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, Muhammad, son of Libyan leader Moammer Gaddafi, announces the surrender to rebels while talking to Al Jazeera on Auugust 22, 2011. Libyans celebrate the arrest of Kadhafi's son Saif al-islam and the partial fall of Tripoli in the hands of the Libyan rebels on August 21, 2011. Libyan rebels have reached the highly symbolic Green Square in the center of Tripoli on August 22, 2011. UPI
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