June 17, 2011 - Libyan TV airs the audio of a speech by Moammar Gadhafi, again vowing to defeat NATO and opposition forces.
June 18, 2011 - Opposition oil chief Ali Tarhouni complains that the rebels have run out of money, despite pledges from Western countries.
June 21, 2011 - Opposition leader Mahmoud Jibril meets with Chinese officials in Beijing.
July 15, 2011 - The United States recognizes the National Transitional Council "as the legitimate governing authority" in Libya.
July 27, 2011 - U.K. Foreign Secretary announces that the United Kingdom is recognizing the National Transitional Council as Libya's legitimate government and expelling Libyan embassy staff from the country.
July 28, 2011 - The National Transitional Council's top military commander, Gen. Abdul Fattah Younis, dies during an ambush
August 9, 2011 - Chairman of the Libyan National Transitional Council Mustafa Abdel Jalil dissolves the opposition's 14-member executive board in response to the death of Gen. Abdul Fattah Younis.
August 11, 2011 - The Libyan Embassy in Washington reopens under the control of the Libyan opposition National Transitional Council. Ali Aujali, the former Libyan ambassador to the U.S. under Moammar Gadhafi, resumes his role, now representing the TNC.
August 15, 2011 - Gadhafi urges Libyans to fight opposition forces and "cleanse this sweet and honorable land." In a speech broadcast on state television, Gadhafi says: "The strikes will be over and NATO will be defeated. Move always forward to the challenge; pick up your weapons; go to the fight in order to liberate Libya inch by inch from the traitors and from NATO. Be prepared to fight if they hit the ground."
August 18, 2011 - Libyan Prime Minister al-Baghdadi al-Mahmoodi says the military is "powerful enough to finish this battle" to its advantage, but warned that the cost would be too high, calling again for dialogue to resolve the crisis peacefully rather than militarily.
August 19, 2011 - U.S. officials say Gadhafi may be making preparations for a "last stand" in Tripoli as a month-long NATO air campaign continues amid reports of rebel advances.
August 20, 2011 - Libyan rebels have taken their fight inside Tripoli, home to the embattled Libyan leader, a rebel spokesman says. Government spokesman Musa Ibrahim insists that all is safe and well. He says the Libyan capital remains under government control. Libyan officials reject rebel claims that Gadhafi is seeking refuge for his family, saying that neither the leader nor his wife and children plan to leave the country.
August 21, 2011 - In an audio-only address on state television, Gadhafi calls on Libyans to rally to the defense of Tripoli, as rebels capture two of his sons. The International Criminal Court says it plans to negotiate the transfer of Saif al-Islam Gadhafi who is wanted for crimes against humanity, along with his father. Rebels declare Sunday, August 21, 2011 "Day 1," saying "Gadhafi is already finished," while NATO says the regime was "crumbling." Government spokesman Musa Ibrahim says some 1,300 people are killed and about 5,000 wounded in 12 hours of fighting.
August 22, 2011 - A rebel spokesman says Libya is now under the control of the opposition; Gadhafi's whereabouts are unknown. The opposition believes that Gadhafi is either hiding in Tripoli, has fled to southern Libya or fled to neighboring Chad or Algeria. "Those are the only two neighboring country that have been showing support for him," a El-Gamaty said.
August 23, 2011 - A spokesman for the National Transitional Council claims that rebels control 85 percent of Tripoli. Rebel sources say Libya's National Transitional Council has established a small office on the outskirts of Tripoli. Moammar Gadhafi's Bab al-Aziziya compound is seized by rebel fighters. Mahmoud Shammam, minister of information for the National Transitional Council, says NATO has "hit some targets" in the compound. Rebels battle forces loyal to Gadhafi Tuesday north of Tripoli International Airport, along the main road into the capital. Gadhafi forces, meanwhile, pose as rebels in Tripoli.
August 24, 2011 - International journalists, including CNN's Matthew Chance, are released from Tripoli's Rixos hotel, where they have been held for five days by Gadhafi forces.
August 25, 2011 - An agreement is reached in the U.N. Security Council to release $1.5 billion in frozen Libyan assets to the country's rebel government.
August 29, 2011 - Algeria's state press agency announces that Moammar Gadhafi's wife Safia, daughter Aisha, sons Hannibal and Mohammed and a number of grandchildren are in Algeria.
August 29, 2011 - Mahdi al-Harati, the vice chairman of the rebel's Military Council, tells CNN that Moammar Gadhafi's son Khamis was killed in battle and buried.
August 30, 2011 - Rebel commander Hisham Abu Hajer claims that more than 50,000 Libyans have been killed in the uprising.
August 31, 2011 - Moammar Gaddafi's foreign minister Abdel Ati al-Obeidi is arrested by the rebel forces.
September-October 2011 - Fighting continues across Libya, concentrating in Sirte.
September 1, 2011 - France's Foreign Minister Alain Juppe announces that France is releasing 1.5 billion Euros, frozen at the start of the war, to the NTC.
September 1, 2011 - Russia recognizes the National Transitional Council as Libya's official government.
September 1, 2011 - Sixty countries meet in Paris to discuss Libya's transition from Gadhafi's rule to democracy.