Libya's National Transitional Council handed over power Wednesday to the General National Congress, the national assembly formed by last month's elections.
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.
Several detainees in Libya have died after being tortured in recent weeks, the human rights group Amnesty International said Thursday.
Amnesty International says several detainees in Libya have died after being tortured in recent weeks.
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 erupted Tuesday in Libya's capital between militias from Tripoli and Misrata, killing four people, officials said.
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
CNN's Dan Rivers reports Libyans are lining up to see the bodies of Moammar Gadhafi and his son in Misrata.
New video shows Moammar Gadhafi's body lying inside a cold storage unit on the outskirts of Misrata, Libya.
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.
VICE joins Libyan rebels on the front lines of a revolution and gets to know those behind the fight.
South Africa and the African Union have recognized the National Transitional Council as Libya's legitimate rulers.
CNN's Phil Black looks at a collection of weapons used by Gadhafi forces against residents of Misrata, Libya.
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.
Photographer Andre Liohn captures the story of a brave ambulance driver helping the wounded in Misrata, Libya.
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.
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."
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 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.
Misrata's bank re-opens, but there isn't enough cash to go around. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
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.
CNN's David McKenzie reports on Libya's tradition of fighting women.
CNN's Ben Wedeman is in rebel-held Mistrata, Libya, sampling reaction to the arrest warrant issued for Moammar Gadhafi.
CNN's Ben Wedeman reports on how school children are coping in war-torn Misrata, Libya.
After months of being holed up as the war in Libya continues, some children in the besieged city of Misrata have returned to class.
A new baby is born to a Misrata family just hours before a Gadhafi rocket slams into their home. Ben Wedeman reports.
Twelve-year-old Faraj Abu Shaiba is burned and in shock -- but somehow he manages a weak smile from his hospital bed.
Seven people died Sunday in fighting in the town of Dafniya, Libya, near the besieged city of Misrata, according to a hospital spokesman.
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.
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.
Follow the time line of events from U.N. Security Council actions, to NATO meetings, to the recent bombings in Libya.
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.
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.
Kids help refurbish weapons as rebels grow frustrated with lack of gun power in Misrata. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
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 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.
Accusations arise of inhumane treatment of prisoners by the opposition in Libya's war within. Sara Sidner reports.
Commanders in Misrata, Libya, order fighters to stay put until help arrives. CNN's Sara Sidner visits the front lines.
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.
Fighting continues between Libyan government forces and rebels. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.
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.
Children in Misrata, Libya, are being injured by unexploded weapons including cluster bombs. ITN's Emma Murphy reports.
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.
Two government buildings were hit in NATO airstrikes in Tripoli, Libya.
Anderson Cooper speaks with Marie Colvin, of The Sunday Times, about the situation in Misrata, Libya.
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.
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.
CNN's Sara Sidner speaks to newly rescued residents of Misrata. They say they were living a real-life horror movie.
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'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.
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.
CNN's Frederik Pleitgen on the air strike in Tripoli that reportedly killed Gadhafi's son.
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.
CNN's Reza Sayah on Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's apparent desire to negotiate a ceasefire.
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
Libyan opposition member Guma El-Gamaty discusses the violent unrest in Libya.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Marie Colvin, a foreign correspondent for the Sunday Times of London, describes the situation in Misrata, Libya.
Libyan government forces directed their assault Monday on civilian areas of Misrata, resulting in a number of civilian casualties, witnesses said.
A former diplomat and a retired general discuss the uprisings in Libya and Syria and outline the way forward.
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.
Rebels claimed a significant breakthrough Saturday in Misrata, a bloody stage in the battle for Libya against forces loyal to strongman Moammar Gadhafi.
Sen. John McCain meets with Libyan rebels and calls for other nations to help them achieve freedom.
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.
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.
Award-winning photojournalist Tim Hetherington was killed while documenting the violence in Libya
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 were killed on the job in Misrata, Libya Wednesday.
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.
CNN's Becky Anderson spoke to Britain's Foreign Secretary after he announced military personnel will advise the rebels.
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.
CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports on the latest in Tripoli as fighting continues between Gadhafi's forces and rebels.
CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports that suspected NATO air strikes hit Tripoli while Misrata remains under siege.
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.
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.
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.
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."
CNN's Anderson Cooper takes a closer look at whether NATO is doing enough to protect civilians in Libya.
Diplomats from Africa, the Middle East and Europe gather in Qatar to discuss the troubled situation in Libya.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Turkish hospital ship treats wounded from Misrata, arrives in Benghazi, Libya. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
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.
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.
CNN's Frederik Pleitgen follows opposition fighters during combat for a look inside Misrata, Libya. (Graphic content)
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