PRESIDENT Barack Obama gave approval for the CIA to send teams into Libya in recent weeks, with news reports suggesting that agents had made contact with rebel forces to assess their strength and needs.
LONDON: The US has paved the way for Libya's rebel groups to be armed by the international community if air strikes to oust Muammar Gaddafi from power fail.
LONDON: The US has paved the way for other countries to arm Libyan rebel groups if air strikes to oust Muammar Gaddafi fail.
REBEL OF THE WEEK ELIZA LEWIS AGE: 16
REBELS in eastern Libya, heartened by Western air support, are now planning advances towards the capital Tripoli.