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Libyan rebels claim Brega victory

Monday, July 18th 2011, 21:21

Libyan rebels say they have ousted most of Col Gaddafi's forces from the key eastern oil town of Brega, a claim denied by the government.
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VIDEO: Libyan rebels craft weapons in Misrata

Monday, July 18th 2011, 5:47

Rebels in the Libyan city of Misrata face an ongoing struggle against Col Gaddafi's forces, with the city itself is still surrounded by enemy soldiers on one side and the sea on the other.
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Misrata moneymen

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 23:14

The entrepreneurial revolutionaries taking on Gaddafi in Libya
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VIDEO: Libya rebels keep fit playing volleyball

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 15:42

Rebel fighters taking part in the conflict in Libya have been playing volleyball to keep fit and pass the time as fighting caries on nearby.
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Gaddafi vows to remain in Libya

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 11:35

Libya's Col Muammar Gaddafi again tells supporters he will never surrender, amid a heavy night of bombing by Nato on the outskirts of Tripoli.
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US fully recognises Libyan rebels

Friday, July 15th 2011, 20:23
related countries: Turkey Turkey, United States United States

Hillary Clinton says the US has recognised Libyan rebels as the country's "legitimate authority", potentially opening up a huge funding stream.
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VIDEO: US fully recognises Libyan rebels

Friday, July 15th 2011, 20:21
related countries: United States United States

The United States has recognised the Libyan opposition as the country's 'legitimate governing authority'.
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UK sends more warplanes to Libya

Friday, July 15th 2011, 10:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK is to send a further four Tornado aircraft as part of the Nato deployment in Libya.
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VIDEO: Who will keep oil flowing in Libya ?

Thursday, July 14th 2011, 21:31

In Libya, Colonel Gaddafi's government has been holding crisis talks over the country's supply of fuel, following reports that the rebels have cut a major oil pipeline to the capital.
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VIDEO: Simpson under fire with Libyan rebels

Wednesday, July 13th 2011, 22:42

Rebels in western Libya have been thrown into confusion after Col Muammar Gaddafi's forces staged a day of counter attacks against their lines in the Nafusa mountains.
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Libyan rebels 'abused civilians'

Wednesday, July 13th 2011, 20:10

The campaign group Human Rights Watch accuses rebels in Libya of involvement in looting, arson and the abuse of civilians in towns they have captured in the west of the country.
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VIDEO: Libyan rebel frontline 'collapsing'

Wednesday, July 13th 2011, 18:20
related places: Tripoli

Colonel Gaddafi's forces have begun a counter attack in western Libya, against rebels who have been fighting hard to advance towards the capital of Tripoli.
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Extra pay for UK troops in Libya

Wednesday, July 13th 2011, 11:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British troops serving in Libya will receive the operational allowance, Defence Secretary Liam Fox says.
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France says Gaddafi willing to go

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 15:33
related countries: France France

Envoys from Col Gaddafi are telling France and other countries that the Libyan leader is prepared to leave, the French foreign minister says.
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From Libya to Lampedusa

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 10:03
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Lampedusa

Fleeing migrants land on tiny Italian isle
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VIDEO: Long fight for freedom in Misrata

Monday, July 11th 2011, 10:05
related places: Tripoli

After weeks of stalemate, Libyan rebels near Misrata are once again fighting their way west towards the capital Tripoli.
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VIDEO: Libya rebels making progress

Saturday, July 9th 2011, 16:50
related places: Tripoli, Zlitan

Libyan rebels are making progress towards the strategically important town of Zlitan on the road to Tripoli, following weeks of stalemate.
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Libya's rebels maintain advance

Saturday, July 9th 2011, 16:16
related places: Tripoli, Zlitan

Libyan rebels continue to make progress against Col Gaddafi's forces as they push west from Misrata towards the key town of Zlitan, on the road to Tripoli.
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US House rejects Libya rebel aid

Friday, July 8th 2011, 4:03
related countries: United States United States

The US House of Representatives votes to prevent the Pentagon from supplying weapons, training or advice to Libyan rebels.
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Major advance

Thursday, July 7th 2011, 22:54

Mark Doyle sees rebel fighters in western Libya push forward
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Libya rebels advance on key town

Thursday, July 7th 2011, 17:48
related places: Tripoli

Libyan rebels advance against government forces on a strategically important road south of the capital Tripoli, a BBC correspondent says.
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Libyan rebels 'make desert gains'

Wednesday, July 6th 2011, 20:27
related places: Tripoli

Libyan rebels say they have advanced on the desert village of Gualish, as they attempt to advance towards the capital, Tripoli.
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Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 21:18

