March 28, 2011 - U.S. President Barack Obama address the American public on the situation in Libya and says, "tonight, I can report that we have stopped Gadhafi's deadly advance" and that the United States will "support the aspirations of the Libyan people" as the "military effort ratchets down."
March 29, 2011 - Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini announces that "we are looking for countries" to host Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi if he goes into exile.
March 29, 2011 - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets for the second time with the opposition Libyan Interim National Council's Mahmoud Jabril.
March 29, 2011 - Representatives from more than 40 countries and organizations meet in London to establish a "Libya Contact Group." The group will coordinate the international response to the crisis. Its next meeting is scheduled to be held in Doha, Qatar.
March 30, 2011 - Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa arrives in Great Britain and announces that he has resigned his post.
April 2, 2011 - NATO Airstrikes hit several rebel vehicles and kill more than a dozen rebel fighters.
April 4, 2011 - Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini announces that Italy will become the third country, after France and Qatar, to recognize the rebel Libyan National Transitional Council as the legitimate international representative of Libya.
April 6, 2011 - An oil tanker under the control of the Libyan opposition departs the port of Tobruk, bound for Qatar. It is the first known rebel oil export.
April 6, 2011 - In a letter to President Obama, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi urges him to end the NATO bombing campaign.
April 7, 2011 - Rebel forces and civilians retreat from Ajdabiya.
April 20, 2011 - Oscar nominated filmmaker Tim Hetherington and photojournalist Chris Hondros are killed in Misrata.
April 20, 2011 - Saif al-Islam Gadhafi speaks on state TV and says that a new Libyan constitution will be unveiled after the civil war ends.
April 30, 2011 - Moammar Gadhafi speaks on state TV and says he is ready to negotiate a ceasefire but that he will not step down.
April 30, 2011 - NATO launches a missile attack on a house in Tripoli. The attack kills Gaddafi's youngest son, Saif al-Arab, and three grandchildren.
May 1, 2011 - Crowds attack the British and Italian embassies in Tripoli, in response to the death of Gadhafi's son.
May 1, 2011 - Great Britain expels Libyan ambassador Omar Jelban.
May 2, 2011 - Switzerland announces that it has uncovered $415.8 million assets linked to Gaddafi and his associates.
May 4, 2011 - International Criminal Court prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo announces he will request arrest warrants fro the deaths of pro-democracy demonstrators in Libya.
May 5, 2011 - The Libya Contact Group, which includes the U.S., France, Great Britain, Italy, Qatar, Kuwait and Jordan, agrees to set up a fund the provide money to the Libyan rebels.
May 6, 2011 - Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says that Russia will oppose any military ground operations in Libya.
May 6, 2011 - France expels 14 Libyan diplomats.
May 11, 2011 - The EU announces plans to open an office in rebel-held Benghazi, to assist the opposition government.
May 11, 2011 - Opposition forces seize control of the airport in Misrata.
May 11, 2011 - Moammar Gadhafi appears on state TV, his first public appearance since the death of his son on April 30.
May 12, 2011 - NATO airstrikes target the Bab al-Aziziyah compound of Moammar Gadhafi. The Libyan leader is uninjured, but three other people are reported killed.