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News: Libya

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 renews Tripoli bombardment

Tuesday, May 10th 2011, 18:10

Nato carries out more air raids on the Libyan capital as UN aid chief Valerie Amos calls for a pause in hostilities to ease the humanitarian crisis.
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VIDEO: 'Civilians still under fire in Libya'

Tuesday, May 10th 2011, 11:20

As Tripoli is hit by the heaviest Nato air strikes in weeks, reports say that at least four sites were hit including what is thought to be a military intelligence agency
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Libya rebels 'push back troops'

Tuesday, May 10th 2011, 3:31
related places: Tripoli

Rebels in the besieged Libyan city of Misrata say they have pushed pro-Gaddafi troops back from its outskirts towards the capital, Tripoli.
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VIDEO: Heavy explosions rock Tripoli

Tuesday, May 10th 2011, 2:25
related places: Tripoli

The Libyan capital Tripoli has experienced a series of heavy blasts and gunfire by what is thought to be Nato air missile strikes.
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Libya rape claim woman in Tunisia

Monday, May 9th 2011, 10:14
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Eman al-Obeidi, the Libyan woman who claimed to have been raped by Gaddafi supporters, has escaped to Tunisia.
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VIDEO: Bringing aid by boat to Misrata

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 14:01

Andrew Harding talks to Simon Brooks, head of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Libya, about his aid mission to the port of Misrata.
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RAF hit Libyan rocket launchers

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 12:54

RAF war planes have destroyed rocket launchers and dozens of Scud-missile containers in Libya, the Ministry of Defence says.
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Mission to Misrata

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 10:38

Aid ferry sets out for besieged Libyan city
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VIDEO: Libyan migrants flee wrecked boat

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 10:24

Italian coastguards have rescued hundreds of Libyan migrants after their boat ran aground on rocks as it approached the island of Lampedusa.
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VIDEO: Fuel supplies targeted in Libya

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 0:12

Fuel supplies in the Libyan city of Misrata have been targeted by government forces, risking aid supplies and its only desalination plant.
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UK warns on Libya-Tunisia border

Friday, May 6th 2011, 16:26
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Foreign Office advises against all travel near the Tunisia-Libya border because of attacks by pro-Gaddafi forces.
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Libyan rebels set out 'road map'

Friday, May 6th 2011, 9:38

Libya's opposition sets out to international leaders its plan for the country if and when Colonel Gaddafi falls from power.
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Cats in the crossfire

Friday, May 6th 2011, 7:53
related places: Tripoli

Opposition flag painted on Tripoli's stray animals
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Libya rebels to get foreign funds

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 21:35
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

The international Libya contact group agrees to set up a temporary fund to assist Libyan rebels fighting Col Muammar Gaddafi, amid talks in Rome.
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VIDEO: Clearing mines at Misrata port

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 15:38

The Royal Navy has been involved in clearing mines off the Libyan port of Misrata, which they say were laid by pro-Gaddafi forces.
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VIDEO: Misrata's 'life-line to the outside world'

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 11:39

An international aid ship helping to evacuate people from the besieged Libyan port of Misrata has come under rocket attack from government forces.
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VIDEO: Libya summit set to start in Rome

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 5:48
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

The International Contact Group on Libya will meet in Rome later to discuss the conflict.
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ICC seeks Libya arrest warrants

Wednesday, May 4th 2011, 15:16

The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor says he will seek three arrest warrants as he investigates crimes against humanity in Libya.
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Turkey calls on Col Gaddafi to go

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 19:34
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan urges Col Muammar Gaddafi to step down, in what is said to be a marked change in Turkish policy towards Libya.
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Swiss freeze $1bn from N Africa

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 9:53
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Switzerland Switzerland, Tunisia Tunisia

Switzerland reveals details of almost $1bn of frozen assets linked to Libya's Muammar Gaddafi and the deposed leaders of Egypt and Tunisia.
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VIDEO: Funeral held for Gaddafi's son

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 2:31
related places: Tripoli

Crowds have attended the funeral in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, of Colonel Gaddafi's youngest son, Saif al-Arab.
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Gaddafi's son buried in Tripoli

