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Fighters from the Islamist Misarata brigade have been battling for two weeks near Tripoli International Airport in an attempt to wrest control from a powerful rival militia. (Associated Press)

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Fighters from the Islamist Misarata brigade have been battling for two weeks near Tripoli International Airport in an attempt to wrest control from a powerful rival militia. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Islamist fighters battle near Tripoli International Airport. (Associated Press)

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A rebel fighter seen at the checkpoint near the Tripoli International Airport outside Tripoli, LIbya, Friday, Aug. 26, 2011. (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev)

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A passenger plane destroyed by over-night shelling at the Tripoli International Airport outside Tripoli, LIbya, Friday, Aug. 26, 2011. (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev)

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Passengers hoping to leave Libya wait outside Tripoli International Airport on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011. Those people who managed to get out of the Libyan capital described a scene of chaos at the airport, with people shoving and climbing over one another to get on planes. (AP Photo/str)