Rush Hour News: anti-government protests in Libya “steaming”

latest-news-libyan-protests-2011 Protests in the isolated North African nation broke out this week, part of a larger anti-government movement sweeping the region.
Related videos and messages were posted on social media sites Thursday showing that anti-government protests in Libya were picking up heat in several cities, with some turning violent on a “Day of Rage.”

Unofficialy reported that There were 16 deaths, but it is not confirmed.

A text message sent out earlier on mobile phones had threatened Libyans planning to take to the streets, activists and bloggers said