News Libyans carry the coffin of a person killed in Friday's demonstration during a funeral procession for the dead in Tripoli on Saturday

Fighting comes day after attack on protesters left over 40 dead in Libyan capital

The frontline club

As a new exhibition celebrates the great war correspondents, from Martha Gellhorn to John Simpson, Kim Sengupta reflects on life in the field and pays tribute to the fixers and locals who make the job possible

UK 'undecided' on Libya helicopters

No decision has yet been taken on deploying UK Apache attack helicopters to Libya, the Government insisted today, contradicting claims by a French minister.

Nato airstrikes target Gaddafi's warships

Nato fighter jets struck at three Libyan ports in bombing runs overnight, targeting Muammar Gaddafi's navy in an effort to protect the nearby rebel-held port of Misrata, in the broadest attack on naval forces since the alliance joined the conflict.

Video: Fighting in Misrata caught on film

New video shows heavy fighting in Misrata, as Britain's military chief says Nato must increase air strikes against Libya.

Shashank Joshi: Amateurs talk tactics, but professionals talk logistics

To ensure longevity, Muammar Gaddafi has had to switch his focus to securing the war's lifelines. And supplies are no less important to the rebel forces

Italy 'offers to arm rebels' as Gaddafi forces destroy oil tanks

Anti-Gaddafi rebels say Italy has offered to arm them with "whatever they need to liberate Libya". A rebel spokesman in the eastern city of Benghazi, declined to specify what kind of weapons would be provided, and last night the Italian foreign ministry denied the claim.

France expels 14 Libyan diplomats

France has expelled 14 Libyan diplomats loyal to the government of Muammar Gaddafi, the French foreign ministry said.

Aid ship caught in Misrata bombing raid

A UK-funded aid ship has been caught in Misrata harbour during a bombing raid by Muammar Gaddafi's forces that is believed to have killed four people.

UK-funded aid ship caught in bombing raid

A UK-funded aid ship has been caught in Misrata harbour during a bombing raid by Muammar Gaddafi's forces that is believed to have killed four people.

Libyans panic over expired gas masks

An urgent appeal for gas masks to be sent to the residents of Misrata has been delayed after supplies in Benghazi were found to have expired and be useless. Unconfirmed reports yesterday that pro-Gaddafi forces who are surrounding the port city have been seen wearing masks prompted an urgent appeal to Libya's interim government in Benghazi.

Nato airstrikes hits Misrata outskirts

Crowds chanting support for Muammar Gaddafi gathered in Tripoli on Monday for the funeral of his son, killed in a Nato airstrike that has raised questions about the West's role in the uprising against the Libyan leader.

Gaddafi offers ceasefire, but says he will not leave

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi called for a ceasefire and negotiations with Nato powers in a live speech on state TV early today, as Nato bombs struck a government complex in the capital, Tripoli.

Nato 'friendly fire' kills 12 Libyan rebels

Twelve rebel fighters were killed in a "friendly fire" air strike on a building by Nato aircraft in the embattled city of Misrata, witnesses claimed.

Libyan forces shell rebel city

Muammar Gaddafi's forces have shelled the besieged rebel frontline city of Misrata, hitting residential areas and wounding four people, a doctor said.

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