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Rebels make a quick retreat from Brega as pro-Gadhafi troops fire heavy artillery behind them. Amy Walters/NPR hide caption

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A Libyan rebel observes at a front-line checkpoint near Zwitina, the outskirts of the city of Ajdabiya, south of Benghazi, eastern Libya, on Thursday. Anja Niedringhaus/AP hide caption

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Ahmed Jarbou, 45, a businessman from Benghazi, and his 2-year-old daughter, Jude, examine remnants of destroyed mobile artillery from pro-Gadhafi forces. Eric Westervelt/NPR hide caption

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NATO To Discuss Options To Deal With Libya

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Deaths Of 2 U.S. Airmen Investigated In Germany

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Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, 76, talks to anti-government protesters in Tahrir Square on Feb. 4. Tantawi now heads the military council running Egypt. Khaled Desoukia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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