Libya's National Transitional Council handed over power Wednesday to the General National Congress, the national assembly formed by last month's elections.
Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of the eastern city of Benghazi Monday night and vowed to remain in the city's Liberation, or Tahrir, Square until this weekend's national elections, the official Libyan Arab News Agency (LANA) reported.
CNN's Nic Robertson reports on the trial starting for Moammar Gadhafi's spy chief in Libya.
Leaders of oil-rich eastern Libya declared it Tuesday to be a semi-autonomous region and voted for a 79-year-old former military man to lead it.
Britain urged Libya's new leadership Sunday to investigate the desecration of more than 200 Commonwealth war graves in Benghazi, acts filmed and posted on YouTube that left World War II-era headstones broken and disfigured.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague pledged Thursday to help Libya improve human rights and boost stability, as rights groups and analysts warned that urgent action is needed to tackle the problem of lawless militia groups.
Clashes between rival militias. Allegations of detainee torture. Assaults on the headquarters of the National Transitional Council, which governs Libya.
Libyan revolutionary forces have captured the country's former intelligence chief, National Transitional Council officials said Sunday.
As portions of the Arab world struggle to extinguish decades of oppression and dictorial rule, the rights and opportunities for women in these societies stand at a delicate precipice, U.S. State Department officials told a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee Wednesday.
After months of grinding civil war, with supporters of Moammar Gadhafi slowly yielding territory to anti-Gadhafi rebels, the final battle for Libya's liberation unleashed an apparent bloodbath.
Author Robin Wright on what it will take for Libyan tribes to unite to form a new government.
Five days after he was taken into custody and then killed in his hometown of Sirte, ousted Libyan ruler Moammar Gadhafi was buried Tuesday, a National Transitional Council spokesman told CNN.
Ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was buried Tuesday morning, according to a National Transitional Council spokesman.
Libya's interim leaders declared the nation's freedom Sunday, ushering in a new era after the death of longtime ruler Moammar Gadhafi.
Freshly liberated from the threat of deposed ruler Moammar Gadhafi, Libyans now face the arduous challenges of repairing the war-ravaged country and building a democratic system from the ruins of a four-decade dictatorship.
The new leadership in Libya could benefit business in France. CNN's Don Riddell reports.
As the National Transitional Council (NTC) prepares to dissolve itself, and its replacement starts working towards Libya's new constitution and democratic institutions, it is worth reflecting why the United Kingdom and France supported the revolution back in late March. Contrary to what some believe, it was not all about oil; but oil and gas will be central to Libya's recovery.
British Prime Minister David Cameron speaks out on the death of Moammar Gadhafi. CNN's Phil Black reports.
Reaction to the death of deposed Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi poured in Thursday from around the world with common themes: regret for those killed during Gadhafi's rule, calls for national reconciliation and a move toward democracy.
When Libya's National Transitional Council set up shop in the capital, Tripoli, it found the cupboard was bare.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Tripoli on Tuesday, making her the first Cabinet-level American official to go to Libya since the ouster of longtime strongman Moammar Gadhafi.
More symbols of Moammar Gadhafi's rule over Libya began to crumble Monday as forces of the country's new government took over one of the last cities loyal to him while others bulldozed the walls of his Libya compound.
Two Gadhafi loyalists and one National Transitional Council fighter were killed Friday in the Abu Salim neighborhood of Tripoli, an NTC member told reporters.
Libyan revolutionaries struggle to dislodge Gadhafi loyalists in Sirte. CNN's Dan Rivers reports.
Mutassim Gadhafi, a son of ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, was reported captured Wednesday after a four-hour firefight in Sirte, said Abdallah Naker, the head of the Tripoli Revolutionary Council, who cited field commanders in Sirte as his sources.
A Red Cross representative describes the evacuation of hospital patients from Sirte, Libya, where fighting continues.
Forces loyal to the new Libyan government were staging a final advance into the last area in Sirte still controlled by pro-Moammar Gadhafi fighters.
Forces loyal to the new government are pressing ahead in Sirte, but the war-weary Libyan city "is now heavily contested," a NATO spokesman said Tuesday.
CNN's Nic Robertson reports on the advance of NTC fighters from the east and west onto Sirte, Libya.
Fighters loyal to Libya's new leaders say they have "reached the final stages of the fight" to take control of former leader Moammar Gadhafi's hometown.
