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#Libya

# libya - Thursday 20 October, 2011

In pictures: Libyans in Ireland celebrate the death of Gaddafi
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In pictures: Libyans in Ireland celebrate the death of Gaddafi

Oct 20th 2011, 9:58 PM 1,375 Views 24 Comments

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

Oct 20th 2011, 9:40 PM 3,299 Views 13 Comments

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
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The Daily Fix: Thursday

Oct 20th 2011, 7:59 PM 1,806 Views 5 Comments

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…

In pictures: Libya announces that Gaddafi is dead
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In pictures: Libya announces that Gaddafi is dead

Oct 20th 2011, 7:00 PM 1,402 Views 2 Comments

Celebrations have been seen on the streets of Libya as the interim government confirms that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has been killed.

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

Oct 20th 2011, 5:39 PM 2,235 Views 16 Comments

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

Oct 20th 2011, 5:17 PM 8,365 Views 63 Comments

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.

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

Oct 20th 2011, 3:58 PM 2,751 Views 5 Comments

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
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Gaddafi's hometown taken by Libyan forces

Oct 20th 2011, 11:41 AM 173 Views 4 Comments

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
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Libyans bulldoze Gaddafi's Tripoli compound

Oct 17th 2011, 11:43 AM 129 Views 0 Comments

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

Oct 11th 2011, 8:37 AM 813 Views 1 Comment

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

# libya - Sunday 9 October, 2011

Libyan rebels tighten grip on loyalist stronghold Sirte
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Libyan rebels tighten grip on loyalist stronghold Sirte

Oct 9th 2011, 2:02 PM 165 Views 3 Comments

Revolutionary fighters have taken control of most of the town, one of the last remaining Gaddafi loyalist holdouts.

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

Oct 9th 2011, 11:00 AM 81 Views 2 Comments

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

# libya - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Fierce battle under way for Gaddafi's final stronghold
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Fierce battle under way for Gaddafi's final stronghold

Oct 8th 2011, 3:00 PM 135 Views 0 Comments

Rebels are mounting a “final push” into Sirte, fighting running street battles with loyalist snipers.

# libya - Friday 7 October, 2011

Libyan forces launch attack on Gaddafi stronghold
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Libyan forces launch attack on Gaddafi stronghold

Oct 7th 2011, 10:07 AM 104 Views 0 Comments

The country’s transitional government has launched the attack on Gaddafi’s hometown Sirte, using tank and mortar fire.

# libya - Monday 3 October, 2011

Gaddafi wanted to be 'like the Queen of England'
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Gaddafi wanted to be 'like the Queen of England'

Oct 3rd 2011, 3:33 PM 854 Views 7 Comments

An investigation into the six-month campaign to overthrow the now fugitive Colonel has revealed his desperate attempts to retain some semblance of control.

Libyan interim leaders announce new government and vow to step down
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Libyan interim leaders announce new government and vow to step down

Oct 3rd 2011, 3:21 PM 181 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the push to control Gaddafi’s home town of Sirte.

# libya - Thursday 29 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
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The Daily Fix: Thursday

Sep 29th 2011, 8:10 PM 1,752 Views 1 Comment

In tonight’s Fix: the latest from the Race for the Áras; meet the new frontman of INXS; the latest from Libya and why it’s been a good day for Angela Merkel.

Libyan rebels said to have captured airport in Gaddafi stronghold of Sirte
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Libyan rebels said to have captured airport in Gaddafi stronghold of Sirte

Sep 29th 2011, 2:11 PM 184 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the ousted leader is reportedly being sheltered by nomadic tribesman in the Sahara desert.

# libya - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Fidel Castro labels Obama's UN speech 'gibberish'
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Fidel Castro labels Obama's UN speech 'gibberish'

Sep 27th 2011, 12:09 PM 737 Views 6 Comments

The former Cuban leader has dismissed Barack Obama’s recent UN speech and condemned Nato’s campaign in Libya as a “monstrous crime”.

# libya - Monday 26 September, 2011

Libyan oil wells back in production for first time since outbreak of war
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Libyan oil wells back in production for first time since outbreak of war

Sep 26th 2011, 2:28 PM 167 Views 5 Comments

However the flow of gas supplies may not resume for another month.

