World powers rally behind Libyan rebels (23 images)

France and Italy joined Britain in sending military advisers to insurgent-held eastern Libya, as Tripoli warned that foreign boots on the ground would prolong the conflict. This collection spotlights the rebels fighting against pro-Gadhafi forces.
Updated: April 21, 2011 at 5:39 PM
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Libyans stand on a destroyed tank belonging to leader Moamer Kadhafi forces celebrating at the west gate of Ajdabiya on March 26, 2011, as Libyan rebels seized control of this strategic city marking their first significant victory over Colonel Kadhafi's forces since the launch of the Western-led air strikes a week ago. UPI\Mohamad shukhi.
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