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Libyan rebels cheer as they drive past a grounded army tank in Zawiya, some 40 kms west of Tripoli. (Aug. 20, 2011)

Libyan rebels claim control

Libyan rebels challenging Moammar Gadhafi, the Arab world's longest ruling leader, reach Tripoli after months of fighting and protests.

Rebel reinforcements from Tripoli celebrate as they arrive
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Rebel reinforcements from Tripoli celebrate as they arrive at a checkpoint between Tarhouna and Bani Walid, Libya, Monday, Sept. 5, 2011.

Rebel fighter Abdul Multab, a student from Bani
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Rebel fighter Abdul Multab, a student from Bani Walid, practices shooting at a checkpoint between Tarhouna and Bani Walid, Libya, Monday, Sept. 5, 2011.

Rebels reinforcements from Tripoli goes through a checkpoint
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Rebels reinforcements from Tripoli goes through a checkpoint between Tarhouna and Bani Walid, towards the front in Bani Walid, Libya, Monday, Sept. 5, 2011.

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A rebel stands close at the site of
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A rebel stands close at the site of an airplane destroyed by a NATO strike at Bir Durfan military base near Bani Whalid. (Sept. 4, 2011)

Libyan rebel fighters seen during fighting in downtown
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Libyan rebel fighters seen during fighting in downtown Tripoli, Libya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.

Boys break the fast near a broken tank
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Boys break the fast near a broken tank during the Muslim month of Ramadan at the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.

President Barack Obama speaks about Libya to the
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President Barack Obama speaks about Libya to the press at Fisher House on Blue Heron Farm in Chilmark, Massachusetts, on August 22, 2011.

Bashir Khamis, 2, front, poses for a photo
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Bashir Khamis, 2, front, poses for a photo together with his sisters in the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.

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Libyan rebel fighters embrace at a former military
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Libyan rebel fighters embrace at a former military base in Tripoli, Libya. (Aug. 22, 2011)

Libyan rebel fighters from Tripoli brigade deface a
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Libyan rebel fighters from Tripoli brigade deface a portrait of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi in Tripoli, Libya. (Aug. 22, 2011)

Libyan rebel fighters gesture and tear a green
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Libyan rebel fighters gesture and tear a green Gadhafi era flag in the rebel headquarters at the former female military base in Tripoli, Libya. (Aug. 22, 2011)

Rebel fighters speed towards the frontllne fighting in
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Rebel fighters speed towards the frontllne fighting in the village of Mayah, some 30 kilometers west from Tripoli, Libya. (Aug. 21, 2011)

Tens of thousands of Libyans celebrate the arrest
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Tens of thousands of Libyans celebrate the arrest of Kadhafi's son Saif al-islam and the partial fall of Tripoli in the hands of the Libyan rebels in Benghazi, Libya. (Aug. 21, 2011)

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Tens of thousands of Libyans celebrate the arrest
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Tens of thousands of Libyans celebrate the arrest of Kadhafi's son Saif al-islam and the partial fall of Tripoli in the hands of the Libyan rebels. (Aug. 21, 2011)

Women, children and rebel fighters gather on a
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Women, children and rebel fighters gather on a street in the Libyan capital Tripoli. (Aug. 22, 2011)

A rebel fighter watches people along a street
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A rebel fighter watches people along a street as a rebel fighter looks on in the Libyan capital Tripoli. (Aug. 22, 2011)

Local residents greet advancing rebel fighters on the
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Local residents greet advancing rebel fighters on the outskirts of Tripoli, Libya. (Aug. 22, 2011)

Libyan rebels cheer as they drive past a
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Libyan rebels cheer as they drive past a grounded army tank in Zawiya, some 40 kms west of Tripoli. (Aug. 20, 2011)

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In this photo taken on a government-organized tour,
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In this photo taken on a government-organized tour, Libyan men stand on top of a building as they participate in a protest in Tripoli, Libya. (July 28, 2011)

Libyans shout slogans at the rally outside the
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Libyans shout slogans at the rally outside the Tibesti hotel in the rebel-held Benghazi, Libya. (July 31, 2011)

Libyans pray next to the coffin covered with
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Libyans pray next to the coffin covered with flag during the Friday Prayer prior to the funerals of Libyan rebels' slain military chief Abdel-Fattah Younis in the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya. (July 29, 2011)

Libyans pray next to the coffin covered with
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Libyans pray next to the coffin covered with flag during the Friday Prayer prior to the funerals of Libyan rebels' slain military chief Abdel-Fattah Younis in the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya. (July 29, 2011)

In this photo taken on a government-organized tour,
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In this photo taken on a government-organized tour, Libyan women wave their national flag during a conference in stand on top of a building as they participate in a protest in Zawiya, roughly 50 km (30 miles) west of Tripoli, Libya. (July 28, 2011)

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In this photo taken on a government-organized tour,
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In this photo taken on a government-organized tour, a Libyan woman participates in a protest in Tripoli, Libya. (July 28, 2011)

Libyans shout slogans at the rally outside the
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Libyans shout slogans at the rally outside the Tibesti hotel in the rebel-held Benghazi, Libya. (July 31, 2011)

Rebel fighters fire their machine guns towards pro-Moammar
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Rebel fighters fire their machine guns towards pro-Moammar Gadhafi forces at the front line of Dafniya, west of Misrata, Libya, Wednesday, June 15, 2011.

