May 2011
Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition);5/13/2011, Vol. 198 Issue 5092, p10
The article discusses how Libyan rebel leaders and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) fight against President Muammar Gaddafi. It says that Mahmoud Jibril of National Transitional Council seeks diplomatic legitimacy and funds from the U.S. to fund the rebels in toppling Gaddafi. It states that NATO forces are bombing Libya to protect civilians as authorized by the United Nation (UN) resolution. Moreover, NATO's air strike in Gaddafi's compound on May 12, 2011 helped in securing Misrata.


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