Announcement follows talks between David Cameron and Libyan prime minister Ali Zeidan
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Wednesday 27 July 2011
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.
Saturday 16 July 2011
Thursday 07 July 2011
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.
Thursday 30 June 2011
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.
Wednesday 29 June 2011
Monday 20 June 2011
Nato's secretary general today admitted that an alliance air strike was responsible for an attack on a suburb of Tripoli which killed nine civilians, according to Libyan officials.
Monday 20 June 2011
Libyan officials have claimed that several civilians, including a woman and two children, were killed yesterday in a Nato airstrike on Tripoli, an allegation that will do little to ease concerns over the fractured alliance's protracted military campaign.
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.
Thursday 16 June 2011
An envoy leading Moscow's efforts to help end the war in Libya departed for Tripoli today for talks with senior officials in Muammar Gaddafi's government, Russian media reported.
Friday 10 June 2011
Wednesday 08 June 2011
Fresh attacks on Tripoli as Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi vows to 'fight to the end'.
Tuesday 07 June 2011
Low-flying Nato planes pounded Tripoli today in a series of 26 strikes that shook the Libyan capital in rare daytime raids designed to step up pressure on Muammar Gaddafi to leave power.
Wednesday 01 June 2011
Shortages of food and medicine will become critical in Libya within a few weeks, the UN humanitarian co-ordinator in the country said yesterday. Severe fuel shortages are also reported with motorists lining up for days.
Tuesday 31 May 2011
As the fighting continues in Libya, residents in Zintan have moved into near-by caves for shelter from the gunfire and shelling.
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