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VIDEO: Gaddafi's years in charge of Libya

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 20:30
related places: Tripoli

The BBC's Allan Little reports on Col Gaddafi's decades in charge of Libya, as the battle to control the capital Tripoli continues.
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VIDEO: Obama: 'Regime is coming to an end'

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 20:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tripoli

Colonel Gaddafi's regime is "coming to an end", US President Barack Obama has said during a press conference, as rebels in Libya continue their assault on Tripoli.
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Libya regime 'falling apart' - PM

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 18:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tripoli

David Cameron says the regime of Col Muammar Gaddafi is "in full retreat" as rebel forces continue their advances in Tripoli.
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VIDEO: Fighting continues on road to Tripoli

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 14:16

Rebel fighters to the east of the Libyan capital Tripoli say they are still facing fierce resistance from Col Muammar Gaddafi's troops.
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VIDEO: 'Tripoli is celebrating', residents say

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 13:19
related places: Tripoli

Tripoli residents have been celebrating the arrival of rebels into the capital.
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VIDEO: What might Libya's future hold?

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 13:03
related places: Tripoli

Rebel forces continue to tighten their grip on Tripoli, but what may the future hold?
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Morning business round-up

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 11:01

Our daily morning business round-up looks at the main stories in Europe and Asia, including oil prices fall as rebels enter the Libyan capital.
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VIDEO: BBC team under attack in Tripoli

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 9:57
related places: Tripoli

BBC reporter Rupert Wingfield-Hayes was accompanying rebels in Tripoli when pro-Gaddafi forces attacked his convoy.
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AUDIO: Gaddafi 'has to go on trial'

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 9:31
related places: Tripoli

Professor Suad Shariff, a lecturer at the Libyan University in Tripoli, described what it had been like in Tripoli overnight.
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VIDEO: 'Today we start to rebuild Libya'

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 9:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Tripoli

The Libyan charge d'affaires in London, Mahmud Nacua, has said that Libya will be rebuilt as a democratic country, after rebels advanced into Tripoli.
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VIDEO: How the Libya uprising unfolded

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 8:35

After six months of fierce protests, the advance of rebel fighters into the heart of the capital could signal the end of Col Muammar Gaddafi's 40-year reign.
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AUDIO: BBC man ambushed by Gaddafi forces

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 8:10
related places: Tripoli

BBC reporter Rupert Wingfield-Hayes was accompanying rebels in Tripoli when Gaddafi forces attacked the convoy.
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VIDEO: Battle goes on for control of Tripoli

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 7:12
related places: Tripoli

Libyan rebels are battling troops loyal to Col Muammar Gaddafi for control of Tripoli, after they launched an assault on the capital from several directions.
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Rebels move into central Tripoli

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 5:18
related places: Tripoli

Libyan rebels roll into Tripoli past celebrating crowds after a day of heavy fighting, reportedly capturing Col Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam.
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VIDEO: Jubilation as rebels enter Green Square

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 2:23
related places: Tripoli

As jubilant rebel fighters stream into the heart of Tripoli, crowds take to the streets to celebrate.
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VIDEO: 'Nato is attacking a peaceful city'

Sunday, August 21st 2011, 23:47
related places: Tripoli

Libyan Information Minister Moussa Ibrahim says ''Nato is attacking the heart of a peaceful civilian city'' as rebel forces roll into Tripoli.
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VIDEO: Tripoli resident: 'It's the victory moment'

Sunday, August 21st 2011, 22:34
related places: Tripoli

Tripoli resident Abdul Hakeem tells the BBC that rebels are in the streets of the Libyan capital celebrating "the victory moment right now"
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Libya rebels push towards Tripoli

Sunday, August 21st 2011, 16:33
related places: Tripoli

Rebels fighting their way towards the Libyan capital capture an important military base just 22km (16 miles) west of Tripoli, seizing arms and ammunition.
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Tripoli attack quashed - Gaddafi

Sunday, August 21st 2011, 7:53
related places: Tripoli

There have been further explosions in Libya's capital, Tripoli, hours after Col Muammar Gaddafi said attackers had been "eliminated" and as rebels advance on three fronts towards their ultimate target.
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VIDEO: 'Tribal warfare' fears in Tripoli

Sunday, August 21st 2011, 6:06
related places: Tripoli

The Libyan government has remained defiant in the face of the advances by rebel forces.
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VIDEO: Tripoli resident: "Rebels take control"

Sunday, August 21st 2011, 1:48
related places: Tripoli

An engineer in Tripoli who has been helping the rebels as they fight to gain control of the city tells the BBC that 'the situation is under control'.
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AUDIO: Tripoli hospital worker on fighting

Sunday, August 21st 2011, 1:29
related places: Tripoli

A hospital worker on the outskirts of Tripoli talks to BBC Radio 5 Live's Adrian Goldenberg about the ongoing fighting in the Libyan capital.
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Heavy gunfire erupts in Tripoli

Sunday, August 21st 2011, 0:57
related places: Tripoli

Explosions and heavy gunfire are heard in Tripoli, as Libyan rebels consolidate their hold on two key cities near the capital.
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Gaddafi fights back over oil port

Saturday, August 20th 2011, 20:34
related places: Tripoli

Pro-Gaddafi forces in Libya fight back at the oil port of Brega in the east, as rebels consolidate their hold on two strategic coastal cities either side of Tripoli.
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VIDEO: Libya: Rebels 'to fight on to Tripoli'

