Opposition forces close in on Libyan capital
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." Read on...
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"Opposition forces close in on Libyan capital", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), février 2011. Consulté le 03/12/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/opposition-forces-close-in-on-libyan-capital