Allegations of vengeful attacks against residents of Tawergha and Sirte -- both cities believed to have sided with former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi -- will be investigated, a military spokesman for Libya's National Transitional Council said Sunday
As questions linger about his death and those of dozens of others, ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is likely to be buried Tuesday -- five days after he was killed in Sirte, and shortly after his body was displayed at a Misrata meat market -- a Libyan official said.
Libya's National Transitional Council announces elections within the next eight months. CNN's Dan Rivers reports.
CNN's Phil Black reports on a mass exodus from the besieged Libyan city of Sirte.
Members of two Libyan tribes -- who fought together to unseat Moammar Gadhafi and his loyalists -- clashed Saturday, infighting among opposition forces that comes as a key ally of the longtime leader vowed to keep up the fight.
About 200,000 Libyans remain under threat as Moammar Gadhafi loyalists battle to the end in the only two areas still contested in Libya: Bani Walid and Sirte, the coastal birthplace of the fallen leader.
Anti-Gadhafi forces say they are making progress in Sirte, Libya. CNN's Phil Black reports.
South Africa and the African Union have recognized the National Transitional Council as Libya's legitimate rulers.
CNN's Natalie Allen speaks with Phil Black about reports that Gadhafi loyalist no longer control parts of Sirte, Libya.
Troops loyal to Libya's new leaders maintained strong momentum Tuesday against pro-Moammar Gadhafi holdouts as they planned an assault on one loyalist city and moved into another without resistance.
Revolutionary forces in Libya suffered a sizable blow after more than 20 fighters were killed in the northern city of Sirte Sunday, the country's transitional government said Monday.
In an effort to hold onto the few remaining places they still control in Libya, Moammar Gadhafi's forces put up stiff resistance again Saturday as revolutionaries fought to wrest control of the loyalist strongholds of Sirte and Bani Walid.
Revolutionary forces attacked loyalist strongholds Friday in a failed attempt to snuff out continuing resistance from forces loyal to ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.
A Libyan delegation heads to Niger to demand the handover of Saadi Gadhafi. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
Troops loyal to Libya's transitional government punched deep into the heart of ousted strongman Moammar Gadhafi's hometown of Sirte on Thursday, while Britain and France pledged their full support for the country's new rulers.
CNN's Ben Wedeman reports a series of warehouses discovered by anti-Gadhafi forces contain surprises.
Libya's opposition fighters launched an assault on one of Moammar Gadhafi's last bastions of support on Saturday, but they met stiff resistance and some even pulled back, military commanders said
Ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi has been surrounded and has no way of leaving the area, Anees al-Sharif, a spokesman for the Tripoli Military Council, told CNN on Wednesday.
Libya's interim leadership gave Moammar Gadhafi loyalists one more week to surrender before they face military force in the last bastions of the strongman's power.
The U.N. envoy on Libya tells CNN's Becky Anderson what he thinks about the rebels' deadline for surrender.
Ten days ago the vanguard of rebel forces streamed into the Libyan capital. Moammar Gadhafi's forces put up virtually no resistance, and it seemed that the end of Libya's six-month conflict was imminent.
After days of fighting, Libyan rebel forces gained control overnight of a tenacious pocket of resistance near Tripoli's airport.
CNN's Dan Rivers reports on the horrors of war in Tripoli.
Fugitive Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's compound was strewn with shell casings and litter two days after its capture by rebel forces, while the bodies of a dozen bound men lay in a nearby intersection.
Even as Moammar Gadhafi's forces appeared in disarray, there was no letup Wednesday in casualties in the war with rebels here.
Fighting in Libya started with anti-government demonstrations in February and escalated into a civil war.
CNN's Sara Sidner reports amidst blasts of outgoing and incoming gunfire near Moammar Gadhafi's compound.
After reports of his capture, Saif al-Islam Gadhafi tells reporters that troops had "broken the back" of the rebels.
Two of Moammar Gadhafi's sons, who had been reported captured over the weekend, were free early Tuesday as forces loyal to the embattled Libyan leader battled rebels trying to consolidate their hold on Tripoli.
New video arrives from a CNN team in Tripoli's pivotal Green Square, which previously had been the site of pro-Gadhafi rallies.
An amateur league of ill-trained rebel fighters appears to be on the brink of toppling Moammar Gadhafi's 42-year rule after reportedly capturing two of the leader's sons and infiltrating the Libyan capital.
Six months and more than 17,000 air sorties after it began, NATO's Operation Unified Protector in the skies over Libya grinds on.