A Libyan rebel fighter directs a convoy of
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A Libyan rebel fighter directs a convoy of retreating rebel vehicles passing through the western gate of Ajdabiya, Libya, on Friday. (April 15, 2011)

A Libyan man on Friday prays before the
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A Libyan man on Friday prays before the coffin of Faraj Omar Boushaiha, 51, who his relatives said died Thursday in Ajdabiya, in the square next to the courthouse on the corniche in Benghazi, Libya. (April 15, 2011)

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A Libyan rebel fighter directs a convoy of
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A Libyan rebel fighter directs a convoy of retreating armed rebels vehicles passing through the western gate of Ajdabiya, Libya on Friday. (April 15, 2011)

A supporter of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi holds
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A supporter of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi holds his portrait at the Bab Al Azizia compound in Tripoli, Libya, early Friday. (April 15, 2011)

Libyans make Friday prayers in the square next
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Libyans make Friday prayers in the square next to the courthouse on the corniche in Benghazi, Libya. (April 15, 2011)

A Libyan boy brandishing a World War II
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A Libyan boy brandishing a World War II rifle joins thousands of anti-Gadhafi Libyans taking part in a rally after the Friday noon prayer in the rebel-held port of Benghazi. (April 15, 2011)

Aisha Gadhafi, daughter of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi,
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Aisha Gadhafi, daughter of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, addresses Libyans at the Bab Al Azizia compound in Tripoli, Libya, early Friday. (April 15, 2011)

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Rebel fighters head out to front-line positions west
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Rebel fighters head out to front-line positions west of Ajdabiyah, Libya, on Thursday. (April 14, 2011)

A Libyan rebel honor guard fires into the
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A Libyan rebel honor guard fires into the air during the burial of Ramadan Omar Balah in Benghazi, Libya on Friday. (April 15, 2011)

In this image taken from TV , Libyan
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In this image taken from TV , Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is seen in Tripoli on Thursday. (April 14, 2011)

Libyan rebel supporters march while demanding the end
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Libyan rebel supporters march while demanding the end of longtime Libyan ruler Moammar Gaddafi's rule April 15, 2011 in Benghazi, Libya.

In this image taken from TV , Libyan
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In this image taken from TV , Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is seen in Tripoli on Thursday. (April 14, 2011)

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Libyan rebels talk to each other before moving
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Libyan rebels talk to each other before moving closer to the front line after Moammar Gadhafi's forces fired on them on the outskirts of the city of Ajdabiya, south of Benghazi, eastern Libya, on Tuesday. (March 22, 2011)

A Libyan rebel gestures before moving closer to
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A Libyan rebel gestures before moving closer to the front line after Moammar Gadhafi's forces fired on them on the outskirts of the city of Ajdabiya, south of Benghazi, eastern Libya, on Tuesday. (March 22, 2011)

Libyan rebels retreat as mortars from Moammar Gadhafi's
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Libyan rebels retreat as mortars from Moammar Gadhafi's forces are fired on them on the outskirts of the city of Ajdabiya, south of Benghazi, eastern Libya, on Tuesday. (March 22, 2011)

A Libyan man looks at the front line,
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A Libyan man looks at the front line, where rebels fight with forces of Moammar Gadhafi's forces outside the city of Ajdabiya, south of Benghazi, eastern Libya, on Tuesday. (March 22, 2011)

A Libyan rebel adjusts his scarf before moving
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A Libyan rebel adjusts his scarf before moving closer to the frontline after Moammar Gadhafi's forces fired on them on the outskirts of the city of Ajdabiya, south of Benghazi, eastern Libya, on Tuesday. (March 22, 2011)

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Libyans celebrate in Benghazi. Libya is ready for
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Libyans celebrate in Benghazi. Libya is ready for a ceasefire with the rebels battling Moammar Gadhafi, but wants to discuss in advance how it would be implemented, deputy foreign minister Khaled Kaaim said in Tripoli. (March 17, 2011)

Libyan rebels in Benghazi celebrate the United Nations
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Libyan rebels in Benghazi celebrate the United Nations Security Council's resolution to impose a no-fly zone over Libya. (March 17, 2011)

Libyans celebrate in Benghazi. (March 17, 2011)
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Libyans celebrate in Benghazi. (March 17, 2011)

Libyan men, who live and work in Tunisia,
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Libyan men, who live and work in Tunisia, are served with champagne to celebrate the United Nations resolution to impose a no-fly zone over Libya and authorize "all necessary measures" to protect civilians from attacks by Moammar Gadhafi's forces. (March 17, 2011)

Security Council members Mark Lyall Grant, second from
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Security Council members Mark Lyall Grant, second from right, permanent United Nations representative of the United Kingdom and U.S. ambassador to the UN Susan Rice, right, vote in favor of the resolution to impose a no-fly zone on Libya. (March 17, 2011)

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Libyan protesters tear a poster of leader Moammar
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Libyan protesters tear a poster of leader Moammar Gadhafi in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi in February. (Feb. 28, 2011)

Military officers who defected from the armed services
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Military officers who defected from the armed services address protesters in February. (Feb. 25, 2011)

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