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
- France evacuates nationals, closes embassy in Libya
- Islamists seize key Benghazi army base as fire rages on
- Air Algerie investigation continues
- France evacuates its nationals from Libya
- Libya oil tanker fire blazes out of control
- Ebola virus: Liberia shuts most border points
- Super Eagles' World Cup hopes dashed
- 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