FORMER Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, his son Muatassim and a top aide were buried in an Islamic ceremony at dawn today in a secret location.
Colonel Muammar Gaddafi commanded a brutal regime in Libya for over 40 years until the rebel uprising in February this year. Here is a timeline of key dates in his downfall.
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LIBYAN fighters have overrun the last positions of Muammar Gaddafi loyalists holding out in his hometown Sirte.
Loyalist troops were finally whittled down to fragments of Sirte yesterday, as Libyan fighters continued efforts to win control of Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi’s home town.
Deserters from forces loyal to Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi were seen fleeing Sirte yesterday, as Libyan fighters continued their advance into the city.
WITH NATO warplanes circling overhead, revolutionary fighters battled street by street yesterday as snipers rained fire from rooftops in Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s hometown – the most important remaining bastion of support for the fugitive former leader of Libya.
OUSTED Libyan ruler Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi broke his silence to call on Libyans to wage a campaign of disobedience against the country’s new leaders, as Nato vowed to continue its campaign until all pockets of resistance were gone.
NATO foreign ministers gather in Brussels today to review “lessons learned” from the war in Libya – with the biggest lesson being the oldest: you can’t win a war unless you go in full throttle.
THE announcement that Muammar al-Gaddafi is now facing war crimes charges came from The Hague yesterday together with an enormous sigh of relief.
WHEN Malak woke up, she didn't know that her three-year-old brother was dead. She didn't know her baby sister was dead. And she didn't know that doctors had amputated her leg.
COLONEL Muammar al-Gaddafi will today face the full force of international law when he is expected to be charged with crimes against humanity for mass atrocities against the Libyan people.
Nato must widen the target of air strikes in Libya to increase the pressure on the regime or risk allowing Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi to cling to power, the head of the UK's armed forces has said.
Waves crashed over the gunwales and the boat lurched sideways. A wooden ammunition box smashed on to the deck and the passengers started praying.
Libyan rebels have taken full control of Misrata, a rebel fighter said, but added it was too early for them to consider advancing to try to confront Libyan leader Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi's forces around the capital.
The International Criminal Court prosecutor has asked judges to issue an arrest warrants for Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi and two other senior members of his embattled regime for crimes against humanity, accusing them of deliberately targeting civilians in their crackdown against rebels.
Italy has said Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi has probably been wounded by Nato air strikes and left the capital Tripoli - and only hours later the leader realsed an audiotape broadcast on state television saying that he was in a place where Nato cannot reach and kill him.
International prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo has said he will seek arrest warrants next week for three top Libyan leaders on charges of murder and persecution during their attempts to crush the uprising against Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi's regime.
I MET them striding along the Benghazi waterfront. They wore khaki fatigues and sunglasses and were far too purposeful - and too fit - to be journalists.
FAMILY and friends of award-winning British photojournalist Tim Hetherington, who was killed in Libya last month, have gathered to pay tribute at his funeral.
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi taunted Nato, saying he was alive despite a series of air strikes and "in a place where you can't get to and kill me".