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
- IS group claims suicide bombing in Benghazi
- Illegal immigration to EU 'is not out of control', Frontex head says
- Foreigners seized by Islamic State group in Libya
- Former Sarkozy aide charged in Libya funding probe
- ‘No Mediterranean plot’ to topple Greek government: Italy’s Europe minister
- Libya’s government names anti-Islamist army chief
- Thousands of Egyptians flee Libya over IS group threat
- 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