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    # misrata - Sunday 19 November, 2017

    Bodies of hundreds of Islamic State fighters kept in refrigerated containers in Libya
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    # Conflict

    Bodies of hundreds of Islamic State fighters kept in refrigerated containers in Libya

    Nov 19th 2017, 8:30 AM 21,107 Views 19 Comments

    The corpses have been stored there for the past year awaiting a final decision on their fate.

    # misrata - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

    Evidence of mass murder after Gaddafi's death
    # Libya
    # Libya

    Evidence of mass murder after Gaddafi's death

    Oct 17th 2012, 8:02 AM 5,970 Views 29 Comments

    A new Human Rights Watch report suggests opposition militias summarily executed at least 66 captured members of Gaddafi’s convoy in the late dictator’s hometown of Sirte.

    # misrata - Friday 27 January, 2012

    MSF, Amnesty accuse Libyan authorities of torture
    # Libya
    # Libya

    MSF, Amnesty accuse Libyan authorities of torture

    Jan 27th 2012, 8:44 AM 674 Views 6 Comments

    Medical aid agency Doctors Without Borders is suspending its operations at Misrata detention centres over the claims.

    # misrata - Monday 26 December, 2011

    In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011
    # Review 2011
    # Review 2011

    In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011

    Dec 26th 2011, 4:00 PM 2,855 Views 3 Comments

    Anti-government protests first broke out in Tunisia, before inspiring similar movements across the Middle East and bringing down leaders in Egypt and Libya.

    # misrata - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

    Libya: official says Gaddafi was buried at dawn
    # Gaddafi
    # Gaddafi

    Libya: official says Gaddafi was buried at dawn

    Oct 25th 2011, 10:58 AM 457 Views 2 Comments

    He was buried with his son Muatassim and a top aide in a secret location, with a few relatives and officials in attendance.

    # misrata - Sunday 23 October, 2011

    Autopsy reveals Gaddafi died by gunshot to head
    # Libya
    # Libya

    Autopsy reveals Gaddafi died by gunshot to head

    Oct 23rd 2011, 1:20 PM 727 Views 23 Comments

    Meanwhile, it is being reported that the former dictator’s body will be handed back to his extended family following a deal with Libya’s interim government.

    # misrata - Friday 21 October, 2011

    Gaddafi's body being kept in shopping centre freezer
    # Libya
    # Libya

    Gaddafi's body being kept in shopping centre freezer

    Oct 21st 2011, 5:28 PM 3,220 Views 39 Comments

    The dictator’s remains have reportedly been hidden there to keep them safe from angry crowds. (Warning: extremely graphic image).

    Watch: new video and details of moments after Gaddafi's capture emerge
    # Gaddafi
    # Gaddafi

    Watch: new video and details of moments after Gaddafi's capture emerge

    Oct 21st 2011, 8:22 AM 5,719 Views 38 Comments

    Accounts differ on just how exactly Gaddafi died.

    # misrata - Saturday 3 September, 2011

    Libya's interim authority pledges move to Tripoli next week
    # Libya
    # Libya

    Libya's interim authority pledges move to Tripoli next week

    Sep 3rd 2011, 12:23 PM 149 Views 2 Comments

    Pro-Gaddafi forces continue to hold out in three areas of the country as the interim National Transitional Council promises democracy within 20 months.

    # misrata - Friday 24 June, 2011

    The week in photos
    # Week In Photos
    # Week In Photos

    The week in photos

    Jun 24th 2011, 7:02 PM 728 Views 3 Comments

    This is the week that was, in pictures.

    # misrata - Thursday 9 June, 2011

    New round of NATO strikes hit the outskirts of Tripoli
    # Libya
    # Libya

    New round of NATO strikes hit the outskirts of Tripoli

    Jun 9th 2011, 9:58 PM 62 Views 0 Comments

    After a lull in bombardment, the Libyan capital was shaken by clusters of airstrikes today as NATO stepped up its campaign of support for rebels seeking to push Gaddafi from power.

    # misrata - Monday 16 May, 2011

    International Criminal Court seeks arrest of Gaddafi over Libyan 'crimes against humanity'
    # Libya
    # Libya

    International Criminal Court seeks arrest of Gaddafi over Libyan 'crimes against humanity'

    May 16th 2011, 3:29 PM 483 Views 0 Comments

    Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo has asked that judges order the arrest of Gaddafi, his son and his intelligence chief as rebels say they have made gains in the western city of Misrata.

