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  Rebels launch siege on Gadhafi compound   Libyan rebels surrounded Moammar Gadhafi's compound in Tripoli Tuesday, entering one of the gates and 'attacking furiously'   Libya rebels tighten Tripoli grip   Libyan rebels have launched an overnight assault on the capital from several directions, Fighting is still raging around Gaddafi's compound Rebels move into central Tripoli Map of Tripoli Libya
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Rebels 'advance' in Sirte battle   Rebels say they're closing in on Gadhafi   The days of calm that prevailed during negotiations shattered in Bani Walid as loyalists fired on advancing opposition fighters   Libyan rebels close to Gadhafi stronghold   Fighters pushed to the outskirts of Bani Walid, setting the stage for possible clashes ahead of this week's deadline   Rebels target Gaddafi's hometown   Libyan rebel forces are trying to push towards Col Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte. But they have faced fierce resistance   Rebels pushing to secure Tripoli   Libyan rebels and forces loyal to Gaddafi have fought running battles in Tripoli, a day after the fugitive leader's compound was overrun   Rebels seized Gaddafi compound Map of Tripoli Libya
Libya eastern commander Haftar declares Benghazi 'liberated'   Eastern Libya: The head of the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) has said his forces 'liberated' Benghazi city after years of fighting with Islamists Libya militias seize Benghazi special forces base. Eastern Libya Armed men seize Libya's Justice Ministry   Libya's new leaders declare liberation Map of Benghazi Libya

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  Eastern Libya: Libya's interim leaders declared the nation's freedom Sunday, ushering in a new era after the death of longtime ruler Moammar Gadhafi
 Transitional government has declared national liberation before a jubilant crowd in Benghazi, where the revolt against Muammar Gaddafi began
  Col Muammar Gaddafi has vowed death or victory in the fight against 'aggression', reports say, after Libyan rebels seized his Tripoli compound

  A convoy of rebels has rolled into central Tripoli past celebrating crowds after a day of heavy fighting in and around the capital
 Crowds cheered them, waving flags and firing salutes. Col Gaddafi is believed to still have thousands of armed followers in the capital
Libya rebels push towards Tripoli Map of Tripoli Libya
  Rebels fighting their way towards the Libyan capital have captured an important military base just 22km (16 miles) west of Tripoli
Aug.20 Heavy gunfire erupts in Tripoli Map of Tripoli Libya  Explosions and sustained gunfire have been heard in parts of Tripoli, as rebels close in on the capital. Residents spoke of clashes in the city Rebels take Libyan coastal cities Map of Zlitan Libya  Libyan rebels fighting to overthrow Col Muammar Gaddafi have taken control of Zlitan and Zawiya Aug.14 Libya rebels fight for key towns   Libyan rebels have advanced into two strategic towns controlling access to the capital from the west and the south Jul.15   U.S. recognizes Libyan rebels' authority  Istanbul: The United States now recognizes the main opposition group in Libya 'as the legitimate governing authority' Apr.23 Libya rebels claim gains in besieged city   Rebels claimed a significant breakthrough in Misrata, a bloody stage in the battle for Libya against forces loyal to strongman Gadhafi Apr.10 Rebels barely beat back loyalists   Eastern Libya: Opposition forces are in disarray as Gaddafi's troops adapt ot airstrikes Mar.28   Rebels hit Gaddafi hometown   Libyan opposition fighters continued their march west Monday with a key target in their sights: Sirte Mar.27 Libyan rebels sweeping westwards Map of Ras Lanuf Libya
  Libyan rebels have recaptured four more towns and are moving quickly towards Muammar Gaddafi's heartland of Sirte.    Ras Lanuf, Brega, U...
Mar.26 Rebel forces claim victory in key city Map of Ajdabiya Libya  Eastern Libya: Aided by coalition airstrikes, opposition forces claimed victory over Gadhafi's forces in wresting control of a strategically located eastern city Mar.13 Gadhafi forces retake rebel town Map of Brega Libya  Eastern Libya: Libyan state TV reported that the opposition-held town of al-Brega had been 'been cleansed from the criminal gangs and mercenaries' Mar.2 Libya rebels celebrate 'victory' Map of Brega Libya  Eastern Libya: Rebels in Libya have been celebrating after fighting off an attempt by troops loyal to Gaddafi to retake the eastern oil port of Brega Feb.27 Security forces in Libyan city switch sides   Moammar Gadhafi seemed increasingly cornered as security forces defected to the opposition in a town a short drive from the capital

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B. 2017-07-05 Libya eastern commander Haftar declares Benghazi 'liberated' Benghazi, Eastern Libya
C. 2014-07-29 Libya militias seize Benghazi special forces base Benghazi, Eastern Libya
D. 2013-04-30 Armed men seize Libya's Justice Ministry Tripoli, Libya
2011-10-23 Libya's new leaders declare liberation Benghazi, Eastern Libya
F. 2011-09-17 Rebels 'advance' in Sirte battle Sirte, Libya
G. 2011-09-08 Rebels say they're closing in on Gadhafi Bani Walid, Libya
H. 2011-09-04 Libyan rebels close to Gadhafi stronghold Bani Walid, Libya
I. 2011-08-25 Rebels target Gaddafi's hometown Sirte, Libya
J. 2011-08-24 Rebels pushing to secure Tripoli Tripoli, Libya

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