back to top

Rebels Overtake Tripoli, Gadhafi Regime Crumbles

Al Jazeera is reporting that the dynasty and regime of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi has fallen as rebels swiftly overtake the capitol of Tripoli, Gadhafi's last stronghold. Two of Gadhafi's sons have been captured by the freedom fighters, but the whereabouts of Gadhafi himself remain unknown. Regardless, his more than 40 years of autocratic rule in Libya appears to have come to an end. More as it develops.

Posted on
  • President Obama Speaks About End Of Gadhafi Regime

  • Am image from the rebel stronghold of Bengazi where jubilant crowds cheer at news of the fall of ...

    Am image from the rebel stronghold of Bengazi where jubilant crowds cheer at news of the fall of government control of Tripoli.

  • In this image made from television, people celebrate in the streets of Tripoli, Libya, Sunday, Au...

    In this image made from television, people celebrate in the streets of Tripoli, Libya, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011. Libyan rebels have entered the capital Tripoli and are within two miles of the city center. Associated Press reporters with the rebels said they met little resistance Sunday as Moammar Gadhafi's defenders appeared to melt away. (AP Photo/Sky News via APTN)

  • (AP Photo/Sky News via APTN)

    (AP Photo/Sky News via APTN)

  • (AP Photo/Sky News via APTN)

    (AP Photo/Sky News via APTN)

  • The Al Jazeera Live Stream

Promoted

Every. Tasty. Video. EVER. The new Tasty app is here!

Dismiss