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Above: Libyan rebels head to the front line Thursday through the last checkpoint before Bani Walid, Libya. Thousands of rebels have converged on Bani Walid and have threatened to attack if residents don't surrender by Saturday. A number of regime loyalists are thought to be there. Top: A rebel removes Gadhafi slogans from a roadside sign.

Associated Press photographs Above: Libyan rebels head to the front line Thursday through the last checkpoint before Bani Walid, Libya. Thousands of rebels have converged on Bani Walid and have threatened to attack if residents don't surrender by Saturday. A number of regime loyalists are thought to be there. Top: A rebel removes Gadhafi slogans from a roadside sign.

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