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U.S. Navy SEALs seize control of oil tanker from Libyan rebels

TRIPOLI, Libya, March 17 (UPI) -- Elite U.S. troops, under cover of darkness Monday, wrested control of an oil tanker away from Libyan rebels off the Cypriot coast, the Pentagon said.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 26, 2013.
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EU snubs British plan to arm Syrian rebels

BRUSSELS, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- European governments rejected a British push to modify a European Union arms embargo on Syria to permit weapons shipments to Syrian rebel forces.
Gadhafi threatens Europe

Gadhafi threatens Europe

BIR GHANAM, Libya, July 1 (UPI) -- As rebels advanced on Tripoli, Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi threatened to take the fighting to Europe in retaliation for NATO support of the uprising.
France airdrops weapons to Libyan rebels

France airdrops weapons to Libyan rebels

TRIPOLI, Libya, June 30 (UPI) -- A leader of the African Union has condemned France's decision to drop weapons to Libyan rebels, calling the move dangerous and risky to the entire region.
Libyan rebel official: Hospitals near crisis

Libyan rebel official: Hospitals near crisis

BENGHAZI, Libya, June 28 (UPI) -- Libyan rebels seized a major munitions depot Tuesday after rousting dozens of government troops guarding it.
Rebels: Libyan oil 'cannibalized' by war

Rebels: Libyan oil 'cannibalized' by war

CAIRO, June 13 (UPI) -- Oil fields in Libya were "cannibalized" by war, making it nearly impossible for exports from the war-torn country to resume this year, a rebel leader said.
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The anti-Gaddafi forces are Libyan groups opposed to the government of Muammar Gaddafi. These opposition forces include organised groups, participants in the 2011 Libyan civil war, Libyan diplomats that no longer support the Gaddafi-led government and Libyan military units that have switched sides to support the protestors.

• Cities controlled by pro-Gaddafi forces • Cities controlled by anti-Gaddafi forces (supported by coalition forces) • Ongoing fighting/unclear situation

The following is a list of groups who self-proclaimed opposition to the rule of Gadaffi:

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