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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

Libya fuel tank blast 'kills 50'

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 10:24

An explosion at a fuel tank in the Libyan city of Sirte leaves at least 50 dead and many injured, officials and local residents say.
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Gaddafi loyalists 'were executed'

Monday, October 24th 2011, 21:35

The bodies of 53 Gaddafi supporters are found outside a hotel in the city of Sirte after apparently being executed, a rights group says.
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VIDEO: People start to return to Sirte

Monday, October 24th 2011, 18:11

The bodies of 53 Gaddafi loyalists have been found at a hotel in the Libyan city of Sirte after apparently being executed, a human rights group says.
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Gaddafi death to be investigated

Monday, October 24th 2011, 14:57

Libya's new authorities have announced an investigation into the killing of former leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi last week.
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VIDEO: Jibril: I wish Gaddafi was alive

Monday, October 24th 2011, 12:02

Libyan Prime Minister Jibril tells Stephen Sackur that he wishes Gaddafi were alive to answer questions.
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VIDEO: New leaders declare Libya freed

Sunday, October 23rd 2011, 21:51

Libya's transitional leaders declare national liberation before a huge, jubilant crowd in Benghazi, where the revolt against Gaddafi began.
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New leaders declare Libya freed

Sunday, October 23rd 2011, 20:49

Libya's transitional leaders declare national liberation before a huge, jubilant crowd in Benghazi, where the revolt against Gaddafi began.
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VIDEO: New leaders declare Libya freed

Sunday, October 23rd 2011, 18:25

Libya's transitional leaders declare national liberation before a huge, jubilant crowd in Benghazi, where the revolt against Gaddafi began.
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Hague welcomes Libyan liberation

Sunday, October 23rd 2011, 18:17

The declaration of national liberation by Libya's transitional government is a "historic victory", Foreign Secretary William Hague says.
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Libyan PM 'wanted Gaddafi alive'

Sunday, October 23rd 2011, 12:32

Libyan acting PM Mahmoud Jibril tells the BBC he wished Col Gaddafi was alive to be tried, as the new leadership is set to declare Libya liberated.
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VIDEO: Jibril on why he is standing down

Sunday, October 23rd 2011, 10:25

Libya's acting Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril, has called Libya a model for the Arab Spring.
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VIDEO: Libyan elections in eight months

Saturday, October 22nd 2011, 21:39

The first elections since Col Gaddafi's downfall are to be held in Libya within eight months according to the country's acting Prime Minister, Mahmoud Jibril.
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New light shed on Gaddafi death

Saturday, October 22nd 2011, 20:28

The Libyan commander whose forces captured Col Gaddafi tells the BBC of the ex-leader's last moments and says he tried to keep him alive.
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VIDEO: Confusion over Gaddafi's death

Saturday, October 22nd 2011, 16:33

Libya's acting Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril says everything is being done to establish the circumstances of Colonel Gaddafi's death.
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Gaddafi burial delayed amid row

Friday, October 21st 2011, 20:14

The burial of Muammar Gaddafi is delayed, amid differences among Libyan officials about what should be done with his body.
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VIDEO: Libya celebrates life after Gaddafi

Friday, October 21st 2011, 14:24
related countries: United States United States

The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said Col Gaddafi's death marks the end of a dark chapter in Libya's history, but also opens up new possibilities.
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Gaddafi death 'raises questions'

Friday, October 21st 2011, 13:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A former police officer who was with PC Yvonne Fletcher when she was murdered outside the Libyan embassy in London says Col Gaddafi's death leaves many questions unanswered.
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VIDEO: Jibril: 'Gaddafi hit by crossfire'

Friday, October 21st 2011, 11:05

The bullet wound to Colonel Gaddafi's head, that he received after he was captured, was the cause of crossfire between revolutionary forces and loyalist supporters, according to the Libyan prime minister.
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VIDEO: Gaddafi death 'no form of justice'

Friday, October 21st 2011, 8:07

Jim Swire whose daughter died in the Lockerbie bombing spoke to Breakfast News and said he would have preferred to see the Libyan leader kept alive and forced to face an international criminal court.
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Gaddafi was 'killed in crossfire'

Friday, October 21st 2011, 4:42

Libya's Col Gaddafi was shot dead during a gun battle, the acting prime minister says.
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VIDEO: Libya celebrates Gaddafi's death

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 23:08

As reports of Col Muammar Gaddafi's death spread thousands of people took to the streets across Libya, firing guns in the air, sounding horns and waving the revolution's flag.
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VIDEO: Gaddafi's demise: End of a dictator

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 22:00

Libya's ex-leader Col Muammar Gaddafi has been killed after an assault on his birthplace of Sirte, officials say.
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Muammar Gaddafi killed in Libya

