• Gunmen opposed to leader Muammar Gaddafi stand guard on a rooftop in the centre of the city of Zawiyah

    UK news crew detained, beaten by Libyan soldiers

    A group of UK-based journalists were detained and abused by security forces loyal to Moammar Gaffadi as they tried to reach the western Libyan city of Aw-Zawiyah, which has witnessed savage fighting between rebel s and government soldiers