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.
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Date created : 2011-03-30