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Embattled Libyan Government Loses Grip As Controversial General Expands Power

Reuters | Posted 02.23.2015 | World

By Ulf Laessing BAYDA, Libya, Feb 22 (Reuters) - In a hotel lit by a generator in the eastern Libyan town of Bayda, Economy Minister Munir Ali Asr ...

Three Months Of Fighting In Libya's Benghazi Kills 600, Say Medics

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2015 | World

By Ayman al-Warfalli BENGHAZI, Libya, Jan 18 (Reuters) - About 600 people have been killed in three months of heavy fighting between L...

Libya's Conflict Revives Front Lines From The 2011 Civil War

Reuters | Posted 02.16.2015 | World

By Ulf Laessing RAS JDIR, Libya, Dec 17 (Reuters) - His Kalashnikov across his back, Libyan soldier Adel Howas rushed to the front lin...

Libyan Islamist Fighters Say Captured Main Airport, Mystery Airstrikes Continue

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2014 | World

By Heba al-Shibani TRIPOLI, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Unidentified war planes attacked targets in Libya's capital Tripoli on Sunday, resident...

Libyan Militia Starts Gunfight Near PM's Compound

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2012 | World

By Marie-Louise Gumuchian TRIPOLI, May 8 (Reuters) - Several people were killed on Tuesday when an armed militia protesting outside th...

Watch: Gaddafi Leaves Behind Trove of Secrets

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 11.02.2011 | World

Following Muammar Gaddafi's flight from Tripoli, the secrets of his repressive regime are being made public for the first time. Reporters have fou...

Tripoli Falls To Libyan Rebels

AP/The Huffington Post | By KARIN LAUB and BEN HUBBARD | Posted 10.21.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Libyan rebels raced into Tripoli Sunday and met little resistance as Moammar Gadhafi's defenders melted away and his 42-year ru...

Watch: Gaddafi Forces Fire First Scud Missile As Rebels Advance

Posted 10.16.2011 | World

Reports say that forces loyal to embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have fired a scud missile at rebel forces, for the first time in the months-l...

Russia Joins West In Calling For Gaddafi To Quit

Posted 07.27.2011 | World

(Reuters) - Russia believes Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi should quit and could help broker his departure, a senior Russian official said on Friday in...

U.S. Warns Of Libya 'Stalemate' As Misrata Battle Rages

Reuters | Michael Georgy | Posted 06.22.2011 | World

(Reuters) - The top U.S. military officer said air strikes had hobbled Libyan forces but the conflict was moving into "stalemate" as Muammar Gaddafi's...

The Mystery Behind Gaddafi's Birth: Some Say He's Jewish

aolnews.com | Posted 05.31.2011 | World

What if the biggest mystery surrounding Col. Moammar Gaddafi had nothing to do with his long, brutal reign as the world's most eccentric and violent l...

Fareed Zakaria: How Will Libya End?

Time.com | Fareed Zakaria | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Call it the Goldilocks military plan: Not too much, not too little, not too unilateral, not too American. The operation against Muammar Gaddafi's regi...

Gaddafi's Drumbeat Of Propaganda

AP/The Huffington Post | By HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANI WALID, Libya -- The family of a Libyan soldier killed in an allied airstrike quickly listed all those they blame in his death – al-Qaida milita...

Gaddafi Loyalists Intensify Attacks

AP/The Huffington Post | RYAN LUCAS and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

AJDABIYA, Libya -- International airstrikes forced Moammar Gadhafi's forces to withdraw tanks that were besieging a rebel-held western city Wednesday,...

'Gaddafi Is Killing Civilians'

AP/The Huffington Post | By RYAN LUCAS and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BU MARIEM, Libya -- An American fighter jet crashed in Libya's rebel held east, both crew ejecting safely as the aircraft spun from the sky during the...

Libya Rebels Rout Gaddafi Forces In Fierce Battle For Oil Port

AP/The Huffington Post | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BREGA, Libya - Rebel forces routed troops loyal to Moammar Gadhafi in a fierce battle over an oil port Wednesday, scrambling over the dunes of a Medit...