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Video: Revolutionaries take Gwalish

Al Jazeera footage from yesterday after the town of Gwalish was taken by the revolutionaries. Jonah Hull reports.

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Video: Libyan rebels launch new offensive in Nafusa mountains

Revolutionaries have launched a new offensive in the Nafusa mountains. Al Jazeera’s Jonah Hull reports.

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Waiting game for rebels in western Libya

The front line in Jebel Nafusa, the magnificent mountain range in western Libya, is not a good place to fight a war in the height of summer. The temperature is in the high 40Cs (104F), and there is no shelter … Continue reading

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Tripoli Refugees Stream Into Libya’s Mountains

RUJBAN, Libya — The people fleeing Tripoli on Thursday said that several neighborhoods filled with the sound of gunfire every night. At checkpoints throughout the capital, they said, paramilitaries from the dreaded People’s Guard carried long lists of wanted men. … Continue reading

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Map: The situation in the Nafusa Mountains, June 28

This map shows the latest situation in the Nafusa Mountains, many thanks to 4adam Please click on the image to see the full size.

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Video: Revolutionaries capture large munitions dump

Revolutionaries have found and captured a large munitions dump from Gaddafi forces near Zintan. Finding the collection of weapons depots there is being seen as a major victory for the revolutionaries as they edge closer to the capital, Tripoli. Al … Continue reading

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Video: James Bays reports from Nafusa Mountains

Al Jazeera’s James Bays reports from the Nafusa Mountains. Heavy clashes are continuing near Nalut, which Gaddafi forces attacking from Al Ghazaya.

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Video: Gaddafi troops shell Western Mountains

Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi shelled rebel positions in the Western Mountains, after rebels edged closer to the capital on three fronts. Al Jazeera’s Tony Birtey reports from near Dafniya.

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Revolutionaries report advances in Nafusa Mountains

Tripoli, Libya (CNN) — As Washington urged African countries to reject the government of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, rebels reported progress Monday against government forces in western mountain cities. After a siege of nearly two months, rebels have freed the … Continue reading

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Video: Tripoli Brigade trains to take capital

In the Nafusa mountains a group of fighters are training to take the capital Tripoli. Al Jazeera has been given access to their base and reports.

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