The Los Angeles Times, 25 February 2011
Publié le :
25 février 2011
Borzou Daragahi and Raja Abdulrahim
"Reporting from Ras Ajdir, Tunisia, and Benghazi, Unrest continued to draw closer to Tripoli a day before a planned demonstration against President Moammar Kadafi
's long-standing rule, igniting in areas of western Libya previously under tight government control.
"After braving days of extreme violence and seizing control of the oil-rich North African country's eastern areas, anti-Kadafi forces reportedly took control of the city of Zawiya, just 30 miles west of the capital.
"Kadafi, in another characteristically rambling speech Thursday, acknowledged sustained fighting in Zawiya and described young protesters across Libya as drug-addled disciples of Al Qaeda
leader Osama bin Laden