Photo Gallery CBSNews: Fighting in Tripoli

Photo Gallery CBSNews: Fighting in Tripoli


The rebel and cameraman take cover during a firefight near the Hotel Corinthia, in which many foreign journalists are based, Tripoli, 25 August 2011. In his address, transmitted by telephone from an unknown shelter to a local television channel, Muammar Gaddafi promised to fight "until victory or martyrdom." Photo: AP Photo / Sergey Ponomarev





Puffs of smoke rise into the sky, the rebels enter the fortified camp Bab al-Azaziya, Tripoli, 25 August 2011 of the year. Photo: Patrick Baz / AFP / Getty Images




The rebel is firing during a shootout near the Corinthia hotel, where there are many foreign journalists, Tripoli, Libya, 25 August 2011. Photo: AP Photo / Sergey Ponomarev




The Libyan rebel stands next to the bodies of the murdered Kaddafists at the southern entrance to Bab al-Aziziyah, Tripoli 25 August 2011. Photo: Filippo Monteforte / AFP / Getty Images




Libyan rebel stands in a ruined building in the fortified camp of Muammar Gaddafi in Tripoli, Libya, August 24 2011. On Tuesday, hundreds of rebels stormed the camp, defeated the loyal Gaddafi troops, captured this symbolic heart of the collapsed regime, looted warehouses weapons and knocked the head of the statue of the deposed dictator. Photo: AP Photo / Francois Mori




The gunman goes down to the bunker in the Gaddafi camp in Bab Al-Aziziyah, Tripoli, 25 August 2011. Photo: AP Photo / Sergey Ponomarev





Libyan rebels seized a hidden cache of weapons and ammunition in the grove of al-Mazer south of Tripoli 25 August 2011 center of Tripoli. Photo: Filippo Monteforte / AFP / Getty Images




Libyan rebels guard the runways at Tripoli Airport 24 August 2011. The rebels say that the complex is still sporadically exposed to loyalists, the road from the capital is also under the gun of snipers. Photo: Filippo Monteforte / AFP / Getty Images




Libyan rebels are searching a luxury hotel in Tripoli, they are looking for al-Saadi Gaddafi, the son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, 24 August 2011. Photo: Patrick Baz / AFP / Getty Images




Rebel sniper in the center of Tripoli, Libya, 24 August 2011. Photo: AP Photo / Julio Petrocco




The rebels inside the Bab al-Aziziya camp in Tripoli, Libya, 24 August 2011. Photo: AP Photo / Sergey Ponomarev




The rebels put their feet on the head of the statue of Muammar Gaddafi, Bab al-Aziziyah, Tripoli, Libya, August 23 2011. The 42-year-old regime collapsed, but the dictator himself refused to surrender and fled in an unknown direction, the rebel leadership offered a reward of 2 million dollars for Gaddafi’s head. Photo: AP Photo / Sergey Ponomarev




Explosion near the Bab al-Azizia camp, Tripoli, Libya 23 August 2011. Thick clouds of gray and white smoke filled the sky on Tuesday, when heavy battles began in 2's millionth city in the areas of the fortified camp of Gaddafi Bab al-Aziziya and the military barracks. The camp, which was badly damaged by NATO air strikes, became one of the centers of resistance of the government forces. Photo: AP Photo




Smoke rises over buildings in Bab Al-Aziziyah in Tripoli, 23 August 2011. Photo: AP Photo / Sergey Ponomarev




The rebel runs across the street near the fortified camp of Muammar Gaddafi in Bab al-Aziziya, Tripoli, Libya, August 23 2011. The fighting broke out with a new force on Tuesday, a few hours after the son of Muammar Gaddafi, with his appearance, refuted the statements of the rebels that he was taken prisoner. His appearance inspired troops loyal to the regime. Photo: AP Photo / Sergey Ponomarev




Smoke rises over the quarters of the capital of Libya - Tripoli 22 August 2011 of the year. Credit: Filippo Monteforte / AFP / Getty Images




