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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.

World news related to Libya – overview

Libya: news

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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UK helicopters in Libya attacks

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 13:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Apache attack helicopters have been used in Libya for the first time, as Foreign Secretary William Hague visits rebel-held Benghazi in the east of the country.
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High hopes

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 15:46

Libyan rebels in Misrata await Apache helicopter support
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VIDEO: On the road with Misrata's rebel army

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 14:17

Libya: David Loyn on the road with Misrata's rebel army as they prepare to take advantage of any new Nato offensive.
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Qatar deports Libya 'rape victim'

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 22:30
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Libyan woman Eman al-Obeidi, who said she was raped by Col Gaddafi's supporters, is deported from Qatar to eastern Libya, UN officials say.
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VIDEO: No let up in UN bombing raids of Libya

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 12:41

United Nations investigators have accused government forces in Libya of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
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VIDEO: Is Nato's strategy working in Libya?

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 5:32

On Wednesday, Nato extended its campaign in Libya for another 90 days. But questions are being asked about its effectiveness.
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VIDEO: Libya: UN lays blame for war crimes

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 0:24
related places: Tripoli

More reports of explosions in Benghazi and Tripoli as the UN releases a report blaming both sides for war crimes during the Libyan conflict.
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UN Libya team accuses both sides

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 22:57

UN investigators accuse Libyan government forces of war crimes, but say there is evidence of opposition abuses as well.
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VIDEO: Libyan oil minister: Why I left

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 20:17

Former Libyan oil minister Shukri Ghanem has said he chose to defect because the ongoing bloodshed in Libya was "unbearable" and made his position untenable.
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Explosion rocks hotel in Benghazi

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 18:38

A large explosion is reported outside a hotel in Benghazi, the rebel stronghold in eastern Libya, with one rebel officer reportedly killed.
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Nato extends its mission in Libya

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 17:45

Nato announces an extension of its mission in Libya by a further 90 days, as the country's oil minister confirms his defection to the rebels.
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Nato raids 'killed 700 civilians'

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 23:06

The Libyan government says Nato air raids have killed more than 700 civilians.
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VIDEO: Senior army officers abandon Gadaffi

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 14:25
related countries: Italy Italy

Eight senior Libyan army officers appear on Italian television to announce their defection from Colonel Gaddafi's forces.
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