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News and updates about Bani Walid

Qaddafi Spokesman Arrested, Fighting in Bani Walid

Libya's government announces the arrest of Qaddafi’s spokesman, as forces unleash an offensive against one of Qaddafi’s final bastions.

Libya: Qaddafi Spokesman Arrested, Fighting in Bani Walid

Qaddafi Loyalists Seize Bani Walid

Members of the infamous Brigade 93 have driven fighters for the new government out of the former Qaddafi stronghold of Bani Walid.

Qaddafi Loyalists Seize Bani Walid

Libya: Renewed Clashes in Bani Walid

The former Qaddafi stronghold of Bani Walid remains contentious as 4 revolutionary fighters are killed in clashes with Qaddafi loyalists.

Libya: Renewed Clashes in Bani Walid

Libya's NTC Says 'Final Assault' on Sirte

Libyan rebels say they are launching their "final assault" on Sirte, hometown of former dictator Muammar Qaddafi. But it's not over yet.

Libyan Rebels Launch 'Final Assault' on Qaddafi's Hometown

Qaddafi Strongholds Turn Back Rebels

Rebel forces in Libya have met fierce resistance in Bani Walid and Sirte, raising the specter of prolonged fighting.

Qaddafi Strongholds Turn Back Rebels

Libya: Rebels Bloodied at Bani Walid, Again

Rebels attempting to take the Qaddafi stronghold of Bani Walid were bloodied for the second time in a week by the town's defenders.

Libya: Rebels Bloodied at Bani Walid, Again

Libya: Bani Walid Assault Resumes

Rebel fighters resumed their assault on the oasis of Bani Walid on Libya's coast after a failed assault earlier in the week.

Libya: Bani Walid Assault Resumes

Residents Pour Out of Bani Walid

Residents are pouring out of the Qaddafi stronghold of Bani Walid amid a lull in fighting as rebels regroup for a new offensive.

Residents Pour Out of Bani Walid

Heavy Fighting in Chaotic Bani Walid Offensive

Rebel fighters in Libya admit they vastly underestimated the number of loyalists in Bani Walid as discipline falters in their own ranks.

Heavy Fighting in Chaotic Bani Walid Offensive

Libya: Bani Walid Surrender Talks Fail

Negotiations for the peaceful surrender of Qaddafi loyalists at Bani Walid have failed, setting the stage for a rebel offensive.

Libya: Bani Walid Surrender Talks Fail