Military operation in Libya held from March 19. International intervention was sanctioned by the UN. Operation involves the creation of a no-fly zone in Libya, as the application of targeted attacks on positions of troops Gaddafi.
In the first step, bombing produced International coalition in the United States, Britain, France and several other countries. From March 27, the operation run by NATO.
Coalition's intervention led to increased Libyan rebels, who at the end of last week launched a counter-offensive on the position of the government troops. March 28 forces Gaddafi stopped moving rebels near the town of Sirte.