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Misrata (Libya)

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  • West's Strikes On Libya Hit Arab League Criticism

    West's Strikes On Libya Hit Arab League Criticism
    Western forces pounded Libya's air defenses and patrolled its skies on Sunday, but their day-old intervention hit a serious diplomatic setback as the Arab League chief condemned the "bombardment of civilians." As European and U.S. forces unleashed...
  • Building In Gadhafi Compound Possibly Struck By Cruise Missiles

    Building In Gadhafi Compound Possibly Struck By Cruise Missiles
    A four-story building in Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's Tripoli compound has been heavily damaged, possibly by cruise missiles, CNN's Nic Robertson reported. Robertson, invited by government officials to see the damage, said early Monday local time that...
  • NATO: No Apology For Libyan "Friendly Fire" Attack

    NATO: No Apology For Libyan "Friendly Fire" Attack
    Tripoli, Libya -- NATO refused to apologize Friday for a deadly airstrike it conceded may have mistakenly killed people it has pledged to protect, angering Libyan opposition leaders amid an increasingly frustrating campaign to oust Moammar Gadhafi....
  • Libyan Rebels Rout Gaddafi Forces In Strategic Town

    Libyan Rebels Rout Gaddafi Forces In Strategic Town
    Libyan rebels backed by allied air strikes retook the strategic town of Ajdabiyah on Saturday after an all-night battle that suggests the tide is turning against Muammar Gaddafi's forces in the east. Western warplanes bombed the outskirts of Misrata...
  • Rebels Push West As Air Strikes Hit Gaddafi Forces

    Rebels Push West As Air Strikes Hit Gaddafi Forces
    Libya's ramshackle rebel army pushed west on Sunday to retake a series of towns from the forces of Muammar Gaddafi as they pulled back under pressure from Western air strikes. Emboldened by the capture of the strategic town of Ajdabiyah with the help...
  • Text of President Obama's Address on Libya

    As Prepared for Delivery— ¬†Good evening. Tonight, I’d like to update the American people on the international effort that we have led in Libya – what we have done, what we plan to do, and why this matters to us. I want to begin by...
  • Gadhafi Caught Like "Rat" In A Drain

    Gadhafi Caught Like "Rat" In A Drain
    SIRTE, Libya -- Muammar Gaddafi made his final dash for freedom shortly before dawn prayers. Libya's leader, a few dozen loyal bodyguards and the head of his now non-existent army Abu Bakr Younis Jabr, broke out of the two-month siege of his hometown...
  • Local Libyan families: Muammar Qaddafi's capture is joyful news

    Local Libyan families: Muammar Qaddafi's capture is joyful news
    Omar Yaqub said he heard the happiest news he's ever heard Thursday morning when he got a phone call from a friend. "I ran to the computer and I logged in and I saw it and I said, oh, the best news. I was extremely, extremely happy," Yaqub said. Yaqub...
  • Libyans Attack Bus Carrying Journalists

    Libyans Attack Bus Carrying Journalists
    TRIPOLI, Libya -- Angry Libyans armed with guns and a knife stormed a bus carrying foreign journalists on Saturday and a soldier fired volleys of gunfire into the air to disperse the crowd, a Reuters journalist on the bus said. The attack reflected...
  • Nato Claims It Destroyed Gadhafi Compound Towers

    Nato Claims It Destroyed Gadhafi Compound Towers
    TRIPOLI (Reuters) -- NATO aircraft destroyed the guard towers at Muammar Gaddafi's compound in Tripoli, a NATO official said on Saturday, then staged a rare daytime air strike on the Libyan capital, heightening pressure on him to quit. "RAF Typhoons,...