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Western powers strike Libya; Arab League has doubts

<p>A French Rafale fighter jet takes on fuel, in this photo released March 20, 2011 by ECPAD (French Defence communication and audiovisual production agency), during an airborne operation March 19, 2011 during the initial French attacks on Libya. REUTERS/ECPAD/SIRPA AIR/Christophe Patebaire</p>

A French Rafale fighter jet takes on fuel, in this photo released March 20, 2011 by ECPAD (French Defence communication and audiovisual production agency), during an airborne operation March 19, 2011 during the initial French attacks on Libya....more

A French Rafale fighter jet takes on fuel, in this photo released March 20, 2011 by ECPAD (French Defence communication and audiovisual production agency), during an airborne operation March 19, 2011 during the initial French attacks on Libya. REUTERS/ECPAD/SIRPA AIR/Christophe Patebaire

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<p>A rebel fighter moves across an intersection during a night time gun battle in downtown Benghazi, March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly</p>

A rebel fighter moves across an intersection during a night time gun battle in downtown Benghazi, March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A rebel fighter moves across an intersection during a night time gun battle in downtown Benghazi, March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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<p>This combination photo shows a U.S. military Global Hawk drone taking off from Sigonella NATO Airbase in the southern Italian island of Sicily March 20, 2011, in this still image taken from video. REUTERS/REUTERS TV</p>

This combination photo shows a U.S. military Global Hawk drone taking off from Sigonella NATO Airbase in the southern Italian island of Sicily March 20, 2011, in this still image taken from video. REUTERS/REUTERS TV

This combination photo shows a U.S. military Global Hawk drone taking off from Sigonella NATO Airbase in the southern Italian island of Sicily March 20, 2011, in this still image taken from video. REUTERS/REUTERS TV

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<p>A tank belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi explodes after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

A tank belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi explodes after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A tank belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi explodes after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>Rebels celebrate on a street in Benghazi March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem</p>

Rebels celebrate on a street in Benghazi March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Rebels celebrate on a street in Benghazi March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

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<p>Vehicles belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi explode after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

Vehicles belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi explode after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Vehicles belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi explode after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A rebel fighter runs for cover in front of vehicles belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

A rebel fighter runs for cover in front of vehicles belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A rebel fighter runs for cover in front of vehicles belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A rebel fighter carries his weapon at the scene of what residents said was a French airstrike against Muammar Gaddafi's forces early on Sunday morning on the southern outskirts of Benghazi in northeastern Libya, March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly</p>

A rebel fighter carries his weapon at the scene of what residents said was a French airstrike against Muammar Gaddafi's forces early on Sunday morning on the southern outskirts of Benghazi in northeastern Libya, March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr...more

A rebel fighter carries his weapon at the scene of what residents said was a French airstrike against Muammar Gaddafi's forces early on Sunday morning on the southern outskirts of Benghazi in northeastern Libya, March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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<p>Rebels celebrate on a street in Benghazi March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem</p>

Rebels celebrate on a street in Benghazi March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Rebels celebrate on a street in Benghazi March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

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<p>Boots of soldiers loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi hang from a destroyed tank after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem</p>

Boots of soldiers loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi hang from a destroyed tank after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Boots of soldiers loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi hang from a destroyed tank after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

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<p>Vehicles belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi explode after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

Vehicles belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi explode after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Vehicles belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi explode after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A rebel fighter looks at vehicles belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi burn after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

A rebel fighter looks at vehicles belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi burn after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A rebel fighter looks at vehicles belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi burn after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A rebel fighter shows a Libyan government document at the scene of what residents said was a French airstrike against Muammar Gaddafi's forces early on Sunday morning on the southern outskirts of Benghazi in northeastern Libya, March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly</p>

A rebel fighter shows a Libyan government document at the scene of what residents said was a French airstrike against Muammar Gaddafi's forces early on Sunday morning on the southern outskirts of Benghazi in northeastern Libya, March 20, 2011....more

A rebel fighter shows a Libyan government document at the scene of what residents said was a French airstrike against Muammar Gaddafi's forces early on Sunday morning on the southern outskirts of Benghazi in northeastern Libya, March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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<p>An RAF C130 transport aircraft takes off from the Royal Air Force base at Akrotiri in Cyprus, March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Winning</p>

