Libya war: strike against Gaddafi

  • 20 Oct 2011

    Lindsey Hilsum witnesses scenes more in keeping with a funfair than Tripoli’s Martyr’s Square as families turn out to celebrate the death of the despotic Muammar Gaddafi

  • 20 Oct 2011

    Alex Thomson blogs on the endgame of Colonel Gaddafi

  • 20 Oct 2011

    As celebrations erupt across Libya at Gaddafi’s death, Libyans in Britain tell Channel 4 News of their mixed emotions that the former dictator will not face a trial.

  • 20 Oct 2011

    As the death of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is confirmed, Channel 4 News looks at where this leaves Libya as well as the progress in the rest of the “Arab Spring” nations.

  • 20 Oct 2011

    As former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is confirmed dead, Channel 4 News International Editor Lindsey Hilsum, who is in Tripoli, says people are “going crazy” and celebrating his death.

  • 20 Oct 2011

    Muammar Muhammad al-Gaddafi seized power in Libya in 1969 and ruled until 2011, bringing to its people relative prosperity but subjecting them to a hardline, oppressive dictatorship.

  • 20 Oct 2011

    Libyans have been celebrating the demise of their former dictator, but the circumstances of his death remain confused. Video has emerged of Gaddafi alive after his capture near Sirte.

  • 14 Oct 2011

    As post-liberation euphoria on the streets of Tripoli starts to fade, residents of the Libyan capital are losing patience with their rustic ‘liberators’. International Editor Lindsey Hilsum reports.

  • 13 Oct 2011

    Blogging from Tripoli, Lindsey Hilsum recounts how, on returning to her hotel last night, she was informed by the receptionist that Mutassim Gaddafi, one of Muammar Gaddafi’s most powerful sons, had been captured.

  • 13 Oct 2011

    As the NTC claims that the conflict in Libya is drawing to a conclusion, Channel 4 News understands that fighting continues in major cities previously said to have been captured.

  • 11 Oct 2011

    The conflict in Libya has created some extraordinary images, none more bizarre than this scene of a guitarist playing alongside fighters as bullets fly. But what song could he possibly be playing?

  • 9 Oct 2011

    Normal life is returning to Tripoli, blogs Lindsey Hilsum, back in Libya to research a book on recent events in the country. Petrol is now plentiful and the population’s attention has turned to the national team’s performance in football’s African Nations Cup.

  • 8 Oct 2011

    Troops loyal to fugitive former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi are putting up fierce resistance as National Transitional Council forces target the Gaddafi stronghold of Sirte.

  • 7 Oct 2011

    Libyan government troops launch their largest assault yet on Muammar Gaddafi’s home city of Sirte.

  • 4 Oct 2011

    Some of Libya’s most precious archives survived the violent overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi. But can they now help Libya’s new leaders forge a national identity, asks expert Jason Pack.