Saturday, August 20th 2011, 17:21
related places: Zlitan

The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports from the rebel battle-lines in Zawiya, as they take control of the strategic coastal cities of Zawiya and Zlitan.
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Rebels take Libyan coastal cities

Saturday, August 20th 2011, 16:17
related places: Tripoli, Zlitan

Libyan rebels fighting Col Gaddafi take control of the strategic coastal cities of Zlitan and Zawiya as they consolidate their advance on Tripoli.
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VIDEO: Rebels pledge to 'chase Gaddafi'

Friday, August 19th 2011, 22:24
related places: Tripoli

Intense fighting has been taking place in Libya, as rebels advancing towards Tripoli fight forces loyal to Colonel Gaddafi.
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Plan to evacuate Tripoli migrants

Friday, August 19th 2011, 20:08
related places: Tripoli

The International Organisation for Migration says it plans to evacuate thousands of migrant workers from Libya's capital Tripoli, as fighting approaches.
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VIDEO: Libyan rebels take key oil refinery

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 21:23

An oil refinery outside the Libyan town of Zawiya has been taken by opposition forces
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VIDEO: Libya rebels capture oil refinery

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 18:57

An oil refinery near the Libyan town of Zawiya has been captured by rebels, the BBC has confirmed.
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Libya rebels capture key refinery

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 16:21

Libyan rebels have occupied a strategically important oil refinery near Zawiya, the BBC confirms, with no sign of pro-Gaddafi troops.
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VIDEO: Rebels 'capture Zawiya oil refinery'

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 12:17
related places: Tripoli

Libyan forces loyal to Col Muammar Gaddafi are reported to have abandoned a coastal oil refinery in Zawiya, just 50km (30 miles) west of Tripoli.
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VIDEO: Life in Tripoli as fighting draws near

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 18:51
related places: Tripoli

Libyan rebels are fighting forces loyal to Colonel Gaddafi for control of a coastal oil refinery in Zawiya, a town just 50km (30 miles) west of Tripoli.
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Battle for key Libya oil refinery

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 15:18
related places: Tripoli

Pro-Gaddafi forces are fighting rebels for control of a key coastal oil refinery in Zawiya, as the rebels edge closer to the capital Tripoli.
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VIDEO: Rebels make gains in Tripoli push

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 13:32
related places: Tripoli

Libyan forces loyal to Col Muammar Gaddafi are fighting rebels for control of the coastal town of Zawiya, less than 50km (30 miles) west of Tripoli.
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Libya rebels fight for key town

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 18:05
related places: Tripoli

Forces loyal to Libya's Col Muammar Gaddafi are fighting rebels for control of the key coastal town of Zawiya, as the rebels close in on the capital Tripoli.
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Tripoli defiant

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 16:21

Gaddafi loyalists upbeat despite rebel advance
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AUDIO: 'Civilians fighting civilians' in Libya

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 8:46

Times correspondent Deborah Haynes, who was in Zawiya yesterday, describes a "very sad" situation as civilians fight civilians in Libya.
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Gaddafi forces 'use first Scud'

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 8:19
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related places: Tripoli

Col Gaddafi's forces fire a Scud missile for the first time in Libya's conflict, US officials say, as rebels continue their push towards the capital, Tripoli.
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VIDEO: Libyan rebels close in on Tripoli

Monday, August 15th 2011, 20:13
related places: Tripoli

Libyan rebel fighters have advanced into two strategically important towns controlling access to the capital, Tripoli
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Libya rebels fight for key towns

Monday, August 15th 2011, 18:03
related places: Tripoli

Libyan rebels advance into two towns controlling access to Tripoli, as talks are reportedly held in Tunisia with Col Gaddafi's representatives.
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VIDEO: Gaddafi: 'Prepare for the fight'

Monday, August 15th 2011, 14:16
related places: Tripoli

Libyan state television has broadcast another message of defiance by Col Muammar Gaddafi as government and opposition forces fight for control of the strategic town of Zawiya, near Tripoli.
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Libyan minister 'lands in Egypt'

Monday, August 15th 2011, 11:44
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Libya's interior minister arrives in Egypt on an unannounced holiday, officials at Cairo airport say, leading to speculation of a possible defection.
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VIDEO: Libyan rebels battle troops in Zawiya

Sunday, August 14th 2011, 18:34
related places: Tripoli

Fighting has continued inside the Libyan city of Zawiya, just 50km (30 miles) west of the capital Tripoli, after a rebel offensive on Saturday.
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Fighting grips city near Tripoli

Sunday, August 14th 2011, 11:11
related places: Tripoli

Fighting continues inside the Libyan city of Zawiya, just 50km west of Tripoli, as the rebels seek to choke off Col Gaddafi's forces.
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Fierce fighting in key Libya town

Saturday, August 13th 2011, 20:49

There are serious clashes around Zawiya in western Libya, with the government denying rebels had captured the key coastal town.
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VIDEO: Rebel fighters take Libyan town

Saturday, August 13th 2011, 14:56

Rebel fighters in Libya say they have pushed into the town of Tawargha, east of the city of Misrata, after an assault designed to end the almost daily rocket attacks hitting the western city.
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