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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

VIDEO: Libya: Pro-Gaddafi towns punished

Friday, December 16th 2011, 14:07

Almost two months after Muammar al-Gaddafi was captured and killed by militiamen from Misrata, the new Libyan government is trying to promote national reconciliation.
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Gaddafi death 'may be war crime'

Friday, December 16th 2011, 7:13

Former Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi's killing may have been a war crime, says the International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor.
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Italy to renew pact on Libya ties

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 16:19
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Italy and Libya will revive a 2008 "friendship treaty", suspended during hostilities earlier this year, their leaders say after talks in Rome.
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VIDEO: Libya's women hope for new start

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 14:08

Two months after the capture and death of Colonel Gaddafi, women in Libya are demanding a much bigger stake in the traditionally male-dominated society.
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Libyan women battle for empowerment

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 13:17

Libyan women battle for empowerment
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VIDEO: Jostling for jobs in the new Libya

Monday, December 12th 2011, 11:28

Unemployment is the world's fastest-rising worry, according to a BBC World Service survey covering 11,000 people in 23 countries.
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'Cleansed' Libyan town spills its terrible secrets

Monday, December 12th 2011, 10:16

'Cleansed' Libyan town spills its terrible secrets
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Gunfight erupts in Libyan capital

Sunday, December 11th 2011, 1:47
related places: Tripoli

Clashes break out near the airport in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, after a convoy with the country's military chief came under attack, the army says.
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Gaddafi son 'in Mexico entry bid'

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 19:35
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A bid to smuggle one of the sons of Libyan ex-leader Col Muammar Gaddafi into Mexico has been thwarted, officials say.
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VIDEO: Libya's post-Gaddafi graffiti boom

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 16:33
related places: Tripoli

Graffiti was never seen in Libya under Colonel Gaddafi but since his removal from power, the walls of Tripoli have been transformed with street art.
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VIDEO: Libya authorities 'to disarm Tripoli'

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 14:29
related places: Tripoli

The authorities in Libya have given armed militias in Tripoli a fortnight to lay down their weapons and leave.
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Should the graffiti in Libya be erased?

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 0:54

Should the graffiti in Libya be erased?
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Tripoli militia 'to be disarmed'

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 19:18
related places: Tripoli

The head of the Tripoli's council says residents of the Libyan capital have until the end of the month to hand over their weapons to the authorities.
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Heroes of the Tripoli underground

Saturday, December 3rd 2011, 4:11
related places: Tripoli

The ammunition smugglers who helped unseat Col Gaddafi  
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Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 16:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The London School of Economics is criticised for a "chapter of failures" in its links with the Gaddafi regime in Libya.
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Libya ex-rebels 'hold 7,000' - UN

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 10:28

The UN says former Libyan rebels are still holding about 7,000 prisoners without access to legal process because police and courts are not working.
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VIDEO: 'I spoke to Gaddafi before he died'

Monday, November 28th 2011, 6:07

In the short time between Colonel Gaddafi's capture and his death in September, rebel fighter Mohammed Sheba had the chance to speak to the deposed Libyan leader.
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VIDEO: The 'genius' of Tim Hetherington

Friday, November 25th 2011, 9:34

Photojournalist Tim Hetherington, who was killed in April 2011 while covering the Libyan civil war, is remembered by some of those who knew him best.
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VIDEO: Saif al-Islam case 'huge responsibility'

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 23:22

The International Criminal court has accepted that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi will be tried on Libyan soil and not at The Hague.
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Gaddafi son's trial to test Libya

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 19:57

How will a post-Gaddafi Libya handle Saif al-Islam in the dock?
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VIDEO: Film portrait of Benghazi wins award

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 12:09

This year's Rory Peck Award for Features, has been given to a Abdullah Omeish for his Benghazi film, Libya: Through the Fire - a portrait of the city.
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VIDEO: Gaddafi's son to be tried in Libya

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011, 21:36

The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor has accepted that Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam will be tried in Libya, not The Hague.
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Libya's new government unveiled

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011, 21:28

Libya's interim PM names a new transitional cabinet, tasked with drafting a constitution and holding democratic elections by next June.
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Gaddafi son 'to face Libya trial'

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011, 15:17

The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor accepts that Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam will be tried in Libya, not The Hague.
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VIDEO: Libyan fighting footage wins award

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011, 9:48

This year's Rory Peck News Award, which pays tribute to the freelance camera operators who risk their lives to film in the world's most dangerous places, has been given to a Belgian for his coverage of rebels fighting to topple Col Muammar Gaddafi.
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Gaddafi's spy chief 'is captured'

