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Images: Libyan Rebels Reach Tripoli

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Libyan rebel fighters shoot towards pro-Gadhafi forces during fighting in downtown Tripoli, LIbya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
Libyan rebel fighters shoot towards pro-Gadhafi forces during fighting in downtown Tripoli, LIbya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
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Mustafa Aojli, 21, prepares Gadhafi flags for sale at the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
Mustafa Aojli, 21, prepares Gadhafi flags for sale at the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
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In this August 1990 file photo, during an emergency Arab League summit, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, left, is driven by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, in Tahrir Square in Cairo.
In this August 1990 file photo, during an emergency Arab League summit, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, left, is driven by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, in Tahrir Square in Cairo.
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Ahmed Najer, 26, shop owner, flashes a "V" for victory at the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
Ahmed Najer, 26, shop owner, flashes a "V" for victory at the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
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In this October 1969 file photo, Col. Moammar Gadhafi, left, appears with Egypt's Prime Minister Gamal Abdel Nasser, right, during his first official visit to Egypt after a military coup in Libya.
In this October 1969 file photo, Col. Moammar Gadhafi, left, appears with Egypt's Prime Minister Gamal Abdel Nasser, right, during his first official visit to Egypt after a military coup in Libya.
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Local residents greet advancing rebel fighters on outskirts of Tripoli, LIbya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
Local residents greet advancing rebel fighters on outskirts of Tripoli, LIbya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
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Bashir Khamis, 2, front, poses for a photo together with his sisters at seaside of the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
Bashir Khamis, 2, front, poses for a photo together with his sisters at seaside of the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
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Libyan rebel fighters gesture at the former military base in Tripoli, LIbya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
Libyan rebel fighters gesture at the former military base in Tripoli, LIbya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
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Libyans react outside the Libyan Embassy in London, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
Libyans react outside the Libyan Embassy in London, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
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Boys break the fast near a broken Gadhafi's tank, during the Muslims holy fasting month of Ramadan at the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
Boys break the fast near a broken Gadhafi's tank, during the Muslims holy fasting month of Ramadan at the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
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A man runs at the seaside of the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
A man runs at the seaside of the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
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An empty playground is seen at the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
An empty playground is seen at the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
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Libyans react to the situation outside the Libyan Embassy in London, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
Libyans react to the situation outside the Libyan Embassy in London, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
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Libyan rebel fighters load ammunition during fighting in downtown Tripoli on Monday.
Libyan rebel fighters load ammunition during fighting in downtown Tripoli on Monday.
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In this July 9, 2002 file photo, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi , right, stands with former South African President Nelson Mandela at the launch of the African Union (AU) in Durban, South Africa.
In this July 9, 2002 file photo, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi , right, stands with former South African President Nelson Mandela at the launch of the African Union (AU) in Durban, South Africa.
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In this Oct. 10, 2010 file photo, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, center, with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, right, and his Yemeni counterpart Ali Abdullah Saleh, left, pose during a group picture with Arab and African leaders during the second Afro-Arab summit in Sirte, Libya.
In this Oct. 10, 2010 file photo, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, center, with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, right, and his Yemeni counterpart Ali Abdullah Saleh, left, pose during a group picture with Arab and African leaders during the second Afro-Arab summit in Sirte, Libya.
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A man uses a satellite phone at the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
A man uses a satellite phone at the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
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In this March 2, 2011 file photo, Libyan Leader Moammar Gadhafi gestures to supporters as he speaks in Tripoli, Libya.
In this March 2, 2011 file photo, Libyan Leader Moammar Gadhafi gestures to supporters as he speaks in Tripoli, Libya.
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A man passes by a pro-Gadhafi flag while pushing a wheel barrow, at the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, on Monday.
A man passes by a pro-Gadhafi flag while pushing a wheel barrow, at the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, on Monday.
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Libyan rebel fighters tear a green Libyan flag in the rebel headquarters.
Libyan rebel fighters tear a green Libyan flag in the rebel headquarters.
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Libyan rebel fighters gesture during fighting in downtown Tripoli.
Libyan rebel fighters gesture during fighting in downtown Tripoli.
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Libyan rebel fighters prepare to shoot towards pro-Gadhafi forces during fighting in downtown Tripoli, LIbya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
Libyan rebel fighters prepare to shoot towards pro-Gadhafi forces during fighting in downtown Tripoli, LIbya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
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Libyans react to the situation in Libya outside the Libyan Embassy in London, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
Libyans react to the situation in Libya outside the Libyan Embassy in London, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.
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Libyan rebel fighters appear in downtown Tripoli, LIbya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011. World leaders said Monday the end is near for Moammar Gadhafi's regime and began planning for Libya's future without the man who has held power there for 42 years.
Libyan rebel fighters appear in downtown Tripoli, LIbya, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011. World leaders said Monday the end is near for Moammar Gadhafi's regime and began planning for Libya's future without the man who has held power there for 42 years.
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