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Gaddafi's Iconic Golden Gun Taken After His Death

Posted 12.20.2011 | World

Former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi was killed Thursday in his hometown of Sirte, after National Transitional Council (NTC) forces captured the tow...

Libyan Fighters Capture Gaddafi Hometown

AP | CHRISTOPHER GILLETTE | Posted 12.20.2011 | World

CHRISTOPHER GILLETTE, Associated Press SIRTE, Libya -- Libyan officials and NATO say they cannot confirm reports from revolutionary fighters that o...

Libyan Fighters Claim Capture Of Loyalist Base

AP | CHRISTOPHER GILLETTE and KIM GAMEL | Posted 12.08.2011 | World

SIRTE, Libya — Libyan revolutionary forces claimed to have captured parts of a sprawling convention center that loyalists of Moammar Gadhafi hav...

Hundreds Of Residents Flee Fighting In Sirte

AP | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 12.04.2011 | World

SIRTE, Libya — Families flowed out of Moammar Gadhafi's besieged hometown Tuesday, exhausted and battered by weeks of hiding from shelling and g...

Revolutionary Forces Push Into Gaddafi's Hometown

AP | BEN HUBBARD and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 11.24.2011 | World

SIRTE, Libya — With NATO jets roaring overhead, revolutionary forces fought their way into Moammar Gadhafi's hometown Saturday in the first sign...

Anticipating New Revolutionary Push, Residents Flee Gaddafi's Hometown

AP | RYAN LUCAS | Posted 11.20.2011 | World

SIRTE, Libya — Families in pickup trucks stacked with mattresses and jugs of water fled Moammar Gadhafi's hometown of Sirte Tuesday ahead of an ...

Bani Walid Deserted As Battlefield-In-Waiting

AP | By HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 11.13.2011 | World

WADI DINAR, Libya -- The streets are now no man's lands. Stores were emptied of food and water days ago. Expert snipers on rooftops watch over one of ...

Rebels And Regime Battle For Control In East Libya

AP | BEN HUBBARD and KARIN LAUB | Posted 10.25.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya -- Libyan rebels battled forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi on the streets of Tripoli Thursday, with the clatter of machine gunfire echoin...

Saki Knafo

Why Muammar Gaddafi's Hometown Matters In The Fight For Libya

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 05.31.2011 | World

Earlier this week, rebel forces in Libya fought their way to the outskirts of Sirte, a seafront city about the size of Tallahassee. The day before, pu...