Sunday, November 20th 2011, 20:44

Col Gaddafi's spy chief Abdullah al-Sanussi has been seized by fighters, Libyan officials say, a day after Saif al-Islam Gaddafi's capture.
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Fair trial pledge for Gaddafi son

Sunday, November 20th 2011, 13:36
related countries: Niger Niger
related places: Islam

The prime minister of Libya's interim government vows a fair trial for Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam after his capture while trying to flee to Niger.
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VIDEO: Impact of an end to Gaddafi era

Saturday, November 19th 2011, 22:32

Libyan leaders have told David Cameron that Saif al-Islam will face justice in line with international standards, but what impact will his capture have on Libya's future?
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Gaddafi's son captured in Libya

Saturday, November 19th 2011, 20:46

Saif al-Islam, the fugitive son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has been captured and will face a fair trial, the prime minister says.
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VIDEO: Saif's role in Gaddafi regime

Saturday, November 19th 2011, 12:35

Colonel Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam has been captured, officials from Libya's interim government have said.
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VIDEO: Libya weapons 'unaccounted for'

Friday, November 18th 2011, 18:14

Almost a month after Libya was declared "liberated", the international community is concerned about the number of weapons still unaccounted for.
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On the trail of Libya's missing missiles

Friday, November 18th 2011, 13:36

On the trail of lost weaponry in post-revolutionary Libya
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Cain slip blamed on lack of sleep

Tuesday, November 15th 2011, 15:52

Republican candidate Herman Cain's campaign says his stumble on an interview question about Libya, which has gone viral, was due to lack of sleep.
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VIDEO: Herman Cain stumbles in Libya remarks

Tuesday, November 15th 2011, 4:11
related countries: United States United States

US Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain struggles to answer when the editors of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ask if he agreed with President Obama's policies toward Libya.
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Libyan factions in deadly clashes

Monday, November 14th 2011, 16:47

Several days of fighting between rival factions outside the Libyan coastal city of Zawiya leave at least seven people dead, reports say.
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Libya oil production 'recovering'

Sunday, November 13th 2011, 14:20

Libya raises crude oil output to 600,000 barrels a day and expects to reach pre-war levels of 1.6m a day by the end of 2012.
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VIDEO: Tripoli war cemetery left unscathed

Saturday, November 12th 2011, 11:06
related places: Tripoli

The representative of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in Libya has praised all sides in the recent fighting for not damaging the graves of fallen war heroes in Tripoli.
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AUDIO: War and remembrance in Tripoli

Saturday, November 12th 2011, 8:26
related places: Tripoli

The BBC's Karen Allen reports from the Remembrance Day Service in Tripoli.
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'Torture threat' for Libya ex-PM

Wednesday, November 9th 2011, 18:25

Tunisia should halt plans to extradite back home Libyan ex-PM Al-Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi as he is at risk of torture, says Human Rights Watch.
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Niger's army 'intercepts' convoy

Wednesday, November 9th 2011, 17:19
related countries: Mali Mali, Niger Niger

Niger's military has killed 13 people after intercepting a heavily armed convoy travelling through a remote desert region from Libya towards Mali, security sources say.
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Tunisia to extradite Libya ex-PM

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 17:47
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Tunis

An appeals court in Tunis approves the extradition back to Libya of ex-Libyan Prime Minister al-Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi.
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'Illegal' Libya fishing concerns

Monday, November 7th 2011, 1:40

Evidence is emerging of unregulated and probably illegal fishing for the lucrative and endangered bluefin tuna in Libyan waters this year, with EU vessels suspected.
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VIDEO: Libyans celebrate Eid after Gaddafi

Sunday, November 6th 2011, 11:58
related places: Tripoli

Libyans celebrate Muslim festival of Eid for the first time since Colonel Gaddafi was killed. BBC Correspondent Karen Allen reports from St Martyr's Square in Tripoli.
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VIDEO: Hundreds of Libyan prisoners freed

Saturday, November 5th 2011, 5:49

In Libya, the National Transitional Council is releasing hundreds of prisoners, many suspected Gaddafi loyalists, ahead of a major religious festival.
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Gaddafi son Saif 'trying to flee'

Wednesday, November 2nd 2011, 21:08

International prosecutors say Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saif al-Islam, may be trying to flee Libya with the help of mercenaries.
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UN concern over Libyan weapons

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 4:30

The United Nations Security council expresses concern over the fate of the massive weapons stockpile built up in Libya under Col Gaddafi.
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