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The Story Of Libya's Revolt, In Pictures

While scouring the wires for news photos, some images jump out more readily than others. Here are a few AP images that tell the story of Libya developments in a slightly more abstract, but also visually artful, way. (Here's a more concrete narration of the events.)

  • A Libyan rebel breaks the glass of Moammar Gadhafi's main compound in Tripoli on Tuesday.
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    A Libyan rebel breaks the glass of Moammar Gadhafi's main compound in Tripoli on Tuesday.
    Sergey Ponomarev/AP
  • A rebel stands on a monument in Gadhafi's compound.
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    A rebel stands on a monument in Gadhafi's compound.
    Sergey Ponomarev
  • Rebel fighters step on the head of a Gadhafi statue in his compound.
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    Rebel fighters step on the head of a Gadhafi statue in his compound.
    Sergey Ponomarev/AP
  • Smoke rises above downtown Tripoli near fighting at Gadhafi's compound.
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    Smoke rises above downtown Tripoli near fighting at Gadhafi's compound.
    Louafi Larbi/Reuters/Landov
  • Seif al-Islam Gadhafi (top left) is surrounded by supporters and journalists at his father's residential complex in Tripoli early Tuesday. Fresh fighting erupted in Tripoli hours after his return.
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    Seif al-Islam Gadhafi (top left) is surrounded by supporters and journalists at his father's residential complex in Tripoli early Tuesday. Fresh fighting erupted in Tripoli hours after his return.
    Imed Lamloum/AFP/Getty Images
  • Rebel fighters watch the fighting near Gadhafi's compound Tuesday.
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    Rebel fighters watch the fighting near Gadhafi's compound Tuesday.
    Sergey Ponomarev/AP
  • Smoke billows from a burning car as a rebel stands guard in Tripoli on Monday.
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    Smoke billows from a burning car as a rebel stands guard in Tripoli on Monday.
    Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images
  • Local residents greet advancing rebel fighters outside Tripoli on Monday.
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    Local residents greet advancing rebel fighters outside Tripoli on Monday.
    Sergey Ponomarev/AP
  • Libyan consul Abdulmacit Ali Said (right) removes the Gadhafi regime flag in Istanbul, Turkey, on Monday.
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    Libyan consul Abdulmacit Ali Said (right) removes the Gadhafi regime flag in Istanbul, Turkey, on Monday.
    AFP/Getty Images
  • Demonstrators smash a portrait of Moammar Gadhafi during a protest in Ankara on Monday.
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    Demonstrators smash a portrait of Moammar Gadhafi during a protest in Ankara on Monday.
    Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images
  • Crowds celebrate in Freedom Square in Benghazi, Libya, on Sunday.
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    Crowds celebrate in Freedom Square in Benghazi, Libya, on Sunday.
    Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images
  • Rebels take position during fighting against regime forces west of Tripoli, on Sunday.
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    Rebels take position during fighting against regime forces west of Tripoli, on Sunday.
    Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images
  • Libyan rebels celebrate after gaining positions against regime forces in Zawiya on Friday.
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    Libyan rebels celebrate after gaining positions against regime forces in Zawiya on Friday.
    Florent Marcie//AFP/Getty Images
  • Smoke billows from Tajura, a suburb of Tripoli, following a NATO airstrike on Thursday.
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    Smoke billows from Tajura, a suburb of Tripoli, following a NATO airstrike on Thursday.
    Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty Images
  • Rebel fighters shoot to the sky during a funeral in Benghazi on Friday.
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    Rebel fighters shoot to the sky during a funeral in Benghazi on Friday.
    Alexandre Meneghini/AP

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