A rebel stands on a monument inside the Bab Al-Aziziyah campus in Tripoli, Libya, 23 August 2011. The Libyan rebels, after fierce battles with forces loyal to the regime, took the fortified camp by storm. Photo: AP Photo / Sergey Ponomarev




The rebels rejoice in the advancement of the front during the fighting in Tripoli, Libya 23 August 2011. Photo: AP Photo / Sergey Ponomarev




Libyan women in Tripoli, August 23 2011. The Libyan rebels, after taking Tripoli, declared that the era of Gaddafi was over, but one of the sons of the “strong man”, after pointedly denied reports of his arrest, said that the battle was far from over. Photo: Filippo Monteforte / AFP / Getty Images




The son of Muammar Gaddafi, Seif al-Islam, hails troops, loyal to his father in Tripoli, Libya, 23 August 2011. Al-Islam, which was previously reported to be arrested by rebels, appeared at the hotel and spoke to reporters on Tuesday morning. “I want to refute all these rumors,” he said. NATO and the West, he said, use their "technological tricks", including jamming state television programs, to intimidate and deceive the Libyan people, spread fear and chaos among people.

He was very rude, saying that he could be captured and brought before a Western court. He said, "E..t is their court." Photo: AP Photo / Dario Lopez-Mills




Loyal volunteers to Muammar Gaddafi listen to Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi in Tripoli, Libya, 23 August 2011. Saif al-Islam, who had previously been reported to have been arrested by the rebels, appeared at the hotel early on Tuesday morning and was visited by foreign journalists, and then took them to his convoy to drive through the entire city. Photo: AP Photo / Dario Lopez-Mills




The boys roam the dark street in Tripoli, late in the evening of August 22 2011. Photo: Filippo Monteforte / AFP / Getty Images




Insurgents on the streets of Tripoli, 22 August 2011. Photo: Filippo Monteforte / AFP / Getty Images




A local resident greets insurgents in the suburbs of Tripoli, August 22 2011. Photo: AP Photo / Sergey Ponomarev




The rebel burns a poster with a portrait of Moammar Gaddafi in Bab al-Aziziyah, August 24 2011. Photo: Patrick Baz / AFP / Getty Images




The rebel moves forward during a fierce firefight in downtown Tripoli, 22 August 2011. Photo: AP Photo / Sergey Ponomarev




A shootout with forces loyal to Gaddafi in the center of Tripoli, 22 August 2011. Photo: AP Photo / Sergey Ponomarev




A shootout with forces loyal to Gaddafi in the center of Tripoli, 22 August 2011. Photo: AP Photo / Sergey Ponomarev




The killed fighter lies on the street in Tripoli 22 in August 2011 of the year, and heavy fighting continued near the Bab al-Aziziyah camp. Photo: Filippo Monteforte / AFP / Getty Images




Libyans speak in support of the uprising, after Friday prayers in the Jamal Abd Naser Mosque near the Green Square of Tripoli. (Francois Mori / AP)




Libyans embrace in Green Square in Tripoli. (Francois Mori / AP)




An armed rebel sits at a checkpoint near Tripoli International Airport. (Sergey Ponomarev / AP)




The rebel shouts at the cameraman during a shootout at the Corinthia Hotel. (Patrick Baz / AFP / Getty)




The rebel carries loot from the Bab al-Aziziyah camp in Tripoli. (Patrick Baz / AFP / Getty)




Libyans are holding a huge flag in their hands, they are celebrating the taking of the Bab al-Aziziyah camp, Tripoli on August 24. (Sergey Ponomarev / AP)




A woman shows a victory sign during a celebration on Green Square, renamed by the rebels to Martyrs' Square, Tripoli on August 23. (Zohra Bensemra / Reuters)




Libyan congratulates a rebel on Green Square, renamed Martyrs' Square, Tripoli on August 23. (Zohra Bensemra / Reuters)




The rebels celebrate victory by standing on top of a monument inside the main camp of Muammar Gaddafi in Bab Al-Aziziyah, Tripoli. (Sergey Ponomarev / Reuters)




The rebel enters the residential complex of the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Tripoli on August 23. (Zohra Bensemra / Reuters)
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