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Video: Revolutionaries take Ras Lanuf, Brega , Uqayla, Bin Jawad

Libyan revolutionaries have recaptured four more towns and are moving quickly towards Muammar Gaddafi’s heartland of Sirte. They seized the eastern coastal towns of Ras Lanuf, Brega, Uqayla and Bin Jawad after pro-Gaddafi forces withdrew, under pressure from allied air … Continue reading

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Clinic in Brega under fire

When the hospital in Ras Lanuf was evacuated, many of the injured were brought to a small clinic in Brega. Now, that clinic is being evacuated as well as it has come under fire. “If you are in Ras Lanuf … Continue reading

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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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Opposition forces retreat east of Ras Lanuf

There are reports of more clashes this morning in Ras Lanuf, Reuters reports. One of the opposition fighters had said the clashes are in the residential areas of Ras Lanuf and they have retreated and put up a check point … Continue reading

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“Bombing of Brega was just to frighten” – Saif al-Islam Gaddafi

While speaking to Sky News on Thursday, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi said that the government bombing raids on Brega were meant to scare off militia and to gain control of oil installations. “First of all the bombs (were) just to frighten … Continue reading

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Map of Sidra Bay

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.

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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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Translated: injured revolutionary in Brega yesterday

Doctor 1: And whoever they caught, they put him inside with them. So right now what you find yourself doing is dragging and moving to another spot. Doctor 2: That is what I meant yeah Doctor 1: That’s it yeah. … Continue reading

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Translated: Captured mercenary in Brega yesterday

Translation: Enough enough! Leave him! Enough! Come on now! Enough! Man holding RPG: Guys, I want you to ask this ruffian what they’re looking for. What is this? Another man: Record record God is Greater, God is Greater! Man with … 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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