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Libya's transitional council hands over powerupdated: Wed Aug 08 2012 18:37:00

Libya's National Transitional Council handed over power Wednesday to the General National Congress, the national assembly formed by last month's elections.

Rights activists demand Libyan militia turn over British journalistsupdated: Sun Feb 26 2012 12:57:00

A militia in Libya is illegally holding two British journalists, refusing to turn them over to transitional government authorities and preventing international aid workers from visiting them, Human Rights Watch said Sunday.

Libyan detainees died after torture, human rights group saysupdated: Thu Jan 26 2012 18:19:00

Several detainees in Libya have died after being tortured in recent weeks, the human rights group Amnesty International said Thursday.

Rights group: Libyan detainees torturedupdated: Thu Jan 26 2012 18:19:00

Amnesty International says several detainees in Libya have died after being tortured in recent weeks.

Libya picks armed forces chiefupdated: Thu Jan 05 2012 06:32:00

A former Libyan military officer who fought against ex-leader Moammar Gadhafi's troops last year was picked to head the country's armed forces, a move that comes as tensions flare among rival militias.

Clashes erupt between Libyan militias updated: Tue Jan 03 2012 18:01:00

Clashes erupted Tuesday in Libya's capital between militias from Tripoli and Misrata, killing four people, officials said.

NTC will investigate allegations of crimes against pro-Gadhafi forces, official saysupdated: Sun Oct 30 2011 16:56:00

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

Moammar Gadhafi's body displayed in Libyaupdated: Sun Oct 23 2011 17:17:00

CNN's Dan Rivers reports Libyans are lining up to see the bodies of Moammar Gadhafi and his son in Misrata.

Gadhafi's body in Misrata coolerupdated: Fri Oct 21 2011 13:00:00

New video shows Moammar Gadhafi's body lying inside a cold storage unit on the outskirts of Misrata, Libya.

On the front lines with Libyan rebelsupdated: Thu Sep 22 2011 09:07:00

The first time I went to Libya, in 2010, I was arrested just two days into my trip. Filming a documentary for VICE, I was detained for shooting where the authorities thought I shouldn't, beginning endless rounds of questions, emphatic yelling and head-shaking incredulity at my claims of innocence -- and, of course, the requisite implications that I was a spy. When I was finally released, I swore I would never return to the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. But that promise was quickly broken, and I found myself back in the country almost exactly a year later, in the midst of a chaotic and violent revolution.

Riding along with Libyan rebelsupdated: Thu Sep 22 2011 09:07:00

VICE joins Libyan rebels on the front lines of a revolution and gets to know those behind the fight.

Libyan fighters put pressure on regime holdoutsupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 18:47:00

South Africa and the African Union have recognized the National Transitional Council as Libya's legitimate rulers.

Deadly reminders of the siege on Misrataupdated: Thu Sep 15 2011 05:50:00

CNN's Phil Black looks at a collection of weapons used by Gadhafi forces against residents of Misrata, Libya.

Libyan rebels say they have Gadhafi surroundedupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 22:39:00

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.

Ambulance driver risks life in Misrataupdated: Thu Aug 11 2011 12:40:00

Photographer Andre Liohn captures the story of a brave ambulance driver helping the wounded in Misrata, Libya.

NATO disputes Libyan claim of coordinated push on al-Bregaupdated: Fri Jul 15 2011 09:38:00

NATO sloughed off an assertion of the Libyan government on Friday that the alliance and anti-government rebels were carrying out a coordinated air, sea and land attack on the strategic town of al-Brega.

Libyan spokesman: 'We will die for oil'updated: Fri Jul 15 2011 05:46:00

Libya's embattled government accused rebels and the NATO military alliance of carrying out a coordinated air, sea, and land attack on the strategic oil town of Brega on Thursday, the same day a government spokesman vowed to "die for oil."

Diplomat: Russia, France spar over weapons drops in Libyaupdated: Wed Jul 06 2011 05:53:00

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.

Libyan rebels, Gadhafi forces exchange fire; 11 rebels woundedupdated: Sat Jul 02 2011 22:25:00

Libyan rebels and troops loyal to Moammar Gadhafi shelled each other for hours on Saturday in clashes at the highly contested frontline of Dafniya, an embattled town just west of the besieged port city of Misrata.

