Libya Short Update: Nasty Crush Down22 February, 2011, 20:07. Posted by Zarathustra
Things have turned rather nasty. Protests happen one by one in the North Africa, and now things have turned nasty in Libya. Gaddafi is desperately clinging to power, with mercenary opening fire to protestors. Air Force has been ordered to crush the protestors (which is quite unheard of), and two Air Force pilots have defected, and are seeking asylum in Malta.
Financial Times: Desperate Gaddafi clings to power
New York Times: Oil Spikes and Stocks Fall as Unrest Intensifies