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#Libyan Rebels

# libyan-rebels - 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.

# libyan-rebels - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

The cost of a revolution? Libya's rulers open their books to reveal expenditure

The interim government has publicly revealed spending details amid questions over its legitimacy. Meanwhile fighters in Sirte have made further gains.

# libyan-rebels - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Fierce battle under way for Gaddafi's final stronghold

Rebels are mounting a “final push” into Sirte, fighting running street battles with loyalist snipers.

# libyan-rebels - Monday 22 August, 2011

Meet the rebels: the government waiting for Gaddafi to tumble

The National Transitional Council is the only body able to fill the void – but can the rebel leaders be united once in power?

Gilmore: rebel council "now the only authority in Libya"

The Tánaiste welcomes “what appears to be the end of the Gaddafi dictatorship in Libya” and urges Gaddafi to step down.

A MacBook and a cigarette lighter socket: how the fall of Tripoli was reported live

Sky News correspondent Alex Crawford has earned widespread praise for her astonishing reporting on the road to Tripoli last night.

# libyan-rebels - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Libya rebels disband cabinet following general's death

The death of General Abdel Fatah Younis has exposed discord in the movement fighting to remove Gaddafi from power.

# libyan-rebels - 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.

# libyan-rebels - 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.

# libyan-rebels - Friday 10 June, 2011

End Game: Talks begin on how to run Libya after Gaddafi

A 22-nation group meets rebels to discuss how the country will be run, as Gaddafi aides son reportedly prepares an exit.

# libyan-rebels - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Gaddafi vows never to surrender, but Obama says it's just a matter of time Libya This post contains videos

Gaddafi vows never to surrender, but Obama says it's just a matter of time

US President Barack Obama says progress has been made in the past three months in Libya and it’s “just a matter of time” before Gaddafi yields to pressure and resigns.

# libyan-rebels - Monday 23 May, 2011

US diplomat travels to Benghazi to meet with rebel council leaders

In what has been seen as a show of support for the anti-Gaddafi fighters, a high-ranking US diplomat has travelled to Benghazi to meet with members of the National Transitional Council.

# libyan-rebels - Sunday 15 May, 2011

Rebels claim complete control of Misrata

Libyan rebels say they have taken full control of the strategic western port city of Misrata.

# libyan-rebels - Friday 8 April, 2011

NATO: We didn't know Libya rebels used tanks

NATO says it launched air strikes against the anti-Gaddafi rebels because it didn’t realise they were the ones in tanks.

# libyan-rebels - Thursday 7 April, 2011

NATO air strikes kill Libyan rebels according to reports

NATO have not immediately confirmed the reports which say that 13 rebels have been killed.

# libyan-rebels - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

France admits: it may be too late to oust Gaddafi

Foreign minister Alain Juppe says world leaders might have waited too long – and that Gaddafi is gaining too much strength.

# libyan-rebels - Sunday 13 March, 2011

Gaddafi forces "cleanse" oil town of rebel gangs

Troops loyal to the Libyan leader say they have won back control of Brega, a strategic oil town 170km from Tripoli.