MILITIAS loyal to Moammar Gaddafi fired in the air yesterday to disperse marches by regime opponents defying a fierce clampdown to attempt their first major protest in the Libyan capital Tripoli in days.
Across rebellious cities in the east, thousands held rallies in support of the Tripoli protesters.
The Associated Press (AP) reported that protesters streamed out of a mosque in central Tripoli after prayers, chanting for Gaddafi’s ouster, and were confronted by a force of troops and militiamen ...
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Added February 25, 2011
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