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
- Libyan parliament rejects UN-backed unity government
- South Sudanese rebel leader and ex-Vice President Riek Machar flees to East Africa
- South Africa’s opposition vow to block ruling ANC from taking majority control
- Polls close in Zambia's presidential elections
- US-backed forces in Libya liberate most of IS group stronghold of Sirte
- Critics cry foul as Tunisian president suggests relative as new prime minister
- Suicide bomb attack kills at least 15 in Libya's Benghazi
- Allies meets for Libya summit
- Misrata: the rebels' only western bastion
- Gaddafi son Saif al-Islam wants to 'contribute to unification of Libya'
- Gaddafi son Saif al-Islam 'released' from Libya jail, his lawyer tells FRANCE 24
- Libyan unity forces bombard IS group bastion Sirte
- ‘Libya my worst mistake’, says President Obama
- UN Security Council approves Libya unity accord
- Libya’s rival factions sign UN-brokered unity government deal
- The Scramble for Libya: Who Will Fill the Post-Gaddafi Power Vacuum?
Date created : 2011-03-30