March 17, 2011 1:27 PM

U.N. gives Britain, France go-ahead to strike at Gadhafi

The U.N. Security Council Thursday gave the go-ahead to Britain and France — backed by the U.S. and at least two Arab nations — to launch airstrikes to enforce a no fly zone over Libya and to protect civilians in rebel-held areas from forces loyal to dictator Moammar Gadhafi.

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