Thursday November 26, 2020

Gaddafi forces fight on despite bombardment

The Libyan dictator has enjoyed a number of minor military successes since the UN coalition’s air strikes began, writes Bill Corcoran

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Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s supporters are continuing their fight against rebels seeking to overthrow his government, despite being repeatedly targeted last week by coalition forces intent on protecting civilians from the dictator’s military.

After a week of indecision over who would take official control of imposing the United Nations-sanctioned no-fly zone over Libyan airspace, Nato announced late last Thursday that it had agreed to take over enforcement of UN Resolution 1793.This seeks...

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