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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 in Bani Walid. Top: A rebel removes Gadhafi slogans from a roadside sign.

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  • Mr. al-Islam says protesters have seized control of some military bases and tanks, and he warned of civil war in the country that would burn its oil wealth.

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