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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

Nato probes Libya 'civilian' raid

Sunday, June 19th 2011, 13:07
related places: Tripoli

Nato is investigating Libyan government claims that it bombed a residential area of the capital, Tripoli, killing several civilians.
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'Nato raid' kills Libya civilians

Sunday, June 19th 2011, 9:33
related places: Tripoli

At least five civilians have died in a Nato air strike that hit a house in the Libyan capital Tripoli, government officials say.
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VIDEO: Nato blamed for Tripoli strike deaths

Sunday, June 19th 2011, 6:53
related places: Tripoli

Several people are reported to have died in a Nato air strike that hit a house in the Libyan capital Tripoli, according to Libyan government officials.
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Obama and Boehner win golf summit

Saturday, June 18th 2011, 21:30
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner team up for a round of golf amid debate over the US budget and military action in Libya.
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Libya 'uses mosques as shields'

Saturday, June 18th 2011, 21:14
related places: Tripoli

Libyan leader Col Gaddafi is accused of using mosques and children's parks as shields, as Nato admits its aircraft mistakenly attacked rebel forces.
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Obama 'ignored' Libya war advice

Saturday, June 18th 2011, 8:28
related countries: United States United States

Barack Obama overruled legal advice over continuing the US role in Libya without congressional approval, The New York Times reports.
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Libya PM claims talks with rebels

Saturday, June 18th 2011, 2:16

Libya's prime minister insists his government has been in talks with the rebels, despite firm denials from the other side.
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Fresh Misrata attacks 'kill 10'

Friday, June 17th 2011, 22:11

At least 10 people were killed and 30 wounded when Libyan government forces bombarded targets in the western rebel-held city of Misrata, medics say.
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Clinton 'concern' at rape reports

Friday, June 17th 2011, 1:20
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accuses forces loyal to the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi of using rape as a weapon of war.
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'Haunted by deaths'

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 9:14
related places: Tripoli

Libyan mortuary worker tells of Tripoli crackdown
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Tripoli blasts near Gaddafi base

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 6:32
related places: Tripoli

Explosions are heard in the centre of the Libyan capital, Tripoli, in apparent air strikes against Col Gaddafi's compound.
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Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 22:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

The White House says President Barack Obama does not need congressional authorisation to engage in the Nato-led mission in Libya.
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VIDEO: Anti-Gaddafi activists speak out

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

The BBC has obtained rare interviews with members of the Libyan underground opposition in Tripoli where they have described their acts of secret resistance and their willingness to die for the anti-Gaddafi cause.
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Whispers in Tripoli

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 16:00

Daring to defy Gaddafi in Libya's dangerous capital city
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Libya rebels edge west at Misrata

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 2:26
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Libyan rebels fighting to topple Col Muammar Gaddafi edge west from the city of Misrata, while fresh explosions rock the capital Tripoli overnight.
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Canada recognises Libyan rebels

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 20:08
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada recognises a coalition of anti-Gaddafi rebels as the "legitimate representative" of the Libyan people and pledges new humanitarian aid.
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Libya remain 2013 Cup hosts - Caf

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 17:13

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) says Libya are still the hosts of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, but they are watching events there closely.
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'Killing with love'

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 12:10

Libyan rape victims face death to save family 'honour'
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No time limit on Libya - Richards

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 10:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The head of the armed forces says UK operations can continue in Libya as long as necessary - after concerns were raised by the head of the Royal Navy.
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VIDEO: Ex-Gaddafi soldier speaks of regime

Monday, June 13th 2011, 18:59

Fighters in the Libyan rebel enclave of Misrata have been continuing efforts to try to break out of the port through army lines.
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Brothers in arms

Monday, June 13th 2011, 16:26
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Libyan rebels smuggling weapons through Tunisia
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Germany recognises Libyan rebels

Monday, June 13th 2011, 16:20
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany recognises Libya's rebels as the country's sole legitimate government, following criticism for its refusal to support Nato action.
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VIDEO: Libya opposition ready for change

Monday, June 13th 2011, 13:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Libyan opposition leader Hassan El Amin, returned from exile in the UK, says the movement is well placed to take over the running of the country "when Gaddafi falls".
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Libya 'repulses rebels' in Zawiya