An RAF C130 transport aircraft takes off from the Royal Air Force base at Akrotiri in Cyprus, March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

An RAF C130 transport aircraft takes off from the Royal Air Force base at Akrotiri in Cyprus, March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

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<p>Final preparations are carried out on a RAF Tornado GR4 aircraft at RAF Marham in Eastern England in this photograph dated March 19, 2011 and received in London on March 20, 2011. British warplanes targeted Libya's air defence systems in overnight raids concentrated mainly around the capital, Tripoli, the defence ministry said on Sunday. REUTERS/Crown Copyright/Handout</p>

Final preparations are carried out on a RAF Tornado GR4 aircraft at RAF Marham in Eastern England in this photograph dated March 19, 2011 and received in London on March 20, 2011. British warplanes targeted Libya's air defence systems in overnight...more

Final preparations are carried out on a RAF Tornado GR4 aircraft at RAF Marham in Eastern England in this photograph dated March 19, 2011 and received in London on March 20, 2011. British warplanes targeted Libya's air defence systems in overnight raids concentrated mainly around the capital, Tripoli, the defence ministry said on Sunday. REUTERS/Crown Copyright/Handout

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<p>A rebel fighter flashes the victory sign as he walks through the scene of what residents said was a French airstrike against Muammar Gaddafi's forces early on Sunday morning on the southern outskirts of Benghazi in northeastern Libya, March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly</p>

A rebel fighter flashes the victory sign as he walks through the scene of what residents said was a French airstrike against Muammar Gaddafi's forces early on Sunday morning on the southern outskirts of Benghazi in northeastern Libya, March 20, 2011....more

A rebel fighter flashes the victory sign as he walks through the scene of what residents said was a French airstrike against Muammar Gaddafi's forces early on Sunday morning on the southern outskirts of Benghazi in northeastern Libya, March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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<p>Seen through night-vision lenses aboard amphibious transport dock USS Ponce (LPD 15), guided missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) fires Tomahawk cruise missiles in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn in the Mediterranean Sea on March 19, 2011 and released to Reuters on Saturday. REUTERS/Nathanael Miller/U.S. Navy photo/Handout</p>

Seen through night-vision lenses aboard amphibious transport dock USS Ponce (LPD 15), guided missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) fires Tomahawk cruise missiles in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn in the Mediterranean Sea on March 19, 2011 and...more

Seen through night-vision lenses aboard amphibious transport dock USS Ponce (LPD 15), guided missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) fires Tomahawk cruise missiles in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn in the Mediterranean Sea on March 19, 2011 and released to Reuters on Saturday. REUTERS/Nathanael Miller/U.S. Navy photo/Handout

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<p>Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) launches a Tomahawk missile in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn in the Mediterranean Sea on March 19, 2011 in this handout photo released to Reuters on Saturday. This was one of approximately 110 cruise missiles fired from U.S. and British ships and submarines that targeted about 20 radar and anti-aircraft sites along Libya's Mediterranean coast. REUTERS/Jeramy Spivey/U.S. Navy photo/Handout</p>

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) launches a Tomahawk missile in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn in the Mediterranean Sea on March 19, 2011 in this handout photo released to Reuters on Saturday. This was one of...more

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) launches a Tomahawk missile in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn in the Mediterranean Sea on March 19, 2011 in this handout photo released to Reuters on Saturday. This was one of approximately 110 cruise missiles fired from U.S. and British ships and submarines that targeted about 20 radar and anti-aircraft sites along Libya's Mediterranean coast. REUTERS/Jeramy Spivey/U.S. Navy photo/Handout

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<p>Air crew prepare a French Dassault Mirage 2000-5 aircraft before a mission to overfly Libyan airspace at Dijon military base in this ECPAD (French Defence communication and audiovisual production agency) handout March 19, 2011. REUTERS/ECPAD/SIRPA AIR/Anthony Jeuland</p>

Air crew prepare a French Dassault Mirage 2000-5 aircraft before a mission to overfly Libyan airspace at Dijon military base in this ECPAD (French Defence communication and audiovisual production agency) handout March 19, 2011. REUTERS/ECPAD/SIRPA...more