Scrambling for cash in Misrataupdated: Fri Jul 01 2011 22:54:00

Misrata's bank re-opens, but there isn't enough cash to go around. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.

Libya rebels claim talks with France over weapons supplyupdated: Fri Jul 01 2011 11:36:00

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.

Libya's fighting womenupdated: Fri Jul 01 2011 11:36:00

CNN's David McKenzie reports on Libya's tradition of fighting women.

Misrata cheers Gadhafi arrest warrantupdated: Tue Jun 28 2011 14:43:00

CNN's Ben Wedeman is in rebel-held Mistrata, Libya, sampling reaction to the arrest warrant issued for Moammar Gadhafi.

Back to school in Misrataupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 06:23:00

CNN's Ben Wedeman reports on how school children are coping in war-torn Misrata, Libya.

As some Libyan children return to school, effects of war evidentupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 06:23:00

After months of being holed up as the war in Libya continues, some children in the besieged city of Misrata have returned to class.

New life begins as Misrata crumblesupdated: Wed Jun 22 2011 06:52:00

A new baby is born to a Misrata family just hours before a Gadhafi rocket slams into their home. Ben Wedeman reports.

Rocket shatters a family's life in Libya's Misrataupdated: Wed Jun 22 2011 06:52:00

Twelve-year-old Faraj Abu Shaiba is burned and in shock -- but somehow he manages a weak smile from his hospital bed.

Violence, deaths continue in Libyaupdated: Mon Jun 13 2011 05:44:00

Seven people died Sunday in fighting in the town of Dafniya, Libya, near the besieged city of Misrata, according to a hospital spokesman.

Rebel: Government forces, rebels clash in the Libyan city of Zawiyaupdated: Sat Jun 11 2011 21:32:00

Government forces clashed with rebels in the Libyan city of Zawiya Saturday, said a rebel spokesman, one day after heavy fighting took place in the western city of Misrata.

Libyan rebels repel fierce attack by government forces on Misrataupdated: Fri Jun 10 2011 20:53:00

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.

NATO ramps up pressure on Libyaupdated: Fri Jun 10 2011 20:53:00

Follow the time line of events from U.N. Security Council actions, to NATO meetings, to the recent bombings in Libya.

U.S. pledges $26 million in aid for Libyan victimsupdated: Thu Jun 09 2011 10:09:00

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced an additional $26 million in aid for war victims Thursday at an international coalition meeting aimed at charting the course of a post Moammar-Gadhafi Libya.

Children work with weapons to aid Libya's rebelsupdated: Wed Jun 08 2011 22:49:00

The eyes of 15-year-old Nasser are fixed on a small metal part that belongs to a massive metal gun. He scrubs every tiny little crevice with a toothbrush until the bristles bend in awkward directions from the strain.

Libyan kids help refurbish weaponsupdated: Wed Jun 08 2011 22:49:00

Kids help refurbish weapons as rebels grow frustrated with lack of gun power in Misrata. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

Gadhafi loyalists launch new push against Misrataupdated: Wed Jun 08 2011 17:38:00

Forces loyal to embattled Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi launched a new attack on the rebel-held city of Misrata on Wednesday, with anti-government forces reporting intense shelling from three sides of the city.

Russian envoy heads to Libya to begin settlement talksupdated: Mon Jun 06 2011 13:04:00

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sent an envoy to Libya Monday to meet with rebels trying to bring about an end to Moammar Gadhafi's 42-year-rule, a move that comes after he called for the Libyan leader to step down.

Broken justice in Libyaupdated: Mon Jun 06 2011 13:04:00

Accusations arise of inhumane treatment of prisoners by the opposition in Libya's war within. Sara Sidner reports.

Rebels in Misrata told not to advanceupdated: Fri Jun 03 2011 23:21:00

Commanders in Misrata, Libya, order fighters to stay put until help arrives. CNN's Sara Sidner visits the front lines.

