Libyan women hold pictures of leader Moammar Gadhafi in Tripoli earlier this month during a protest against the U.N. resolution authorizing a no-fly zone. The government, says NPR's David Greene, wants Tripoli to seem like a place full of people who revere Gadhafi. There are signs, however, that Gadhafi's grip on the capital could be loosening. Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Men in Tripoli join in the part-protest, part-funeral for civilians said to have died during recent airstrikes in Libya. They gathered at a place along Libya's Mediterranean coast known as a cemetery for martyrs. Jim Wildman/NPR hide caption

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Spokesman Ibrahim Moussa (right) translates for Salah Abu Oba, a man the Libyan government claims is affiliated with al-Qaida. Jim Wildman/NPR hide caption

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An armed resident makes a victory sign in the main square in Zawiya, Libya, on Feb. 27. Western Libya has been all but sealed off to everyone but residents and soldiers. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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