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Libyans gather in Martyrs' Square, formerly Green Square, for the morning Eid prayer to mark the end of Ramadan and to celebrate their victory over embattled Col. Moammar Gadhafi in Tripoli, Libya, on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Libyans gather in Martyrs' Square, formerly Green Square, for the morning Eid prayer to mark the end of Ramadan and to celebrate their victory over embattled Col. Moammar Gadhafi in Tripoli, Libya, on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

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