The conflict in Libya has at times seemed as much a war of words as a war on the ground, with both the Gadhafi government and the rebel forces claiming to hold the upper hand. But could reports of significant rebel advances in recent days signal a decisive shift in momentum to their side, after months of apparent stalemate?
Rebel fighters in Libya, trying to take over a key western city, faced stiff resistance from Moammar Gadhafi's forces on Wednesday, a rebel commander said.
Video appearing on YouTube purportedly shows Libyan rebels releasing prisoners in Surman.
Over the past few days, anti-Gadhafi forces have made "significant advances" -- in the northwest and in the regions of Misrata and al-Brega -- a spokesman for NATO's military operation told reporters Tuesday.
A senior government official arrived Monday in Cairo amid rumors that he had defected, Egypt's state-run Al-Ahram newspaper reported.
Tripoli suffers from widespread blackouts and fuel shortages as NATO airstrikes continue. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
Libyan rebel forces gained ground against ruler Moammar Gadhafi's forces Saturday after a massive offensive in the western town of Bir Al-Ghanam.
The front lines of Libya's grinding war weave through the western mountains and around Zlitan, the last city east of Tripoli still under the grip of strongman Moammar Gadhafi.
Firefighters battled a blaze caused by NATO airstrikes at a food-storage complex Monday in Zlitan, increasingly a front-line city in the conflict between Libyan government troops and rebels fighting to oust longtime ruler Moammar Gadhafi.
Libyan government troops will turn the strategic oil city of al-Brega into "hell" rather than let it fall into the hands of advancing rebel forces, a government spokesman said Monday.
The Gadhafi regime tells CNN's Ivan Watson that the key town will be "hell" before they let it fall into rebel hands.
Fighting between Libyan rebels and government troops raged around the eastern Libyan oil town of Brega throughout the weekend as NATO warplanes launched a sustained pre-dawn raid on Tripoli's eastern suburbs.
Supporters of Moammar Gadhafi stage a rally in former rebel-held city. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
CNN's Ben Wedeman is in Qawalish, Libya, now seeing renewed fighting between pro- and anti-Gadhafi forces.
In a contentious closed-door U.N. Security Council meeting Tuesday, Russia criticized France's decision to airlift weapons to rebel forces in Libya, according to a Western diplomat present during the discussions.
The daughter of Moammar Gadhafi tells CNN affiliate France 2 he will not step down in Libya.
Libya's rebel leader says he does not have a problem with Moammar Gadhafi remaining in the country, once he resigns and as long as he remains under supervision, according to a television report.
CNN's David McKenzie reports on Libya's tradition of fighting women.
The French government is in talks with Libyan rebels about supplying them with weapons and ammunition, a Libyan opposition military spokesman in Misrata said late Thursday.
Follow the time line of events from U.N. Security Council actions, to NATO meetings, to the recent bombings in Libya.
Heavy fighting that began at dawn and continued past midnight Friday left at least 31 people dead Saturday in the western Libyan city of Misrata, where rebel forces thwarted efforts by government forces to enter from the west and south.
Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi vowed Tuesday that "we will not surrender," even as NATO airstrikes bombarded his compound in Tripoli.
The Libya war powers resolution is making strange bedfellows on Capitol Hill. CNN's Kate Bolduan reports.
CNN's Nima Elbagir reports on continued NATO airstrikes and the announcement of an extension of the Libya mission.
CNN's Nic Robertson explains the ongoing battle in Libya between Moammar Gadhafi's forces and opposition forces.
Three months after protests against Moammar Gadhafi began in Libya, the country seems to be grinding into a stalemated civil war.
Explosions erupted in Tripoli for a second consecutive night Wednesday into Thursday morning as NATO jets struck a vocational secondary school, a Libyan government official said.
As NATO warplanes pound Tripoli, world leaders urge patience in the ongoing war in Libya. CNN's Jonathan Mann reports.
A barrage of at least 18 rockets struck Tripoli Tuesday, killing 19 people and wounding another 150 in the heaviest onslaught since NATO's aerial strikes began, a government official told CNN.
GOP Sen. Rand Paul tells Anderson Cooper that he believes Pres. Obama is violating the War Powers Act.
NATO aircraft launched more than a dozen strikes on the Libyan capital early Tuesday, and smoke could be seen rising from the area near Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's Bab-al-Azizia compound in Tripoli.
Forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi unleash their biggest attack against a rebel stronghold in Libya's western mountains.
A U.N. envoy held talks in Libya on Sunday, as NATO warplanes kept up their bombardment of forces loyal to longtime strongman Moammar Gadhafi, Libyan government officials said.