Misrata rebels in holding pattern, waiting for helpupdated: Fri Jun 03 2011 23:21:00

Moftah Ahmed al-Akrout looks completely out of place walking up and down the front line, shouting at rebel fighters between rapid blasts of heavy arms fire.

Battle in Libya rages onupdated: Sat May 21 2011 16:36:00

Fighting continues between Libyan government forces and rebels. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.

Libya says NATO causing humanitarian crisisupdated: Sat May 21 2011 16:36:00

Libyan officials sounded an alarm Saturday over NATO bombings of three ports that they said would trigger a crisis by limiting the movement of supply ships carrying critical supplies in and out of the war-torn nation.

Unexploded weapons hurting Misrata kidsupdated: Sat May 21 2011 15:22:00

Children in Misrata, Libya, are being injured by unexploded weapons including cluster bombs. ITN's Emma Murphy reports.

Rebel forces in Libya's western mountains issue call for helpupdated: Wed May 18 2011 07:24:00

Rebel forces in the Nafusa Mountains of western Libya were under heavy attack Tuesday by forces loyal to leader Moammar Gadhafi and had issued a call for help, the National Transitional Council said.

NATO airstrikes target downtown Tripoliupdated: Wed May 18 2011 07:24:00

Two government buildings were hit in NATO airstrikes in Tripoli, Libya.

Regime, opposition battle for Misrataupdated: Thu May 12 2011 21:01:00

Anderson Cooper speaks with Marie Colvin, of The Sunday Times, about the situation in Misrata, Libya.

More than 100 refugees from Misrata arrive in Benghaziupdated: Thu May 12 2011 21:01:00

A ship arrived Thursday night in Benghazi from Misrata carrying at least 108 refugees, including 25 with war wounds, according to a spokeswoman for the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Libyan rebels advancing 'meter by meter' in Misrata, witness reportsupdated: Wed May 11 2011 07:12:00

Rebel forces defending the Libyan city of Misrata from government troops are making "meter-by-meter" gains despite heavy shelling and rocket attacks, a Western journalist inside the city said Tuesday.

Misrata: Horror movie comes to lifeupdated: Mon May 09 2011 22:52:00

CNN's Sara Sidner speaks to newly rescued residents of Misrata. They say they were living a real-life horror movie.

Wounded tell of hell in besieged Misrataupdated: Mon May 09 2011 18:20:00

Inside the Intensive Care Unit at Benghazi Medical Center the injuries to the patients are horrendous. One patient has suffered a paralyzing bullet to the head, another is missing a left leg, has a broken right leg and is on a respirator, yet another has burns to his face and is barely conscious.

NATO leader: 'Gadhafi's time is over'updated: Mon May 09 2011 10:35:00

NATO's leader confidently proclaimed on Sunday that Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's days are numbered, but he couldn't foresee how long the alliance's grinding mission to protect besieged civilians will last.

Pro-Gadhafi forces bomb fuel depots in contested Libyan cityupdated: Sat May 07 2011 15:17:00

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.

Gadhafi's son killed?updated: Sun May 01 2011 19:01:00

CNN's Frederik Pleitgen on the air strike in Tripoli that reportedly killed Gadhafi's son.

Gunners pound rebels, embassies sacked after Gadhafi's son said killedupdated: Sun May 01 2011 19:01:00

Government forces pounded rebel-held cities and crowds ransacked empty embassies in Tripoli on Sunday after Libyan authorities reported a NATO airstrike killed one of longtime strongman Moammar Gadhafi's sons and three of his grandchildren.

Gadhafi: 'I'm not leaving'updated: Sat Apr 30 2011 21:54:00

CNN's Reza Sayah on Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's apparent desire to negotiate a ceasefire.

Libyan government threatens aid ships heading for besieged port cityupdated: Fri Apr 29 2011 22:01:00

The Libyan government vowed Friday to sink any ship approaching the besieged port city of Misrata, essentially threatening NATO patrols and humanitarian aid ships that have been bringing in food and medical supplies and ferrying out refugees and the wounded

Fighting still raging in Misrataupdated: Fri Apr 29 2011 22:01:00

Libyan opposition member Guma El-Gamaty discusses the violent unrest in Libya.

