Arab League seeks Libya no-fly zone

Bloc tells UN to take the measure to protect civilians from Gaddafi's air bombardment.

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    The Arab league has asked the UN Security Council to take the necessary steps to impose a no-fly zone over Libya.

    The United States backed the call and said it was preparing for "all contingencies."

    Al Jazeera's James Bays reports from Cairo.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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