2011 Libyan Civil War
Date October 20th, 2011 - Ongoing
Location Libya
Status Ongoing
Belligerents
200px-Seal of the National Transitional Council (Libya).svg.png NTC Forces
Ireland.png United Republic of Ireland
800px-Flag of Libya (1977).svg.png Pro Gaddafi Forces
Commanders
200px-Seal of the National Transitional Council (Libya).svg.png Al-abgari El Kabul
200px-Seal of the National Transitional Council (Libya).svg.png Amadou Ahmed
Ireland.png Padraic Kelly
Ireland.png James Collins
Ireland.png Padraic Kelly
Ireland.png Sean O'Niell
800px-Flag of Libya (1977).svg.png Muammar Gaddafi
800px-Flag of Libya (1977).svg.png Abdullah Senussi
Strength
12,000 NTC Fighters,
6990 Irish Army Soldiers
26,000 Soldiers and militia
Casualties and losses
106 Rebels 62 Pro Gaddafi Forces

The 2011 Libyan Revolution is an ongoing conflict taking place in Libya. The belligerents are forces Loyal to the Gaddafi regime known as Pro Gaddafi forces and those who want to remove him from power known as Anti Gaddafi forces. The United Republic of Ireland intervened in the war on the 22nd October after they sent 6990 ground forces into Libya to assist the Anti Gaddafi Forces in removing Muammar Gaddafi from power.

Timeline[edit | edit source]

  • October 20: Rebel forces take control of Khoms in a battle that left 105 dead.
  • October 21: Pro Gaddafi Forces unsuccessfully attempt to retake Khoms.
  • October 22: 6990 Irish Army soldiers enter Khoms in aid of the Rebels.
  • October 25: Pro Gaddafi forces retreat from the city of Khoms.
  • October 26: The United Republic of Ireland officially recognise the NTC as the official government for Libya.
  • October 29: Anti Gaddafi forces take over the city of Sirte.
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