Fighting comes day after attack on protesters left over 40 dead in Libyan capital
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Monday 11 February 2013
A counterpart of the late British photojournalist Tim Hetherington today told an inquest into his death during the Libyan civil war that they “pushed our luck” amid heavy fighting.
Tuesday 10 July 2012
Two local journalists are being held in a town known for its support of deposed ruler Muammar Gaddafi, a Libyan militia commander said.
Wednesday 21 March 2012
Two British journalists who were detained in Libya have revealed they were held because their captors confused a passage of Welsh written on their medical supplies for Hebrew, leading to suspicions they were spying for Israel.
Monday 05 March 2012
The head of a Libyan militia holding two British journalists captive has accused them of spying on government facilities and of entering the country illegally.
Saturday 25 February 2012
Two British journalists have been arrested in Libya, the Foreign Office confirmed last night.
Friday 27 January 2012
The moral authority of Libya's new government was called into question by two leading international aid groups yesterday as concerns rise that the National Transitional Council, backed by Western governments in last year's civil war, is failing on its promises to deliver freedom and democracy.
Friday 27 January 2012
Libya slips back towards the barbarism of Gaddafi
Sunday 23 October 2011
Kim Sengupta, in Misrata, reports on the wrangling over the fate of the former leader's body, while Jane Merrick looks at the potential threat posed by the only missing family member
Friday 21 October 2011
Muammar Gaddafi's blood-streaked body has been stashed in a commercial freezer at a shopping centre as Libyans try to keep it away from crowds as they figure out where and when to bury the hated ex-leader.
Sunday 28 August 2011
The closest I've come to a Kalashnikov was when someone presented me with a glass replica of an AK-47 filled with vodka. It's the kind of thing a dictator might like to display on his sideboard but I couldn't help thinking there were far too many genuine AK-47s in Tripoli last week, even as jubilant rebels wandered awe-struck through the opulent villas of Colonel Gaddafi's eight children. One young man from Misrata stripped to a pair of shorts and launched a yellow kayak into a swimming pool belonging to Hannibal Gaddafi, who beat up his pregnant girlfriend in Paris in 2005, but he didn't let go of his rifle as he grinned for the camera.
Monday 20 June 2011
A de-mining team run by one of the world’s largest humanitarian networks is clearing rebel-controlled Misrata of tons of unexploded ordnance to bring safety to the city’s civilians.
Sunday 19 June 2011
War crimes investigators were said last night to have amassed thousands of documents which could be used in a case against the Libyan leader, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. They reportedly include details of attempts to starve people living in Misrata, the port city that has been under siege since February.
Saturday 18 June 2011
Provoked by renewed daylight Nato bombing of his capital, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi raged against the alliance, screaming his message and daring Western forces to keep it up.
Saturday 11 June 2011
Libyan government forces have pounded the outskirts of the rebel-held city of Misrata, killing at least 22 people, a hospital physician said today.
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