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Libyan Rebels Battle for Brega

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.19.2011 | World
Chris Weigant

Whoever controls Brega will control the oil the town can ship out, which would be a huge source of income for the rebels. In the end, this war may wind up being one of attrition.

Libyan Rebels Claim Biggest Boost To Campaign In Weeks, Government Denies Claim

Reuters | Nick Carey | Posted 09.17.2011 | World

By Nick Carey MISRATA, Libya, July 18 (Reuters) - Rebel forces have routed most of Muammar Gaddafi's troops in the Libyan oil town of Brega in ...

Libya Rebels Unable To Hold Oil Port Despite NATO Airstrikes

AP | BEN HUBBARD and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 06.05.2011 | World

BENGHAZI, Libya — A rebel military leader lashed out at NATO Tuesday, saying it was falling short in its mission to protect Libyan civilians. Th...

Libya Rebels Advance On Strategic Oil Town

AP | RYAN LUCAS | Posted 06.04.2011 | World

BREGA, Libya — Rebel fighters pushed back into this hard-fought oil town on Monday, seizing half of Brega and pledging to drive out Libyan leade...

Western Air Strike In Libya Reportedly Kills Multiple Rebels

Reuters | Alexander Dziadosz | Posted 06.02.2011 | World

April 2, 2011 9:31:52 AM By Alexander Dziadosz BREGA, Libya, April 2 (Reuters) - A Western coalition air strike hit a group of rebels on the...

Libya Rebels Flee Gaddafi's Assault

AP | By RYAN LUCAS | Posted 05.29.2011 | World

RAS LANOUF, Libya (AP) -- Muammar Gaddafi's forces hammered rebels with tanks and rockets, turning their rapid advance into a panicked retreat in an h...

David Wood

Rebel Celebrations In Libya May Be Premature | David Wood | Posted 05.28.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Jubilant Libyan rebels racing westward to reoccupy the towns of Ajdabiya, Brega, Bin Jawad and Ras Lanuf are joyfully anticipating the i...

Gaddafi Forces Shell Major Oil Terminal

AP | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Troops loyal to Muammar Gaddafi shelled an oil town in eastern Libya on Sunday, pounding pockets of resistance during the...