Libya Live Blog
Libya - Aug 26, 2011 - 05:02
Last modified: 26 Aug 2011 01:02
Libyan rebels claimed to have captured the desert post of Al-Wyg in the southern Sahara, near the borders with Niger and Chad, on Thursday. "We have taken control of Al-Wyg," a rebel spokesman, Mohammed Wardougou, said in the insurgents' bastion of Benghazi, stressing it was "strategic" because it had a landing strip.