donors Pledge Millions to Libyan Rebels

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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Libyan rebels are seeking hundreds of millions of dollars from international envoys meeting in the United Arab Emirates to plan a national destiny without Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. Italy — Libya’s former colonial ruler — pledged nearly $600 million for Libyan rebels during the Thursday meeting. The aid would include loans and fuel products to […]

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Senegal’s President, in Libya, Urges Gadhafi to Quit

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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Senegal’s president has called on embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi to step down, saying “the sooner you leave, the better.” President Abdoulaye Wade spoke Thursday from the Libyan rebel stronghold of Benghazi, where he met with officials from the rebel leadership council. Mr. Wade said Colonel Gadhafi should step aside in the interest of the […]

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Libyan Rebels Seek Funds From International Donors

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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Libyan rebels are seeking hundreds of millions of dollars from international envoys meeting in the United Arab Emirates to plan a national destiny without Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. Italy — Libya’s former colonial ruler — pledged nearly $600 million for Libyan rebels during the Thursday meeting. The aid would include loans and fuel products to […]

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