While world leaders weigh the prospect of a "no fly zone" in Libya, Col. Muammar Gadhafi is pushing those loyal to him to retake parts of eastern Libya, Libyan officials and news reports say.
"A decision needs to be made," said a former Libyan official. "People are dying in the streets, Gadhafi will continue to kill if something isn't done and the world needs to show that it stands by the Libyan people."
Opposition members are fighting to keep control of the eastern oil town of Al Brega after loosing it for a brief period to Gadhafi's militia, according to Arab news network Al Jazeera.
Brega, which holds a key oil refinery, port, and airstrip, is on the western edge of the territory now in opposition hands, about 125 miles from opposition stronghold Benghazi, as reported by the Associated Press