# libya - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Mass grave with bodies of over 1,200 prisoners reported in Libya
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Mass grave with bodies of over 1,200 prisoners reported in Libya

Sep 25th 2011, 5:54 PM 476 Views 7 Comments

NTC officials say the victims of a 1996 massacre by the Gaddafi regime.

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

Sep 25th 2011, 11:00 AM 96 Views 0 Comments

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

# libya - Saturday 24 September, 2011

Rebels push into Gaddafi hometown of Sirte as loyalists fight on
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Rebels push into Gaddafi hometown of Sirte as loyalists fight on

Sep 24th 2011, 7:36 PM 146 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, the National Transitional Council says it will announce a new interim government next week.

# libya - Thursday 22 September, 2011

Gaddafi strongholds fall but battles continue for Sirte and Bani Walid
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Gaddafi strongholds fall but battles continue for Sirte and Bani Walid

Sep 22nd 2011, 12:29 PM 319 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, the US ambassador is back in Tripoli as the US reopens its diplomatic offices there.

# libya - Saturday 17 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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The Daily Fix: Saturday

Sep 17th 2011, 7:54 PM 1,682 Views 6 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Has Norris got the numbers for the Áras and what about McGuinness?; which country looks set to legalise same-sex marriage; and have you seen Ireland’s version of the Haka?

Libya: Fierce battles continue for Gaddafi strongholds
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Libya: Fierce battles continue for Gaddafi strongholds

Sep 17th 2011, 6:25 PM 127 Views 2 Comments

In Bani Walid and Gaddafi’s hometown of Sirte the resistance continues. The whereabouts of the Colonel himself remain unknown.

UN approves Libya seat for former rebels
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UN approves Libya seat for former rebels

Sep 17th 2011, 2:11 PM 143 Views 1 Comment

The UN gave strong backing to Libya’s former rebels yesterday by handing their National Transitional Council the country’s UN seat.

# libya - Friday 16 September, 2011

Libyan forces pull back after fierce battles in Gaddafi's hometown
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Libyan forces pull back after fierce battles in Gaddafi's hometown

Sep 16th 2011, 7:01 PM 134 Views 0 Comments

Fighting between pro-Gaddafi and anti-regime fighers intensified today in Bani Walid as revolutionary forces advanced on Sirte, Gaddafi’s hometown.

# libya - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Cameron and Sarkozy visit Libya
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Cameron and Sarkozy visit Libya

Sep 15th 2011, 8:36 AM 169 Views 7 Comments

The leaders of France and Britain are travelling to Libya today to welcome country’s new rulers – however fighting is still continuing between NTC forces and Gaddafi loyalists.

# libya - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Cameron and Sarkozy to visit Libya, says Libyan official
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Cameron and Sarkozy to visit Libya, says Libyan official

Sep 14th 2011, 8:50 PM 132 Views 4 Comments

The British and French leaders are expected in Libya tomorrow, an Libyan official told the Associated Press.

# libya - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Libya’s civil war: lynching, cluster bombs and enforced disappearances
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Libya’s civil war: lynching, cluster bombs and enforced disappearances

Sep 13th 2011, 6:58 AM 421 Views 0 Comments

In its report on the six-month-long conflict, Amnesty International says a range of human rights abuses and potential war crimes have been committed by both sides.

# libya - Monday 12 September, 2011

Confirmed: Gaddafi's son flees across border to Niger
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Confirmed: Gaddafi's son flees across border to Niger

Sep 12th 2011, 7:16 AM 428 Views 1 Comment

Authorities in Niger have announced that al-Saadi Gaddafi was captured by a military patrol after escaping from Libya.

# libya - Saturday 10 September, 2011

IMF recognises Libyan rebels and pledges to revive economy
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IMF recognises Libyan rebels and pledges to revive economy

Sep 10th 2011, 4:52 PM 156 Views 2 Comments

Christine Lagarde tells the world that she’s following the wishes of IMF members by recognising the NTC as Libya’s real leaders.