From retirements to coups d’etat, presidential term limits and opposition candidates winning elections, democracy appears to be making progress
Libya’s new rulers have said that they are ready to forgive the forces of slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
Libya’s new leaders will declare liberation on Sunday in a move that will start the clock for elections after months of bloodshed.
In some cases the readiness to inflict one’s dearth of artistic talent on a helpless world may be a sign of far worse things to come.
Libyan rebel chief Mustafa Abdel Jalil says "the end is very near" for Moammar Gadaffi and that it will be "catastrophic".
Rebels have hoisted their flag in a strategic town near Tripoli after the most dramatic advance in months, cutting off important routes.
Libyan government forces and rebels have clashed around the western town of Zawiyah as insurgents try to push ever closer to Tripoli.
An imprisoned Libyan army colonel says Moammar Gadaffi’s regime is riddled with divisions and is in the process of collapse.
A rebel blueprint for a post-Gaddafi Libya would retain much of the regime’s infrastructure in the hope of averting an Iraq-style descent into chaos.
China made its first confirmed contact with Libyan rebels in the latest setback for Gaddafi, while France has been trying to persuade him to leave.
Westerners have been filmed in central Libya in the first apparent confirmation that Nato has sent military advisers to train anti-government forces.
President Jacob Zuma’s report to the AU about his visit to Libya will highlight the arrest warrant issued by the ICC.
Who is the winner when it comes to sheer megalomania? <b>Verashni Pillay</b> finds out.
Nato aircraft destroyed the guard towers at Muammar Gaddafi’s compound in Tripoli, then staged a daytime strike on the city, a Nato official has said.
Given the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court Gaddafi has almost nowhere to flee, writes <b>Jackie Ashley</b>.
The South African team’s uneven performance in the United Nations Security Council is a mystery to many, writes <b>Sean Christie</b>.
Since the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi began in mid-February, Libya’s third-largest city has endured some of the country’s most violent battles.
The Libyan rebel city of Misrata braced for a new bombardment by Muammar Gaddafi’s forces on Tuesday as an ultimatum for its surrender expired.
Most residents of Ajdabiya voted with their feet and gone to stay in makeshift camps or with relatives in the rebel capital Benghazi or other towns.
British and Italian diplomatic buildings were torched after Libya accused Nato of trying to assassinate Muammar Gaddafi.
Libyan rebel fighters look for inspiration from a growing cadre of amateur rappers whose powerful songs have helped define the revolution.
Nato forces flattened a building inside Muammar Gaddafi’s compound early on Monday, in what a press official said was an attempt on the leader’s life.
The western Libyan city of Misrata came under heavy bombardment on Sunday by forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi, a rebel spokesperson said.
<b>Chris McGreal</b> has spent the past seven weeks in Benghazi. Here he reveals why Libya’s revolution is one of the most inspiring he has witnessed.
Nato air strikes may force Libya to halt fighting by its army in the besieged port of Misrata and let local tribes take over the battle.
The residents of Misrata in Libya have been under siege from government forces for seven weeks.
Dr Mohammed al-Fagieh, chief surgeon at Hilal Hospital in Misrata, carries around a gruesome catalogue of recent cases.
A rebel official in Libya’s besieged city of Misrata pleaded for Britain and France to send troops to help fight Muammar Gaddafi’s forces.
The rebel council governing the Libyan city of Misrata said on Tuesday it was formally asking for Western troops to intervene to protect them.
A ferry rescued almost 1 000 people from Misrata on Monday and Britain said it plans to pick up 5 000 more.
The dictator’s son is torn between family and democracy. We must engage with Saif’s better instincts, for Libya’s sake, writes <b>Benjamin Barber</b>
About 1 000 people have been killed and 3 000 injured in Libya’s third city Misrata since Muammar Gaddafi’s forces began attacking it.