Celebrations in Tripoli
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Libya conflict: End of Ramadan brings fighting respite

For the first time in more than four decades people in Libya have celebrated the end of Ramadan without Colonel Gaddafi in charge.

The feast day marks a respite from the fighting, but the battle for Colonel Gaddafi's hometown, Sirte, is expected to resume after the holiday.

Jeremy Bowen reports from Tripoli.

  • 31 Aug 2011
  • From the section Africa