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Rebels Driven Into Tunisia

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Rebels Driven Into Tunisia

Muammar Gaddafi’s forces in western Libya attacked a rebel border outpost Thursday, driving the opposition soldiers into Tunisia. The Dehiba-Wazin border crossing had been in rebel hands since last week. Gaddafi seems intent on capturing the few remaining rebel outposts in the west. His troops also struck the town of Zintan with a barrage of…

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Libyan City of Misurata to Receive UN Aid

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Libyan City of Misurata to Receive UN Aid

The Libyan crisis continues as the western edge of Misurata came under heavy mortar fire and sniper attacks within the last week. The Libyan government has pledged to allow the United Nations to set up a relief station to provide medical aid and sustenance to the people of Tripoli. Over 100 people have been reported…

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Libya

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Libya

Events in North Africa and elsewhere in the Arab world have given European leaders the opportunity to try and redeem the legacy of their colonial pasts. The heads of government in Great Britain, France and Italy have called for NATO to actively support the Libyan rebels and force Col. Qaddafi to relinquish control. Foreign powers…

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Gadaffi’s Troops Bombard Rebels In Brega

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Gadaffi’s Troops Bombard Rebels In Brega

Libyan rebels were bombarded by government artillery and rocket fire on the outskirts of Brega Tuesday as the two sides continue to fight for control of the oil town. On Monday, the opposition captured a portion of Brega only to be beaten back by the superior fire power of Muammar Gaddafi’s army. The battle lines…

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Rebel Military in Libya Experiences Rift

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Rebel Military in Libya Experiences Rift

On Saturday, the rebel military in Libya grasped at words to attempt to explain the rift occurrance in its highest ranks, also giving acknowledgement to the role of soldiers in a NATO bombing of rebel columns that happened the previous night. The strike resulted in the death of thirteen rebels and left seven injured, and…

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