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News: Libya

We have started to collect the most important news related to Libya in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Libya – overview

Libya: news

My unexpected trip to a Libyan hospital

Saturday, September 24th 2011, 13:12

Why a part of me will always remain in Libya
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'Luck' played part in Libya war

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 6:19

The overthrow of Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi was down to improvisation, innovation and good luck as well as military prowess, a report says.
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VIDEO: Libyan artists celebrate freedom

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 4:48

Jon Leyne visited the Museum of the Crimes of the Dictator in Benghazi, one of the outlets for Libyan artists to express their new found freedom.
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Anti-Gaddafi fighters take Sabha

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 21:04
related countries: Niger Niger
related places: Sabha

Forces loyal to Libya's new government take control of the strategic southern town of Sabha, which straddles the main road south to Niger.
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AUDIO: Life in Tripoli after Gaddafi

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 12:25
related places: Tripoli

Libyans in Tripoli relish their new found freedom and are optimistic about their future.
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Gaddafi forces 'lose oasis towns'

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 11:38

Libya's interim leadership says it has captured key areas in the south but its forces have paused advances on two pro-Gaddafi strongholds.
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Commuting to Libya's front line

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 11:08

Can the essence of war be captured on film?
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Libya 'will try' Fletcher suspect

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 7:28

The last suspect in the murder of WPC Yvonne Fletcher will be prosecuted in Libya if caught, a member of the country's new government says.
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VIDEO: Treasures survive Libya conflict

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 3:09

During the fighting in Libya, there was concern over the fate of the countries historical treasures.
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AU recognises Libya NTC authority

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 23:54

The African Union recognises Libya's National Transitional Council as the de facto government, as the US says it will re-open its Tripoli embassy.
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VIDEO: Wavering loyalties in Libya

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 20:16

Dozens of families are fleeing Colonel Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte, as fighters loyal to the country's interim council prepare to launch fresh assaults to finally capture the town.
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Anti-Gaddafi graffiti on the walls of Libya

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 0:04

Caricatures of Gaddafi adorn the streets of Benghazi
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Europe 'failing' Libya's refugees

Monday, September 19th 2011, 23:42

European countries have "shamefully failed" to help thousands of refugees stranded near Libya's borders, Amnesty International says.
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Anti-Gaddafi forces move on Sabha

Monday, September 19th 2011, 19:31
related places: Sabha

Anti-Gaddafi forces have captured two key positions close to the southern city of Sabha, says a spokesman for Libya's transitional authorities.
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Battle for Libya city intensifies

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 20:45
related places: Bani Walid

Forces loyal to Libya's interim leadership advance towards the coastal town of Sirte, a pro-Gaddafi stronghold, but are met with heavy fire.
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VIDEO: Libyan migrants claim NTC forces abuse

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 19:40

A BBC investigation has found allegations of abuse against African migrant workers in Libya by fighters allied to the new interim government.
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VIDEO: Rebels battle for key Gaddafi towns

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 12:02
related places: Bani Walid

Troops loyal to ousted Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi have launched fresh attacks around the town of Bani Walid.
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Rebels 'advance' in Sirte battle

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 6:51

Libya's interim government forces say they have made progress at Col Muammar Gaddafi's stronghold of Sirte but there is heavy resistance.
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Libyan Tuareg face reprisals

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 0:01

Oasis calm shattered as Tuareg pay price for Gaddafi loyalty
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Fierce fighting for Libya's Sirte

Saturday, September 17th 2011, 20:39
related places: Bani Walid

Heavy fighting resumes in Libya for the loyalist-held town of Sirte after a setback for anti-Gaddafi forces at Bani Walid.
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Anti-Gaddafi forces 'in retreat'

Saturday, September 17th 2011, 3:17
related places: Bani Walid

Anti-Gaddafi forces are forced to retreat after entering the town of Bani Walid, one of the last strongholds of the ousted Libyan leader.
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Fighters hit Gaddafi strongholds

Friday, September 16th 2011, 16:55
related places: Bani Walid

Columns of anti-Gaddafi forces renew assaults on Sirte and Bani Walid, two of the last strongholds of the ousted Libyan leader.
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VIDEO: Fighters hit Gaddafi strongholds

Friday, September 16th 2011, 12:11
related places: Bani Walid

Columns of anti-Gaddafi forces have renewed assaults on Sirte and Bani Walid, two of the final strongholds of the ousted Libyan leader.
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Gaddafi loyalists resist in Sirte

