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#Bani Walid

# bani-walid - Monday 14 May, 2012

NATO criticised after investigation confirms 72 deaths from Libya air strikes

A third of the civilians who died from the air strikes on the country last year were under 18 with NATO not yet having paid any compensation.

# bani-walid - Monday 23 January, 2012

Gaddafi loyalists 'seize control' of Libyan city

Yes, you read that right. Fighters loyal to the former dictator have clashed with the country’s new rulers, sparking fears of further civil war.

# bani-walid - Monday 3 October, 2011

Gaddafi wanted to be 'like the Queen of England'

An investigation into the six-month campaign to overthrow the now fugitive Colonel has revealed his desperate attempts to retain some semblance of control.

# bani-walid - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Libyan rebels said to have captured airport in Gaddafi stronghold of Sirte

Meanwhile, the ousted leader is reportedly being sheltered by nomadic tribesman in the Sahara desert.

# bani-walid - Thursday 22 September, 2011

Gaddafi strongholds fall but battles continue for Sirte and Bani Walid

Meanwhile, the US ambassador is back in Tripoli as the US reopens its diplomatic offices there.

# bani-walid - Saturday 17 September, 2011

Libya: Fierce battles continue for Gaddafi strongholds

In Bani Walid and Gaddafi’s hometown of Sirte the resistance continues. The whereabouts of the Colonel himself remain unknown.

# bani-walid - Friday 16 September, 2011

Libyan forces pull back after fierce battles in Gaddafi's hometown

Fighting between pro-Gaddafi and anti-regime fighers intensified today in Bani Walid as revolutionary forces advanced on Sirte, Gaddafi’s hometown.

# bani-walid - Monday 12 September, 2011

Confirmed: Gaddafi's son flees across border to Niger

Authorities in Niger have announced that al-Saadi Gaddafi was captured by a military patrol after escaping from Libya.

# bani-walid - Saturday 10 September, 2011

IMF recognises Libyan rebels and pledges to revive economy

Christine Lagarde tells the world that she’s following the wishes of IMF members by recognising the NTC as Libya’s real leaders.

# bani-walid - Sunday 4 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In tonight’s Fix: What Diarmuid Martin wants the Taoiseach to explain; Celia Larkin’s earfuls for Bertie; why McDonald’s is ‘Lovin’ It’ in Ballymun; and what did the Rubberbandits get upto at Electric Picnic?

Libya: Talks fail over surrender of pro-Gaddafi forces in Bani Walid stronghold

Opposition fighters stationed outside the town are waiting for the green light to launch a final assault on one of the last Gaddafi strongholds.