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Lawyer says 'large scale' war crimes by Gaddafi forces


Muammar Gaddafi's forces have committed 'crimes against humanity and war crimes on a large scale', according to a human rights lawyer gathering evidence in Libya to present to the International Crimin

Two award-winning war photographers killed in Libya


Tim Hetherington, an Oscar-nominated British film director and war photographer, and award-winning US photographer Chris Hondros were killed and two other Western journalists wounded ON Wednesday in t

Libyan rebel leader in Paris, conflict deadlocked

French President Nicolas Sarkozy will meet the head of Libya's rebels, Mustafa Abdel Jalil, in Paris on Wednesday, as Western powers struggle to break a deadlock in the two-month conflict.

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Libyan rebels reject African cease-fire proposal


Libyan rebels, backed forcefully by European leaders, rejected a cease-fire proposal by African mediators on Monday because it did not insist Muammar Gaddafi relinquish power.

Despite an earlier ann

African leaders arrive for rebel talks as Gaddafi backs plan


A team of African leaders arrived in the Libyan rebel stronghold of Benghazi on Monday to try to sell a peace plan already accepted by Muammer Gaddafi's regime.

But the rebels were demanding that any

Libya fight focuses on oil town

Libyan rebels skirmished with government forces around the strategic oil town of Brega on Sunday, making incremental gains backed by international air strikes in the see-saw desert battle for the coun

Libya rebels pen oil deal with Qatar


Libyan rebels have penned a deal with Qatar to market their crude oil abroad in exchange for food, medicine and - it hopes - weapons, a top official in the transitional government said on Friday.


Muammer Gaddafi forces sweep through Misrata, death toll climbs


Tanks and troops loyal to Muammer Gaddafi swept through rebel-held Misrata on Tuesday, a rebel spokesman said as a doctor in Libya's third city put the death toll at 142 since March 18.

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As fighters push on, Libya rebels prepare for power


As Libya's rebel fighters push west, retaking towns they lost to government forces a week earlier, opposition representatives in Benghazi are trying to form a government-in-waiting.

The task is a dif

Gaddafi forces 'on back foot', rebels say

Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi are now "on the back foot" and are being pursued by rebels from the strategic Eastern town of Ajdabiya, rebel spokesmen in their stronghold of Benghazi said on Saturday.

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