New York: London: Tripoli:
20:57 CNN NATO secretary general Rasmussen said “We have stopped Gaddafi in his track. His time is running out. He’s more and more isolated.”
20:32 Al Jazeera Arabic Opposition fighters are now in control of the town of Al Kufra.
18:15 Reuters Heavy fighting has been reported near the airport in Misrata.
18:07 Reuters NATO air strike hits an area in the east of Misrata, an opposition spokesman said.
17:48 CNN reports that Iman al Obeidi has fled Libya to Tunisia with the help of a defecting military officer and his family. Along the road to Tunisia, the car she was in was stopped several times at check points, al-Obeidy said. The military officer would show his permit and they would be allowed to continue, she said. Read more here.
17:42 NATO Aircraft flew 153 sorties on May 7th, 58 of which were intended as strike sorties. Some of the targets included: In the vicinity of Zintan: 4 Ammunition Storages, 1 Anti-Aircraft Gun. In the vicinity of Ajdabiyah: 2
Tanks. In the vicinity of Misurata: 3 Tanks, 1 Military Vehicle. In the vicinity of Hun (south of Sirte): 12 Ammunition Storages, 20 Vehicle Storages, 8 Headquarters Compound Buildings. In the vicinity of Brega:
8 Military Vehicles.
15:01 Reuters NATO air strikes hit government weapons depots near Zintan, southwest of the Libyan capital, an opposition spokesman in the town told Reuters on Sunday. “NATO struck weapons depots five minutes ago in an area which lies about 30 km (20 miles) south-east of Zintan. We heard a loud explosion … I think the strike hit some of them (the depots),” the spokesman, called Abdulrahman, said by telephone.
13:33 Al Jazeera Egypt bans Libyans from entering the country without a prior visa.
02:12 ChangeInLibya tweets that the port in Misrata has come under renewed attack by Gaddafi’s forces.