Edition:
United States
Pictures | Fri Mar 18, 2011 | 9:05am EDT

Libyan revolt

<p>Protesters are seen through a Kingdom of Libya flag during celebrations after a U.N. resolution authorising a "no-fly" zone and military attacks on Muammar Gaddafi's forces, in Tobruk, east of Tripoli, March 18, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem </p>

Protesters are seen through a Kingdom of Libya flag during celebrations after a U.N. resolution authorising a "no-fly" zone and military attacks on Muammar Gaddafi's forces, in Tobruk, east of Tripoli, March 18, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Protesters are seen through a Kingdom of Libya flag during celebrations after a U.N. resolution authorising a "no-fly" zone and military attacks on Muammar Gaddafi's forces, in Tobruk, east of Tripoli, March 18, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Close
1 / 60
<p>Security Council members vote on a Libyan resolution during a Security Council Meeting at U.N. headquarters in New York, March 17, 2011. China, Brazil, Russia, India and Germany abstained from the vote. 

REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi </p>

Security Council members vote on a Libyan resolution during a Security Council Meeting at U.N. headquarters in New York, March 17, 2011. China, Brazil, Russia, India and Germany abstained from the vote. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Security Council members vote on a Libyan resolution during a Security Council Meeting at U.N. headquarters in New York, March 17, 2011. China, Brazil, Russia, India and Germany abstained from the vote. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Close
2 / 60
<p>Libyan government soldiers test fire an armoured anti-aircraft gun at the west gate of town Ajdabiyah, March 16, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. 
REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah </p>

Libyan government soldiers test fire an armoured anti-aircraft gun at the west gate of town Ajdabiyah, March 16, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Libyan government soldiers test fire an armoured anti-aircraft gun at the west gate of town Ajdabiyah, March 16, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Close
3 / 60
<p>A rebel fighter holds an anti-aircraft rocket launcher in Ajdabiyah, March 15, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

A rebel fighter holds an anti-aircraft rocket launcher in Ajdabiyah, March 15, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A rebel fighter holds an anti-aircraft rocket launcher in Ajdabiyah, March 15, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
4 / 60
<p>A destroyed car is seen on the main road to Ajdabiyah, March 16, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. 
REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah</p>

A destroyed car is seen on the main road to Ajdabiyah, March 16, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A destroyed car is seen on the main road to Ajdabiyah, March 16, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Close
5 / 60
<p>A Libyan government soldier poses for the camera at the west gate of Ajdabiyah town, March 16, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. 


REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah  </p>

A Libyan government soldier poses for the camera at the west gate of Ajdabiyah town, March 16, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A Libyan government soldier poses for the camera at the west gate of Ajdabiyah town, March 16, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Close
6 / 60
<p>Rebel fighters sit on a sofa at a check point in Ajdabiyah, March 15, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

Rebel fighters sit on a sofa at a check point in Ajdabiyah, March 15, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Rebel fighters sit on a sofa at a check point in Ajdabiyah, March 15, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
7 / 60
<p>Hesham, 23, an agriculture student who has joined the weeks-old Libyan rebellion, poses for a portrait in a burned out building of a military base in the rebel headquarters of Benghazi, March 14, 2011. 

REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly</p>

Hesham, 23, an agriculture student who has joined the weeks-old Libyan rebellion, poses for a portrait in a burned out building of a military base in the rebel headquarters of Benghazi, March 14, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Hesham, 23, an agriculture student who has joined the weeks-old Libyan rebellion, poses for a portrait in a burned out building of a military base in the rebel headquarters of Benghazi, March 14, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Close
8 / 60
<p>A rebel fighter fires his anti-aircraft gun as he flees together with other rebel fighters from Ajdabiyah, outside Ajdabiyah on the road to Benghazi, March 15, 2011. 

REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

A rebel fighter fires his anti-aircraft gun as he flees together with other rebel fighters from Ajdabiyah, outside Ajdabiyah on the road to Benghazi, March 15, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A rebel fighter fires his anti-aircraft gun as he flees together with other rebel fighters from Ajdabiyah, outside Ajdabiyah on the road to Benghazi, March 15, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
9 / 60
<p>A supporter of Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi holds his portrait near a blazing storage tank at a refinery in Ras Lanuf March 12, 2011. Editor's choice: Picture taken on guided tour. 

