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Daily Archives: April 22, 2011
The opposition in Misrata has made some significant gains, driving back Gaddafi’s forces from several tall buildings in Misrata. The Guardian’s Xan Rice is in Misrata and has seen the badly damaged eight-storey office block that was home to a … Continue reading
Al jazeera has released footage showing opposition forces seizing Libyan-Tunisian border post. Waheed Burshan, a Tunis-based political activist, tells Al Jazeera’s Nick Clark about the scene at the Wazin border crossing.
In Libya, you think about the difference between sand and pavement in a mortal way, Evan Hill writes. Sand will accept a bomb into its soft embrace, deaden its impact, and save your life. Harsh pavement will throw up a … Continue reading
The use of armed Predator drones has been approved by the White House to help NATO fight Gaddafi’s forces. Coalition commanders have been privately urging the Americans to provide the specialist unmanned aircraft, which have become a favoured – if … Continue reading