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    Security forces who have joined the uprising carry the flag of Libya's monarchy, as they drive through Benghazi, Libya Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Alaguri)


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    An effigy representing Libyan Leader Moammar Gadhafi, marked with a Star of David on its forehead, hangs from a flagpole in Benghazi, Libya Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011. Militiamen loyal to Moammar Gadhafi clamped down in Tripoli Wednesday, but cracks in his regime spread elsewhere across the nation, as the protest-fueled rebellion controlling much of eastern Libya claimed new gains closer to the capital. (AP Photo/Alaguri)


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    Libyan army soldiers and other protesters stand over an army van shouting slogans against Libyan Leader Moammar Gadhafi during a demonstration, in Tobruk, Libya, on Wednesday Feb. 23, 2011. Heavy gunfire broke out in Tripoli as forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi tightened their grip on the Libyan capital while anti-government protesters claimed control of many cities elsewhere and top government officials and diplomats turn against the longtime leader.The writting in Arabic read "Libya, youth revolution "(AP Photo/Hussein Malla)


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    A Libyan protester holds up a sign against Libyan Leader Moammar Gadhafi during a demonstration, in Tobruk, Libya, Wednesday Feb. 23, 2011. Heavy gunfire broke out in Tripoli as forces loyal to Gadhafi tightened their grip on the Libyan capital while anti-government protesters claimed control of many cities elsewhere and top government officials and diplomats turn against the longtime leader. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)


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    In this Dec 22, 1988 file photo Police and investigators look at what remains of the flight deck of Pan Am 103 on a field in Lockerbie, Scotland. Swedish tabloid Expressen said Wednesday Feb. 23, 2011 that Libya's recently resigned justice minister claims Moammar Gadhafi personally ordered the Lockerbie bombing that killed 270 people in 1988. Expressen quotes Mustafa Abdel-Jalil as telling their correspondent in Libya that "I have proof that Gadhafi gave the order about Lockerbie." The comments were translated from Arabic to Swedish. (AP Photo/File)


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    Hundreds of Turkish workers wait to be evacuated from the port of Benghazi in eastern Libya on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011. Governments scrambled by air and sea to pick up their citizens stranded by Libya's bloody unrest, with thousands of Turks crowding into a stadium to await evacuation and Egyptians gathering at the border to escape the chaos. (AP Photo/Alaguri)


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    This image taken from TV shows demonstrators in Tobruk, Libya, on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011. Gunfire is reported to have broken out in Tripoli, while anti-government protesters claimed control of many cities elsewhere in the country. (AP Photo/APTN)


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    BITTER END? Seen here in images taken Tuesday from Libyan state TV, Moammar Gadhafi, who has ruled the North African nation since 1969, vowed: "I will not leave Libya. I will die a martyr." (Libyan state television via Associated Press)


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    EXIT STRATEGY: Egyptians, seeking to flee Libya through the Salloum land port gate (rear), wait with their luggage Tuesday. They were among thousands fleeing the violence. (Associated Press)


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