 REUTERS/Chris Helgren </p>

A supporter of Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi holds his portrait near a blazing storage tank at a refinery in Ras Lanuf March 12, 2011. Editor's choice: Picture taken on guided tour. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

A supporter of Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi holds his portrait near a blazing storage tank at a refinery in Ras Lanuf March 12, 2011. Editor's choice: Picture taken on guided tour. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Close
10 / 60
<p>A Libyan government soldier displays a tattoo of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi at the west gate of town Ajdabiyah, March 16, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. 

 REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah</p>

A Libyan government soldier displays a tattoo of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi at the west gate of town Ajdabiyah, March 16, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A Libyan government soldier displays a tattoo of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi at the west gate of town Ajdabiyah, March 16, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Close
11 / 60
<p>Libyan government army rocket launchers are seen in the desert near the west gate of town Ajdabiyah March 16, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. 

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah </p>

Libyan government army rocket launchers are seen in the desert near the west gate of town Ajdabiyah March 16, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Libyan government army rocket launchers are seen in the desert near the west gate of town Ajdabiyah March 16, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Close
12 / 60
<p>A cameraman films inside a burnt palace of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in Al Bayda, east of Tripoli, March 12, 2011. 

REUTERS/Suhaib Salem </p>

A cameraman films inside a burnt palace of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in Al Bayda, east of Tripoli, March 12, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A cameraman films inside a burnt palace of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in Al Bayda, east of Tripoli, March 12, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Close
13 / 60
<p>Rebel fighters flee from Ajdabiyah, outside Ajdabiyah on the road to Benghazi, March 15, 2011.  

REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

Rebel fighters flee from Ajdabiyah, outside Ajdabiyah on the road to Benghazi, March 15, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Rebel fighters flee from Ajdabiyah, outside Ajdabiyah on the road to Benghazi, March 15, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
14 / 60
<p>Protesters attend Friday prayers in Benghazi, March 11, 2011. 

REUTERS/Suhaib Salem </p>

Protesters attend Friday prayers in Benghazi, March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Protesters attend Friday prayers in Benghazi, March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Close
15 / 60
<p>Revolutionary graffiti adorns a lamp post in the rebel stronghold of Benghazi, March 11, 2011.

 REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly</p>

Revolutionary graffiti adorns a lamp post in the rebel stronghold of Benghazi, March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Revolutionary graffiti adorns a lamp post in the rebel stronghold of Benghazi, March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Close
16 / 60
<p>A rebel fighter reacts upon incoming shells fired by soldiers loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi during a battle in Ajdabiyah, March 15, 2011. 

REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

A rebel fighter reacts upon incoming shells fired by soldiers loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi during a battle in Ajdabiyah, March 15, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A rebel fighter reacts upon incoming shells fired by soldiers loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi during a battle in Ajdabiyah, March 15, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
17 / 60
<p>A rebel fighter gestures as he sits on a truck with an anti-aircraft gun during an air strike at a rebel fighters checkpoint in Al Ugaila area along a road between towns of Brega and Ras Lanuf, March 12, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (LIBYA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST IMAGES OF THE DAY)</p>

A rebel fighter gestures as he sits on a truck with an anti-aircraft gun during an air strike at a rebel fighters checkpoint in Al Ugaila area along a road between towns of Brega and Ras Lanuf, March 12, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (LIBYA - Tags:...more

A rebel fighter gestures as he sits on a truck with an anti-aircraft gun during an air strike at a rebel fighters checkpoint in Al Ugaila area along a road between towns of Brega and Ras Lanuf, March 12, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (LIBYA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Close
18 / 60
<p>Rebel fighters ride on a tank in Ras Lanuf, March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

Rebel fighters ride on a tank in Ras Lanuf, March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Rebel fighters ride on a tank in Ras Lanuf, March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
19 / 60
<p>A Libyan army soldier holds a picture of leader Muammar Gaddafi near a destroyed mosque at Martyr's Square in the centre of Zawiyah, west of the capital Tripoli, March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah </p>

A Libyan army soldier holds a picture of leader Muammar Gaddafi near a destroyed mosque at Martyr's Square in the centre of Zawiyah, west of the capital Tripoli, March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A Libyan army soldier holds a picture of leader Muammar Gaddafi near a destroyed mosque at Martyr's Square in the centre of Zawiyah, west of the capital Tripoli, March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Close
20 / 60
<p>Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's most prominent son, Saif al-Islam, gestures during a youth rally in Tripoli March 10, 2011. Libya is preparing full-scale military action to crush a rebellion and will not surrender even if Western powers intervene in the conflict, al-Islam said on Thursday.    REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny (LIBYA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST IMAGES OF THE DAY)</p>

