Libya rebels raid reaches Brega

Libyan rebels were preparing on Saturday to try to retake the oil refinery town of Brega after breaching its defences in a late night reconnaissance raid.

Libyan rebels push on to Zlitan, deny talks

At least 3000 people turned out in Tripoli on Friday to condemn the NATO airstrikes on the city and show their support for their leader, Muammar Gaddafi. He again said he would remain in Libya, and face death if necessary.

Arab spring: Libya briefing in London 4 april

The current political crisis in Libya has gone through several stages – from rebel advance (in tune with the wider ‘Arab Spring’), regime counterattack, and international intervention. Presentation in London by George Joffe, 4 April 2011.