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Latest update: Libyan rebels inch toward victory

08-22-2011 12:30 BJT

Libyan rebel forces have till early Monday seized control of much of Tripoli and taken two of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's sons into custody.

Rebels waving opposition flags were seen in the wee hours entering the Green Square in the heart of the capital, a highly symbolic place where Gaddafi's supporters had often rallied during the past weeks.

Obama says Gaddafi's rule in Libya has come to an end

08-22-2011 10:58 BJT

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sunday that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's rule in the country has come to an end, urging him to relinquish "power once and for all." <Full story>

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 Libyan rebels seize Tripoli

08-22-2011 10:54 BJT

Facing the offensive of the rebels, forces loyal to Gaddafi appeared to have crumbled quickly, and the guard unit responsible for Gaddafi's security had reportedly surrendered to the rebels.<Full story>

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Libya's new era comes though Gaddafi is somewhere in Libya, says NTC vice chairman

08-22-2011 09:22 BJT

BENGHAZI, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- Libya has entered into a new era by overthrowing the Muammar Gaddafi regime, said National Transition Council (NTC) Vice Chairman Abdel Hafiz Ghoga in a TV interview with Al Jazeera on Sunday night. <Full story>

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