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Libyan rebel commander killed

BENGHAZI, Libya — General Abdel Fatah Younes, a former senior official in Moamer Kadhafi’s regime who defected to lead rebel forces, has been killed, according to the head of the rebel National Transitional Council. “With all sadness, I inform you of the passing of Abdel Fatah Younes, the commander-in-chief of…

Gaddafi ‘may abandon’ bombed capital, rebels seek arms

TRIPOLI — Moamer Kadhafi is considering leaving the capital Tripoli following blistering NATO air raids, a report said, as Libya’s rebels hinted they may allow him to remain in the country if he stands down. The Wall Street Journal Friday quoted a senior US national security official as saying American…