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Tight security as Libya celebrates revolt anniversary

Libya celebrated two years since the start of the revolt which toppled Muammar Gaddafi, with security forces on high alert for incidents of violence.

Ambassador’s death: Justice will be done, vows Obama

Barack Obama has underscored the bond between the US and Libya, but vowed to hunt down those behind the possibly premeditated killing of the US envoy.

Google blocks Muhammad film clip in Egypt and Libya

YouTube says it will not remove a film mocking the Prophet Muhammad entirely from the site, but it has blocked access to the clip in Egypt and Libya.

US diplomat killed as film fury mounts in Egypt, Libya

Attacks on US diplomatic missions in Egypt and Libya, sparked by a film that accused of insulting the Prophet Muhammad, have left one person dead.

Tripoli citizens seem unfazed by nightly ‘boom-boom’

East of the centre of Tripoli, crowds of Libyans are gathering to see first-hand evidence of the impact of the "colonialist crusader aggression".

Nato alliance a rocky boat

An Anglo-American attempt to hand over the Libyan operation to Nato was rejected by several key member countries.

Rebels still being held at bay

The Libyan rebels watched in awe, some with a creeping admiration for their foe, as the narrow plumes of thick black smoke rose one after the other.

Gaddafi forces hit in ‘weeks-long’ campaign

Coalition forces launched a seventh day of air strikes against the regime of Libya's Muammar Gaddafi on Friday.

SA’s ‘no-fly’ vote hits turbulence

Support of the United Nations resolution was an attempt to avoid further criticism, diplomats say.

Air strikes fail to dislodge Gaddafi armour

Western warplanes hit Libya for a fifth night on Thursday, but have so far failed to stop Muammar Gaddafi's tanks shelling rebel-held towns.

Defiant Gaddafi says Libya ‘ready for battle’

A defiant Muammar Gaddafi said Libya is "ready for battle" as Western leaders on Wednesday mulled their next steps.

Fighting still rages in Libya despite no-fly zone

Fighting raged between forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and insurgents on Tuesday despite a UN-mandated no-fly zone.

Gaddafi strongholds bombed, endgame uncertain

Western forces lost their first warplane as they pounded strongholds of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi into a fourth day on Tuesday.

Libya hit by second wave of air strikes

Western powers launched a second wave of air strikes on Libya early on Monday.

Call for Gaddafi to be assassinated

Rebel leaders urge a strike against Gaddafi's compound as his forces close in on Benghazi.

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