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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....
  • 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...
  • 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...