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Libya rebels blame war planning for front stalemate

Rebels stuck on a stagnant frontline in eastern Libya blame a mixture of planning chaos and poor military equipment for the lack of progress in their fight against Muammar Gaddafi.Full story

NATO says Brega strike directed at command bunker

A NATO air strike on the eastern Libyan city of Brega on Friday that the Libyan government said killed 11 people and wounded 45, was directed against a "command and control bunker," the alliance said. Full story

Gadhafi forces shell oil town

Moammar Gadhafi's forces swept rebels from one of their final strongholds with hours of searing waves of strikes from warships, tanks and warplanes on Sunday but the insurgents claimed that they moved back in after nightfall. Full story

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  Gadhafi forces retake oil town

Pro-Muammar Gadhafi forces have retaken the oil town of Brega. NBC's Jim Maceda reports.

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An anti-Gaddafi fighter shows an anti-tank mine defused by the group in Brega

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A rebel fighter points towards a mosque in Brega
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A rebel fighter points towards a mosque in Brega August 13, 2011. In fighting on two fronts well to the east of Tripoli, at Brega and near Misrata, at least 21 rebels and six soldiers were killed over the past two days, with some 50 rebels wounded. Neither side claimed major advances in the past 24