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Fighter plane shot down, rebels evicted from Benghazi
Tripoli, March 19 (IANS) A fighter plane was shot down and there were mortar and artillery attacks Saturday morning in the rebel-controlled Libyan city of Benghazi, Al Jazeera reported. However, a Libyan state TV reported residents in Benghazi were fighting with rebels and evicted them from 'two-third' of the port city.

Saturday, March 19, 2011 5:40:12 PM

Fighter plane shot down in Libyan rebel-held town
Tripoli, March 19 (IANS) A fighter plane was shot down and there were mortar and artillery attacks Saturday morning in the rebel-controlled Libyan city of Benghazi, Al Jazeera reported.

Saturday, March 19, 2011 2:14:14 PM

Attacks on rebels continue despite Libya ceasefire
Tripoli/Cairo, March 18 (DPA) Attacks on Libyan rebels continued Friday, according to residents and opposition activists, despite the government's announcement of an immediate ceasefire earlier in the day.

Friday, March 18, 2011 11:10:36 PM

Libya declares ceasefire, but sad over UN decision
Tripoli/Cairo, March 18 (IANS) The Libyan government Friday decided to halt all military operations against rebels in line with a UN resolution that imposed a no-fly zone over the North African country, but Foreign Minister Moussa Kusa stressed 'great sadness' over the Security Council's decision.

Friday, March 18, 2011 7:22:55 PM

Libya declares ceasefire in line with UN resolution
Tripoli, March 18 (IANS) Libyan authorities Friday decided to halt all military operations in line with a UN resolution that imposed a no-fly zone over the North African country, Xinhua cited an Al-Jazeera TV report as stating.

Friday, March 18, 2011 6:39:54 PM

After UN fly ban, world bracing 'all necessary measures' to protect Libyans
Tripoli, March 18 (IANS) The international community Friday began discussing all measures, including military action, against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces to enforce a fly ban which was imposed by a UN security council vote despite abstention by India and four other members of the council.

Friday, March 18, 2011 3:55:31 PM

No-fly zone: Libya thanks countries that abstained UN vote
Tripoli, March 18 (IANS) Libya has said it was grateful to the five countries, including India, who abstained from voting on a UN Security Council resolution authorising a no-fly zone over the strife-hit country.

Friday, March 18, 2011 11:18:55 AM

Gaddafi threatens attacks as no-fly zone decision nears
Cairo/Benghazi, March 18 (DPA) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi threatened retaliation against forces in the Mediterranean Sea for any foreign intervention in the country, as he launched fresh airstrikes against the opposition stronghold of Benghazi.

Friday, March 18, 2011 12:54:11 AM

Clashes continue as Gaddafi vows to recapture Misurata
Tripoli, March 17 (IANS) Fierce clashes Thursday continued between opposition forces and Muammar Gaddafi's troops as the defiant Libyan leader promised a 'decisive battle' to recapture the rebel-held city of Misurata, Al Jazeera reported.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 11:47:15 PM

Gaddafi's forces recapture Misurata
Tripoli, March 17 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces Thursday recaptured the country's third largest city of Misurata, Xinhua reported, citing state TV.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 6:49:55 PM

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