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

Shashank Joshi: Leader cannot survive but road ahead is strewn with danger

The tipping point may be weeks away, with a bloody palace coup no less likely than Gaddafi's smooth exit from Libya

Rebels fight to hold key city that could turn the tide against Gaddafi

While Tripoli remains heavily defended, the rebels are probably in their strongest position since the fighting began

Libya rebels look to capture key city

Libyan rebels have fought their way into the strategic city of Zawiya west of Tripoli on in their most significant advance in months, battling snipers on rooftops and heavy shelling from Muammar Gaddafi's forces holding the city.

Gaddafi is still strong, says captured general

Close to 70 per cent of people in Tripoli still support Muammar Gaddafi and he is in no danger of falling soon, one of his intelligence officers said yesterday.

Everything must go! Gaddafi's diplomats hold embassy fire sale

Removal vans pulled up at the embassy hours after Libyan diplomats were given three days to leave the UK

'Dead' Gaddafi son shown on TV

Libyan state television has broadcast images of a man it said was Muammar Gaddafi's youngest son, Khamis, undercutting rebel claims he was killed in an airstrike.

Tripoli denies Gaddafi son killed in Nato raid

A Libyan government spokesman today denied reports that Muammar Gaddafi's youngest son, brigade commander Khamis Gaddafi, had been killed in a Nato air strike.

Rebel feud puts UK's Libya policy in jeopardy

Government demands answers after assassination of general

Leading article: Libya - the mission that crept

It is easy in hindsight to say that Britain should not have involved itself militarily in Libya. Four months on from the start of Nato operations, Muammar Gaddafi remains master of his capital, the front line between his forces and his opponents in the east has barely altered, and earlier confident predictions of regime change in Tripoli have given way to implausible-sounding talk of Gaddafi remaining in Libya but not somehow in power.

Leading article: Ceasefire and negotiate

Colonel Gaddafi cannot be bombed into exile. Four months after the launch of a British and French-led military mission to remove him, that is the reality that the Government is being forced to accept. According to the new thinking in Paris and London, as long as the Libyan leader is prepared to give up power, he can stay in the country. The shift represents a welcome, if belated, outbreak of realism.

Mountain rebels plot their assault on Tripoli


Libyan rebels advance towards Tripoli

Rebel fighters seized a village south of the Libyan capital Tripoli and another group advanced towards the city from the east yesterday in the biggest push in weeks towards Muammar Gaddafi's main stronghold.

France secretly armed Libya's rebels for push on Tripoli

France has been covertly arming rebels in the mountains south of Tripoli eyeing a push on the Libyan capital to hasten the demise of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s 41-year regime.

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