IN THE PAPERS
In today’s international press review, we focus on reports that the United States allegedly has a secret plan to arm Libya’s rebels. According to opposition figure Hadi Shalluf, Colonel Gaddafi paid around 60,000 foreign mercenaries to silence protesters.
Robert Fisk claims the US has asked Saudi Arabia to supply weapons to rebels in Benghazi.
Voice of America
interviewed Hadi Shalluf, leader of the opposition and international lawyer. He is compiling evidence against Muammar Gaddafi and is planning on sending the files to the International Criminal Court.
In other news, The Guardian
focuses on the former French President Jacques Chirac and his corruption trial that’s expected to start today.
And finally, The Sun
and The Times
wonder who is going to design Kate Middleton’s wedding dress.