Gadhafi forces drive rebels from key oil town

Sunday, March 13, 2011 | 8:02 p.m. CDT

BENGHAZI, Libya — Moammar Gadhafi's forces swept rebels from a key oil town Sunday with waves of strikes from warships, tanks and warplanes, closing on the opposition-held eastern half of Libya as insurgents pleaded for a U.N.-imposed no-fly zone.