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Reuters: Fresh air strikes in Uqaylah

Gaddafi’s forces have launched an air strike near the town of Uqaylah, east of the where rebels have been fighting for control of the oil town of Ras Lanuf: A rebel spokesman said there had been an air strike even … Continue reading

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Witnesses: Air strike in Ras Lanuf

This post is being constantly updated All times are in Libyan local time +2 GMT 17:49 Witnesses have told AFP that Gaddafi forces have carried out an air strike targeting a civilian car in Ras Lanuf. Al Jazeera reports that … Continue reading

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7 killed and 50 wounded in Bin Jawad

Bin Jawad has fallen to Gaddafi’s troops, the BBC confirms. Medical professionals speaking to AFP said that at least 7 people had been killed in the clashes and 50 people wounded. A reporter for AFP in Ras Lanuf said there … Continue reading

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Video: BBC footage showing shot down helicopter

This post is being constantly updated All times are in Libyan local time +2 GMT 01:32 BBC footage showing shot down helicopter 23:56 Reuters The Libyan National Transitional Temporary Council has told Al Jazeera that it expects to be recognized … Continue reading

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Translated: Footage of bombed area in Brega this morning

Translation: Air strikes And that over there is an explosion The city of Brega [unclear] 3rd March, explosion Strikes by aircrafts We are calling on the military council to send us some support here This is the city of Brega … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Brega targeted with air strikes again

For the second day in a row, Brega is under attack from Gaddafi’s forces. Some reports say the strikes targeted the airport by the oil terminal. A spokesman in Ajdabiya said there have also been bombs there. Read more here … Continue reading

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Clashes in Brega

Tony Birtley from Al Jazeera is 10 km away from Brega. While on the phone to Al Jazeera, he watched as the town was attacked from the air. He said: “It’s now an air attack. We just watched an air … Continue reading

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In depth report: What has happened to the Libyan military so far?

Translated by Libyafeb17.com | Original article: Al Jazeera Arabic The joining of many of the military, air force and naval forces to the revolutionaries has strengthened their position in demand for the resignation of Colonel Gaddafi. It also reduced the … Continue reading

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World Food Programme sends food to help displaced people

All times are local Libyan time, GMT+2 01:11 The World Food Programme says it is sending 80 metric tons of high energy biscuits to the Libya-Tunisia border to help displaced people “until they can get settled or reach their final … Continue reading

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Security forces fire in the air in Tajoura

According to a reporter on the ground, some 400 people demonstrated in Tajoura today. Soon after, security forces wearing green bandanas arrived and fire shots into the air in order to disperse the protesters. Read it here

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