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The rebels claim they control 75% of the country. Official site: Leslie Moonves. UN convenes a meeting in New York to discuss the situation in the country. Filed under: Leslie Moonves. Photo Gallery: The final assault on the Palace of dictator. So we tell you in minute by minute the intake of Tripoli. Chronology: seven months of Libyan conflict.

Retransmission of the Jazeera live. With the Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, even in unknown whereabouts, insurrectional managed this Tuesday to break the resistance of his fortress, where it seems that has escaped one of the last battles for definitive control of the capital. The red, green and black flag of the National Transitional Council already flies in the Presidential complex. According to rebel sources, almost all Tripoli is already in his possession, and only some light bulbs in different neighbourhoods of the city resist even the advance. Although the news are unclear, it appears that a party of armed men has managed to penetrate the interior of the presidential compound, where the din of bullets mixed with the cheers of triumph. The images provided by the Arab televisions shows groups of militiamen that they walk through the interior of the fortress, where apparently not hid nor Libyan leader nor their children. The rebels seek now, among rubble and columns of black smoke, loyal regime to disarm and symbols of the dictator who sweep. Green Plaza or martyrs according to the account of the Jazeera qatari television, despite the fact that soldiers opposed great resistance, and even managed to repel the first great assault against one of the doors of the enormous residence at first, then handed over the weapons to the rebels without major resistance. Different seems the situation in the neighbourhood of Mansoura and in the surroundings of the green square, where troops loyal to the dictator still present battle. According to witnesses quoted by Arab media, Qaddafi’s troops have attacked with heavy artillery the square itself Green – called by the rebel martyrs square – and projected this suspicions about the Declaration of the rebels that control the capital.

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