CNN's Sara Sidner speaks to newly rescued residents of Misrata. They say they were living a real-life horror movie.
Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's forces bombed key fuel depots in the contested city of Misrata Saturday, destroying six containers and causing a massive fire, a rebel spokesman said.
An explosion rocked Benghazi's main square on Tuesday, prompting witnesses to say it was the work of the country's longtime strongman, Moammar Gadhafi.
CNN's Frederik Pleitgen on the air strike in Tripoli that reportedly killed Gadhafi's son.
The Libyan government said Sunday that ruler Moammar Gadhafi's son and three of his grandchildren died in a NATO airstrike that the longtime strongman and his wife survived.
CNN's Reza Sayah on Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's apparent desire to negotiate a ceasefire.
Government shelling of the seaside town of Misrata resumed Thursday afternoon, with heavy artillery and mortars targeting residential areas, killing 10 people, a member of the medical committee of the Misrata Council told CNN.
A NATO airstrike Wednesday on the seaside town of Misrata killed 11 rebel fighters and wounded two others, witnesses told a reporter, who saw the bodies.
Shifting battle lines complicate conflict in Misrata. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
Rebels claimed a significant breakthrough Saturday in Misrata, a bloody stage in the battle for Libya against forces loyal to strongman Moammar Gadhafi.
An airstrike Saturday hit a parking lot outside the compound in central Tripoli of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, killing three people, a government spokesman said.
Large explosions and the sound of jets over Tripoli Thursday night indicated NATO has likely increased the intensity of its air strikes on Moammar Gadhafi's key command and control military sites.
CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports hearing NATO airstrikes from the outskirts of Tripoli.
The nightmare in Libya's war-torn city of Misrata intensified Monday amid more shelling on the city and desperate measures to get medical care, an opposition spokesman said.
As fighting continued in the Libyan cities of Ajdabiya and Misrata Sunday, a rebel spokesman questioned the commitment of NATO's mission there.
"Gadhafi must go. And go for good."
After weeks of U.S. and NATO bombardment, about one-third of Moammar Gadhafi's ground armor has been destroyed, as well as most of the fixed air defense sites and aircraft, but a stalemate between government and rebel forces is emerging and could last for some time, according to a senior U.S. official with direct knowledge of the latest military assessments.
Rebel forces continue to exchange fire in Eastern Libya. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
Embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, in negotiations with the African Union, has agreed in principal to a deal that would end the conflict in the nation he's ruled for 42 years, South African President Jacob Zuma told reporters Sunday.
There is an ongoing battle for control of a town near the Libyan capital. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
A battle raged in a strategically located Libyan city Saturday as state television showed a fist-pumping Moammar Gadhafi visiting a school, his first public appearance in days.
CNN's Reza Sayah reports from Benghazi, Libya, where five victims of an unintentional NATO air attack were buried.
NATO's top official "strongly regretted" a fatal airstrike that may have mistakenly killed people it has pledged to protect, angering Libyan opposition leaders amid an increasingly frustrating campaign to oust Moammar Gadhafi.
Airstrikes killed four people in eastern Libya on Thursday, an opposition general said, and rebel fighters and civilians made a wild, panicky retreat from a major city.
CNN's Nic Robertson reports on loud explosions heard in Tripoli as clashes continue in Libya.
As rebel and pro-government forces in Libya maneuvered on the battlefield Wednesday, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi urged U.S. President Barack Obama to end the NATO bombing of his war-torn country.
Efforts to prevent forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi from attacking civilians have been complicated by weather and the regime's decision to hide military equipment in populated areas and to use human shields, NATO Brig. Gen. Marc van Uhm said Tuesday.
Abdul Hafiz Ghoga tells CNN any deal on power succession from Gadhafi to his sons is not acceptable.
CNN's Reza Sayah reports Libya's Opposition rejects Gadhafi's deal of his son takes over leadership.
The deputy chairman of Libya's Transitional National Council spoke with CNN's Reza Sayah on Tuesday as rebel forces came under intense artillery bombardment from Moammar Gadhafi's forces.
Libyan rebels and forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi fought over the cities of al-Brega and Misrata on Monday, as uncertainty lingered whether Western nations would arm the outgunned opposition.
CNN's Ben Wedeman reports from eastern Libya, where the ill-equipped rebels are finding the going tough.
British diplomats were on the ground in Libya meeting with key figures of the opposition, but no decision has been made by Western allies on whether to arm them, the UK Foreign Office said Sunday.
Fmr. National Security Adviser James Jones says that the NATO coalition can't leave Libya until Gadhafi is ousted.
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