Libyan rebels have succeeded in creating a defensive arc south and west of the port of Misrata by linking up two fronts, they tell the BBC.
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Waiting game

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 9:59
related places: Tripoli

Rebels in western Libya hope pressure builds for Tripoli uprising
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VIDEO: Rebels outline plans to attack Tripoli

Monday, July 4th 2011, 23:02
related places: Tripoli

In Libya, rebel commanders in the west of the country say they're waiting for an uprising in the capital Tripoli before making a final attack on the city.
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'Held back'

Monday, July 4th 2011, 15:43

Gaddafi forces remain serious challenge to Libyan rebels
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Nato fends off concern over Libya

Monday, July 4th 2011, 14:43
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Sochi

Nato's chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen insists Nato's campaign in Libya is legitimate as he faces Russian criticism during a Nato-Russia Council meeting in the southern Russian resort of Sochi.
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VIDEO: Libya: Fighting in the Nafusa mountains

Monday, July 4th 2011, 8:47
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey is the latest country to say it recognises Libya's rebel Transitional National Council as the true representative of the country's people.
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Turkey recognises Libyan rebels

Sunday, July 3rd 2011, 21:14
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says his country recognises the rebel Transitional National Council as the true representative of the Libyan people.
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Libya rebels back AU talks offer

Saturday, July 2nd 2011, 23:03

The Libyan rebels welcome an African Union offer to open talks without the direct involvement of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.
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VIDEO: Clinton calls on Gaddafi to resign

Saturday, July 2nd 2011, 15:27
related countries: United States United States

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi should stop issuing threats and resign, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said.
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Clinton dismisses Gaddafi threats

Saturday, July 2nd 2011, 12:42
related countries: United States United States

The US secretary of state tells Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to quit, rather than issuing threats against Europe over the Nato campaign.
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Defiant Gaddafi threatens Europe

Friday, July 1st 2011, 19:02
related places: Tripoli

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi threatens to attack Europe in revenge for Nato's operations in Libya, in a message broadcast in Tripoli.
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Russia condemns Libyan arms drop

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 15:22
related countries: France France, Russia Russia

Russia's foreign minister describes France's arms drop to Libyan rebels as a "crude violation" of UN resolution 1970, echoing African Union criticism.
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Libya: French arms drop condemned

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 11:34
related countries: France France

A senior official of the African Union says France's decision to air-drop weapons to Libyan rebels is dangerous and puts the whole region at risk.
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Chad migrants 'stranded' in Libya

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 17:40
related countries: Chad Chad

More than 2,000 Chadian people are stranded at Libya's border with Chad in an arid and hostile area renowned for banditry, warns a migration body.
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Weapons drop

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 16:57
related countries: France France

French risk controversy to boost Libya's rebels
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France gave Libyan rebels weapons

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 15:37
related countries: France France

France has air-dropped weapons to rebels fighting Col Muammar Gaddafi's troops in western Libya, the French military confirms.
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Rebels seize Gaddafi arms bunker

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 19:37
related places: Tripoli

Libyan rebels capture a major complex of underground weapons bunkers in the west of the country as they continue their push towards Tripoli.
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VIDEO: Libya's front line nears Tripoli

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 15:24
related places: Tripoli

Libya's rebels are moving ever closer to the capital, Tripoli, as they continue to take the fight to Colonel Gaddafi.
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VIDEO: Libya rebels face medical crisis

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 15:20

A medical crisis is looming in the hospitals of the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi because of a lack of basic supplies, the BBC has learned.
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Libya rebels 'face health crisis'

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 4:51

A medical crisis looms in Libya's eastern rebel stronghold of Benghazi as hospitals run out of vital supplies, the rebels' health minister tells the BBC.
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Libya rejects ICC arrest warrant

Monday, June 27th 2011, 21:10

Libya rejects a warrant issued by the International Criminal Court for the arrest of Col Muammar Gaddafi, saying the court has no authority.
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Arrest warrant issued for Gaddafi

Monday, June 27th 2011, 19:53

The International Criminal Court issues an arrest warrant for Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi, accusing him of crimes against humanity.
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VIDEO: Misrata rebels' plea for Nato help

Monday, June 27th 2011, 19:21

Libyan rebels outside Misrata are calling for more help from Nato, after more than a month camped in the dunes around the besieged city.
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VIDEO: Libya conflict: Tripoli's tale of two cities

Monday, June 27th 2011, 17:37
related places: Tripoli

Rebel forces claim they are making advances in the west of the country and are battling with Gaddafi's troops less than fifty miles from the capital, Tripoli.
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