    # misrata - Sunday 15 May, 2011

    Rebels claim complete control of Misrata
    # Libya
    # Libya

    Rebels claim complete control of Misrata

    May 15th 2011, 3:56 PM 329 Views 0 Comments

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

    # misrata - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

    Libyan rebels claim capture of Misrata airport
    # Libya
    # Libya

    Libyan rebels claim capture of Misrata airport

    May 11th 2011, 3:50 PM 258 Views 0 Comments

    Libyan rebels claim to have made substantial gains against forces loyal to the country’s strongman Muammar Gaddafi, by capturing the airport in the city of Misrata.

    # misrata - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

    French navy denies that an aircraft carrier ignored distress calls from Libyan migrants
    # Libya
    # Libya

    French navy denies that an aircraft carrier ignored distress calls from Libyan migrants

    May 10th 2011, 8:32 AM 495 Views 0 Comments

    Sixty-one people died aboard a boat in the Mediterranean. Survivors claim they were ignored by a French navy ship. Meanwhile, heavy fighting continues in Tripoli, Misrata and Ajdabiya.

    # misrata - Monday 2 May, 2011

    The Daily Fix: Monday
    # Daily Fix
    # Daily Fix

    The Daily Fix: Monday

    May 2nd 2011, 8:00 PM 1,258 Views 0 Comments

    Our collection of the day’s news, developments and random tidbits.

    Gaddafi shells Misrata amid chemical weapons fears
    # Libya
    # Libya

    Gaddafi shells Misrata amid chemical weapons fears

    May 2nd 2011, 2:17 PM 564 Views 0 Comments

    As the shelling of Misrata continues, fears grow that Col Gaddafi’s forces are preparing to use chemical weapons in their fight to defeat the rebels.

    # misrata - Saturday 30 April, 2011

    Gaddafi offers truce and negotiations in Libya but no sign of stepping down
    # Libya
    # Libya

    Gaddafi offers truce and negotiations in Libya but no sign of stepping down

    Apr 30th 2011, 9:27 AM 244 Views 0 Comments

    Appearing on state television, the Libyan leader was more conciliatory than usual but NATO’s airstrikes continued in the capital of Tripoli as pro-Gaddafi forces continued to shell the besieged city of Misrata.

    # misrata - Saturday 23 April, 2011

    Tribes vow to fight on as government forces withdraw from Misrata
    # Libya
    # Libya

    Tribes vow to fight on as government forces withdraw from Misrata

    Apr 23rd 2011, 11:28 AM 218 Views 0 Comments

    Tribes loyal to Muammar Gaddafi say they will trying to oust rebels from the city, as official forces pull back.

    # misrata - Friday 22 April, 2011

    Libyan battle 'heading toward a stalemate'
    # Libya
    # Libya

    Libyan battle 'heading toward a stalemate'

    Apr 22nd 2011, 5:29 PM 273 Views 0 Comments

    The US’ most senior army official made the comments even as he said that 30-40 per cent of pro-Gaddafi ground forces in Libya had been destroyed.

    # misrata - Thursday 21 April, 2011

    Ireland to assist emergency evacuation of civilians from Misrata
    # Libya
    # Libya

    Ireland to assist emergency evacuation of civilians from Misrata

    Apr 21st 2011, 12:21 PM 867 Views 0 Comments

    As yet more civilian die at the hands of government forces in the besieged Libyan city of Misrata, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore says Ireland has “a responsibility to act”.

    # misrata - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

    Photojournalist and Oscar nominee Tim Hetherington killed in Libya
    # Libya
    # Libya

    Photojournalist and Oscar nominee Tim Hetherington killed in Libya

    Apr 20th 2011, 8:43 PM 1,304 Views 0 Comments

    Three other photojournalists were injured, two seriously, in an attack in the besieged city of Misrata.

    The Daily Fix: Wednesday
    # Daily Fix
    # Daily Fix

    The Daily Fix: Wednesday

    Apr 20th 2011, 8:12 PM 1,168 Views 0 Comments

    Anglo Irish Bank scrabble; insurance policy fine print; US air traffic controllers hit the headlines again; and the devastating power of tornadoes. It’s all in today’s Daily Fix.

