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Rebel operation in Tripoli to isolate Gaddafi: spokesman


An operation called 'Mermaid' is underway in the Libyan capital to isolate Muammar Gaddafi and force his surrender or departure, a rebel spokesman has revealed.

Spokesman Ahmed Jibril said 'operation

Libyan rebels seize oil terminal


Libyan rebels battling Muammar Gaddafi's troops along the country's Mediterranean coast said they have captured all of the strategic eastern port city of Brega, which has repeatedly changed hands in t

Libya rebels see imminent victory, plan transition

Libya's rebels were pushing further on Wednesday to isolate Tripoli in what their leaders say is a decisive phase in a six-month civil war against Muammar Gaddafi they predict will end within weeks.

US, EU up pressure on Libya as new fighting hits Brega


The United States and European Union turned up the heat on Libya, as fresh fighting erupted Wednesday along rebel lines at the oil town of Brega and state television showed footage of a son of Libyan

Blasts rock Libyan capital, rebels in political crisis


Several powerful blasts rocked Libya's capital on Tuesday, as the executive branch of Libya's rebel government was sacked in a political crisis a week after their military chief's assassination.


Libya rebels say NATO strike kills Gaddafi's son

Libya's rebel forces today said an overnight night NATO strike on an operations centre in the western town of Zliten has killed Muammar Gaddafi's son Khamis, and more than 30 others.

Citing spie

Rebels focus on Libya general's death, security


Libyan rebels sought to stamp out rumours by providing details on the assassination of army chief General Abdel Fatah Yunis while tightening security in their eastern stronghold of Benghazi.


Defiant Gaddafi vows to defeat NATO

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Hours after loud blasts shook Libya's capital Tripoli, Muammar Gaddafi vowed to defeat NATO as his forces launched a deadly rocket assault on rebel-held Misrata.

State television on Friday aired Kadh

Combat helicopters enter Libya fray


Attack helicopters struck Moamer Kadhafi's forces on Saturday, NATO said as China made contact with rebels fighting to oust the Libyan leader and Russia prepared to send a mediator.

As the NATO-led w

Libya rebel council rejects Gaddafi call for talks


The Libyan opposition Transitional National Council (TNC) on Saturday rejected calls for talks by strongman Muammar Gaddafi, saying he had no role to play in the north African nation's future.

"The t

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