Explosions shook Benghazi while a fighter jet was heard flying overhead, and residents said the eastern rebel stronghold was under attack from Gaddafi's forces. “The explosions started about 2 a.m. Gaddafi's forces are advancing, we hear they're 20
A French plane has fired the first shots in Libya as enforcement of the UN-mandated no-fly zone begins. The target was a military vehicle, the French defence ministry said. It came hours after Western and Arab leaders met in Paris to agree a course
Libyan people.” The resolution, approved March 17 by a vote of 10-0 with five abstentions including China and Russia, allows the U.S., the U.K., France and allied Arab nations to “take all necessary measures” to protect civilians. ... Obama's remarks
French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe, commenting on military action, told reporters in Paris “we are ready but I can't” provide a “precise timetable.” France has the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, at the Mediterranean port of Toulon ...
While armed forces loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi retake major cities along the Mediterranean coast, pushing the rebels eastward, the West is still contemplating whether or not to intervene in Libya. Britain and France are in favor of ...
Libya: Rebels shoot down fighter jet as Gaddafi's forces 'break ceasefire'. Libya: Rebels shoot down fighter jet as Gaddafi's forces 'break ceasefire' | Mail Online. The French are going in first. Vive La France! ...