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The death of three journalists in Homs is not going to get the West to intervene in Syria, however passionate the feelings it may arouse. Journalists make their reputation drawing the world's attention to the violence and the suffering wrought by tyrannical regimes. But journalists of any experience also know what outside intervention does in prolonging conflict and imposing misery on the lives of ordinary civilians.

Libya's new leader, Mustafa Abdel Jalil, said the fighting at Bani Walid risked pushing the country to the brink of another civil war

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British Airways is to resume flights to Libya in May, the airline announced, 15 months after they were suspended as the country descended into bloodshed.

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The sight of arms caches containing everything from Kalash-nikov rifles to surface-to-air missiles lying abandoned had become commonplace in Libya after Muammar Gaddafi's downfall. Some were stripped bare in front of us by armed gangs and even, on occasions, by families on a day out with children.

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Saharan fighters who captured Saif al-Islam are unwilling to surrender him to Tripoli

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Gaddafi death hailed by David Cameron

The death of toppled Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi was today hailed by Prime Minister David Cameron as a step towards a "strong and democratic future" for the north African country.

Divisions grow in Libyan ranks after failed attack on loyalist stronghold

Rival factions turn on leadership after the attempt to secure Bani Walid ends in chaos. Kim Sengupta reports from Tripoli

Patrick Cockburn: A clean victory in Libya, but the peace will be rather messier

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