Libya situation fragile, fighting builds around Qaddafi compound

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Fighting is intensifying around the Qaddafi compound in Tripoli, reports Aljazeera, as rebels push to gain control of the Libya capital Tuesday 23 August, in the face of stiff resistance. Tuesday has been a day of conflicting reports, following the surprise appearance of Saif Al-Islam Qaddafi, wanted on war crimes charges by the International Criminal Court in The Hague, after he was reported to have been taken by rebels Monday.

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