Friday, September 16th 2011, 8:32
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gaddafi loyalists mount a stiff resistance on the outskirts of Sirte, as their opponents begin an assault on one of the last Gaddafi strongholds.
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Leaders get Libya hero's welcome

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 17:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The leaders of Britain and France get a rapturous reception in the Libyan city of Benghazi as they pledge support for the post-Gaddafi authorities.
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VIDEO: World leaders met as heroes in Libya

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 16:06
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British PM David Cameron and French President Nicolas Sarkozy are in Libya, the most senior Western leaders to visit since Col Muammar Gaddafi was ousted.
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Cameron and Sarkozy visit Libya

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 11:56
related countries: France France

UK Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Nicolas Sarkozy are in Libya, the most senior Western leaders to visit since Muammar Gaddafi was ousted.
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US 'encouraged by Libya command'

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 14:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Washington is encouraged by the increasing control Libya's interim rulers are exercising over security forces in the country, says a senior envoy.
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Libyan to go to UK torture inquiry

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 12:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A Libyan man who accuses Britain's MI6 of arranging to send him home to be tortured says he will give evidence at an inquiry in London.
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Gaddafi son 'in capital of Niger'

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 1:29
related countries: Niger Niger
related places: Niamey

Niger says that Saadi Gaddafi, one of the sons of fugitive Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi, has arrived in the capital, Niamey.
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VIDEO: Web of tunnels under Gaddafi's compound

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 15:48
related places: Tripoli

The BBC has obtained access to an underground complex beneath the former Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi's compound in Tripoli
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Libya: Who's in charge?

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 13:08

Libya's new rulers face competing interests and allegiances
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'Moderate Islam' to guide Libya

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 10:30
related places: Tripoli

Libya will be ruled as a democracy based on "moderate Islam", says the head of the interim authorities in his first speech in Tripoli since Col Gaddafi was ousted.
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Libya rebels 'committed abuses'

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 6:04

Libya's transitional authorities should take steps to stop abuses carried out by anti-Gaddafi forces, says rights group Amnesty International.
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Qatar forges new global role

Monday, September 12th 2011, 23:02
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Qatar forges new global role with support for Libya rebels
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VIDEO: The town where Gaddafi's flag flies

Monday, September 12th 2011, 21:47
related places: Bani Walid

Few areas in Libya remain loyal to fugitive former leader Col Gaddafi, but forces supporting the country's transitional authority have yet to take control of the town of Bani Walid.
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New fighting over key Libyan town

Monday, September 12th 2011, 20:14
related places: Bani Walid

At least seven anti-Gaddafi fighters are killed in a battle for the town of Bani Walid, held by forces loyal to the fugitive leader, as civilians flee.
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Darfur rebel leader flees Libya

Monday, September 12th 2011, 12:14

The leader of Darfur's main Justice and Equality Movement (Jem) rebel group, Khalil Ibrahim, has returned from exile in Libya.
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Gaddafi son given refuge in Niger

Monday, September 12th 2011, 7:12
related countries: Niger Niger

One of the sons of Libya's fugitive leader is given refuge in neighbouring Niger, while Col Muammar Gaddafi's whereabouts remain unknown.
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VIDEO: Saadi Gaddafi 'arrives in Niger'

Monday, September 12th 2011, 1:00
related countries: Niger Niger

One of the sons of the fugitive Libyan leader, Col Muammar Gaddafi, has arrived in neighbouring Niger.
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VIDEO: Roadside graves found in Tripoli

Sunday, September 11th 2011, 21:43
related places: Tripoli

The bodies of as many as 20 people have been found in two roadside graves on the eastern outskirts of Tripoli. You may find some of the images in this report distressing.
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Gaddafi's son 'arrives in Niger'

Sunday, September 11th 2011, 21:36
related countries: Niger Niger

One of the sons of fugitive Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Saadi, arrives in neighbouring Niger, Niger's justice minister says.
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Roadside graves found in Tripoli

Sunday, September 11th 2011, 18:06
related places: Tripoli

The corpses of up to 20 people are found in two roadside graves on the outskirts of the Libyan capital, Tripoli.
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VIDEO: Jalil mobbed on arrival to Tripoli

Sunday, September 11th 2011, 10:25
related places: Tripoli

Libya's interim leader Mustafa Abdul Jalil received a warm welcome as he arrived in Tripoli for the first time since Gaddafi's downfall.
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