Libyan government shelling of Misrata residential area said to resumeupdated: Fri Apr 29 2011 04:15:00

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.

Misrata: Front and center in the Libyan war zoneupdated: Thu Apr 28 2011 12:30:00

We left Misrata with a human cargo of refugees and casualties on a ferry evacuating just a few hundred of the many thousands who would escape this port city if they could. We were heading for Benghazi, the Libyan rebels' stronghold.

Witness: NATO airstrike kills 11 rebels in Misrataupdated: Thu Apr 28 2011 04:34:00

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.

Violent clashes continues in Libyaupdated: Thu Apr 28 2011 04:34:00

Shifting battle lines complicate conflict in Misrata. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.

Witnesses say fighting rages near Misrata, shelling along portupdated: Tue Apr 26 2011 20:50:00

Fighting battered the besieged seaside city of Misrata Tuesday as bombs -- presumably from NATO warplanes -- shook the ground after pro-government forces launched what rebel officials said was their most aggressive attack so far on the port.

Reporter in Misrata: 'We're under siege'updated: Tue Apr 26 2011 20:50:00

Marie Colvin, a foreign correspondent for the Sunday Times of London, describes the situation in Misrata, Libya.

Witnesses: Libyan government forces shelling civilian areas of Misrataupdated: Mon Apr 25 2011 18:33:00

Libyan government forces directed their assault Monday on civilian areas of Misrata, resulting in a number of civilian casualties, witnesses said.

Moving forward in Libya conflictupdated: Mon Apr 25 2011 05:53:00

A former diplomat and a retired general discuss the uprisings in Libya and Syria and outline the way forward.

Deaths continue to mount in Misrataupdated: Mon Apr 25 2011 05:53:00

Amid reports that pro-government forces have withdrawn from the besieged Libyan port city of Misrata, at least 16 people were killed and 71 were wounded there Sunday, a doctor at a local hospital said early Monday.

22 killed as Libyan rebels make key gains in besieged western cityupdated: Sat Apr 23 2011 13:56:00

Rebels claimed a significant breakthrough Saturday in Misrata, a bloody stage in the battle for Libya against forces loyal to strongman Moammar Gadhafi.

McCain urges help for Libyan rebelsupdated: Fri Apr 22 2011 21:47:00

Sen. John McCain meets with Libyan rebels and calls for other nations to help them achieve freedom.

Official: 3 dead in airstrike at Gadhafi's compoundupdated: Fri Apr 22 2011 21:47:00

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.

Explosions, planes heard in Tripoli; rebels seize border crossingupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 23:47:00

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.

Bodies of two photographers killed in Libya arrive in Benghaziupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 21:02:00

The ship carrying the bodies of a U.S. and a British journalist killed Wednesday in Misrata reached port Thursday night in the rebel stronghold of Benghazi.

Veteran photojournalist killed in Libyaupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 21:02:00

Award-winning photojournalist Tim Hetherington was killed while documenting the violence in Libya

Journalists gave their lives to bear witnessupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 19:48:00

It is a bitter irony that Chris Hondros, the prize-winning photographer killed in Libya on Wednesday alongside Oscar-nominated photojournalist Tim Hetherington, was to due to speak in New York next week on the dangers of covering conflict.

Two journalists killed in Misrataupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 10:15:00

Two journalists were killed on the job in Misrata, Libya Wednesday.

Britain sending military team to Libyaupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 09:37:00

Britain said Tuesday it is expanding its presence in Libya with military advisers and the European Union said it is prepared to send troops for humanitarian assistance if requested by the United Nations.

Britain to send military into Libyaupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 09:37:00

CNN's Becky Anderson spoke to Britain's Foreign Secretary after he announced military personnel will advise the rebels.

Libyans flee intense fighting, pour into border camps, townsupdated: Wed Apr 20 2011 07:07:00

Thousands desperate to flee intense fighting in western Libya have begun pouring into neighboring Tunisia in recent days, raising concerns Tuesday among aid agencies that the humanitarian crisis could worsen.

Graffiti signs of unrest in Libyaupdated: Wed Apr 20 2011 07:07:00

CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports on the latest in Tripoli as fighting continues between Gadhafi's forces and rebels.

