17 Aug '11, 1am

Libya rebels see victory by end of August: BENGHAZI: Libya's rebels were bolstered by fresh battlefield advances...

BENGHAZI: Libya's rebels were bolstered by fresh battlefield advances Wednesday, as leaders claimed the six-month-old civil war had entered a decisive phase and could end within weeks. Revitalized rebel forces pushed further to isolate Tripoli and turn the screws on Muammar Gaddafi's regime, moving toward a western town that links the capital and Sirte -- Gaddafi's hometown and a stronghold for his military. "The scouting teams of the revolutionaries reached the outskirts of Al-Heisha after expelling Gaddafi forces," the rebel military command said in a statement early Wednesday. Al-Heisha lies roughly 70 kilometres (45 miles) south of Misrata and 250 kilometres (150 miles) from Tripoli, near two key crossroads that link loyalist-held territory in the west with that in the oil-rich Sirte basin. It was just the latest in a series of battlefield operations to isolate the cap...

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