Friday, April 1, 2011

Al Jazeera - Libya Live Blog - April 2


As the uprising in Libya continues, we update you with the latest developments from our correspondents, news agencies and citizens across the globe. Al Jazeera is not responsible for content derived from external sites.
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(All times are local in Libya GMT+2)
  • 6:38pm
    The Gaddafi regime has initiated a concerted effort to open lines of communication with western governments in an attempt to bring the conflict to an end, the Guardian writes: Gaddafi regime starts talks with the west to end conflict
  • 4:35am
    After anti-Gaddafi fighters lose ground in a week of fierce fighting, the Benghazi-based National Council offers a ceasefire deal - swiftly rejected by government officials.

    The offer came as UN envoy Abdelilah al-Katib visited both Gaddafi loyalists in Tripoli and opposition officials in Benghazi.

    Al Jazeera's James Bays reports from Benghazi on the latest efforts to exploit apparent divisions within Gaddafi's inner circle.