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's most prominent son, Saif al-Islam, gestures during a youth rally in Tripoli March 10, 2011. Libya is preparing full-scale military action to crush a rebellion and will not surrender even if Western powers intervene in...more

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's most prominent son, Saif al-Islam, gestures during a youth rally in Tripoli March 10, 2011. Libya is preparing full-scale military action to crush a rebellion and will not surrender even if Western powers intervene in the conflict, al-Islam said on Thursday. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny (LIBYA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Close
21 / 60
<p>A Libyan army soldier smokes in front of destroyed vehicles near a damaged mosque at Martyr's Square in the centre of Zawiyah, west of the capital Tripoli, March 11, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour.   REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah</p>

A Libyan army soldier smokes in front of destroyed vehicles near a damaged mosque at Martyr's Square in the centre of Zawiyah, west of the capital Tripoli, March 11, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. REUTERS/Ahmed...more

A Libyan army soldier smokes in front of destroyed vehicles near a damaged mosque at Martyr's Square in the centre of Zawiyah, west of the capital Tripoli, March 11, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Close
22 / 60
<p>Women pass Libyan army soldiers after the recapture of Martyr's Square in the centre of Zawiyah, west of the capital Tripoli, March 11, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. 


REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah </p>

Women pass Libyan army soldiers after the recapture of Martyr's Square in the centre of Zawiyah, west of the capital Tripoli, March 11, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Women pass Libyan army soldiers after the recapture of Martyr's Square in the centre of Zawiyah, west of the capital Tripoli, March 11, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Close
23 / 60
<p>A pair of shoes are left behind after an injured rebel was taken to hospital after getting hit during clashes with pro-Gaddafi forces between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jawad, March 9, 2011. 


REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih </p>

A pair of shoes are left behind after an injured rebel was taken to hospital after getting hit during clashes with pro-Gaddafi forces between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jawad, March 9, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

A pair of shoes are left behind after an injured rebel was taken to hospital after getting hit during clashes with pro-Gaddafi forces between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jawad, March 9, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Close
24 / 60
<p>An anti-Gaddafi protester prays near revolutionary graffiti before a rally during Friday prayers in Benghazi, March 11, 2011. 

REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly </p>

An anti-Gaddafi protester prays near revolutionary graffiti before a rally during Friday prayers in Benghazi, March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

An anti-Gaddafi protester prays near revolutionary graffiti before a rally during Friday prayers in Benghazi, March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Close
25 / 60
<p>Bullets fired by a Libyan army soldier, shooting in celebration after the recapture of Martyr's Square, hit the outside of a building in the centre of Zawiyah, west of the capital Tripoli, March 11, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. 

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah</p>

Bullets fired by a Libyan army soldier, shooting in celebration after the recapture of Martyr's Square, hit the outside of a building in the centre of Zawiyah, west of the capital Tripoli, March 11, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided...more

Bullets fired by a Libyan army soldier, shooting in celebration after the recapture of Martyr's Square, hit the outside of a building in the centre of Zawiyah, west of the capital Tripoli, March 11, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Close
26 / 60
<p>A Libyan army soldier gestures in front of the recaptured governor's office, draped in green cloth by supporters of leader Muammar Gaddafi, at Martyr's Square in the centre of Zawiyah, west of the capital Tripoli, March 11, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. 

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah </p>

A Libyan army soldier gestures in front of the recaptured governor's office, draped in green cloth by supporters of leader Muammar Gaddafi, at Martyr's Square in the centre of Zawiyah, west of the capital Tripoli, March 11, 2011. Editor's note:...more

A Libyan army soldier gestures in front of the recaptured governor's office, draped in green cloth by supporters of leader Muammar Gaddafi, at Martyr's Square in the centre of Zawiyah, west of the capital Tripoli, March 11, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Close
27 / 60
<p>A rebel fighter fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher in front of a gas storage terminal during a battle on the road between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jiwad, March 9, 2011. 

REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

A rebel fighter fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher in front of a gas storage terminal during a battle on the road between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jiwad, March 9, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A rebel fighter fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher in front of a gas storage terminal during a battle on the road between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jiwad, March 9, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
28 / 60
<p>A rebel fighter looks at a burning vehicle during a battle along the road between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jiwad, March 10, 2011. 

REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

A rebel fighter looks at a burning vehicle during a battle along the road between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jiwad, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A rebel fighter looks at a burning vehicle during a battle along the road between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jiwad, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
29 / 60
<p>Relatives of a rebel killed in clashes with forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in Ras Lanuf, mourn during his funeral in Benghazi, March 9, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem </p>

Relatives of a rebel killed in clashes with forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in Ras Lanuf, mourn during his funeral in Benghazi, March 9, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Relatives of a rebel killed in clashes with forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in Ras Lanuf, mourn during his funeral in Benghazi, March 9, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Close
30 / 60
<p>Anti-Gaddafi rebels react as they retreat after coming under rocket fire during clashes with pro-Gaddafi forces near Ras Lanuf, March 8, 2011.  REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih </p>

Anti-Gaddafi rebels react as they retreat after coming under rocket fire during clashes with pro-Gaddafi forces near Ras Lanuf, March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Anti-Gaddafi rebels react as they retreat after coming under rocket fire during clashes with pro-Gaddafi forces near Ras Lanuf, March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Close
31 / 60
<p>A rebel fighter fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during a battle on the road between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jawad, March 9, 2011. 

REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

A rebel fighter fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during a battle on the road between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jawad, March 9, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A rebel fighter fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during a battle on the road between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jawad, March 9, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
32 / 60
<p>Anti-Gaddafi rebels run after an air strike in the eastern city of Ras Lanuf, March 8, 2011.      REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih</p>

Anti-Gaddafi rebels run after an air strike in the eastern city of Ras Lanuf, March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Anti-Gaddafi rebels run after an air strike in the eastern city of Ras Lanuf, March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Close
33 / 60
<p>Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi arrives to give television interviews at a hotel in Tripoli, March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah </p>

Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi arrives to give television interviews at a hotel in Tripoli, March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi arrives to give television interviews at a hotel in Tripoli, March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Close
34 / 60
<p>Injured rebels are helped out of a car during a battle along the road between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jiwad March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

Injured rebels are helped out of a car during a battle along the road between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jiwad March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Injured rebels are helped out of a car during a battle along the road between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jiwad March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
35 / 60
<p>An anti-Gaddafi rebel prays and chants along a road during clashes with pro-Qaddafi forces near Ras Lanuf, March 8, 2011. 

REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih </p>

An anti-Gaddafi rebel prays and chants along a road during clashes with pro-Qaddafi forces near Ras Lanuf, March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

An anti-Gaddafi rebel prays and chants along a road during clashes with pro-Qaddafi forces near Ras Lanuf, March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Close
36 / 60
<p>An injured man screams in pain during a battle along the road between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jiwad March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

An injured man screams in pain during a battle along the road between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jiwad March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

An injured man screams in pain during a battle along the road between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jiwad March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
37 / 60
<p>Anti-Gaddafi rebels retreat after coming under rocket fire during clashes with pro-Gaddafi forces near Ras Lanuf March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih </p>

Anti-Gaddafi rebels retreat after coming under rocket fire during clashes with pro-Gaddafi forces near Ras Lanuf March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Anti-Gaddafi rebels retreat after coming under rocket fire during clashes with pro-Gaddafi forces near Ras Lanuf March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Close
38 / 60
<p>Anti-Gaddafi rebels survey the damage after an airstrike near the eastern city of Ras Lanuf March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih </p>

Anti-Gaddafi rebels survey the damage after an airstrike near the eastern city of Ras Lanuf March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Anti-Gaddafi rebels survey the damage after an airstrike near the eastern city of Ras Lanuf March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Close
39 / 60
<p>A rebel mans an anti-aircraft gun in Ras Lanuf March 8, 2011.   REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

A rebel mans an anti-aircraft gun in Ras Lanuf March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A rebel mans an anti-aircraft gun in Ras Lanuf March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
40 / 60
<p>Anti-Gaddafi rebels grill some meat while taking their post near the oil facility of Ras Lanuf March 7, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih </p>

Anti-Gaddafi rebels grill some meat while taking their post near the oil facility of Ras Lanuf March 7, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Anti-Gaddafi rebels grill some meat while taking their post near the oil facility of Ras Lanuf March 7, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Close
41 / 60
<p>A rebel fighter reacts during an airstrike in Ras Lanuf, Libya March 7, 2011.   REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

A rebel fighter reacts during an airstrike in Ras Lanuf, Libya March 7, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A rebel fighter reacts during an airstrike in Ras Lanuf, Libya March 7, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
42 / 60
<p>A rebel fighter runs for cover during an air strike in Ras Lanuf March 7, 2011.  REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

