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Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of Muammar Gaddafi, was flown by Libyan militiamen to the town of Zintan on Saturday after being captured in the desert.

Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saif al-Islam, was captured in a firefight Saturday by revolutionary fighters in the Libyan desert after weeks on the run, senior military commanders said. He was reportedly injured during the firefight but is in good health. Read more»

Muammar Gaddafi's killer will face prosecution, the National Transitional Council announced Thursday. Read more»

Ahmed Bani, spokesman for the National Transitional Council, speaks to reporters Sunday about rebels closing in on Muammar Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte, Libya.

Muammar Gaddafi has offered to enter into negotiations with the Libyan rebels over the formation of a transitional government, but the rebels say he must surrender before any talks can take place. (with video) Read more»

Muammar Gaddafi

Five women who were part of Muammar Gaddafi's elite team of female bodyguards have claimed they were raped by the deposed Libyan leader. Read more»

Libyan rebels tour Muammar Gaddafi's Bab al-Aziziya bunker in Tripoli on Friday.

Libya's rebels have announced their leadership is moving to Tripoli from the Benghazi base, after the U.N. decided to release millions of dollars of cash aid within days. (with video) Read more»

Muammar Gaddafi looks to be on his way out, but will an idea from a Libyan rebel have an even greater long-term impact on the world? Read more»

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice

Libyan rebels looting Muammar Gaddafi's compound in Tripoli have discovered an album filled with photos of former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Read more»

People celebrate the fall of Tripoli in the streets of Benghazi on Wednesday.

Tens of thousands of Libyan rebels took to the streets of the coastal city of Benghazi throughout the early morning on Wednesday, firing guns into the air to celebrate a symbolic victory in their six-month civil war — the capture of Muammar Gaddafi's residential stronghold in the capital, Tripoli. Read more»

Saif al-Islam, who was reportedly captured by rebels Sunday, was seen stepping out of car in Tripoli on Monday.

Two days after Libyan rebels marched on Muammar Gaddafi's once-feared Tripoli stronghold, residents in this de facto revolutionary capital city were still triumphantly celebrating the apparent finale to a six-month, mostly stalemate, civil war. Read more»

Heavy fighting continued in Tripoli for a third day Tuesday, with reports that rebels have breached Muammar al-Gaddafi's compound — one of the few areas still under the Libyan leader's control. (with video) Read more»

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's elder son, Mohammad, has escaped, Al Jazeera said. He was captured by the rebels earlier on Monday. Read more»

Muammar Gaddafi

Developments are still unfolding quickly in Libya, and there's a lot that's still unclear. We're laying out some key questions along with what we know so far. Read more»

Libyan rebels celebrate in Tripoli Green Square on Sunday.

The rapid advance of Libyan rebels into Tripoli was the result of a strategy formulated with the help of British, French and Qatari special forces, and with intelligence provided by the Obama administration, NATO and U.S. military and intelligence officials have reportedly said. Read more»

With a stunning pace, Libyan rebels entered Tripoli from the west Sunday and advanced toward the center of the city, meeting almost no resistance along the way. Gaddafi heir apparent Saif Al Islam, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, was reportedly captured. Read more»