Libya's ruling National Transitional Council has elected little-known academic Abdul Raheem al-Keeb as the new interim prime minister to guide the country as it emerges from a bitter civil war towards a new constitution and democratic elections.
Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi to show their frustration with leaders who came to power after Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown.
The UN Security Council today canceled its authorization for a seven-month-old NATO military operation in Libya that led to the ouster and death of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
NATO confirmed it would end its Libyan mission next week, seven months after launching air and sea operations that helped bring the overthrow and death of Muammar Gaddafi.
International war crimes prosecutors are in touch with Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, urging him to give himself up and warning him today he risks a mid-air interception if he tries to flee by plane to an African safe haven.
Muammar Gaddafi and his son Mo'tassim were buried in a secret desert location today, five days after the disposed Libyan leader was captured, killed and put on grisly public display.
United Nations human rights investigators called on Libyan authorities today to ensure that their forces refrain from revenge killings and humanely treat detainees who fought on behalf of ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi.
Muammar Gaddafi's fugitive son Saif al-Islam and former intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi are proposing to hand themselves into the International Criminal Court in The Hague, a senior Libyan military official with the National Transitional Council said today.
Libya's interim leaders failed to agree a new cabinet today and the forces that forced Muammar Gaddafi from power remained bogged down in fighting with troops loyal to the former ruler.
Muammar Gaddafi's son Mo'tassim was captured in Sirte while trying to escape the town, the head of the Tripoli Revolutionary Council said.
A gunbattle broke out in the Libyan capital Tripoli between 20 to 50 armed supporters of deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi and forces of the National Transitional Council (NTC), residents said.