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Fireworks lit up the skies over Misrata as Libyans celebrated the death of Muammar Gaddafi.

The streets of Libya erupted in celebration as the nation celebrated the death of Col. Muammar Gaddafi, who ruled the country for 42 years through fear and capital punishment. Read more»

Libyans celebrate their new colors in Tripoli on Sept. 8.

Libya's interim government forces attacking Muammar Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte made slow progress overnight into Sunday, meeting heavy resistance from loyalist forces. Read more»

Muammar Gaddafi

In an audio message Thursday, deposed Libyan Muammar al-Gaddafi dismissed speculation that he fled south to neighboring Niger as lies and psychological warfare. Read more»

Ahmed Bani, spokesman for the National Transitional Council, speaks to reporters Sunday about rebels closing in on Muammar Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte, Libya.

Muammar Gaddafi has offered to enter into negotiations with the Libyan rebels over the formation of a transitional government, but the rebels say he must surrender before any talks can take place. (with video) Read more»

With a stunning pace, Libyan rebels entered Tripoli from the west Sunday and advanced toward the center of the city, meeting almost no resistance along the way. Gaddafi heir apparent Saif Al Islam, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, was reportedly captured. Read more»