Conflict continues in Misrata, Libyaupdated: Wed Apr 20 2011 06:31:00

CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports that suspected NATO air strikes hit Tripoli while Misrata remains under siege.

Spokesman: Horror in Misrata grows with fresh shelling, little aidupdated: Mon Apr 18 2011 20:20:00

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.

Rebels question NATO as fighting continuesupdated: Mon Apr 18 2011 05:28:00

As fighting continued in the Libyan cities of Ajdabiya and Misrata Sunday, a rebel spokesman questioned the commitment of NATO's mission there.

Troubling reports emerge from the raging battle for Misrataupdated: Sun Apr 17 2011 06:44:00

For all the talk in diplomatic circles this week of finding peace for Libya, one thing remained clear Saturday: The war is raging unabated in Misrata.

Rights group: Gadhafi forces firing cluster munitionsupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 19:31:00

Forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi have fired cluster munitions into residential areas in the besieged western city of Misrata, Human Rights Watch said Friday.

Gadhafi forces shell Misrata; leaders say he must 'go for good'updated: Thu Apr 14 2011 21:12:00

Moammar Gadhafi's forces Thursday pounded the strategic port of Misrata, his sole daughter defied the coalition and the three leaders of that alliance declared the Libyan leader "must go and go for good."

Is NATO doing enough in Libya?updated: Thu Apr 14 2011 21:12:00

CNN's Anderson Cooper takes a closer look at whether NATO is doing enough to protect civilians in Libya.

Libya's future under discussionupdated: Wed Apr 13 2011 19:44:00

Diplomats from Africa, the Middle East and Europe gather in Qatar to discuss the troubled situation in Libya.

Libyan rebels find support boost at Doha summitupdated: Wed Apr 13 2011 19:44:00

Delegates representing Arab and African nations and NATO coalesced behind the Libyan rebels at a summit in Qatar on Wednesday, promising more humanitarian aid and money channeled through a temporary trust fund of sorts.

Leaders call for more NATO strikes as Gadhafi forces pummel Misrataupdated: Tue Apr 12 2011 18:03:00

Moammar Gadhafi's military machine pounded the western city of Misrata again Tuesday as France and Britain called for beefed-up NATO airstrikes to stop such attacks on the Libyan people.

Forces clashing in Eastern Libyaupdated: Sun Apr 10 2011 18:58:00

Rebel forces continue to exchange fire in Eastern Libya. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.

S. African president: Gadhafi accepts terms of agreementupdated: Sun Apr 10 2011 18:58:00

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.

Libyan rebel leaders say they are "disappointed" by NATO's effortsupdated: Tue Apr 05 2011 22:53:00

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.

CNN talks to Libyan opposition leaderupdated: Tue Apr 05 2011 22:53:00

Abdul Hafiz Ghoga tells CNN any deal on power succession from Gadhafi to his sons is not acceptable.

Fighting continues in Libya, as does debate on arming rebelsupdated: Tue Apr 05 2011 00:08:00

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.

Ill-equipped rebels continue fightupdated: Tue Apr 05 2011 00:08:00

CNN's Ben Wedeman reports from eastern Libya, where the ill-equipped rebels are finding the going tough.

Wounded treated on hospital shipupdated: Mon Apr 04 2011 05:38:00

Turkish hospital ship treats wounded from Misrata, arrives in Benghazi, Libya. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.

Misrata wounded speak of fighting, resolveupdated: Mon Apr 04 2011 05:38:00

Hundreds of people hurt in the fighting in the Libyan city of Misrata were picked up by a Turkish hospital ship Sunday and spoke of the violence they left behind.

Libyan opposition meeting with British diplomatsupdated: Mon Apr 04 2011 02:33:00

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.

Jones: Goal in Libya is regime changeupdated: Mon Apr 04 2011 02:33:00

Fmr. National Security Adviser James Jones says that the NATO coalition can't leave Libya until Gadhafi is ousted.

Rare view inside Misrata's war zoneupdated: Fri Apr 01 2011 18:12:00

CNN's Frederik Pleitgen follows opposition fighters during combat for a look inside Misrata, Libya. (Graphic content)

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