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International coalition extends air strikes to south Libya
Tripoli, March 24 (DPA) Libyan forces renewed attacks on opposition forces in the west of the country Thursday, as international coalition forces extended their aerial bombardment to the south of the country.

Thursday, March 24, 2011 5:50:43 PM

Air strikes target Libyan capital
Tripoli, March 24 (DPA) The international coalition to enforce a UN authorised no-fly zone over Libya conducted airstrikes overnight Wednesday, Arabic satellite broadcaster Al Jazeera reported.

Thursday, March 24, 2011 9:03:55 AM

Explosions heard in Tripoli, rebels fight on in Ajdabiya
Tripoli/Cairo, March 23 (DPA) Muammar Gaddafi's forces Wednesday held back efforts by rebels to advance into the eastern city of Ajdabiya, while explosions reportedly rocked the Libyan capital Tripoli earlier in the day.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 7:36:54 PM

Gaddafi's forces halt attacks on Misurata
Cairo, March 23 (DPA) Opposition forces said Wednesday that coalition airstrikes had helped halt attacks by Muammar Gaddafi's forces on the western city of Misurata.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 5:50:08 PM

Gaddafi appears in public, vows to fight on
Tripoli, March 23 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi made a public appearance near Tripoli, vowing to fight on, as the Western countries led by France were busy creating a new body to take over the lead in the current intervention in Libya, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 7:11:41 AM

Libyan rebels meet UN official as Gaddafi attacks anew
Tripoli/Cairo, March 22 (DPA) The UN envoy to Libya met Tuesday for the first time with leaders of rebel forces fighting Muammar Gaddafi's brigades, as a number of rebel-held cities in the country's west came under attack.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 11:05:03 PM

Egypt's interior ministry's building on fire
Cairo, March 22 (IANS) A building of Egypt's interior ministry in downtown Cairo was up in flames, after thousands of police personnel protested in front of the building Tuesday, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 10:10:02 PM

'Gaddafi's daughter Aisha is Claudia Schiffer of North Africa'
Tripoli, March 22 (IANS) The Arab media describes Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's only daughter Aisha as the 'Claudia Schiffer of North Africa', a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 8:02:10 PM

US fighter jet crashes in Libya: Report
Cairo, March 22 (DPA) The US military said Tuesday that one of its fighter jets had crashed in Libya.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 5:48:29 PM

US fighter jet crashes in Libya: Report
Cairo, March 22 (DPA) The US military has said that one of its fighter jets crashed in Libya.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 5:34:59 PM

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