France and the US agreed that providing anti-Gaddafi rebels with weapons was a possibility Tuesday, as the dissident fighters – emboldened by western airstrikes – were forced to retreat 40 kilometres during an attack by pro-regime forces.
AFP - Loud blasts rocked the Libyan capital Tripoli for the 11th night in a row Tuesday as world powers began debating whether to arm the rag-tag rebels seeking to oust strongman Moamer Kadhafi.
WAR IN LIBYA
- Hundreds feared dead after boat sinks off Libyan coast
- Tripoli negotiator quits day before new Libya peace talks
- Italian navy rescues thousands of migrants off Libya
- On patrol: French and Nigerien soldiers in the Sahel desert
- Libya appeals for help against IS group as Sirte falls
- Confusion surrounds alleged resignation of Libyan PM
- Libyan planes sink ship, attack another near Benghazi
- Allies meets for Libya summit
- Misrata: the rebels' only western bastion
- Former Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan speaks out
- Libya, where militias reign
- The Scramble for Libya: Who Will Fill the Post-Gaddafi Power Vacuum? (part 2)
- The Scramble for Libya: Who Will Fill the Post-Gaddafi Power Vacuum?
- Several injured in shootings as armed men storm Libya parliament
- Trial of Gaddafi regime officials to resume April 27
- Trouble in Tripoli - meeting the militias
Date created : 2011-03-30