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
- US raids Islamist hideouts in Somalia and Libya
- Gunmen kill Libyan soldiers in checkpoint attack
- Sarkozy’s ex-wife 'berated' Libya’s Gaddafi
- Held by militia, Gaddafi's son misses Tripoli hearing
- Blast rocks Benghazi, a year after US consulate attack
- Dozens of migrants found dead in Lampedusa-bound boat
- Refugees rescued after boat runs aground off Lampedusa
- Allies meets for Libya summit
- Misrata: the rebels' only western bastion
- Video: Oil field seizures by renegade Libyan general undermine Tripoli government
- British lawmakers blame Cameron and Sarkozy for ‘ill-conceived’ Libya intervention
- Gaddafi son Saif al-Islam wants to 'contribute to unification of Libya'
- Gaddafi son Saif al-Islam 'released' from Libya jail, his lawyer tells FRANCE 24
- Libyan unity forces bombard IS group bastion Sirte
- ‘Libya my worst mistake’, says President Obama
- Libya, where militias reign
Date created : 2011-03-30