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 vandalised graves at Benghazi Military Cemetery

Afghan and US reports fail to agree on Koran burning

Conflicting conclusions appear to have emerged from two inquiries into the burning of the Koran at Bagram airbase, amid reports that British war graves in Libya were desecrated in retaliation for the mishandling of the holy book.

Marie Colvin, in Misrata, Libya, last summer, when she spent weeks living under seige

Marie Colvin had no death wish. She was in love with life

Patrick Cockburn pays tribute to his friend and colleague killed by shellfire in Homs, Syria

Two British journalists held in Libya

Two British journalists have been arrested in Libya, the Foreign Office confirmed last night.

Two British journalists held in Libya

Two British journalists have been arrested in Libya, the Foreign Office confirmed today.

Adrian Hamilton: Isolating Syria is our best option

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

Gaddafi loyalists launch offensive on key oil town as counter-insurgency grows

Four killed in Bani Walid after government troops arrest supporter of former dictator

British Airways to resume flights to Libya

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.

Kim Sengupta: There were barrels of liquid, protection suits and gas masks

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.

ABDELHAKIM BELHAJ: The former head of the Libyan Islamist Fighting Group was arrested in 2004

Libyan commander sues UK over torture claim

Abdelhakim Belhaj says MI6 knew he was being tortured but did nothing to stop it

After three months on the run, Saif al-Islam, was captured and brought to the mountain town of Zintan

Tug-of-war looms over fate of Gaddafi's heir

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

Saif Gaddafi on a flight to Zintan after his arrest yesterday

Taken alive, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi escapes his father's fate

Now the Libyan dictator's heir is held, what will he say about deals with the West?

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

World View: The swift end to the six-month conflict took many by surprise. The power switch is a different matter, with rebel leaders struggling to impose themselves

The hunt for Gaddafi – and his victims – goes on

Samia Nakhoul and Mohammed Abbas in Tripoli and David Randall report on the search for the former dictator and for the disappeared
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