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Video: Rebels take Zliten after bloody fight

Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons reports on the fight for Zliten after two months of fighting.

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Video: Fierce fighting in Zliten

Revolutionaries mounted an offensive on the town of Zliten, and at 1pm local time they were said to have reached the town centre. Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons reports.

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What really happened in Zliten?

The Libyan government has taken correspondents to Zlitan, to see the aftermath of a Nato strike that it says killed 85 civilians. Nato says it hit a military staging base. The BBC’s Matthew Price went along to weigh the competing … Continue reading

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Video: Fierce fighting for Libyan opposition in Zlitan’s ‘static frontline’

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Libya Dispatch: Lies, Damn Lies and Government-sponsored Trips

This entry was posted on The Arabist on July 27th. Abu Ray reports from Tripoli as the NATO airstrikes and rebel insurgency loom ever closer. This is the third entry by Abu Ray in the Dispatch series. See his previous … Continue reading

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Rebels say NATO strike kills Gaddafi’s son Khamis

BENGHAZI, Libya, Aug 5 (Reuters) – – Libya’s rebels said on Friday a NATO air attack had killed Muammar Gaddafi’s powerful son Khamis, who serves as commander of one of the Libyan leader’s most loyal and best-equipped military units. A … Continue reading

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Video: NATO targeting Gaddafi forces in Zliten

This video claims to show NATO airplanes targeting Gaddafi forces near Zliten.

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Video: Fighting for Zliten under heavy fire

Revolutionaries are continuously expanding their control over the area. One major target is now to liberate the town of Zliten. The BBC’s Andrew Harding reports.

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Misrata rebel leader appeals to Nato to save neighbouring town

Chris Stephen – The leader of the besieged Libyan rebel city of Misrata has appealed to Nato to save the inhabitants of a neighbouring town facing annihilation from government forces. Sheikh Khalifa Zuwawi, chairman of Misrata council, made the appeal … Continue reading

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Video: Revolutionaries push forward to Zliten

Revolutionaries push towards the city of Zlitan – one of only three towns separating Misurata from the capital, Tripoli.

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