Middle East

February 22, 2011

Gadhafi defiant as defectors call for regime's overthrow

Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi, vowing to “die as a martyr,” exhorted loyalists Tuesday to help him crush a rebellion even as top-level defections rocked the regime. New atrocity allegations emerged, including an effort to bury alive scores of protesters and soldiers who refused to shoot civilians.

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