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Al Arabiya: French military source confirms French jets were flying minutes ago in Libyan skies to make sure that citizens aren't attacked

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Sat Mar 19th, 2011 at 10:16:50 AM EST
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Al Arabiya correspondent in Paris: French jets will take off from Corsica, British jets from Cyrpus #Libya

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Sat Mar 19th, 2011 at 10:17:09 AM EST
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Al Arabiya: Sarkozy will announce a War Council soon to execute strikes on Libyan targets

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Sat Mar 19th, 2011 at 10:17:26 AM EST
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French air force is first into fray in #Libya. Part of the delay was to tell anxious rebel gunners not to shoot.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Sat Mar 19th, 2011 at 10:17:47 AM EST
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Al Arabiya correspondent in Paris: identified targets include Sirt Military Airport as well as other military airport targets

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Sat Mar 19th, 2011 at 10:18:11 AM EST
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Source appears to be BFM TV, anyone know about them? political leanings? tabloidness level?

BBC News - Live: Libya crisis

BFM, a French TV station, is reporting French fighter jets are over Benghazi enforcing the no-fly zone.


Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Sat Mar 19th, 2011 at 10:24:37 AM EST
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Never heard of them.  AFP confirming though, according to France 24.

Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.
by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Sat Mar 19th, 2011 at 10:27:42 AM EST
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B = Business

This is an all-news station, focused on economics/business news. It's owned by a smallish group which also owns the RMC radio. So probably following the current wisdom, but no other particular evil ;)

Wind power

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Sat Mar 19th, 2011 at 03:16:13 PM EST
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