Monday, May 2nd 2011, 21:21
related places: Tripoli

The funeral of Col Gaddafi's youngest son, Saif al-Arab, killed after an air strike over the weekend, is held in Tripoli amid calls for revenge.
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Expelled Libyan diplomat departs

Monday, May 2nd 2011, 12:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tripoli

The Libyan ambassador to the UK leaves the country's London embassy after being ordered to go by the Foreign Office.
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UN leaves Tripoli amid attacks

Monday, May 2nd 2011, 1:27
related places: Tripoli

The UN says it has pulled out of the Libyan capital amid attacks on foreign missions after a Nato strike that reportedly killed one of Col Gaddafi's sons.
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Nato strike 'kills Gaddafi's son'

Sunday, May 1st 2011, 12:08
related places: Tripoli

A Nato air strike kills the youngest son of the Libyan leader, a government spokesman says, but the alliance insists it does not target individuals.
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Gaddafi talks offer is dismissed

Saturday, April 30th 2011, 19:57

Rebel leaders and Nato dismiss a call by Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi for a ceasefire and negotiations.
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VIDEO: Nato rejects Gaddafi 'ceasefire'

Saturday, April 30th 2011, 15:41

Nato has rejected an offer from Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi to observe a ceasefire if they halt attacks on his forces, according to reports.
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Libya's Gaddafi offers Nato talks

Saturday, April 30th 2011, 15:17

Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi calls for a ceasefire and talks with Nato to stop the coalition's air strikes against his country.
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VIDEO: Gaddafi calls for Nato talks

Saturday, April 30th 2011, 9:09

Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi calls for talks with Nato to stop air strikes against his country.
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Gaddafi vows not to leave Libya

Saturday, April 30th 2011, 3:42

Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi says no-one can force him to leave his country, while suggesting negotiations with Nato.
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Gaddafi 'tries to mine Misrata'

Friday, April 29th 2011, 23:01
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Nato says it warships have intercepted pro-Gaddafi forces trying to lay mines in the harbour of the port of Misrata.
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Tunisia angered by border clashes

Friday, April 29th 2011, 2:06
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Tunisia condemns a violation of its territory after fighting between Libyan rebels and forces loyal to Colonel Gaddafi spills over the border.
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Nato fire 'kills Misrata rebels'

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 17:53

A stray Nato air strike kills at least 11 rebel fighters in the besieged Libyan port of Misrata, say reports, as intense fighting with pro-Gaddafi forces continues.
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VIDEO: Libyan rebels 'building an army'

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 17:43

Rupert Wingfield Hayes visits rebels in Benghazi training to fight against forces loyal to Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi.
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Niger calls for Libya influx aid

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 16:34
related countries: Niger Niger

Niger's government appeals for help to deal with some 59,000 Africans who have fled the violence in Libya, many arriving penniless and in poor health.
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VIDEO: Rebels' tenuous grip on western Libya

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 15:40
related places: Tripoli

A UN team has arrived in Tripoli to investigate allegations of human rights violations in Libya since February.
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UN team to probe abuses in Libya

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 14:51
related places: Tripoli

A UN team arrives in Tripoli to investigate allegations of human rights violations in Libya since the start of the conflict in February.
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Libyan town under new bombardment

Tuesday, April 26th 2011, 22:04

Misrata comes under renewed attack by Libyan government forces, despite Nato military strikes enforcing a UN resolution to protect civilians.
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Venezuela's Chavez meets Libyans

Tuesday, April 26th 2011, 22:03
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Chavez

A Libyan delegation is in Venezuela in an effort to find a political solution to the conflict in Libya, the Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says.
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UK in Libya 'for the long haul'

Tuesday, April 26th 2011, 14:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK "must prepare for the long haul" in Libya, Downing Street has said, as Royal Air Force aircraft attack vehicles used by pro-Gaddafi forces.
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VIDEO: Gaddafi compound 'devastated' by bomb

Monday, April 25th 2011, 21:48
related places: Tripoli

Nato aircraft have bombed Colonel Gaddafi's compound in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, badly damaging three buildings.
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Italy 'to join attacks in Libya'

Monday, April 25th 2011, 20:25
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi approves the use of his country's air force in Nato military strikes enforcing a UN resolution to protect civilians in Libya.
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Battle-scarred

Monday, April 25th 2011, 16:08

Residents of Libyan city describe life in a war zone
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