Libyan Rebels Want Qaddafi's Family Back from Algeria

Libyan rebels consider the move an act of aggression

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Update 2:17 p.m.: The rebels consider Algeria's sheltering of Qaddafi an act of aggression and plan to take action. "We have promised to provide a just trial to all those criminals and therefore we consider this an act of aggression," spokesman Mahmoud Shamman told Reuters. "We are warning anybody not to shelter Gaddafi and his sons. We are going after them in any place to find them and arrest them."

Original post: As the rebels overtake Libya, ousting Muammar Qaddafi's regime, Qaddafi's family members have fled to neighboring Algeria, reports The Associated Press. "The Algerian government said Gadhafi's wife, daughter, two of his sons and their children entered the neighboring country on Monday." The report, from the Foreign Affairs Ministry, however, did not mention if Qaddafi himself had left the country, confirming only the whereabouts of his relatives. While things continue to deteriorate for the Qaddafi regime, with him still in the country, holding some semblance of power, he could make a comeback, National Transitional Council head Mustafa Abdul-Jalil told NATO, CBS reports. "Qaddafi is still capable of doing something awful in the last moments.... Even after the fighting ends, we still need logistical and military support from NATO."

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