Monday, June 13th 2011, 8:37

The Libyan government says it has repulsed a rebel attack on the western town of Zawiya as a number of fronts open up in the rebellion.
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VIDEO: Libya waits for Gaddafi's next move

Monday, June 13th 2011, 0:48

The Libyan government says its forces have held off an attack by rebels on Zawiyah, while Libyan TV has broadcast pictures of Col Gaddafi playing a game of chess.
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Libya rebels fight back in Zawiya

Sunday, June 12th 2011, 23:57
related places: Tripoli

Libyan rebels battle their way back into the key oil port of Zawiya, close to Tripoli, three months after government troops seized the city.
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VIDEO: Misrata takes stock after bombardment

Saturday, June 11th 2011, 22:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Apache helicopters have carried out their first operations around Misrata in Libya following heavy fighting which killed at least 31.
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VIDEO: Misrata under renewed attack

Saturday, June 11th 2011, 1:57

Hospital doctors in Libya say the port city of Misrata has come under a renewed artillery barrage by troops loyal to the country's leader, Muammar Gaddafi.
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Fresh attack on Libya's Misrata

Friday, June 10th 2011, 21:23

A renewed barrage of shelling by Libyan troops around Misrata leaves at least 22 people dead and dozens wounded, according to doctors in the rebel-held city.
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VIDEO: Allies increase aid to Libya rebels

Friday, June 10th 2011, 1:46

Western and Arab countries involved in the Libya campaign have pledged money to a new funding mechanism for the rebels, stepping up international pressure on Col Gaddafi's regime.
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VIDEO: Libyan soldiers: We were told to rape

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 20:31

Libya has denied accusations that its forces have used systematic rape as a weapon against women opposed to Col Gaddafi's regime.
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Allies boost aid to Libya rebels

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 16:46
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

Countries involved in the Libya campaign pledge cash to a new aid fund for the rebels, stepping up pressure on Col Gaddafi's regime.
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VIDEO: Did Gaddafi order troops to mass rape?

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 11:26

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, has said he is increasingly convinced that the Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi has promoted the use of rape as a weapon.
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ICC probes Gaddafi rape charges

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 21:45

The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor says there is evidence that Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi ordered the rape of hundreds of women as a weapon.
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Rebel bid to break out of Misrata

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 17:26

Libyan rebels suffer casualties as they try to move out of their western enclave of Misrata, as Nato urges the UN to plan for the post-Gaddafi era.
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Libya's Eman al-Obeidi in Romania

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 15:12
related countries: Romania Romania

Eman al-Obeidi, a Libyan woman who says she was raped by pro-Gaddafi men, is recovering in a Romanian refugee centre, the UN says.
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Call to plan post-Gaddafi Libya

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 13:38
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Nato head Anders Fogh Rasmussen urges the UN and other world bodies to plan for a post-Gaddafi Libya, as the alliance steps up its campaign.
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VIDEO: Was Gaddafi's golf buggy Nato target?

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 13:00
related places: Tripoli

Wyre Davies looks around a nature reserve outside Tripoli that has come under Nato attack.
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VIDEO: Gaddafi defiant as bombs hit Tripoli

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 22:02
related places: Tripoli

Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi has vowed to remain in the country "dead or alive" in an audio message on state TV.
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Gaddafi 'will fight to the death'

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 20:28

Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi vows to remain in the country "dead or alive" in an audio message broadcast on state TV.
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Explosions shake Libyan capital

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 15:41
related places: Tripoli

Huge explosions rock the Libyan capital, Tripoli, during a series of air strikes by low-flying Nato jets.
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Tall tales in Tripoli?

Monday, June 6th 2011, 19:55

Libyan propaganda and the child 'air raid victim' that wasn't
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VIDEO: Was Libyan baby injured in Nato strike?

Monday, June 6th 2011, 13:16

As Nato's campaign continues in Libya, Tripoli has been accused of staging events in order to deliberately mislead the media.
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Libyan 'rape victim' heads to US

Sunday, June 5th 2011, 21:57
related countries: United States United States

Libyan Eman al-Obeidi, who said she was raped by Col Gaddafi's supporters, has left eastern Libya for the US, according to her sister.
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Hague in Libya to talk to rebels

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 18:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Foreign Secretary William Hague and Libya's National Transitional Council have discussed a political roadmap for the future of Libya during Mr Hague's visit to rebel-held Benghazi.
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