Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Gadhafi's Hometown Could Be Last Line of Defense Against Rebels - GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Featured

This satellite image provided by GeoEye shows Sirte, Libya. Its entrances are reportedly mined, the streets and alleys bristle with armed fighters from Moammar Gadhafi's tribe. This is Sirte, Gadhafi's hometown, the halfway point between the rebel capital and Tripoli and a major obstacle on the opposition's march west. (AP Photo/GeoEye)

BIN JAWWAD, Libya — Rebel forces bore down Monday on Moammar Gadhafi's hometown of Sirte, a key government stronghold where a brigade headed by one of the Libyan leader's sons was digging in to defend the city and setting the stage for a bloody and possibly decisive battle...

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