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NATO Jets Hit Rebel Convoy, 13 Killed, Dozens Injured

NATO has acknowledged that its planes struck Libyan rebels manning tanks outside the contested port of Brega. The crowd was angry in Benghazi’s central square Friday as the coffins of the victims were carried through. Another 13 Libyan rebels are reported killed after NATO jets mistakenly hit their convoy in ‘friendly fire’. Four missiles from […]

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Fighting Around Libyan, Rebel-Controlled Port of Brega, Pro Gadhafi Supporters in Tripoli

An air strike hit a convoy of vehicles belonging to troops backing leader Moammar Gadhafi, although later a bombardment drove back rebel forces in the area trying to retake the oil port of Brega. View Larger Map View Larger Map

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Libya Air Strikes and Land Military Offensive Retakes Brega

Armed forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi have retaken the eastern city of Brega with air strikes less than two miles from a Libyan oil terminal. Rebels fighting in the east fear this is the start of a broader offensive against citizens in towns that have toppled Gadhafi’s rule. Marsa Brega also known as […]

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