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
- Libyan rivals agree to form unity government but divisions remain, UN says
- Libya bans Yemenis, Iranians, Pakistanis from entry
- Hundreds feared dead after boat sinks off Libyan coast
- Tripoli negotiator quits day before new Libya peace talks
- Italian police arrest five suspected traffickers after migrant shipwreck
- EU blasts inaction as hopes fade for more survivors in latest migrant sea disaster
- Hundreds of migrants feared dead in capsize off Libya
- 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
- Can Libya Keep It Together? (part 2)
Date created : 2011-03-30