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Misrata rebel action aided by Brits

The revolt against Gaddafi in Libya received assistance on the ground from British forces

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Qatar giving French-made wire-guided anti-tank missiles to Libyan rebels

Qatar has been shipping French-made Milan anti-tank missiles to the rebel stronghold of Benghazi. They are effective especially against the old generation of Soviet-made T72 tanks. The emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani was in Washington on April 14 … Continue reading

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Lt.Col. Khalifa Hiftar is field commander of Libyan rebels

Khalifa Hiftar, 67, is the newly installed [April 13] field commander of the rebel Libyan fighting force. Lt. Col. Hiftar did little to play down the rivalry with Abdul Fattah Younis, commander of the armed forces . Hiftar attended military … Continue reading

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