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Moammar Gadhafi's rise and fall (21 images)

With rebel forces taking an increasingly dominant hold in Gadhafi's stronghold of Tripoli, and his forces abandoning him for the opposition, it looks like the nearly 42 years of his rule in Libya have been brought to an end.
Updated: Aug. 22, 2011 at 9:24 AM
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In an image taken from footage broadcast on Al-Jazeera television on August 22, 2011, shows Libyan leader Moammer Gadhafi gesturing while delivering a nationwide address in Tripoli. Gadhafi says he will stay in Libya despite the bloody showdown between protesters and his security forces. Libyan rebels have reached the highly symbolic Green Square in the center of Tripoli on August 22, 2011. UPI
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