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Photos: Unrest And Uprising In Libya

  • Libyan rebels remove the green flags from poles at the Abu Salim square in Tripoli on Aug. 26 after the opposition forces announced the transfer of their leadership to the capital.
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    Libyan rebels remove the green flags from poles at the Abu Salim square in Tripoli on Aug. 26 after the opposition forces announced the transfer of their leadership to the capital.
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  • After an intense battle in the Abu Salim district of Tripoli, a man removes a mannequin from a clothes shop.
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    After an intense battle in the Abu Salim district of Tripoli, a man removes a mannequin from a clothes shop.
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  • Libyan rebel fighters protect a pro-Gadhafi fighter from angry onlookers as he is brought in for medical attention to the Tripoli Central Hospital following heavy fighting Aug. 25.
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    Libyan rebel fighters protect a pro-Gadhafi fighter from angry onlookers as he is brought in for medical attention to the Tripoli Central Hospital following heavy fighting Aug. 25.
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  • Rebel fighters advance toward the frontline in the Abu Salim district.
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    Rebel fighters advance toward the frontline in the Abu Salim district.
    Sergey Ponomarev/AP
  • A Libyan rebel fighter receives medical attention after being brought in with a gunshot wound to his head at the Tripoli Central Hospital.
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    A Libyan rebel fighter receives medical attention after being brought in with a gunshot wound to his head at the Tripoli Central Hospital.
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  • A rebel soldier reacts after a fellow fighter was brought in with a wound sustained in battle with fighters loyal to longtime leader Moammar Gadhafi at Tripoli Central Hospital.
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    A rebel soldier reacts after a fellow fighter was brought in with a wound sustained in battle with fighters loyal to longtime leader Moammar Gadhafi at Tripoli Central Hospital.
    Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images
  • A Libyan family shows support for the rebel forces as they drive in a safe district in Tripoli.
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    A Libyan family shows support for the rebel forces as they drive in a safe district in Tripoli.
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  • A rebel fighter enters a bunker of Moammar Gadhafi's main compound. Libya's rebel leadership has offered a $2 million bounty on Gadhafi's head.
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    A rebel fighter enters a bunker of Moammar Gadhafi's main compound. Libya's rebel leadership has offered a $2 million bounty on Gadhafi's head.
    Sergey Ponomarev/AP
  • Rebels celebrate around the iconic statue of a golden fist crushing a U.S. military bomber in Tripoli on Wednesday.
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    Rebels celebrate around the iconic statue of a golden fist crushing a U.S. military bomber in Tripoli on Wednesday.
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  • A Libyan rebel burns a poster of Gadhafi at the Bab al-Aziziya compound.
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    A Libyan rebel burns a poster of Gadhafi at the Bab al-Aziziya compound.
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  • Libyan rebel fighters celebrate in the newly named Martyr's Square, formerly known as Green Square, in Tripoli.
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    Libyan rebel fighters celebrate in the newly named Martyr's Square, formerly known as Green Square, in Tripoli.
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  • Rebels break into a living room at Gadhafi's compound.
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    Rebels break into a living room at Gadhafi's compound.
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  • Armed rebels take pictures in front of Gadhafi's heavily damaged compound.
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    Armed rebels take pictures in front of Gadhafi's heavily damaged compound.
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  • A Libyan woman flashes the V-sign for victory as people celebrate the end of Gadhafi's 42-year rule in the eastern city of Benghazi.
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    A Libyan woman flashes the V-sign for victory as people celebrate the end of Gadhafi's 42-year rule in the eastern city of Benghazi.
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  • Fireworks light the skies late into the night on Tuesday as Libyans celebrate in Benghazi.
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    Fireworks light the skies late into the night on Tuesday as Libyans celebrate in Benghazi.
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  • Libyans celebrate in Benghazi.
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    Libyans celebrate in Benghazi.
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  • A Libyan rebel breaks the glass of Gadhafi's main compound in Tripoli.
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    A Libyan rebel breaks the glass of Gadhafi's main compound in Tripoli.
    Sergey Ponomarev/AP
  • A Libyan rebel stands on a monument in Gadhafi's main compound.
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    A Libyan rebel stands on a monument in Gadhafi's main compound.
    Sergey Ponomarev
  • Rebel fighters trample the head of a Gadhafi statue in his compound.
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    Rebel fighters trample the head of a Gadhafi statue in his compound.
    Sergey Ponomarev/AP
  • Rebels take position during fighting against regime forces west of Tripoli.
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    Rebels take position during fighting against regime forces west of Tripoli.
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  • Libyan rebels celebrate after gaining positions against regime forces in Zawiya on Aug.19.
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    Libyan rebels celebrate after gaining positions against regime forces in Zawiya on Aug.19.
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  • Rebel fighters shoot to the sky during a funeral in Benghazi.
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    Rebel fighters shoot to the sky during a funeral in Benghazi.
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