[THS] Libya: missile destroys Gaddafi building & Other Stories
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Tue Mar 22 09:31:07 CET 2011
Libya: missile destroys Gaddafi building:
A missile totally destroyed an administrative building of Col Gaddafi's Tripoli residence
according to reports.
Libya army declares immediate ceasefire as Western powers continue air strikes:
Western forces pounded Libya's air defenses and patrolled its skies on Sunday, but
their day-old intervention hit a diplomatic setback as the Arab League chief
condemned the "bombardment of civilians".
Tripoli says coalition, rebels breaking ceasefire:
LIBYA on Monday accused coalition forces and rebels of violating a new ceasefire
declared late on Sunday by Muammar Gaddafi's military, JANA news agency quoted
defence ministry sources as saying.
US / French attack kills 64 civilians in Libya:
Broadcaster Al Arabiya quoted the health official as saying that the death toll had
increased from the 48 deaths cited by the Libyan armed forces. An estimated 150
people have been injured in the strikes.
At least 14 dead on bombed east Libya road-Reuters: -
A Reuters correspondent saw a total of at least 14 dead on Sunday around the
bombed out military vehicles of forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi on an east Libya
road after Western strikes.
Libya In Pictures - From The Front Lines
Russia calls for halt to Libya attack:
"The reports say that during air raids on Libya strikes were also delivered on non-
military facilities. ... As a result, 48 civilians are reported dead and over 150
wounded," the Foreign Ministry said in a statement carried by the RIA Novosti news
Arab League chief condemns killing of Libya civilians by Western powers:
Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa calls for emergency meeting to discuss
situation in Libya, says Arabs did not want military strike on Libya by Western powers
when the League called for a no-fly zone.
Venezuela's Chavez: Airstrikes killing civilians in Libya:
Chavez was speaking on his Sunday TV and radio program. He called the military
intervention "imperial madness."
UK Government refuses publicly to rule out ground troops in Libya:
The UK government's Chancellor has pointedly refused publicly to rule out British
ground troops being sent in - despite the clear position of UN Security Resolution
1973 to the contrary.
Bill Kristol calls for U.S. ground forces in Libya:
"The political goal is to remove Gaddafi and ultimately military assets will serve that
Anti-war activists arrested near White House:
More than 100 anti-war protesters, including the man who leaked the Pentagon
Papers, were arrested outside the White House on Saturday in demonstrations
marking the eighth anniversary of the U.S.-led war in Iraq.
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