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# libya - Monday 1 August, 2011

EU imposes more sanctions on Syrian officials

As Ramadan begins, the EU freezes the assets of five more high-level Syrians and the army mounts another attack on Hama.

Migrants who fled Libya found dead on boat travelling to Italy

Twenty five bodies – all young men – have been found dead in the hold of a boat crossing the Mediterranean.

# libya - Saturday 30 July, 2011

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Video: NATO takes down three Libyan TV satellite transmitters

Military group tries to limit impact of Muammar Gaddafi’s impassioned television broadcasts by bombing transmitters.

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# libya - Friday 29 July, 2011

Libyan military commander killed

Questions surround the death of Abdel Fattah Younis, who was killed yesterday.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: New bid to tackle hospital waiting lists, still no progress in the US debt crisis, and bad news if you think you’ve just won a Jaguar…

# libya - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Britain recognises Libyan rebels as country’s legitimate government

But the country’s old regime remains defiant – as the Lockerbie bomber is spotted at a pro-Gaddafi rally in Tripoli.

# libya - Monday 25 July, 2011

Residents in western Libya say NATO hit hospital

Seven people, including three doctors, were killed in the strike.

# libya - Friday 22 July, 2011

Gaddafi refuses to meet rebels amid plans to remove him from Libyan leadership

The UN is proposing a ceasefire in Libya, and the establishment of an authority led jointly by the government and rebels but without Gaddafi or his sons.

# libya - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Could Gaddafi step down from power but remain in Libya?

France has suggested it may be possible.

# libya - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning: Superquinn’s quick sale saves 2,800 jobs, a big day ahead in the hacking inquiries, and will the public pay unpaid bills at the Dáil bar?

US meets with Gaddafi representatives - but it won’t happen again

The meeting came despite the US formally recognising Libya’s opposition as its legitimate government last week.

# libya - Sunday 17 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# libya - Friday 15 July, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

New government for Libya

More than 30 countries have declared Colonel Gaddafi’s regime in Libya no longer legitimate as the Transitional National Council is recognised as the country’s new government.

# libya - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

NATO set to continue bombing Libya during Ramadan

But the alliance said its campaign would stop if Gaddafi’s forces stopped targeting civilians.

# libya - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

France says Gaddafi is 'prepared to leave' power

“The question is no longer whether Gaddafi is going to leave power, but when and how,” said France’s Foreign Minister.

# libya - Monday 11 July, 2011

France urges Libyan rebels to hold talks with Gaddafi regime

Libya’s opposition council has so far refused to enter negotiations with the old regime until Gaddafi steps down – but France says NATO bombardment will not stop until both sides come to the table.

# libya - Monday 4 July, 2011

Gaddafi's son says western nations a 'target'

Seif al-Islam Gaddafi said Libya is ready to call a cease-fire, adopt a new constitution and hold democratic elections – but warned that western countries supporting the country’s rebels are “a reasonable target”.

# libya - Sunday 3 July, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Sunday

In this evening’s Fix: Turkey ignores Gaddafi, the Cloyne report may finally see the light, the Leaving Cert takes a bashing, and why grocery-shopping is best done in high heels…

Column: 'Writing is a way to fight those who want people silenced'

Libyan author Hisham Matar, whose father was ‘disappeared’ by Gaddafi 21 years ago, says writing is a political act – and that the Irish know that better than anyone.

The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…

# libya - Friday 1 July, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

Defiant Gaddafi threatens attacks against Europe

Gaddafi has threatened the Libyan forces will move to Europe ‘like locusts’ unless NATO halts its campaign of airstrikes against his regime in Libya.

THE LIBYAN LEADER Muammar Gaddafi has threatened attacks in Europe if NATO airstrikes continue.

Addressing supporters in Tripoli by telephone he has warned the NATO-led alliance to stop the strikes or face ‘catastophe’ reports Reuters. He also denounced an arrest warrant issued against him by the International Criminal Court earlier this week.

# libya - Monday 27 June, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Monday

In this evening’s Daily Fix: Hospitals move closer to crisis, “killing fields” trial opens in Cambodia, close encounters of a third kind in Wicklow, and the case of the thieving seagull…

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock

ICC issues warrants for Gaddafi and son

The Hague-based court also issued a warrant for the arrest of Libyan intelligence chief Abdullah al-Sanoussi.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

ICC to decide on Gaddafi arrest warrant

Meanwhile, the NATO bombardment of the country has entered its symbolic 100th day.

# libya - Saturday 25 June, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Saturday

In today’s fix: Dublin’s Pride Parade, Smurfs on show and what you think about U2′s tax affairs (the answer? Not much)…

Libya claims NATO has killed more civilians

Libyan state media says a NATO airstrike has killed 15 people after hitting a restaurant and a bakery.

Top Libyan footballers defect to rebels: report

Some of the country’s top footballers are reported to have switched sides, a key propaganda blow to Colonel Gaddafi.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

In your 9 at 9: Shooting in Dublin leaves one dead; Gay marriage and gay pride; the footballers who defected; the Facebook presidential poll; and U2 at Glastonbury, it was good, wasn’t it?

# libya - Friday 24 June, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

Libyan rebels use Skype to contact covert opposition in Tripoli

Rebel council claims it is in contact with a 100-person-strong underground network in Tripoli to gauge morale in the capital.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am including: Enda and Nicolas’ brief encounter; Noonan urges us to spend spend spend; How Libyan rebels communicate; and the illegal Pulitzer Prize winner.

# libya - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Gaddafi brands NATO "murderers" over civilian deaths

“We will resist and the battle will continue to the beyond, until you’re wiped out,” said a defiant Gaddafi.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you really should know by 9pm: Kenny heads to Brussels, Norris gets a boost from the public and what the British ambassador really thought of Charles Haughey in 1980…