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Misrata (Libya)

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  • Obama on Libya: Mission Accomplished, almost

     
    Obama says Libyan leader's hours are numbered, hopes for peaceful transition....
  • LIBYA: Political science expert on Kadafi, rebels and fate of nation

     
    El-Kikhia, who fled Libya in 1980, received his undergraduate degree in political science from the American University of Beirut and a master of arts and Ph.D. in international relations from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He is the author...
  • LIBYA: Rebels advance on Kadafi strongholds

     
    The rebels is Misrata have continued to recruit local insurgents, the statement said, reiterating that the rebels “are determined to continue their advance to the capital."...
  • LIBYA: Scud missile attacks on Misurata

     
    Residents in Misurata, a central coastal town, reported hearing loud explosions Tuesday night. According to the Feb17 Voices Twitter feed about an hour ago, "Residents of Misurata heard a 'big explosion' but report no damage to Misurata from SCUD."...
  • LIBYA: African mercenaries' fate uncertain [video]

     
    In an apparent effort to defend themselves against such claims later on, some rebels have posted videos online showing themselves treating captured mercenaries well....
  • War correspondents tell their stories in 'Under Fire'

     
    When Tim Hetherington, co-director of the Oscar-nominated Afghanistan war film “Restrepo,” and veteran combat photographer Chris Hondros of Getty Images, were killed in April in an explosion in the Libyan city of Misurata, news of their deaths...
  • In Libya vote, coalition party headed by former transition chief claims lead

     
    A political coalition led by the former National Transitional Council’s de facto prime minister has claimed an early lead in Libya’s national election to replace the government of fallen longtime dictator Moammar Kadafi....
  • At Least Nine Killed In NATO Strike

    At Least Nine Killed In NATO Strike
    DAFNIYA, Libya (CNN) -- A NATO strike hit a residential neighborhood in Tripoli on Sunday, killing at least nine people and injuring six, Libya's government claimed. "This is cold-blooded murder," government spokesman Musa Ibrahim said at the scene in...
  • Gaddafi Launches Counter-Offensive On Libyan Rebels

    Gaddafi Launches Counter-Offensive On Libyan Rebels
    Troops loyal to Muammar Gaddafi launched counter-offensives against rebel-held towns on Sunday, increasing fears that Libya is heading for a civil war rather than the swift revolutions seen in Tunisia and Egypt. The Gaddafi government proclaimed...
  • U.S. launches first missiles against Gadhafi forces

    Tripoli, Libya (CNN) -- The U.S. military has launched its first missiles in Libya against Moammar Gadhafi's forces, a senior Defense Department official said Saturday. Earlier, French fighter jets deployed over Libya fired at a military vehicle on...
  • U.S. Says 5-Nation Coalition Launching Libya Strikes

    U.S. Says 5-Nation Coalition Launching Libya Strikes
    A coalition of the United States and four other nations launched military action against Libya on Saturday, officials said, as the West tries to force Muammar Gaddafi from power. A U.S. official told reporters on condition of anonymity that a coalition...