Old feuds and divisions are surfacing among armed groups and local military council members of Libya's National Transitional Council, officials told CNN.
Members of Libya's new leadership met Monday in the town of Benghazi for a second day to discuss forming an interim government.
Libya's transitional government has hedged its claims that a mass grave had been found behind a notorious prison, telling reporters Monday that some bones found there were too large to be from humans.
CNN's Phil Black reports on a suspected mass grave site that could contain victims of Gadhafi's security forces.
Anti-Gadhafi forces Saturday claimed a new military advance into the deposed Libyan dictator's hometown Sirte, while a fuel storage warehouse fire at the port of the country's capital city Tripoli in the west sent plumes of smoke into the air.
CNN's Ben Wedeman has an exclusive look inside one of Moammar Gadhafi's palaces in southern Libya.
Libya's National Transitional Council will hold an urgent meeting Sunday to discuss the formation of an interim government, a senior council member told CNN Friday.
CNN's Ben Wedeman reports on the NTC gaining control over most of one of the last Gadhafi strongholds.
Anti-Gadhafi forces have come across a military site in southern Libya that contains what appears to be radioactive material.
CNN's Ben Wedeman uncovers a site containing what is possibly radioactive material in Libya.
Despite not yet having complete control over the entire country, Libya's National Transitional Council is already looking to the future and the logistics of setting up a new government.
Libyan fighters take on Gadhafi regime holdouts while a new government gains acceptance. CNN's Jonathan Mann reports.
Sabha -- a dusty city southwest of Tripoli -- has long been considered a staunch pro-Moammar Gadhafi stronghold, but many of its residents greeted fighters from the new government warmly as they rolled into the city Tuesday.
A mercenary describes what made him fight alongside Gadhafi loyalists in Libya. CNN's Nic Robertson 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.
Moammar Gadhafi is no longer in power, but Libya's new leaders still have much work to do.
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.
Revolutionary forces attacked loyalist strongholds Friday in a failed attempt to snuff out continuing resistance from forces loyal to ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.
The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Friday to establish a support mission in Libya for an initial period of three months and to take other measures to help the country get back on its feet.
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.
French Pres. Sarkozy and British PM Cameron arrive in Libya, vowing to help hunt down Gadhafi. CNN's Jim Clancy reports.
CNN's Phil Black looks at a collection of weapons used by Gadhafi forces against residents of Misrata, Libya.
The Security Council is on the verge of authorizing the U.N. to set up operations in Libya to assist the National Transitional Council in post-Gadhafi planning. It is also likely to loosen sanctions that were imposed on that country in the spring, according to a resolution obtained by CNN.
Libya's interim leadership gave residents in Bani Walid a 48-hour notice to leave the city as it sent reinforcements there and to the former regime's other remaining strongholds of Sirte and Sabha.
CNN's Phil Black takes a look at an Amnesty International report on Libyan war crimes committed by both sides.
CNN's Ben Wedeman reports on anti-Gadhafi forces preparing for battle against Gadhafi loyalists in Sabha, Libya.
The regime of ousted leader Moammar Gadhafi and the rebel government -- the National Transitional Council -- have both committed war crimes during the conflict in Libya and someone needs to take control to stop abuses from continuing, Amnesty International said in a report released Tuesday.
Libya's interim leader promised to build "a state of institutions, a state of law" Monday during his first public address from Tripoli.
Rebel fighters from Misrata close in on pro-Gadhafi city of Sirte. CNN's Phil Black reports.
[Updated 3 p.m. ET, Monday, September 12] The Libyan capital of Tripoli is seen in this photo taken Thursday at sunset.
Saadi Gadhafi, a son of ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, has arrived in Niger, an official said, as Libyan fighters tried to stamp out the last pockets of the former leader's loyalists.
Sources say Saadi Gadhafi has gone to neighboring Niger despite reports he split ties with his father.
A deadline set by Libya's new leaders for the surrender of the towns of Sirte and Bani Walid, bastions of hardcore supporters of Moammar Gadhafi, passed at midnight Friday without any apparent deal.
Chatham House's Africa expert, Thomas Cargill, explains why African nations see no upside to aiding Moammar Gadhafi.
CNN's Ben Wedeman reports on an open Tripoli warehouse emptied of surface to air missiles and full of artillery rounds.
The United States does not know where ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is and does not believe the National Transitional Council has a lock on his whereabouts either, a senior U.S. official told CNN Thursday.
