Peace negotiations continue in besieged Bani Walid, with transitional government leaders saying they hope the standoff would end peacefully and that people in Bani Walid, a desert city of 60,000 people about 90 miles southeast of Tripoli, would greet rebel forces as people did in Tripoli late last month, when rebel fighters captured the Libyan capital.
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Women celebrate the revolution against Moammar Gadhafi's regime and ask for more women's rights in Tripoli, Libya, Sept. 2, 2011. Rebel forces are advancing toward Moammar Gadhafi's hometown Sirte despite the extension of a deadline for the town's surrender, rebel officials said Friday. UPI/Tarek Elframawy..
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