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Oil Companies, Embassies Pull Workers from Libya

Monday, 21 Feb 2011 08:39 AM


BP and Statoil were among oil companies that began pulling employees out of Libya today as clashes between protesters and government security forces intensified, according to USA Today. Portugal sent a plane to pick up its citizens and other EU nationals while Turkey sent two ferries to pick up stranded construction workers.

Almost 200 people rallied in support of freedom for Libyans in Dallas on Sunday.CAPTIONBy Tony Gutierrez, APThe scramble took place as Libyan protesters celebrated in the streets of Benghazi, claiming control of the country's second largest city after bloody fighting. Earlier, Moammar Gadhafi's son vowed that his father and security forces would fight "until the last bullet."

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