Libya crisis in maps: Day by day

Friday 25 March

After a sixth night of airstrikes the UK foreign secretary said that there had been no confirmed evidence of civilian casualities and Nato announced that it would take command of the no-fly zone over Libya, in the coming days. The Pentagon said Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi had a "diminishing ability to command and sustain his forces on the ground" and was arming volunteers.

In Misrata rebels say they have regained the port, but the city remains under siege as pro-Gaddafi forces continued shelling.

In Ajdabiya coalition forces launched strikes against Libyan tanks. Rebels tried to mount an attack after the strikes but were repelled.

Explosions in Tripoli have also been reported.

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