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France, Britain call for more NATO bombs on Libya

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – France and Britain, who first launched air attacks on Libya in coalition with the United States, said on Tuesday NATO must step up bombing of Muammar Gaddafi’s heavy weapons to protect civilians. NATO took over air operations from the three nations on March 31 but heavy government…

Allies hit Kadhafi forces in ‘weeks-long’ campaign

TRIPOLI (AFP) – Coalition forces launched a seventh day of air strikes against the regime of Libya’s Moamer Kadhafi on Friday in the NATO-led campaign which France’s military chief predicted would last “weeks”. NATO agreed to take control of a no-fly zone over Libya to thwart Kadhafi loyalists while British…