    France and Italy to send military officials to advise Libyan rebels
    # Libya
    # Libya

    France and Italy to send military officials to advise Libyan rebels

    Apr 20th 2011, 4:20 PM 395 Views 0 Comments

    Meanwhile, UN official warns Libyan authorities that their military actions will come under “intense scrutiny”

    # misrata - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

    British military advisers heading to Libya
    Live Apr 19th 2011, 9:28 PM

    British military advisers heading to Libya

    Fears for thousands of civilians trapped in besieged Libyan city
    Live Apr 19th 2011, 10:44 AM

    Fears for thousands of civilians trapped in besieged Libyan city

    # misrata - Monday 18 April, 2011

    Ground invasion by the West in Libya ruled out once again
    Live Apr 18th 2011, 10:50 AM

    Ground invasion by the West in Libya ruled out once again

    # misrata - Sunday 17 April, 2011

    Government forces continue to pound Libyan city as US seeks refuge for Gaddafi
    Live Apr 17th 2011, 10:24 AM

    Government forces continue to pound Libyan city as US seeks refuge for Gaddafi

    # misrata - Saturday 16 April, 2011

    Gaddafi 'using cluster bombs on his own people' in Libya
    Live Apr 16th 2011, 10:07 AM

    Gaddafi 'using cluster bombs on his own people' in Libya

    The 9 at 9: Saturday
    Live Apr 16th 2011, 9:00 AM

    The 9 at 9: Saturday

    # misrata - Thursday 14 April, 2011

    Libya Allied forces to increase military operations in Libya
    Live Apr 14th 2011, 7:58 AM

    Libya Allied forces to increase military operations in Libya

    # misrata - Monday 11 April, 2011

    Gaddafi 'accepts African Union peace plan' for Libya
    Live Apr 11th 2011, 7:13 AM

    Gaddafi 'accepts African Union peace plan' for Libya

    # misrata - Monday 4 April, 2011

    Two rescue teams evacuate hundreds of wounded from Libyan hospital (Slideshow)
    # Libya
    # Libya

    Two rescue teams evacuate hundreds of wounded from Libyan hospital (Slideshow)

    Apr 4th 2011, 3:12 PM 426 Views 0 Comments

    A Turkish vessel has rescued 250 wounded from a hospital in the besieged city of Misrata – while Médecins San Frontieres evacuated a further 71 injured patients for treatment.

    # misrata - Sunday 3 April, 2011

    Fighting focuses on strategic Libyan oil town
    # Libya
    # Libya

    Fighting focuses on strategic Libyan oil town

    Apr 3rd 2011, 12:19 PM 252 Views 0 Comments

    The see-saw desert battle for Libya continues – with rebels making modest gains with the help of international air strikes after skirmishes around the strategic oil town of Brega.

    # misrata - Saturday 2 April, 2011

    Six civilians killed as Gaddafi forces pound city of Misrata
    # Libya
    # Libya

    Six civilians killed as Gaddafi forces pound city of Misrata

    Apr 2nd 2011, 3:51 PM 344 Views 0 Comments

    Six civilians have been killed today, as Gaddafi’s forces aimed an unrelenting campaign of shelling and sniper fire on the rebel-stronghold of Misrata.

    # misrata - Monday 28 March, 2011

    Libya's rebels close in on Gaddafi home town
    # Libya
    # Libya

    Libya's rebels close in on Gaddafi home town

    Mar 28th 2011, 9:58 PM 511 Views 0 Comments

    If rebels can capture Gaddafi’s home town of Sirte, the path is clear to the capital of Tripoli – so a heavy battle is likely.

    # misrata - Sunday 27 March, 2011

    The Daily Fix: Sunday
    # Daily Fix
    # Daily Fix

    The Daily Fix: Sunday

    Mar 27th 2011, 8:05 PM 2,000 Views 0 Comments

    Catch up on the day’s main news, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed earlier.

    Video: Gaddafi loyalists attack woman - and journalists - in Tripoli hotel
    # Libya
    # Libya

    Video: Gaddafi loyalists attack woman - and journalists - in Tripoli hotel

    Mar 27th 2011, 11:46 AM 1,948 Views 2 Comments

    Loyalists to the Libyan leader try to stop a woman from complaining of a sexual assault – and then attack western media.

    Libyan rebels win back control over western oil town
    # Libya
    # Libya

    Libyan rebels win back control over western oil town

    Mar 27th 2011, 11:32 AM 411 Views 0 Comments

    Anti-Gaddafi forces recoup control of Ajdabiya – as well as capturing the coastal town of Brega, apparently without a fight.

    # misrata - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

    Gaddafi's air force 'destroyed': British commander
    # Libya
    # Libya

    Gaddafi's air force 'destroyed': British commander

    Mar 23rd 2011, 9:02 PM 842 Views 0 Comments

    A senior British commander has said that allied airstrikes have defeated the Libyan air force.

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