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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LIB2000121404 - 14 DECEMBER 2000 - TARABULS, LIBYA: Palestinian President Yasser Arafat ,left, meets Libyan Ledar Moammar Gadhafi, in Tarabuls,Libya DEC. 14, 2000. rw/Stringer UPI
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