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“Don’t Shoot” Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi Killed in His Hometown of Sirte, Libya

President Obama says Moammar Gadhafi’s death heralds a new chapter for Libyans, and shows the world how allies working together can succeed in ending the rule of a tyrant. News broke about 6:00 a.m. CDT that Moammar Gadhafi had either been captured alive or killed. He is reported to have called out “Don’t shoot!” after […]

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Unrest in Lampedusa: Italian Police Clash with Overcrowded Migrants

Migrants clashed with police at an overcrowded holding center on the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa Wednesday. About 1,300 migrants clashed with police Wednesday on the Italian island of Lampedusa one day after igniting their overcrowded holding center on fire to protest Italy’s policy of forced repatriations. Lampedusa is closer to Africa than the Italian […]

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Drones in Libya; Joint Chiefs of Staff General Cartright Denies “Mission Creep”

General James Cartright, Vice -Chair, Joint Chiefs of Staff, disagrees that there is “Mission Creep” in Libya. President Barack Obama has approved the use of armed Predator drone aircraft in Libya to improve the precision of low-level attacks on ground targets, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday. Drones supported because of lower collateral damage, which […]

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Raw Video: Fierce Firefights Hit Misrata, Libya

Fierce firefights on the streets of central Misrata have been fought over the past few days, as seen in video which has been exclusively obtained by AP Television. Pictures show rebels manning huge guns and firing on Gadhafi forces.

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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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Libyan Rebels Set Conditions for Cease-Fire

Libya’s rebels will agree to a cease-fire if Moammar Gadhafi pulls his military forces out of cities and allows peaceful protests against his regime, an opposition leader said Friday. You keep talking about human rights, but you keep bombing our Libyan citizens. — Street interview with Gadhafi supporter Rada Abdul Jadil Possibly outside a meeting […]

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Pentagon Calls for Limited Libya Rebel Aid

The Pentagon’s top officials say nations other than the U.S. need to step up if Libya’s rebels want equipment and training, vowing that U.S. troops won’t get involved on the ground. Secretary of Robert Gates is adamant that troops will not be on the ground in Libya. Sources say the CIA has small teams of […]

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Libya Rebels Approach Sirte, Explosions Heard As NATO Jets Fly Over

Multiple news sources are reporting that Libyan rebel forces advanced to western Libya with support from NATO air strikes targeting Sirte, the hometown of Muammar Qaddafi. The reports came hours after the NATO Western alliance agreed to take command of military operations from the U.S. Nine explosions were heard in Sirte as planes passed overhead. […]

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F-15 Eagle Fighter Jet Crash Lands in Libya: 1 Rescued, 1 Safe with Libyan Rebels

Two crew members of an F-15E fighter jet both ejected, suffering minor injuries after their warplane crash landed in a Libyan field near Benghazi. One crew member was immediately picked up by a US military helicopter. The other is said to be “safe” after being rescued by Libyan rebels, and waiting to be picked up […]

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“Hero Muhammad Mukhtar Osman” Rumor of Death of Muammar Gaddafi’s Son’s Death by Libyan Air Force Pilot Suicide Crash

Khamis Gadhafi is reported to have been killed Saturday — but possibly as early as Tuesday, March 15 — by a traitor (hero/martyr) Libyan air force pilot who nose-dived his fighter jet into the Gaddafi’s Bab al-Aziziya compound. The pilot was reported to have been dispatched to a bombing run in the eastern part of […]

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