(Euronews: 0130 PST, February 25, 2011) At least two major oil terminals in Libya have fallen into rebel hands, according to unconfirmed reports coming from the eastern city of Benghazi. It is thought that the anti-Gaddafi forces seized the ports on Thursday, although it is unclear if production at the terminals has been badly affected.
Gaddafi Clings On as Rebels Consolidate Gains
(Euronews: 0030 PST, February 25, 2011) Colonel Gaddafi's grip on Libya looks increasingly flimsy amid reports rebel militias are nearing the capital. In the country's second city Benghazi, which is all but free of government forces, there were jubilant scenes as protesters called for Gaddafi to go, despite another defiant speech by the Libyan leader on TV in which he blamed al-Qaeda for the uprising.