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NATO hits Gaddafi convoy in east: oil official

A NATO air strike destroyed 45 vehicles of Muammar Gaddafi's forces after they had killed at least five civilians in fighting in two east Libyan towns, an oil official and a rebel spokesman said on Sunday. Full story

Charity says children raped during Libya conflict

Children as young as eight have been sexually assaulted during the conflict between rebels trying to oust the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and forces loyal to him, a British charity said on Saturday. Full story

Ajdabiyah hospital staff stays put as civilians flee

Through rocket strikes and street battles, volunteer medics have been keeping Ajdabiyah's main hospital open even as most of the embattled eastern Libyan city has packed up and left. Full story

Demoralised Libyan rebels bemoan lack of heavy arms

Demoralised Libyan rebel Badr Awad sheltered in an alley while his comrades exchanged gunfire with Muammar Gaddafi's forces in the distance. Full story

Gaddafi forces sow landmines in east Libya

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces have sown land mines in areas around the city of Ajdabiyah, adding a dangerous new element to the war on the eastern front, human rights and mine experts said on Thursday. Full story

Coalition planes above Misrata, shelling stops -rebel

Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi eased their attacks on rebel-held Misrata on Saturday as planes belonging to the Western coalition appeared in the skies above the city, a rebel said. Full story

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A rebel fighter celebrates as his comrades fire a rocket barrage toward the positions of troops loyal to Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi on April 14, west of Ajdabiyah, Libya. Rebels exchanged artillery and rocket fire with loyalist troops west of Ajdabiyah April 14 as the confict engulfing Libya cont

Rebel fighters launch rockets against Gaddafi's forces at the frontline along the western entrance of Ajdabiyah
Rebel fighters launch rockets against Gaddafi's forces at the frontline along the western entrance of Ajdabiyah

Rebel fighters launch rockets against Muammar Gaddafi's forces at the frontline along the western entrance of Ajdabiyah April 21, 2011. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh (LIBYA - Tags: IMAGES OF THE DAY CONFLICT)

Eastern Libya Continues Fight Against Gaddafi Forces
Eastern Libya Continues Fight Against Gaddafi Forces

AJDABIYAH, LIBYA - APRIL 10: (EDITORS NOTE: Image contains graphic content.) A rebel fighter holds his nose as he views the charred remains of Libyan army loyalist soldiers after they were bombed by NATO forces April 10, 2011 on the outskirts of Ajdabiyah, Libya. NATO aircraft hit the Libyan gover

A rebel fighter takes up position with his rifle (©Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters)
A rebel fighter takes up position with his rifle (©Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters)

A rebel fighter takes up position with his rifle as a fellow fighter mans a heavy machine gun at the front line along the western entrance of Ajdabiyah April 20, 2011. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh (LIBYA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS MILITARY CONFLICT)

Rebel fighters head for the front line near Ajdabiyah
Rebel fighters head for the front line near Ajdabiyah

Rebel fighters head towards the front line near Ajdabiyah April 17, 2011. Rebels came under fire on the outskirts of Ajdabiyah on Sunday, hemming them in to their eastern outpost and denting their hopes of pushing west to try to end a stalemate in the Libyan war. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis (LIBYA - Ta