World powers moved to denounce Libya’s violent crackdown on pro-reform protesters Wednesday as the embattled premier, Muammar Gaddafi, threatened more violence against demonstraters.
AP - Heavy gunfire broke out in Tripoli as forces loyal to Moammar Gaddafi tightened their grip on the Libyan capital while anti-government protesters claimed control of many cities elsewhere and top government officials and diplomats turn against the longtime leader.
The Gaddafi family
- Fresh clashes erupt between rival Libya militias
- Dozens killed as Tripoli residents clash with militias
- Gaddafi's widow demands return of dictator’s body
- Libyan PM’s abduction raises disturbing questions
- Libyan PM Ali Zeidan freed after brief captivity
- US captures most-wanted Libyan al Qaeda leader
- Sarkozy’s ex-wife 'berated' Libya’s Gaddafi
- Held by militia, Gaddafi's son misses Tripoli hearing
- Blast rocks Benghazi, a year after US consulate attack
- Ex-French ambassador arrested with €350,000 cash
FRENCH EXPATS EVACUATE LIBYA
Date created : 2011-02-23