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Gun fight erupts near Gaddafi beach house in Tripoli

A gunbattle erupted on Wednesday near the beach house of slain Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saadi, in central Tripoli.

Thick smoke billowed from near the house as rival militias, using heav

Al Qaeda forms 200-strong force: Report

Al Qaeda has sent experienced militants to Libya in an effort to form an armed group amid the fighting that toppled Muammar Gaddafi, CNN reported, citing an unnamed Libyan source briefed by Western co

Libya govt gives militias 2 weeks to quit Tripoli


Libya's government on Tuesday gave militias a two-week deadline to quit Tripoli, threatening to close down the capital city if they fail to do so.

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Libya leaders acknowledge abuse of prisoners

Libya's new leaders said on Wednesday that some prisoners held by revolutionary forces have been abused, but insisted the mistreatment was not systematic and pledged to tackle the problem.

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Libya ex-rebels get key posts in cabinet lineup

Former rebels who helped to topple Libya's late dictator Muammar Gaddafi and a human rights lawyer whose arrest sparked the uprising were handed key posts in a new government unveiled on Tuesday.


Gaddafi's youngest son Khamis still alive?

Slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's youngest son Khamis, whose death was announced several times since the Libyan conflict erupted, is reportedly still alive, a defence ministry official said.


Gaddafi’s son captured

Ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s fugitive son Seif al-Islam has been arrested in southern Libya, a senior National Transitional Council official said on Saturday.

Gaddafi's son Seif al-Islam arrested: NTC

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Ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's fugitive son Seif al-Islam has been arrested in the south of the country, a senior National Transitional Council official told the media on Saturday.

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Libya's ex-rebels demand role in government


Former rebel fighters in Libya are raising the stakes by demanding a role in the interim government which is currently being formed, amid rising tensions over the naming of an army chief of staff.


Soldiers find 'Gaddafi mafia money'

Soldiers belonging to a militia that fought late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's military found a secret cache of gold, dollars and euros buried in a garden on the outskirts of Sirte.

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