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"The fighting is very heavy. There is fighting on the outskirts of the town. It`s a very big, coordinated attack," an independent source said.
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South Sudanese troops retook the capital of an oil-producing state from rebels loyal to the country`s former vice president, a military spokesman said.
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South Sudan will withdraw its troops from the disputed oil town its forces took over last week, the president announced Friday.
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South Sudanese troops wrested control of the disputed Heglig oilfield from Sudan on Tuesday.
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Troops from South Sudan moved into an oil-rich border town claimed by Sudan.
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The rebel fighters have encircled Brega, an oil export terminal with a refinery and chemical plant.
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A Libyan medical official says
10 rebel fighters seeking to oust ruler Muammar Gaddafi have
been killed in an attack on a strategic eastern oil town.
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Libyan rebels took back much of a strategic oil town Brega.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 12, 2011, 14:25
Militia fighters attacked Malakal, causing an unknown number of casualties.
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