The Libyan Olympic committee chief kidnapped a week ago, Ahmad Nabil al-Alam, is released unharmed.
In a closed-door session, the Parliament of Egypt authorizes the military to intervene in neighbouring Libya. President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has said Sirte is a "red-line", and that any attack on the strategic Libyan city would prompt Egyptian military action.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May apologises to the family of Abdul Hakim Belhaj, accepting the fact that the UK's actions led to his rendition to Libya where he was tortured. Belhaj was detained in Thailand by US authorities in 2004. His wife accepts the apology and £500,000.
Canada recognises the rebel National Transitional Council of Libya as the country's legitimate government with the Canadian House of Commons voting to extend its mission in Libya by three and a half months.
Members of the multi-state coalition conducting the military campaign in Libya hold talks in Rome, Italy, and agree to set up a new fund to aid Libyan rebels, with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton promising to use frozen assets of Muammar Gaddafi's regime.
The President of the United States Barack Obama and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron agree that the "common objective in Libya" is the end of violence and the departure of Colonel Gaddafi.