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Libya: Alain Juppe says Nato is ‘not doing enough’

Nato is not doing enough to destroy heavy weaponry used by Muammar Gaddafi’s forces in Libya, France’s foreign minister has said.(bbc.co.uk)

Libyan civilians remain at risk, Alain Juppe said, despite an ongoing bombing campaign now led by Nato.

“Nato must play its role fully. It wanted to take the lead in operations,” Mr Juppe said, saying efforts so far were “not enough”.

Libyan rebels opposing Col Gaddafi have been pushed back despite the air raids. Continue reading

Libya crisis: Allies join fight for Libya city of Misrata

International forces have launched new air strikes near Libya’s rebel-held western city of Misrata, witnesses say.(bbc.co.uk)

Forces loyal to leader Colonel Gaddafi initially pulled back, but Misrata residents say snipers have continued to target people from rooftops.

Col Gaddafi’s forces also resumed their pounding of Zintan, near the Tunisian border, according to reports. Continue reading