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Thu May 12, 2011
Conflict In Libya

Libyan Rebels Gain Ground

We've been hearing for weeks about the besieged port city of Misrata. The population of Libya's third largest city has been surrounded on all sides, facing faced relentless bombardment by forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. Hundreds have been killed in the fighting. Thursday, news coming out of Misrata suggests that the rebels have gained significant ground in the past few days.

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