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Stranded foreigners board Tripoli rescue ship

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About 200 foreigners desperate to leave Tripoli began boarding a rescue ship after worries about security in the Libyan capital delayed their...

Libyans hunt Gaddafi in Tripoli battles

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Libyan fighters battled diehard followers of Muammar Gaddafi across Tripoli racing to find and finish off the fallen strongman and stifle any...

Thirty Gaddafi fighters found dead at Tripoli camp

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More than 30 men believed to be fighters loyal to Muammar Gaddafi have been killed at a military encampment in central Tripoli...

Rebels to govern from Tripoli as Gaddafi hunt goes on

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Libyan rebels announced a move to govern the country from Tripoli as they battled pockets of loyalists in their hunt for fugitive...

Gaddafi military chief in fight with rebels – report

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Libyan rebels fought a fierce battle with Muammar Gaddafi's top military commander at his farm in Tripoli, a rebel spokesman said in...

Rebels seek to avoid bloodbath in Gaddafi hometown

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Libyan rebels closed in on Muammar Gaddafi's home town of Sirte the last remaining bastion of government loyalists and where Gaddafi himself...

Nuclear experts warn of Libya “dirty bomb” material

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A research centre near Tripoli has stocks of nuclear material that could be used to make a "dirty bomb", a former senior...

Rebels hunt Gaddafi relatives, loyalist in Tripoli

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Rebels fought gun battles in Tripoli with loyalists of Muammar Gaddafi as they hunted for his relatives and supporters, Reuters witnesses and...

Price on Gaddafi’s head as fighting goes on

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Libya's new masters offered a million-dollar bounty for the fugitive Muammar Gaddafi after he urged his men to carry on a battle...

Aid poised to flow as fog of war lifts in Tripoli

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Humanitarian aid workers said a rapid resolution to the Libyan conflict would help them bring urgent help to the residents of Tripoli,...

U.S. lawmakers urge new moves against Lockerbie bomber

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New York and New Jersey politicians are demanding that any new government in Tripoli extradite to the United States a Libyan official...

Gaddafi hunted as loyalists fight on in Tripoli

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Muammar Gaddafi was a hunted man as loyal remnants of his forces made last-ditch stands in the capital and world leaders rushed...

Son rallies loyalists for Gaddafi’s Tripoli fightback

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A son of Muammar Gaddafi who rebels said they had captured made a surprise appearance with jubilant supporters in Tripoli overnight and...

Gaddafi tanks emerge after rebels sweep into Tripoli

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Libyan government tanks shelled parts of central Tripoli after rebels swept into the heart of the city and crowds took to the...

Libya rebels seek to avoid Tripoli battle

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Libyan rebel forces ill-equipped to fight their way into a city the size of Tripoli may look to locally brokered deals or...

Rebels sweep into Tripoli, fighting reported

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Rebel fighters swept into the heart of Tripoli and crowds took to the streets to celebrate what they saw as the end...

Libya rebels hit hard in west; casualties mount

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Libyan rebels seized an oil refinery in the city of Zawiyah and took control of Sabratha further west on the main highway...

Rebels zero in on Libya’s Zawiyah refinery

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Libyan rebels launched an assault on Zawiyah's oil refinery to drive the last of the forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi out of...

Gaddafi defiant, rebels put capital under siege

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Libyan rebels said they had seized a second strategic town near Tripoli within 24 hours, cutting off the capital's two main supply...

Rebels say Tripoli encircled; US says Scud fired

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Libyan rebels said they had seized a second strategic town near Tripoli within 24 hours, completing the encirclement of the capital in...

Libya rebels enter strategic town near Tripoli

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Libyan rebels hoisted their flag in the centre of a strategic town near Tripoli after the most dramatic advance in months cut...

Western Libya rebels strike north towards coast

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Rebel forces in western Libya pushed north toward the town of Zawiyah near the Mediterranean coast trying to get within striking distance...

Power, petrol shortages in Tripoli irk Libyans

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Power and petrol shortages are afflicting the Libyan capital Tripoli, deepening public frustration as months of conflict with NATO-backed rebels take their...

Libya rebels say they are advancing on Brega

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Libyan rebels said they had launched a push to capture the coastal oil town of Brega, but were advancing slowly because Muammar...

Fuel, cash shortages threaten Tripoli life

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With little fuel and a shortage of banknotes, life in the Libyan capital is getting harder despite Tripoli avoiding some of the...

Blasts rock Tripoli, NATO targets Gaddafi compound

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Explosions rocked central Tripoli for the second night in a row and Britain said weeks of NATO bombardment had inflicted extensive damage...

Libyan rebels report Gaddafi fight-back

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Libyan rebels said a fierce counter-attack by forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi had checked their gains on a frontline east of Tripoli. A...

US urges Gaddafi to go as rebels claim oil town

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Libyan and US officials met face-to-face, but while Tripoli said it was seeking talks with no preconditions, Washington said it delivered a...

Libya rebels regroup but battle exposes weakness

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Libyan rebel fighters prepared for a new offensive south of Tripoli but tactical errors raised new questions about whether they will be...

Libya rebels retake village south of Tripoli

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Rebel fighters said they had retaken a village south of the capital they lost to forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi earlier in...

Tripoli talks advance US Army relationship with Libyan land forces

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The US Army Africa commanding general recently made a historic trip to Libya to discuss the emerging relationship between the US Army...