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Gadhafi Forces Fire Into Residential Areas

Apr 16, 2011
Reports are in that Moammar Gadhafi’s forces are firing into residential neighborhoods with cluster bombs and ground-to-ground rockets, weapons criticized for their indiscriminate trajectories, as loyalists vow to crush the anti-Gadhafi rebellion in the city of Misurata.

Meanwhile, in Ivory Coast …

Apr 12, 2011
Libya may get all the attention, but another international effort to oust an African strongman may have reached its conclusion After three months of fighting, former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo was captured by forces loyal to France, the UN, his political opposition or all of the above, depending on who tells it (more).

Deadly Crackdown in Tahrir Square

Apr 9, 2011
Life isn’t all peachy in Egypt, even with Hosni Mubarak gone. The Egyptian army went after protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square, killing one and injuring dozens, as the military tried to clear demonstrations calling for prosecution of Mubarak and family members.