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    Israel Pounds Damascus With Massive Air Strikes Early Sunday

    Powerful explosions struck the outskirts of Damascus early on Sunday, sending columns of fire into the night sky, and Syrian state television said Israeli rockets had struck a military facility just north of the capital....
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    Gadhafi Beating Rebels And Making NATO Look Silly

    Government soldiers and rebel gunmen battled in the streets of a key front-line city Saturday after the Libyan military used shelling and guerrilla-style tactics to open its most serious push into opposition territory since international airstrikes began. NATO airstrikes, meanwhile, hammered at Gadhafi's ammunition stockpiles and armored forces, destroying...
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    Cruise Missile Hits Gaddafi Compound

    A cruise missile blasted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's residential compound overnight in an attack that carried as much symbolism as military effect. Fighter jets also destroyed a line of tanks moving on the rebel capital. The U.S. said the international assault would hit any government forces attacking the opposition....
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    UN OKs Libya Airstrikes, No-fly Zone

    The U.N. Security Council authorized a no-fly zone over Libya and called for Arab states and others to use "all necessary measures" to protect civilians from attacks by Moammar Gadhafi's forces. The resolution passed 10-0 with five abstentions, including Russia and China. The resolution establishes “a ban on all...
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