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
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- Video: Libya’s battle to drive IS group out of Sirte
- Two shot dead in South Africa's capital Pretoria as looters ransack shops
- Libyan loyalist forces face IS group counter-attack in Sirte
- Libya’s Sirte struck by three Islamic State group bombings
- Libyan forces claim port in IS group stronghold of Sirte
- Libya: Who's running the country?
- Allies meets for Libya summit
- Misrata: the rebels' only western bastion
- 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
- Gadhafi's son freed after kidnapping in Lebanon
- Libya's rival governments reach long-awaited peace deal
- Trial of Gaddafi regime officials to resume April 27
Date created : 2011-03-30