A rebel fighter runs for cover during an air strike in Ras Lanuf March 7, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A rebel fighter runs for cover during an air strike in Ras Lanuf March 7, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
43 / 60
<p>A rebel fighter looks at a destroyed car after an air strike in Ras Lanuf March 7, 2011.  REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

A rebel fighter looks at a destroyed car after an air strike in Ras Lanuf March 7, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A rebel fighter looks at a destroyed car after an air strike in Ras Lanuf March 7, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
44 / 60
<p>A rebel fighter fires his rifle at a military aircraft loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi at a checkpoint in Ras Lanuf March 7, 2011.  REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

A rebel fighter fires his rifle at a military aircraft loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi at a checkpoint in Ras Lanuf March 7, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A rebel fighter fires his rifle at a military aircraft loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi at a checkpoint in Ras Lanuf March 7, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
45 / 60
<p>Mourners react during funeral of rebels killed in clashes with forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in Bin Jawad, in Benghazi's Cemetery March 7, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem</p>

Mourners react during funeral of rebels killed in clashes with forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in Bin Jawad, in Benghazi's Cemetery March 7, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Mourners react during funeral of rebels killed in clashes with forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in Bin Jawad, in Benghazi's Cemetery March 7, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Close
46 / 60
<p>Rebel fighters jump away from shrapnel during heavy shelling by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi near Bin Jawad, March 6, 2011.   REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

Rebel fighters jump away from shrapnel during heavy shelling by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi near Bin Jawad, March 6, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Rebel fighters jump away from shrapnel during heavy shelling by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi near Bin Jawad, March 6, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
47 / 60
<p>A rebel fighter fires his AK-47 rifle in Ras Lanuf, March 6, 2011.  REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

A rebel fighter fires his AK-47 rifle in Ras Lanuf, March 6, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A rebel fighter fires his AK-47 rifle in Ras Lanuf, March 6, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
48 / 60
<p>A rebel walks inside a destroyed weapons dump near Benghazi March 5, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem </p>

A rebel walks inside a destroyed weapons dump near Benghazi March 5, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A rebel walks inside a destroyed weapons dump near Benghazi March 5, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Close
49 / 60
<p>Captured soldiers from forces loyal to leader Muammar Gaddafi are presented by rebels following clashes for control over the centre of the city of Zawiyah, west of the capital Tripoli, March 5, 2011. 

REUTERS/Stringer </p>

Captured soldiers from forces loyal to leader Muammar Gaddafi are presented by rebels following clashes for control over the centre of the city of Zawiyah, west of the capital Tripoli, March 5, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

Captured soldiers from forces loyal to leader Muammar Gaddafi are presented by rebels following clashes for control over the centre of the city of Zawiyah, west of the capital Tripoli, March 5, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

Close
50 / 60
<p>Rebel fighters take cover from shelling by soldiers loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi during a battle near Ras Lanuf, March 4, 2011. 

REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

Rebel fighters take cover from shelling by soldiers loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi during a battle near Ras Lanuf, March 4, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Rebel fighters take cover from shelling by soldiers loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi during a battle near Ras Lanuf, March 4, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
51 / 60
<p>A man lights a fire to look at the underground prisons for forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in Benghazi, March 4, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem </p>

A man lights a fire to look at the underground prisons for forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in Benghazi, March 4, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A man lights a fire to look at the underground prisons for forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in Benghazi, March 4, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Close
52 / 60
<p>Rebels hold a young man at gunpoint, who they accuse of being a loyalist to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, between the towns of Brega and Ras Lanuf, March 3, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

Rebels hold a young man at gunpoint, who they accuse of being a loyalist to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, between the towns of Brega and Ras Lanuf, March 3, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Rebels hold a young man at gunpoint, who they accuse of being a loyalist to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, between the towns of Brega and Ras Lanuf, March 3, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
53 / 60
<p>The damaged bedroom of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is seen inside his personal headquarters in Benghazi's airport, March 3, 2011.  REUTERS/Suhaib Salem</p>

The damaged bedroom of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is seen inside his personal headquarters in Benghazi's airport, March 3, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

The damaged bedroom of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is seen inside his personal headquarters in Benghazi's airport, March 3, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Close
54 / 60
<p>A rebel holds his ears as a bomb launched by a Libyan air force jet loyal to Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi explodes in the desert near Brega, March 2, 2011. REUTERS/Joel Silva/Folhapress </p>

