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Video: Inside a Gaddafi compound in Tripoli

Gaddafi left behind several houses and compounds in Tripoli and the rest of Libya, Al Jazeera’s Sue Turton offers a look inside one of them.

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Libyan children start school year without Gadhafi

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Boys and girls chanted anti-Moammar Gadhafi slogans while teachers hung an effigy of the fugitive leader Saturday as Libyan children started their first school year without the “brother leader” dictating everything from the curriculum to what … Continue reading

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Tripoli’s new normal – bickering politicians

TRIPOLI, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Less than a month after Muammar Gaddafi’s fall, Tripoli is bustling. Shoppers throng markets. Banks are open. Electricity and water are back, most of the time. Out in the desert, some oil flows. With parts … Continue reading

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Wartorn Libya a safe haven for Somali refugees

TRIPOLI — For a group of stranded Somali refugees hoping to reach Europe, even war-torn Libya seems a safe haven compared with their homeland from where they fled Islamist militias. “I knew Libya was a war zone but I did … Continue reading

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Evidence Suggests Khamis Brigade Killed 45 Detainees

(Tripoli) – Members of the Khamis Brigade, a powerful Gaddafi military force run by Muammar Gaddafi’s son Khamis, appear to have summarily executed detainees in a warehouse near Tripoli on August 23, 2011, Human Rights Watch said today. Within three … Continue reading

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Video: Abandoned homes show Gaddafi’s luxurious lifestyle

While Gaddafi’s current whereabouts are unknown, their abandoned homes in Tripoli are now open for the public to see. What they expose is a luxurious lifestyle. Al Jazeera’s Jamal Elshayyal reports from Tripoli.

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Video: Trauma at Abu Salim hospital

The Abu Salim hospital has been cut off from the outside world due to heavy clashes in the area. The hospital is severely understaffed and cut off from medical supplies. Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons reports. Warning: This video contains images … Continue reading

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Video: James Bays reports on the situation in Tripoli

Al Jazeera’s James Bays reporting live from Tripoli says the security situation is still dangerous and volatile, but has improved slightly. “This last 24 hours has been better than the 24 hours before,” Bays said.

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Video: Exploring Gaddafi’s bunker

Al Jazeera has gained access to part of an underground tunnel network beneath Muammar Gaddafi’s compound in Tripoli. Fighting for overall control of the area around Bab al-Aziziyah is still going on.

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Video: Prisoners released from Abu Salim

This video shows many political prisoners being released from the notorious Abu Salim prison.

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