Libyan TV claims that airstrikes have hit civilian areas in the capital, Tripoli, but the report couldn't be independently confirmed. Saturday's report gave no more details. It comes after the international community launched its broadest military effort since the Iraq war in support of an uprising that had seemed on the verge of defeat.
French fighter jets fired the first shots at Moammar Gaddafi's troops, and the Pentagon says the U.S. has launched missile strike on Libyan air defenses. (AP)