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
- Rival Libyan militias exchange heavy fire at Tripoli airport
- Super Eagles' World Cup hopes dashed
- Benghazi attack suspect pleads not guilty in US court
- Libyan human rights activist shot dead in Benghazi
- Libyans vote in poll hoped to ease post-Gaddafi chaos
- US forces capture suspected leader of 2012 Benghazi attack
- Coup leader? CIA asset? Mystery surrounds Libya’s rogue General Haftar
- Allies meets for Libya summit
- Misrata: the rebels' only western bastion
- 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
- Can Libya Keep It Together? (part 2)
- Fresh clashes erupt between rival Libya militias
Date created : 2011-03-30