05 May 2011 18:59
Clinton says U.S. will seek to unfreeze Libyan assets
Rebels say they need up to $3 billion for essentials
WFP warns of humanitarian crisis looming in Libya
NATO planes bomb Gaddafi forces in west
(Adds NATO raids on Gaddafi forces, WFP, tribal meeting)
By James Mackenzie and Lin Noueihed
ROME/TRIPOLI, May 5 (Reuters) - Libyan rebels won a financial lifeline potentially worth billions of dollars from a group of Western and Arab countries on Thursday, as NATO planes struck forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi in the west.
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