May 13, 2011 - Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi releases a brief audio message saying he's in a place where he cannot be found or killed.
May 13, 2011 - Mahmoud Jibril, the interim prime minister of council, meets in Washington with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and national security adviser Tom Donilon.
May 16, 2011 - The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court requests arrest warrants for Gadhafi, his son Saif and his brother-in-law. Luis Moreno-Ocampo says the court has evidence that the three committed crimes against humanity during the Libyan civil war.
May 18, 2011 - Four journalists are released by the Libyan military after spending several weeks in custody. They are: Americans Clare Morgana Gillis, a freelancer for the Christian Science Monitor, the Atlantic and USA Today; and James Foley of GlobalPost. The others are Spanish photographer Manuel Varela, who also goes by the name Manu Brabo, and British journalist Nigel Chandler.
May 31, 2011 - Five Libyan generals tell a news conference in Rome they are among as many as 120 Libyan military officers and soldiers who have defected within the last few days.
June 1, 2011 - NATO extends its mission in Libya for another 90 days.
June 1, 2011 - The U.N. Human Rights Council announces that during a fact-finding mission, it found evidence of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by Gadhafi's forces.
June 1, 2011 - National Oil Corp head, and former prime minister, Shokri Ghanem, defects in Italy. He states that he has not seen Moammar Gadhafi in months and that oil production in Libya is coming to a halt.
June 3, 2011 - China's ambassador to Qatar, Zhang Zhilang, meets with the head of Libya's National Transitional Council, Mustafa Abdel Jalil in Doha. It is the first meeting between China and the Libyan opposition.
June 7, 2011 - Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, in a live speech, again vows to fight to the end.
June 8, 2011 - Spain recognizes the National Transitional Council as Libya's legitimate representative.
June 8, 2011 - International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo announces that the court is investigating Gadhafi forces on charges of rape.
June 9, 2011 - Australia recognizes the National Transitional Council as Libya's legitimate representative.
June 9, 2011 - Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade appeals to Gadhafi to step down.
June 9, 2011 - Germany's Defense Minister Thomas de Maiziere says that Germany would consider sending troops to Libya, as part of a U.N. peacekeeping force, after Gadhafi is removed.
June 10, 2011 - Margot Wallstrom, special representative of the Secretary-General on sexual violence in conflict, charges that rape is being used as a weapon of war in Libya.
June 13, 2011 - Germany recognizes the National Transitional Council as Libya's legitimate representative.
June 14, 2011 - South African President Jacob Zuma charges that NATO is misusing the United Nations resolutions meant to protect civilians, in order to pursue regime change and assassinate Moammar Gadhafi.
June 14, 2011 - Liberia severs diplomatic ties to Libya.
June 14, 2011 - Canada recognizes the National Transitional Council as Libya's legitimate representative.
June 15, 2011 - The White House gives a detailed report to Congress, justifying the administration's Libya policy.
June 15, 2011 - The White Houses announces that, as of June 3, the U.S. has spent $716 million on military operations and humanitarian assistance in Libya. The cost is expected to reach $1.1 billion by September 30.
June 16, 2011 - House Speaker John Boehner says that Congress could cut funding for U.S. military involvement in Libya.
June 16, 2011 - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Chinese President Hu Jintao issue a joint declaration expressing concern about NATO's campaign in Libya and urging "meticulous adherence" to the U.N. resolution.
June 17, 2011 - Moammar Gadhafi's son Saif al-Islam tells an Italian newspaper that Libya is open to the idea of national elections, and that his father would step down if he lost. The Libyan opposition, NATO and the U.S. reject the offer.