Air crew prepare a French Dassault Mirage 2000-5 aircraft before a mission to overfly Libyan airspace at Dijon military base in this ECPAD (French Defence communication and audiovisual production agency) handout March 19, 2011. REUTERS/ECPAD/SIRPA AIR/Anthony Jeuland

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<p>Rebel fighters sit on a tank captured from Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

Rebel fighters sit on a tank captured from Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Rebel fighters sit on a tank captured from Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A woman rebel fighter supporter shoots an AK-47 rifle as she reacts to the news of the withdrawal of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces from Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

A woman rebel fighter supporter shoots an AK-47 rifle as she reacts to the news of the withdrawal of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces from Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A woman rebel fighter supporter shoots an AK-47 rifle as she reacts to the news of the withdrawal of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces from Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A Canadian CF-18A fighter plane prepares to land at the Birgi NATO Airbase in Trapani in the southern Italian island of Sicily March 19, 2011. Canada backs the idea of taking swift military action in libya but it would need two days to prepare its military aircraft for an operation, a government spokesmen said during international talks in Paris. Italy threw its full support behind plans for military action against Libya on Friday as ministers pledged their backing and a parliamentary committee voted to authorise the use of airbases and other assets. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi</p>

A Canadian CF-18A fighter plane prepares to land at the Birgi NATO Airbase in Trapani in the southern Italian island of Sicily March 19, 2011. Canada backs the idea of taking swift military action in libya but it would need two days to prepare its...more

A Canadian CF-18A fighter plane prepares to land at the Birgi NATO Airbase in Trapani in the southern Italian island of Sicily March 19, 2011. Canada backs the idea of taking swift military action in libya but it would need two days to prepare its military aircraft for an operation, a government spokesmen said during international talks in Paris. Italy threw its full support behind plans for military action against Libya on Friday as ministers pledged their backing and a parliamentary committee voted to authorise the use of airbases and other assets. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

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<p>Rebel fighters stand on a tank captured from Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

Rebel fighters stand on a tank captured from Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Rebel fighters stand on a tank captured from Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>Rebel fighters run for cover as shells fired by fighters loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi explode nearby, in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

Rebel fighters run for cover as shells fired by fighters loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi explode nearby, in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Rebel fighters run for cover as shells fired by fighters loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi explode nearby, in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A rebel fighter (L) holds a RPG launcher as he shouts "Allahu Akbar!" (God is the greatest!) in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

A rebel fighter (L) holds a RPG launcher as he shouts "Allahu Akbar!" (God is the greatest!) in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A rebel fighter (L) holds a RPG launcher as he shouts "Allahu Akbar!" (God is the greatest!) in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>Supporters of Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi shout slogans during a protest outside the hotel where members of the foreign media were staying, in Tripoli March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra</p>

Supporters of Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi shout slogans during a protest outside the hotel where members of the foreign media were staying, in Tripoli March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Supporters of Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi shout slogans during a protest outside the hotel where members of the foreign media were staying, in Tripoli March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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<p>Medics look at the body of a fighter loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi after he was killed by rebel fighters in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

Medics look at the body of a fighter loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi after he was killed by rebel fighters in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Medics look at the body of a fighter loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi after he was killed by rebel fighters in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>Rebels look at the body of a fighter loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

Rebels look at the body of a fighter loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Rebels look at the body of a fighter loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A rebel fighter shows hand grenades found on fighters loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi after they were killed by rebel fighters in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

A rebel fighter shows hand grenades found on fighters loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi after they were killed by rebel fighters in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A rebel fighter shows hand grenades found on fighters loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi after they were killed by rebel fighters in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>An injured rebel fighter sits in a car in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

An injured rebel fighter sits in a car in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

An injured rebel fighter sits in a car in Benghazi March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>Protesters attend Friday prayer in Benghazi March 18, 2011. REUTERS/Esam al-Fetori</p>

Protesters attend Friday prayer in Benghazi March 18, 2011. REUTERS/Esam al-Fetori

Protesters attend Friday prayer in Benghazi March 18, 2011. REUTERS/Esam al-Fetori

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