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This very powerful photo comes from Reuters. It shows an injured opposition fighter keeping watch along the front line near Ajdabiya’s western entrance. Ajdabiya has come under attack again from Gaddafi’s forces. Please cllick on the image to see the … Continue reading
Donatella Rovera, a crisis researcher for Amnesty International, visited Ajdabiya and Benghazi. During her visit she spoke to people who had lost loved ones in the attacks and visited injured in hospitals and examined the damage done by the heavy … Continue reading
Audio: Chris McGreal – If coalition continue air strikes, there might be nothing stopping the revolutionaries
Chris McGreal reports from the frontline, 80km east of Sirte. “The bulk of the rebel forces is holding back around here, while the coalition air forces strike at Gaddafi’s armour,” Chris says. Listen! Chris has advanced with the rebels from … Continue reading
Doctors in the city of Ajdabiyah say that pro-Gaddafi forces have been raping women who have expressed support for the opposition. Al Jazeera’s Sue Turton filed this report from the city, where 175 people have been reported missing, many of … Continue reading
Al Jazeera’s James Bays has joins the revolutionaries in Ajdabiya. The few citizens that haven’t fled the city are living in very difficult conditions.
Al Jazeera‘s report on the battle near Ajdabiya:
Iyad El-Baghdadi has made this map showing the areas of Brega and Ajdabiya in relation to Benghazi and Sirt. See the full version here.
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
The Los Angeles Times have put up a new series of photographs from the clashes in Brega today, as well as from Ajdabiya, Benghazi and some scenes in Tripoli and the Tunisian border. See them here.