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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.

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Libya: news

VIDEO: Libya to revise its school curriculum

Thursday, September 29th 2011, 14:24

During the 42 years of Colonel Gaddafi's rule, Libya's education system became the testing ground for the many ideological whims of its leader.
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AUDIO: Tales from inside Libyan siege town of Sirte

Thursday, September 29th 2011, 11:32

Part of Hana Saleh's family managed to escape war-torn Sirte, in Libya, and she told Radio 5 live about the conditions they experienced.
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VIDEO: Migrants return home from Libya

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 5:46

Many migrants who left their countries for Libya have returned home after fleeing the conflict there.
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VIDEO: Political power battles in new Libya

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 22:35
related places: Tripoli

As the process of forming a new government in Libya looks to be delayed until the entire country is liberated, the BBC's Allan Little reports from Tripoli on its chances for democracy.
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Worries grow for Libyan civilians

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 21:27

Western officials express growing fears for tens of thousands of civilians caught in fierce fighting in Libya's remaining pro-Gaddafi strongholds.
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Islamists seek new role in Libya

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 21:12

Libya's Islamists keen to dispel doubts over their past ties
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VIDEO: Rocket fire exchanged in Sirte

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 20:48

There has been heavy fighting in the Libyan city of Sirte, where armed supporters of the transitional authorities are facing strong resistance from Gaddafi loyalists.
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Heavy fighting in Gaddafi bastion

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 15:50

Heavy fighting continues in the Libyan city of Sirte, where anti-Gaddafi troops are facing strong resistance from loyalists.
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Libya sailors among navy job cuts

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 7:30

Sailors who took part in the Libya campaign will be among hundreds of Royal Navy personnel to learn they are being made redundant later this week.
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Libya fighters enter Gaddafi city

Monday, September 26th 2011, 17:46

Libyan fighters breach Colonel Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte from the east, as they push to conquer one of the last remaining loyalist strongholds.
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VIDEO: Libya: Net closes in on Sirte

Monday, September 26th 2011, 15:29

The BBC's Alastair Leithead reports from inside the boundary of Sirte, as armed forces loyal to Libya's National Transitional Council surround the Gaddafi stronghold.
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Libya seeks partners for rebuilding

Monday, September 26th 2011, 14:29

Libya opens bidding for reconstruction projects
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Oil firm resumes Libya operations

Monday, September 26th 2011, 13:50
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian firm Eni restarts oil extraction at a vital Libyan oil field, as fighting continues around Col Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte.
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Tripoli prison mass grave found

Sunday, September 25th 2011, 19:50
related places: Abu Salim, Tripoli

A mass grave which Libya's interim authorities believe could contain up to 1,270 bodies is found at the notorious Abu Salim prison in Tripoli.
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Fresh attack on pro-Gaddafi city

Sunday, September 25th 2011, 14:52

Libya's interim government forces renew their assault on Sirte, one of the last strongholds of Muammar Gaddafi's loyalists.
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Clashes inside pro-Gaddafi city

Saturday, September 24th 2011, 20:50

Troops loyal to Libya's transition government clash with pro-Gaddafi forces in Sirte, one of the ousted leader's last bastions of support.
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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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