Nasser Judeh, Hillary Clinton and Anwar Gargash
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Libya: Allies agree to increase funding to rebels

Western and Arab countries involved in the Libya campaign have pledged money to a new funding system for the rebels, stepping up international pressure on Colonel Gaddafi's regime.

The Libyan rebels say they need $3bn over the next four months.

The pledges came at a meeting of the Contact Group on Libya in Abu Dhabi where US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Colonel Gaddafi's days were "numbered".

Daniel Griffiths reports.

  • 10 Jun 2011
  • From the section Africa