Libyan leader denies government sacking

2012-04-27 20:00

The head of Libya's ruling National Transitional Council has denied a report that the interim government had been sacked two months before the country's first free polls.

Libya militia agree to end fighting

2012-03-30 08:54

Rival militia in the southern Libyan city of Sabha have reached an agreement to end clashes that have killed more than 50 people.

Libya's eastern leader 'ready for talks'

2012-03-09 14:14

The head of a regional council seeking to carve out an autonomous territory in oil-rich east Libya says he accepts the interim national leader’s call for dialogue.

Libya PM to address nation on federalism

2012-03-05 14:03

Libya’s PM Abdel Rahim al-Kib is due to address the nation on the issue of federalism, his office says, as aspirations for decentralisation gains momentum in the east of the country.

Libyan leader acknowledges mistakes

2012-02-22 12:41

Libya's leader has acknowledged that his transitional government is powerless to control militia that are refusing to lay down their arms after ousting Muammar Gaddafi.

Libya's 1st anniversary of uprising

2012-02-17 20:16

Libyans have taken to the streets to celebrate the first the first anniversary of the uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi.

Libya marks revolution day amid instability

2012-02-17 07:53

Libya is celebrating the first anniversary of the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi with fireworks and slogans, even as its leader vowed to act firmly against further instability.

5 000 militia men join new Libyan army

2012-02-16 10:26

About 5 000 rebels have joined Libya’s nascent national army but more of the militia that have dominated the country since the revolution must sign up if the armed forces are to reassert their authority, an official says.

Don't recognise Libya's NTC, Mugabe tells AU

2012-01-31 08:46

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe says the AU shouldn't rush to recognise Libya's NTC, warning that Africa might be re-colonised if leaders fail to handle issues as the continent's founding fathers used to do, a report says.

No revolt after Libya violence

2012-01-25 16:46

A bullet-scarred barracks, scorched and abandoned like the ageing tanks guarding its shattered gateway, is all that remains of what passed for the Libyan government's grip on Bani Walid.


Rival militia halt fighting in Libya

2012-04-05 14:04

Rival militia whose clashes in western Libya have killed at least 18 people have stopped fighting, after the government sent in troops to impose a ceasefire, an army official says.

37 killed in 2 days of unrest in Libya

2012-03-28 07:30

Two days of tribal clashes in southern Libya have left 37 people dead and about 120 injured, a report says.

Gambia lifts sanctions on Libyan assets

2012-03-06 09:02

Gambia’s Supreme Court has upheld a request by the government to lift economic sanctions imposed on Libyan assets during the toppled regime of Muammar Gaddafi.

Gaddafi’s daughter seeks death certificate

2012-02-23 09:41

Lawyers for the daughter of Muammar Gaddafi have filed a formal petition at the ICC seeking an authorised copy of the former Libyan leader’s death certificate.

Libya army to intervene in southeast clashes

2012-02-21 11:00

Libyan government forces will intervene if clashes between rival tribes over control of territory in the south-eastern corner of the country do not stop, the military chief says.

Dozens killed in southeast Libya clashes

2012-02-17 11:25

Dozens of people have been killed since last week in clashes between rival tribes over control of territory in the far southeast of Libya, the tribes say.

SA not bought by 'petrodollars' - Mbeki

2012-02-16 22:47

The African Union and South African government's initial refusal to recognise the National Transitional Council in Libya was not because of corruption through "petrodollars", Thabo Mbeki says.

Fears as Libya readies for revolution day

2012-02-15 11:36

One year since the anti-Gaddafi revolt erupted, Libya is battling challenges ranging from how to tame rowdy militia who fought his forces to establishing a new rule of law in the country.

Libya NTC rejects resignation of No 2

2012-01-30 22:02

Libya's ruling National Transitional Council has rejected the resignation of its number two, Abdel Hafiz Ghoga, who had stepped down after protests against him.

Gaddafi loyalists seize Libyan city

2012-01-25 10:22

Muammar Gaddafi loyalists have seized control of a Libyan mountain city in the most serious challenge to the central government since the strongman's fall.

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