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May 11, 2011 2:05 pm

Libyan Rebels: We Control Misrata Airport

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National Post – Libyan rebels said they took control of Misrata airport in heavy fighting with forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi on Wednesday and rejected a United Nations call for a ceasefire.

The rebels are fighting to end Gaddafi’s 41 years in power, but the war has reached stalemate with Gaddafi controlling the capital and almost all of western Libya while rebels control Benghazi and other towns in the oil-producing east.

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