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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- Libya in search of unity
- Tunisia tourism industry in freefall after attacks
- Tunisian hotel gunman trained in Libya, government says
- Rwanda's spy chief detained on Spanish arrest warrant
- Political unrest, migrant influx a ticking time bomb for Libya
- Armed men storm Tunisian consulate in Libya, take staff hostage
- 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
- Trouble in Tripoli - meeting the militias
Date created : 2011-03-30