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Gaddafi clung to a fading reality
As the uprising spread, the Libyan leader still banked on popular support, and wondered why his allies were defecting.
Libya on the Line
Last updated: 21 May 2012 12:07 GMT
Libya's new leader calls for civil state
Mustafa Abdul-Jalil's first public speech in Tripoli defines Libya as a democratic state based on Islamic law.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2011 10:59 GMT
Battles rage as Gaddafi son watched in Niger
Gaddafi launches counterattack and releases statement as Niger confirms the surveillance of his son, Saadi.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2011 18:21 GMT
US sends 'time to go' message to Gaddafi
US official says weekend meeting with envoys from Tripoli was to reaffirm Washington's call for Libyan leader to quit.
Last updated: 19 Jul 2011 00:04 GMT
Libya rebels claim victory in fight for Brega
Rebels say they have retaken oil town, as Russia slams US for recognisng their leadership as legitimate government.
Last updated: 18 Jul 2011 16:43 GMT
Gaddafi forces pound Libyan towns
Artillery fire continue to hit Misurata and Berber towns in the Nafusa mountain range as NATO bombs Gaddafi's compound.
Last updated: 26 Apr 2011 16:25 GMT
Gaddafi forces make gains
Town of Zuwarah said to be in hands of Libyan leader's forces as their fight for rebel-held city of Ajdabiya continues.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2011 21:46 GMT
Libya rebels face Gaddafi onslaught
Pro-government forces reportedly advancing eastwards as rebels battle to keep control of port town of Ras Lanuf.
Last updated: 11 Mar 2011 20:13 GMT
Gaddafi loyalists launch offensive
Rebel fighters hold only isolated pockets of oil town after forces loyal to Libyan leader attack by air, land and sea.
Last updated: 11 Mar 2011 10:45 GMT
New air raids hit Libyan oil city
Strategic city of Ras Lanuf comes under heavy shelling by government forces, with reports of deaths and injuries.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2011 23:37 GMT
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