A rebel holds his ears as a bomb launched by a Libyan air force jet loyal to Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi explodes in the desert near Brega, March 2, 2011. REUTERS/Joel Silva/Folhapress

A rebel holds his ears as a bomb launched by a Libyan air force jet loyal to Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi explodes in the desert near Brega, March 2, 2011. REUTERS/Joel Silva/Folhapress

Close
55 / 60
<p>Rebels wave a Kingdom of Libya flag as they ride on top of a tank on the outskirts of Ajdabiyah, on the road leading to Brega, March 2, 2011.  REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

Rebels wave a Kingdom of Libya flag as they ride on top of a tank on the outskirts of Ajdabiyah, on the road leading to Brega, March 2, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Rebels wave a Kingdom of Libya flag as they ride on top of a tank on the outskirts of Ajdabiyah, on the road leading to Brega, March 2, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
56 / 60
<p>Civilians who have volunteered to join the rebel army shout anti-Gaddafi slogans at a school in Benghazi, March 2, 2011.  REUTERS/Suhaib Salem</p>

Civilians who have volunteered to join the rebel army shout anti-Gaddafi slogans at a school in Benghazi, March 2, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Civilians who have volunteered to join the rebel army shout anti-Gaddafi slogans at a school in Benghazi, March 2, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Close
57 / 60
<p>Anti-government tribal rebels prepare for possible attacks by pro-Gaddafi loyalists at a checkpoint in Ajdabiya area, southwest of Benghazi, February, 27, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih </p>

Anti-government tribal rebels prepare for possible attacks by pro-Gaddafi loyalists at a checkpoint in Ajdabiya area, southwest of Benghazi, February, 27, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Anti-government tribal rebels prepare for possible attacks by pro-Gaddafi loyalists at a checkpoint in Ajdabiya area, southwest of Benghazi, February, 27, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Close
58 / 60
<p>A civilian who has volunteered for the rebel army sits inside a weapons store in Benghazi February 27, 2011.  REUTERS/Suhaib Salem </p>

A civilian who has volunteered for the rebel army sits inside a weapons store in Benghazi February 27, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A civilian who has volunteered for the rebel army sits inside a weapons store in Benghazi February 27, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Close
59 / 60
<p>\Supporters of Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi chant slogans at a Roman amphitheatre in Sabratha, west of Tripoli, February 28, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. REUTERS/Chris Helgren </p>

\Supporters of Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi chant slogans at a Roman amphitheatre in Sabratha, west of Tripoli, February 28, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

\Supporters of Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi chant slogans at a Roman amphitheatre in Sabratha, west of Tripoli, February 28, 2011. Editor's note: Picture taken on guided government tour. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Close
60 / 60

Next Slideshows

St. Patrick's Day

People around the world mark St. Patrick's Day with parades, drinks and wearing green.

Mar 17 2011

The Littlest League

From the slums of Venezeula's cities, boys as young as five years old train in the country's Little Leagues, seeing it as a ticket to a better life.

Mar 16 2011

Transgender torment

The pressure group Human Rights Watch has called on the government of Honduras to investigate the murders of six transgender women. The government has condemned...

Mar 16 2011

Eligible royals

Still eligible royal bachelors and bachelorettes.

Mar 14 2011

MORE IN PICTURES

Best of Cannes

Best of Cannes

Highlights from the 70th Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera.

Two gay men publicly caned in Indonesia

Two gay men publicly caned in Indonesia

Indonesia religious police publicly cane two men for having gay sex.

President Trump's first foreign trip

President Trump's first foreign trip

Donald Trump, on his first overseas trip as president, is on a nine-day journey through the Middle East and Europe.

Roger Moore: 1927 - 2017

Roger Moore: 1927 - 2017

Actor Roger Moore, who won international fame playing British secret agent James Bond, has died of cancer at the age of 89.

Mourning for Manchester

Mourning for Manchester

Makeshift memorials and tributes to victims of the deadly attack at an Ariana Grande concert.

Deadly blast at Manchester Ariana Grande concert

Deadly blast at Manchester Ariana Grande concert

At least 22 people were killed and over 50 wounded in an explosion at the end of a concert by Ariana Grande in Manchester.

Billboard Music Awards

Billboard Music Awards

Highlights from the Billboard Music Awards.

Endgame in Mosul

Endgame in Mosul

Seven months into the campaign to recapture Mosul, Islamic State militants are besieged in its northwestern corner.

Curtain closes on Ringling Brothers circus

Curtain closes on Ringling Brothers circus

The clowns, animal acts and acrobats of the storied Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus take their final bow.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast