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Concern for conditions in Tripoli as horror of hospital in Abu Salim revealed
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# Libya

Concern for conditions in Tripoli as horror of hospital in Abu Salim revealed

Aug 27th 2011, 11:39 AM 261 Views 3 Comments

Conditions inside some parts of Tripoli are described as dreadful as concern grows for the humanitarian needs of people in the Libyan capital.

Gaddafi's last stand? NATO attacks suspected bunker in hometown
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# Libya

Gaddafi's last stand? NATO attacks suspected bunker in hometown

Aug 26th 2011, 8:15 PM 387 Views 15 Comments

Tripoli celebrates – though clashes continue – while NATO forces pound what is believed to be Muammar Gaddafi’s last hideout.

Ireland contributes €100k to emergency medical supplies for Tripoli
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# Libya

Ireland contributes €100k to emergency medical supplies for Tripoli

Aug 26th 2011, 7:00 PM 190 Views 22 Comments

Serious medical supply and staff shortages have left Tripoli hospitals unable to cope with the level of casualties from the Libyan conflict.

Libya's NTC moves to Tripoli as details of Gaddafi's bid to save regime revealed
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# Libya

Libya's NTC moves to Tripoli as details of Gaddafi's bid to save regime revealed

Aug 26th 2011, 7:31 AM 237 Views 1 Comment

New documents also reveal that Gaddafi’s adopted daughter, thought to have died 25 years ago, is alive.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Aug 25th 2011, 8:13 PM 546 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Libya: Battles rage in Gaddafi strongholds as missed chance to capture leader revealed
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# Libya

Libya: Battles rage in Gaddafi strongholds as missed chance to capture leader revealed

Aug 25th 2011, 2:03 PM 182 Views 6 Comments

Tripoli is under rebel control but pockets of Libya remain in the hands of pro-Gaddafi forces as it’s revealed that rebels missed their chance to capture him on Wednesday.

Four Italian journalists freed in Libya - paper
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# Free

Four Italian journalists freed in Libya - paper

Aug 25th 2011, 11:40 AM 96 Views 2 Comments

Four journalists who were kidnapped near Zawiya on Wednesday have been released, says a Milan newspaper, where two of the reporters worked.

And how do you spell that? G.A.T.H.A.F.I.
# G.A.T.H.A.F.I.
# G.A.T.H.A.F.I.

And how do you spell that? G.A.T.H.A.F.I.

Aug 25th 2011, 10:34 AM 661 Views 5 Comments

Libyan rebels discover the elusive leader’s passport – and uncover the ‘correct’ spelling of his name.

Battles continue in Libya but still no sign of Gaddafi
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# Libya

Battles continue in Libya but still no sign of Gaddafi

Aug 25th 2011, 8:09 AM 134 Views 2 Comments

Tripoli was reported to be much quieter overnight but still no sign of the embattled Muammar Gaddafi.

Rebels offer amnesty in attempt to hunt down Gaddafi
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# Libya

Rebels offer amnesty in attempt to hunt down Gaddafi

Aug 24th 2011, 9:02 PM 101 Views 1 Comment

The rebels offer amnesty – and rewards of €1.4m – to anyone who captures the despot, whose whereabouts remain unknown.

Journalists freed from Tripoli hotel after Red Cross talks
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# Libya

Journalists freed from Tripoli hotel after Red Cross talks

Aug 24th 2011, 4:39 PM 1,005 Views 2 Comments

Gaddafi loyalists release the group of 35, after crisis talks led by the Red Cross, after conditions at the Rixos deteriorated.

Libyan rebel leader to meet Sarkozy in Paris
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# Libya

Libyan rebel leader to meet Sarkozy in Paris

Aug 24th 2011, 3:45 PM 98 Views 0 Comments

One of the leaders of Libya’s National Transition Council is heading to France today for talks with President Nicolas Sarkozy, who is pushing for a role in post-war Libya .

Can bullets fired into the air kill you when they fall down?
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# Falling Bullets

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

Aug 24th 2011, 3:35 PM 3,737 Views 20 Comments

As Libyan rebels celebrate by firing into the air, we’re wondering if all those falling bullets can have fatal consequences…

Muammar Gaddafi vows to fight on but is yet to be seen
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# Libya

Muammar Gaddafi vows to fight on but is yet to be seen

Aug 24th 2011, 9:24 AM 328 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, 35 journalists are trapped in a siege-like situations at the Rixos Hotel in Tripoli.

Video: Libyan rebels take Gaddafi compound - but no sign of Muammar
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# Libya

Video: Libyan rebels take Gaddafi compound - but no sign of Muammar

Aug 23rd 2011, 6:23 PM 311 Views 1 Comment

Smoke is rising this evening from the Bab al-Aiziya complex as rebels celebrate by firing into the air.

Oil prices step back up after dipping on Libyan rebel advances
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# Oil Prices

Oil prices step back up after dipping on Libyan rebel advances

Aug 23rd 2011, 12:31 PM 160 Views 2 Comments

As the rebel push for Tripoli stalls and Gaddafi remains elusive, analysts fear it will take longer to get Libyan oil production back on track.

Gaddafi's son reappears in Tripoli a day after his 'capture'
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Gaddafi's son reappears in Tripoli a day after his 'capture'

Aug 23rd 2011, 7:28 AM 278 Views 3 Comments

Seif al-Islam was reported to have been captured yesterday – but he appeared at the Rixos hotel in Tripoli yesterday, flashing the victory sign.

Meet the rebels: the government waiting for Gaddafi to tumble
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# Libya

Meet the rebels: the government waiting for Gaddafi to tumble

Aug 22nd 2011, 10:01 PM 182 Views 4 Comments

The National Transitional Council is the only body able to fill the void – but can the rebel leaders be united once in power?

The Daily Fix: Monday
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# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Aug 22nd 2011, 8:02 PM 2,061 Views 2 Comments

The battle for Tripoli rages on, the bishop of Cloyne breaks his silence, Ireland’s latest viral sensation and… can we turn light bulbs into wifi routers?

Libyan rebel leader claims capture of third Gaddafi son
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Libyan rebel leader claims capture of third Gaddafi son

Aug 22nd 2011, 5:39 PM 993 Views 5 Comments

Al-Saadi Gaddafi – a former professional footballer – was reportedly detained last night alongside one of his brothers.

Gilmore: rebel council "now the only authority in Libya"
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# Libya

Gilmore: rebel council "now the only authority in Libya"

Aug 22nd 2011, 4:30 PM 150 Views 2 Comments

The Tánaiste welcomes “what appears to be the end of the Gaddafi dictatorship in Libya” and urges Gaddafi to step down.

Oil prices drop as rebels push into Tripoli
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# Oil Prices

Oil prices drop as rebels push into Tripoli

Aug 22nd 2011, 3:02 PM 221 Views 3 Comments

Markets have taken rebels’ advances as a sign oil production will pick up again.

A MacBook and a cigarette lighter socket: how the fall of Tripoli was reported live
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# Live From Libya

A MacBook and a cigarette lighter socket: how the fall of Tripoli was reported live

Aug 22nd 2011, 11:20 AM 1,338 Views 13 Comments

Sky News correspondent Alex Crawford has earned widespread praise for her astonishing reporting on the road to Tripoli last night.

Battle for Gaddafi compound as Tripoli falls into rebel hands
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Battle for Gaddafi compound as Tripoli falls into rebel hands

Aug 22nd 2011, 7:22 AM 673 Views 4 Comments

A small portion of the capital remains under Gaddafi’s control but the rebels have made huge advances after a dramatic night. It’s not clear where the Colonel is.

Gaddafi’s two eldest sons ‘surrender to rebels’ – Al Jazeera
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Gaddafi’s two eldest sons ‘surrender to rebels’ – Al Jazeera

Aug 21st 2011, 11:23 PM 435 Views 8 Comments

Government spokesman calls on NATO and rebels to negotiate with Gaddafi
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Government spokesman calls on NATO and rebels to negotiate with Gaddafi

Aug 21st 2011, 10:30 PM 214 Views 2 Comments

Gaddafi’s spokesman Moussa Ibrahim accuses NATO of ruining a ‘peaceful city’ and calls for an end to armed hostilities.

WATCH: Gun-wielding Libyan newsreader pledges to 'become a martyr' [Updated]
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WATCH: Gun-wielding Libyan newsreader pledges to 'become a martyr' [Updated]

Aug 21st 2011, 8:31 PM 766 Views 18 Comments

A newsreader on the state-run al-Libiyah channel waves a gun and says station staff will die to protect it.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Aug 21st 2011, 8:03 PM 2,066 Views 5 Comments

All the day’s news, plus the little bits you may not have caught yet.

Rebels promise to "strangle Gaddafi's troops" by nightfall
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# Libya

Rebels promise to "strangle Gaddafi's troops" by nightfall

Aug 21st 2011, 5:06 PM 160 Views 0 Comments

Reports in Tripoli say some districts are being taken into rebel hands, as they ready themselves for eventual victory.

Libyan rebels claim to be closing on Tripoli
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# Libya

Libyan rebels claim to be closing on Tripoli

Aug 21st 2011, 9:44 AM 125 Views 2 Comments

The night’s gunfire and rockets in Libyan capital has died down but Gaddafi says the fight isn’t over yet.

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Aug 20th 2011, 8:18 PM 3,696 Views 2 Comments

Catch up on the day’s news – as well as the bits and pieces in between you may have missed…