The United Nations Security Council has voted for a no-fly zone over Libya.
This means if Libyan military aircraft take to the skies, the international community will take action and become involved in this conflict.
But Muammer Ghaddafi, the Libyan leader, will still be in charge on the ground.
Al Jazeera's Stefanie Dekker explains how the no-fly zone could be implemented.
Source: Al Jazeera