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.
A potent stash of Russian-made surface-to-air missiles is missing from a huge Tripoli weapons warehouse amid reports of weapons looting across war-torn Libya.
CNN's Ben Wedeman reports on a planned arms deal Gadhafi tried to make with China.
Documents showing that China offered to sell arms to Moammar Gadhafi in the waning days of his rule are "the real deal," a senior member of Libya's transitional government said Monday.
Fighters pushed Sunday to the outskirts of one of Moammar Gadhafi's last bastions of support, setting the stage for possible clashes ahead of this week's deadline for loyalists of the ousted leader to 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.
The U.N. envoy on Libya tells CNN's Becky Anderson what he thinks about the rebels' deadline for surrender.
Libya's transitional leaders outlined Thursday the welter of pressing humanitarian, reconstruction and political needs their country faces but also took a few moments to thank those countries whose intervention since March helped rebel forces oust their longtime leader.
International talks start in Paris to discuss Libya's possible transition to democracy. CNN's Elise Labott reports.
The wife of fugitive Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, three of his children and some of his grandchildren arrived in Algeria on Monday morning, Algerian diplomats said.
CNN's Nic Robertson tracks down the convicted Lockerbie bombing mastermind and finds him near death.
The United States is looking to Libya's rebel movement to decide whether Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi needs to return behind bars, the State Department said Monday.
A global human rights monitoring group urged Libya's National Transitional Council on Wednesday to take "urgent steps" to avoid lawlessness and reprisals against supporters of strongman Moammar Gadhafi.
Libya's National Transitional Council is moving swiftly to get access to much needed funds in anticipation of taking full control of the country. There is an intense level of shuttle diplomacy underway in countries that backed the rebel movement early on -- Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Italy and France.
CNN's John Defterios discusses the future for Libya's oil operations.
International oil companies are jockeying for advantage in the new Libya, buoyed by news that damage to the energy infrastructure appears to be slight. But they remain anxious about a lack of security and are holding off sending workers back into the country.
CNN's Nina Dos Santos reports on the battle for control of Libya's oil wealth.
The U.N. Security Council's sanctions committee has approved a U.S. request to unfreeze $1.5 billion in Libyan assets to be used for humanitarian and civilian needs.
Turkey's foreign minister applauded recent Libyan rebel advances against the forces of Moammar Gadhafi at an international diplomatic conference Thursday to plan for the post-Gadhafi era in Libya.
The Libya Contact Group plans to discuss providing assistance to Libyan rebels. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
As rebels in Libya made dramatic strides in Tripoli, pro-Moammar Gadhafi forces toughed it out Wednesday, striking back in volatile pockets across the city.
CNN's Fareed Zakaria looks at the big-picture impact of the overthrow of Moammar Gadhafi in Libya.
As what might be the final battle rages in Libya, another is looming: the political battle to create a functioning democracy.
Libya's rebel leaders claimed Monday they had captured three of Moammar Gadhafi's sons, including Saif al-Islam, who is wanted on war crimes charges by the International Criminal Court. But shortly afterwards, Saif appeared in public in Tripoli, where he spoke to reporters -- raising serious questions about the reliability of the rebels' account of events.
CNN's Arwa Damon reports from the tarmac at the Tripoli airport where rebel and Gahdafi forces battle for control.
CNN's Colleen McEdwards examines the volatile landscape of Tripoli.
The anti-Gadhafi movement, at first peaceful and then with arms, appears on the verge of toppling one of the world's more oppressive rulers, who crushed and controlled Libya for 42 years. Now there's a chance to build a more democratic state based on fundamental rights and the rule of law, which Libyans have lacked for too long.
Libya's fledgling National Transitional Council (NTC) -- a Benghazi-based political grouping of anti-Gadhafi rebels -- stands on the cusp of power.
A Libyan opposition leader discusses his concerns about Libya's Transitional National Council.
Libya's transition from autocratic to democratic rule will be a delicate one that will not occur overnight, observers told CNN Monday as rebel forces appeared to solidify their hold on Tripoli.
Up until the last minutes before the rebel offensive on Tripoli began, senior Libyan officials close to Moammar Gadhafi were trying to reach out to the United States in a desperate attempt to stop the "inevitable," a senior State Department official told CNN on Monday.
CNN's Sara Sidner reports from Green Square in Tripoli as rebels say they control most of the city.
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