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Archive | March 3, 2011

At Security Forces Shooting Protesting Women Abidjan, Ivory Coast: At Least 7 Dead

Security forces loyal to President Laurent Gbagbo, who is clinging to power in Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire), fatally shot six women in the Abodo district of Abidjan, protesting his refusal to leave office Thursday, as the U.N. said more than 200,000 people have fled the intensified fighting. Troops loyal to Incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo have […]

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Raw Video: Amateur Video of Libya Fighting in Desert and at Misurata

Recent amateur video accessed via YouTube on Thursday showed groups of armed men fighting in the desert but it was unclear exactly when the video was filmed.

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Civil War Fronts: Gadhafi on the West, Rebels on the East, U.S. Assault Ships in the Mediterranean Sea

Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced he ordered to the Mediterranean Sea the USS Ponce and the USS Kearsarge, an amphibious-assault ship that typically carries infantrymen and troop-transport helicopters. The ships currently have 800 marines, in addition to 400 U.S.-based Marines who will be airlifted to meet the ships. He said the ships would be ready […]

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