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Qaddafi’s Grip on the Capital Tightens as Revolt Grows

(Republished from the New York Times) TOBRUK, Libya — Vowing to track down and kill protesters “house by house,” Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi of Libya tightened his grip on the capital, Tripoli, on Tuesday, but the eastern half of the country was slipping beyond his control. A bloody crackdown drove protesters …

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Protests spread to Libya

(Published by CNN World Middle East) (CNN) — Unprecedented demonstrations sweeping the Middle East and North Africa spread Wednesday to Libya, where police clashed with anti-government protesters in the coastal city of Benghazi, an independent source told CNN. About 200 protesters came out to show support for human rights activist …

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