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Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons reports on the fight for Zliten after two months of fighting.
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.
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
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
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
This video claims to show NATO airplanes targeting Gaddafi forces near Zliten.
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.
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
Revolutionaries push towards the city of Zlitan – one of only three towns separating Misurata from the capital, Tripoli.