Heavy machinegun fire was heard in Tripoli Sunday night even as Libya’s armed forces announced a new ceasefire. On the second day of military intervention, the coalition said strikes had halted an offensive against rebels in Benghazi.
REUTERS - Western forces pounded Libya's air defences and patrolled its skies on Sunday, but their day-old intervention hit a diplomatic setback as the Arab League chief condemned the "bombardment of civilians".
Splits already appearing in coalition
France 24's correspondent in Benghazi senses optimism in rebel bastion
Date created : 2011-03-20