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
- Exiled family returns to Somaliland
- Libyan army backs ex-general in battle with Benghazi Islamists
- Deadly clashes follow UN call for peace in Libya
- UN chief makes surprise visit to Libya
- Tunisia takes in new wave of Libyan refugees
- British teacher held hostage in Libya freed
- Niger: Top opposition figure to be questioned in baby-trafficking scandal
- 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)
- Can Libya Keep It Together?
Date created : 2011-03-30