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Gaddafi loyalists seize key city, head for opposition stronghold of Benghazi

AJDABIYAH, Libya (Reuters) – Muammar Gaddafi’s forces seized a strategic town in eastern Libya on Tuesday, opening the way to the rebel stronghold of Benghazi while world powers failed to agree to push for a no-fly zone. The small town of Ajdabiyah was all that stood between the relentless eastward…

EU fears for citizens in Libya

BRUSSELS — European governments faced mounting fears for their citizens in Libya on Monday as Tripoli warned of civil war, but cracks remained on how to deal with veteran leader Moamer Kadhafi. After a deadly crackdown on revolutionary protesters, events took an increasingly violent turn with Libyan state television headquarters…