Will Libya ceasefire resolve crisis?
French military jets are preventing forces loyal to Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi from attacking the rebel-held city of Benghazi, French President Nicolas Sarkozy says. Can the crisis in the country be resolved?
It is believed to be the first act of intervention since the UN voted on Thursday for a no-fly zone over Libya.
Hours earlier, pro-Gaddafi forces launched an assault on the Libyan rebel stronghold of Benghazi, a BBC journalist witnessed.
Will a ceasefire bring peace to Libya? Is a no-fly zone the only way to resolve the crisis in the country? Are there other viable options? What are the implications for the region?
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