23 Mar '11, 3am

Defiant Gaddafi says Libya ready for battle

TRIPOLI: Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi defiantly claimed in TV comments aired on the fourth day of UN-backed military strikes on Libya that his country is "ready for battle," while Western leaders on Wednesday planned their next steps. "We will win this battle," footage showed Gaddafi telling supporters at his Bab Al-Aziziyah compound in Tripoli that was the target of a coalition missile strike. Early Wednesday, CNN reported that coalition airstrikes were launched overnight near the city of Misrata, east of Tripoli. Rebels said they had been under intense attack in their Misrata enclave, which has been besieged by Gaddafi's forces for weeks, with four children killed on Tuesday. Meanwhile, US President Barack Obama, due in Washington on Wednesday after cutting short a Latin American trip, said he expected "clarity" on the future command structure of allied military oper...

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