Thursday, June 20, 2013
Armed Libyans hand airport to police, ready or not
Libyan Interior Ministry spokesman said some of former rebels protecting the airport were meeting wi...
Weapons proliferation `key concern` in Libya: US
Libya`s new interim leader met the most senior US official to visit Tripoli since the fall of Muamma...
Deadline expires for Gaddafi forces to surrender
World police body Interpol has called for the fugitive Muammar Gaddafi`s arrest for crimes against h...
Libya`s interim leaders under fire over governance
Hundreds of people have marched in Benghazi calling for a shake-up of Libya`s new leadership.
Gaddafi vows to fight on, Libyans try to move on
The new leadership is still struggling to impose its authority across the oil-rich nation.
Libya rebels poised to attack Gaddafi stronghold
Libyan rebels laying siege to one of Gaddafi`s remaining strongholds say surrender talks have broken...
World leaders unblock $15 bn for Libya rebels
NATO has vowed to continue its six-month operation in Libya for as long as the civilian population w...
Russia officially recognises Libya rebels
World leaders were to meet in the French capital to plot Libya`s post-Gaddafi future.
Libya rebels may be killing black workers: AU head
AU head says, Libyan rebels have confused innocent migrant workers with mercenaries.
Gaddafi `still a threat` as rebels move on Sirte
The Algerian foreign ministry on Monday said that his wife and other relatives have fled to Algeria.
Libya rebels tighten noose on Gaddafi bastion
Libyan rebels have closed in on Muammar Gaddafi`s hometown of Sirte from both east and west.
Libya rebels reject Gaddafi`s offer to talk
Rejecting an offer by Gaddafi to negotiate rebels said they captured the eastern town of Bin Jawwad.
Tripoli faces severe shortages of food, fuel
Rebel fighters have pushed increasingly leaderless regime gunmen to the outskirts of Tripoli.
Libyan rebels fight for control of border road
Libyan rebels fought for control of a major supply road to the capital, seizing a border crossing wi...
Libya rebels say "close in" on Gaddafi
Leaders of the NTC, which has Western support, pressed foreign governments to release Libyan funds f...
Libya rebels fight to capture loyalist-held cities
The rebel leadership has offered a $2 million bounty on Gaddafi`s head.
Dead or alive: Rebels offer $1.7 mn for Gaddafi
Abdel Jalil offered amnesty to members of (Gaddafi`s) circle who will kill him or capture him.
Libyan rebels seize western oil refinery
A spokesman for Gaddafi played down recent rebel gains and said the government remained in control o...
Rebels zero in on Libya`s Zawiyah refinery
After 41 years of supreme power, 69-year-old Gaddafi seems isolated.
Libya rebels deny talks with Gaddafi government
Libya`s rebels` chief Mustafa Abdel Jalil denied any back-channel communications with Gaddafi.
Libya`s Gaddafi predicts swift end for rebels
Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi has predicted a swift end for the rats and the coloniser.
Rebels launch push in western Libya, aim for coast
Gaddafi`s regime controls much of the west, with its stronghold in Tripoli, while the rebels hold th...
Libya rebels chase Gaddafi cells
Libyan rebels have rounded up at least 63 people in an ongoing bid to tighten security in Benghazi.
190 rebels killed in western fighting: Libyan govt
Libya`s government spokesman said that al Qaeda was responsible for the death of rebel military chie...
Mystery over killing of Libyan rebel army head
Residents worried that the death of Abdel-Fattah Younis could shatter their military.
Libya rebels set up Paris, London envoys
France and Britain are taking part in NATO-coordinated strikes against Gaddafi`s military assets.
Libya rebels install representative to France
The Libyan rebel National Transitional Council has installed its official representative to France...
Libya rebels launch offensive in west
Hundreds of rebels in western Libya launched a broad offensive against government forces.
UN says Libya warring rivals still at daggers draw
NATO warned it will bomb civilian facilities if Gaddafi`s forces use them to launch attacks.
Libya rebels report loss of Qatrun
Libyan rebel fighters have lost control of the southwestern oasis town of Qatrun after an attack b...
Libya wants more talks with US and rebels
Muammar Gaddafi clings to power despite 5 months of civil conflict and a NATO bombing campaign.
Libya rebels seek arms amid pre-Ramadan offensive
Libya`s rebels have asked France for extra arms to help them overrun Tripoli within "days"...
Libya rebels claim victory in Brega oil town
The rebel fighters have encircled Brega, an oil export terminal with a refinery and chemical plant.
Libya rebels retake village south of Tripoli
The retaking of Al-Qawalish came at the end of a day of bitter fighting that killed five rebels.
NATO intensifying bombing to aid rebel push: Libya
NATO and its Arab allies are operating under a UN mandate to protect civilians in Libya.
Libya rebels launch assault on gateway to Tripoli
NATO-led warplanes flew over the battlefield but there were no immediate air strikes.
Turkey recognises Libya rebels, gives $300 mn
France, Italy, Qatar and several others in the region have already recognised the rebel government.
France confirms arms drops to Libya rebels
The air drops are designed to help rebel fighters encircle Tripoli and encourage a popular revolt.
Canadian foreign minister visits Libya rebels
John Baird said there would be bumps on Libya`s road to democracy even after Gaddafi is overthrown.
Libya’s top footballers defect to rebels
As many as 17 top footballers of Libya have announced their defection to the rebels.
Nine killed in Misrata fighting: Libya rebels
Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi used heavy artillery to bombard the Dafnia sector.
Libyan rebels blame West for lack of cash
Libyan rebels accused the West of failing to keep its promises of urgent financial aid.
Canada recognizes Libyan rebels
Canada says it will formally recognize the Libyan rebels as the legitimate government of the country...
UAE recognises Libya`s rebel council: Agency
The UAE move came after a meeting on Thursday in Abu Dhabi of the contact group on Libya.
Powers plot `post-Gaddafi` Libya as rebels eye cash
The US has recognised National Transitional Council as legitimate representative of Libyan people.
Russian envoy meets Libya rebels, Tripoli bombed
President Dmitry Medvedev`s envoy Mikhail Margelov was Tuesday meeting with Libyan rebel leaders in ...
Libyan rebels rename themselves National Liberation Army
Libya`s rebel leaders, the National Transitional Council (NTC), announced that they had renamed thei...
US disappoints Libya rebels on recognition
The US stopped short of granting Libyan rebels full diplomatic recognition.
Libyan rebel official set for White House talks
Mahmud Jibril wants US to recognise his movement as Libya`s rightful rulers.
Deadline for Libyan rebels to surrender expires
A deadline for Libyan rebels defending the besieged city of Misrata to lay down their arms expired W...
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