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 21:02

Col Muammar Gaddafi is killed after an assault on Sirte, the acting PM says, as images of his body are aired.
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Cameron: Remember Gaddafi victims

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 19:16

David Cameron says it is a day to remember Col Muammar Gaddafi's victims, after Libya said the country's former leader had been killed.
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VIDEO: Gaddafi 'an oddball until the end'

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 17:45

Libya's ex-leader Col Muammar Gaddafi has been killed after an assault on his birthplace of Sirte, Libyan officials have confirmed.
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VIDEO: Libyans celebrate Gaddafi's death

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 17:16

Anti-Gaddafi fighters welcomed news of Col Muammar Gaddafi's death with jubiliant scenes, saying all of Libya is now free.
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VIDEO: NTC: 'Gaddafi has been killed'

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 15:30

The National Transitional Council in Libya has confirmed the former leader Col Muammar Gaddafi has been killed.
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VIDEO: Gaddafi 'captor' brandished golden pistol

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 13:55

The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse has spoken to the man who says he captured Col Muammar Gaddafi. The man was brandishing a pistol he took off the former Libyan leader.
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VIDEO: Tripoli celebrates reports Gaddafi is dead

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 13:41

The transitional authorities in Libya have said they have captured Colonel Muammer Gaddafi.
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Libyan forces 'capture Gaddafi'

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 12:53

Forces loyal to Libya's transitional authorities say they have captured Col Muammar Gaddafi, with some reports saying he has been killed.
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VIDEO: Libyan forces 'capture Gaddafi'

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 12:44

Deposed Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi has been captured and wounded in both legs, the National Transitional Council has said.
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VIDEO: Libya under the rule of Colonel Gaddafi

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 12:37

Colonel Gaddafi has ruled Libya for more than 40 years. Our diplomatic correspondent Bridget Kendall has been looking back over his years in office.
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VIDEO: Libyan TV announces Gaddafi 'capture'

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 12:01

Libyan TV's news presenter thanked God as he made the announcement that Muammar Gaddafi was captured by rebels.
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Anti-Gaddafi forces 'seize Sirte'

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 10:58

Libyan interim government troops say they have taken full control of Sirte, Col Gaddafi's birthplace and the only large city still offering resistance.
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Clinton in unannounced Libya trip

Tuesday, October 18th 2011, 18:51
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton makes an unannounced visit to Libya aimed at showing support for the Libyan people and building ties as fierce fighting breaks out in Sirte.
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VIDEO: 'Hand to hand fighting' in Sirte

Tuesday, October 18th 2011, 17:19

Col Muammar Gaddafi's forces are still holding out in the former Libyan leader's hometown, Sirte. The BBC's Wyre Davies reports from the frontline.
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Libyan forces 'seize Bani Walid'

Monday, October 17th 2011, 19:58
related places: Bani Walid

Forces loyal to Libya's interim authorities say they have raised their flag over Bani Walid, one of the last towns still loyal to Col Muammar Gaddafi.
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Hague reopens UK's Libya embassy

Monday, October 17th 2011, 10:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tripoli

Foreign Secretary William Hague reopens the British embassy in Tripoli, Libya.
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Ex-Gaddafi fighters rebel in Mali

Monday, October 17th 2011, 10:24
related countries: Mali Mali

Ethnic Tuareg fighters returning to Mali from Libya, where they fought for Col Gaddafi, are said to have helped launch a new rebel group.
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VIDEO: Fighters wreak revenge on Sirte

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 22:08
related places: Tripoli

The battle for Colonel Gaddafi's home town of Sirte is intensifying, nearly two months after the fall of the Libyan capital Tripoli.
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Bulldozers raze Gaddafi compound

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 21:21
related places: Tripoli

Bulldozers begin demolishing the fortress-like Bab al-Aziziya compound of deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in the capital Tripoli.
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VIDEO: Tight security after Tripoli unrest

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 3:35
related places: Tripoli

Forces of the new Libyan government have stepped up security in the capital Tripoli, a day after clashes with armed supporters of Colonel Gaddafi.
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VIDEO: 'Pro-Gaddafi' gunfire in Tripoli

Saturday, October 15th 2011, 7:44
related places: Tripoli

Libyan interim government forces clash with gunmen they say support Col Gaddafi in Tripoli, in the most serious clash since the city's fall.
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VIDEO: Gaddafi troops in Tripoli clashes

Friday, October 14th 2011, 22:40
related places: Tripoli

National Transitional Council forces have faced gun fire from troops loyal to Colonel Gaddafi in Tripoli, in the first serious confrontation in the capital since it fell to the NTC in August.
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'Pro-Gaddafi' gunfire in Tripoli

Friday, October 14th 2011, 18:34
related places: Tripoli

Libyan interim government forces clash with gunmen they say support Col Gaddafi in Tripoli, in the most serious clash since the city's fall.
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