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Video: Al Jazeera speaks with FF saying he’s in Gaddafi’s house

Ali Lagha, an opposition fighter in Tripoli, says he’s inside the house of Mohammed Gaddafi, the Libyan leader’s eldest son, who surrendered earlier according to Al Jazeera.

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Libya’s rebels face questions as transition looms

BENGHAZI, Libya, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Opponents of Muammar Gaddafi have managed to cobble together an alliance and, with plenty of NATO help, fight the Libyan leader’s forces to what increasingly looks like the verge of defeat. Now the hard … Continue reading

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Fight or flee: decision time for Libya’s Gaddafi

ALGIERS, Aug 16 (Reuters) – The battle to control Libya has entered its final phase when Muammar Gaddafi must make a choice: to seek a negotiated exit or to defend his capital to the last bullet. Rebels with support from … Continue reading

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Libya after Gaddafi: the grand design for a post-Gaddafi country

Britain and other Western governments have helped to prepare a blueprint for a post-Gaddafi Libya that would retain much of the current regime’s security infrastructure to avoid an Iraq-style collapse into anarchy. The Times has obtained a copy of the … Continue reading

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Video: Gaddafi Taunts UK Over Rebel Leader Death

Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s regime has taunted Britain over the death of rebel commander General Abdel Fattah Younes. Tripoli said the killing showed that Britian was wrong to declare the National Transitional Council as the “sole authority” in Libya. “It is … Continue reading

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NATO warns Gaddafi over use of civilian facilities

TRIPOLI — NATO warned that its warplanes will bomb civilian facilities if Moamer Gadhafi’s forces use them to launch attacks, as the UN said Libya’s capital is suffering shortages of fuel, medicine and cash. The alliance warned on Tuesday it … Continue reading

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Video: Libya archive reveals pictorial history of Gaddafi’s brutal reign

A human rights team reveals a huge archive of footage and images detailing Muammar Gaddafi’s brutal reign over Libya, not least the infamous showtrial and public hanging of Sadiq Hamed Shwehdi, witnessed by thousands of pupils herded into Benghazi’s basketball … Continue reading

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Gaddafi’s son says western powers attacking Libya are ‘legitimate targets’

Western powers attacking Libya have made themselves “legitimate targets” for retaliation, the son of Muammar Gaddafi has warned. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi rejected calls for his father to quit Libya as the price of peace with the rebels fighting to overthrow … Continue reading

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A Rebel Offer to Qaddafi: ‘Resign’ and Remain in Libya

AL RUJBAN, Libya — The leader of Libya’s opposition movement said Sunday that rebel leaders had offered Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi the option to leave power and remain in his country, but he said that the offer, which seemed to represent … Continue reading

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Libyans ‘executed’ for shunning Gaddafi rally: relative

BENGHAZI, Libya — Hours after thousands packed Tripoli’s Green Square cheering for Moamer Kadhafi, Mohammed said the still warm body of his nephew was dumped outside the family home with two bullets in his head. Mohammed told AFP why he … Continue reading

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