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#Libya

# libya - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Gaddafi's son will be tried in Libya, says interim government Gaddafi This post contains videos

Gaddafi's son will be tried in Libya, says interim government

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says he wants to ensure Gaddafi will get a fair trial if tried in Libya.

# libya - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam captured in Libya: report

Muammar and Safiya Gaddafi’s eldest son – the last of the ousted leader’s sons to remain unaccounted for – was reportedly found while his aides tried to smuggle him out of Libya.

# libya - Sunday 13 November, 2011

Rival Libyan groups clash outside Tripoli

Four days of fighting has raised new concerns about the National Transitional Council’s ability to restore order after the country’s recent war.

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the world.

# libya - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal

At least 12 people have been killed in the city of Homs today.

# libya - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Another surprising fact about Muammar Gaddafi: he had a pen-pal Pen Friend

Another surprising fact about Muammar Gaddafi: he had a pen-pal

The former Libyan leader corresponded with a Jewish florist in New York for decades.

# libya - Monday 31 October, 2011

Libya names new prime minister

Meanwhile, NATO’s Secretary General is in Tripoli to mark the military organisation’s withdrawal from the country.

# libya - Friday 28 October, 2011

International Criminal Court dealing 'indirectly' with Gaddafi's son

The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court has said he is in indirect negotiations with Saif al-Islam Gaddafi.

# libya - Thursday 27 October, 2011

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

UN mandate on Libya to cease next week

The United Nations has voted to lift the no-fly zone over Libya on October 31, as well as end its authorisation of military action to protect civilians.

# libya - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

From The42 Huh? Was Muammar Gaddafi a secret Liverpool fan? True Red?

Huh? Was Muammar Gaddafi a secret Liverpool fan?

Evidence recovered from the villa where the Libyan dictator spent his final weeks hints at a link to the Anfield club.

Libya: official says Gaddafi was buried at dawn

He was buried with his son Muatassim and a top aide in a secret location, with a few relatives and officials in attendance.

# libya - Monday 24 October, 2011

Libyan leader orders investigation of Gaddafi death

The US, Britain and international rights groups have been calling for an investigation into whether Libya’s former rebels killed a wounded Gaddafi after pulling him out of a drainage pipe in his hometown of Sirte.

Plans for Sharia-based law in Libya unveiled

Libya’s interim rulers have begun laying out their plans for their two-year transition to democracy – and said that Islamic Sharia law would be the “basic source” of legislation.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# libya - Sunday 23 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In tonight’s Fix: Dozens killed in Turkish earthquake, more campaigning in the Áras race, and ten ways in which the future has already arrived…

NTC declares to the world that Libya is liberated

A historic day for Libya…the formal declaration has been made in Benghazi in front of tens of thousands of people today.

Autopsy reveals Gaddafi died by gunshot to head

Meanwhile, it is being reported that the former dictator’s body will be handed back to his extended family following a deal with Libya’s interim government.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# libya - Saturday 22 October, 2011

$200bn Gaddafi may have been the world's richest man

Muammar Gaddafi controlled bank accounts, corporate investments and property which easily outstripped those of anyone else.

Libya's liberation to be declared on Sunday

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril has said that elections will be held within eight months.

Nato says Libya operations almost finished

A meeting to be held next week to decide on the exact date to cease the operation fully.

# libya - Friday 21 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday

In tonight’s Fix: TheJournal.ie meets the presidential candidates; the latest from Libya; and why you should be VERY careful while shopping for wine.

Gaddafi's body being kept in shopping centre freezer

The dictator’s remains have reportedly been hidden there to keep them safe from angry crowds. (Warning: extremely graphic image).

How and why did the west change its view of Gaddafi?

Regarded as an ally post 9/11, the western world’s view of Gaddafi changed drastically in a matter of months. Here’s what world leaders were saying about the Colonel then and what they say now.

Poll: Should Gaddafi corpse photos have made the front page? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Gaddafi corpse photos have made the front page?

Most newspapers – international and Irish – have opted to put graphic photos of a dying or dead Gaddafi on their cover this morning. How do you feel about seeing them there?

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

Watch: new video and details of moments after Gaddafi's capture emerge Gaddafi This post contains videos

Watch: new video and details of moments after Gaddafi's capture emerge

Accounts differ on just how exactly Gaddafi died.

# libya - Thursday 20 October, 2011

In pictures: Libyans in Ireland celebrate the death of Gaddafi Libyans In Ireland This post contains images

In pictures: Libyans in Ireland celebrate the death of Gaddafi

O’Connell Street has been the scene of celebration for Libyans living in Ireland tonight.

Gaddafi son dead along with other loyalists as details of Sirte battle emerge

Mutassim Gaddafi is reported to have been killed in Sirte today. The fate of other regime loyalists is unclear but some have also died.

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In tonight’s Fix: Muammar Gaddafi is dead; the Race for the Áras continues apace with less than a week to polling day, and how one Tullamore pub is celebrating the death of a despot…

COLONEL MUAMMAR GADDAFI has been killed in Libya, the country’s interim government has confirmed.

A National Transitional Council spokesman announced the death of the strongman at a press conference earlier today.

TheJournal.ie is providing rolling updates as the story emerges from Sirte, where it is claimed tht NTC forces killed the former leader.

There have been celebratory scenes across Libya – and indeed the world – since the reports started this afternoon. Across the North African country, civilians have been tooting car and ship horns, while fighters have been firing gunshots into the air – a practice we have already found out is mightily dangerous.

Here is a collection of some of the images of the day:

(Warning: Some of the images are very graphic)

Read: Can bullets fired into the air kill you when they fall down?>

Updates: Libyan prime minister confirms Gaddafi death>

More: In pictures and videos: the life of ‘mad dog’ Muammar Gaddafi>

"Wow...huh...": how the world reacted to Gaddafi's death Gaddafi This post contains videos

"Wow...huh...": how the world reacted to Gaddafi's death

Hillary Clinton, Ban Ki Moon and Eamon Gilmore have been among those reacting to the death of Muammar Gaddafi in Sirte today.

Libya – ‘We announce to the world that Muammar Gaddafi has been killed’

A video has emerged which claims to show Gaddafi’s corpse (not main picture here) as National Transitional Council in Libya confirms the ousted leader was captured and died of his wounds.

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

In pictures and videos: the life of 'mad dog' Muammar Gaddafi Gaddafi This post contains videos This post contains images

In pictures and videos: the life of 'mad dog' Muammar Gaddafi

With the announcement of the former Libyan leader’s death in his home town of Sirte today we look back at the events which shaped him and his country…

Gaddafi's hometown taken by Libyan forces

Libyan fighters for the interim government have reportedly hoisted their flag over the city of Sirte, the last hold-out of those loyal to former leader Muammar Gaddafi.

# libya - Monday 17 October, 2011

Libyans bulldoze Gaddafi's Tripoli compound

The revolutionary brigade said the area – once a “symbol of tyranny” – will be turned into a public park accessible to all Libyans.

# libya - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

The cost of a revolution? Libya's rulers open their books to reveal expenditure

The interim government has publicly revealed spending details amid questions over its legitimacy. Meanwhile fighters in Sirte have made further gains.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…