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World 22 Aug 2011 | 12:00 AM

Rebels hold most of Tripoli, Gaddafi out of sight

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libyan government tanks and snipers put up scattered, last-ditch resistance in Tripoli on Monday after rebels swept into the heart of the capital, cheered on by crowds hailing the end of Muammar Gaddafi's 42 years in power.

World 10 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Libya fighters battle for Gaddafi-held Bani Walid

NEAR BANI WALID, Libya, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Libyan fighters trying to capture one of Muammar Gaddafi's last strongholds battled into the desert town of Bani Walid on Saturday against stiff resistance from Gaddafi loyalists.

World 10 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Libya fighters assault Gaddafi-held Bani Walid

NEAR BANI WALID, Libya (Reuters) - Libyan fighters trying to capture one of Muammar Gaddafi's last strongholds battled for the desert town of Bani Walid on Saturday against stiff resistance from Gaddafi loyalists.

World 22 Aug 2011 | 12:00 AM

China says it respects the will of Libyan people

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will respect the will of the Libyan people and hopes for a return to stability in the war-torn country, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, as Libyan rebel fighters clashed with government forces in Tripoli.

World 09 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Syrian demonstrators call for international protection

AMMAN (Reuters) - - Syrian protesters called on Friday for international protection from a military crackdown that has sought to crush nearly six months of nationwide demonstrations against President Bashar al-Assad's rule.

World 22 Aug 2011 | 12:00 AM

Rebels hold most of Tripoli, Gaddafi out of sight

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libyan government tanks and snipers put up scattered, last-ditch resistance in Tripoli on Monday after rebels swept into the heart of the capital, cheered on by crowds hailing the end of Muammar Gaddafi's 42 years in power.

World 11 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Gaddafi town hit as NTC chief warns still a threat

NORTH OF BANI WALID, Libya (Reuters) - Libyan fighters launched an assault on one of the last bastions of ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi while the head of the provisional government arrived for the first time in the capital and warned that the fugitive former leader still posed a threat.

World 10 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Libya fighters battle for Gaddafi-held Bani Walid

NEAR BANI WALID, Libya, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Libyan fighters trying to capture one of Muammar Gaddafi's last strongholds battled into the desert town of Bani Walid on Saturday against stiff resistance from Gaddafi loyalists.

World 23 Aug 2011 | 12:00 AM

Obama urges Gaddafi loyalists to lay down arms

CHILMARK, Mass., (Reuters) - President Barack Obama urged Muammar Gaddafi on Monday to end the bloodshed in Libya as pockets of his loyalist forces engaged in fierce fighting against advancing rebels.

World 14 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Car bomb kills at least 15 in southern Iraq

HAMZA, Iraq (Reuters) - At least 15 people were killed and 36 others wounded when a car bomb exploded by a restaurant in the southern Iraqi town of al-Hamza on Wednesday, police sources said.