(Euronews: 0816 PST, March 21, 2011) Western powers appear to have tightened their grip on Libyan airspace following the latest wave of air strikes. The on-going bombardment comes as more forces arrive to take part in operation Odyssey Dawn.
The U.S., France, and UK remain the principle participants among the allies, with Canada, Italy, and Spain also contributing forces. Norway is also taking part in the operation, with Denmark, Belgium, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar also sending military hardware, notably fighter jets.
Rejoicing in Libya's Benghazi
(Al Jazeera English: 0612 PST, March 21, 2011) Pro-democracy fighters have been celebrating in the second Libyan city of Benghazi after French jets demolished Muammar Gaddafi's heavy armour that was heading their way. Al Jazeera's James Bays visited the site of the attack to file this report.