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Video: Gadhafi forces renew assault on rebel town

Photos: Conflict in Libya, Week 15

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  1. Rebel fighters inspect a burning house in Yafran, about 60 miles southwest of the Libyan capital, on June 6. The rebels drove out Gadhafi forces there earlier in the day. (Youssef Boudlal / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  2. A rebel fighter removes a Libyan flag from a house previously held by government forces in Yafran on June 6. (Youssef Boudlal / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  3. In this photo taken on a government organized tour, a Libyan official points at a girl identified by officials as "Haneen" while he speaks to the media in a hospital in Tripoli, Libya, on June 5. Libyan officials claimed on Sunday that the girl was injured during a NATO airstrike; however, a small note later passed by a medic to a foreign reporter claimed the child was actually injured in a road traffic accident. (Ivan Sekretarev / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  4. A volunteer applies cement on the graves of soldiers loyal to Moammar Gadhafi, who have been buried at a cemetery in the west Libyan city of Misrata on June 5. Some 545 soldiers loyal to Gadhafi, who were killed in battles with rebel fighters, have been buried in Misrata according to Muslim rites since the start of the conflict. (Zohra Bensemra / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  5. Volunteer Mohammed Ali, right, shows aspiring camerawoman Fatima Khaled, 22, how to operate the camera at the office of Libya Al-Hurra (Free Libya), a rebel television studio, in Misrata, on June 5. The television studio is made of up of volunteers. (Zohra Bensemra / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
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    The body of a drowned refugee floats near a capsized ship that originated from Libya and which, according to the United Nations refugee agency, was transporting an estimated 850 refugees, approximately 22 miles north of the Tunisian islands of Kerkennah on Friday, June 4. The Geneva-based agency said Friday that at least 578 of the estimated 850 people on board, mostly from West Africa, Pakistan and Bangladesh, survived the Wednesday sinking, making it one of the worst and deadliest incidents in the Mediterranean so far this year. (Lindsay Mackenzie / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  7. An ophthalmologist examines the eyes of a Libyan refugee in a makeshift hospital tent at a refugee camp in Tataouine on June 3. (Anis Mili / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  8. Smoke billows from Tajura, a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli, after NATO warplanes launched intensive air raids on Tripoli and its eastern suburbs on June 4. (Mahmud Turkia / AFP - Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  9. A Libyan rebel fighter prepares anti-aircraft ammunition as he wears the cap of a pro-Moammar Gadhafi officer at Misrata's western front line, some 16 miles from the city center, on June 4. (Zohra Bensemra / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  10. Malak Al Shami, 6, who had a leg amputated after her house was hit by a rocket, jokes with nurses at a hospital in Misrata on June 3. Malak's house was hit by a rocket belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi on May 13. She lost her sister Rodaina, 1, and her brother Mohamed, 3, on the same day of the incident. (Zohra Bensemra / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  11. A boy scout wears a traffic police uniform, as he directs traffic on a street in Benghazi on June 2. Boy scouts are volunteering for the job, as there has been a lack of traffic police officers since the political conflict in the country began. (Mohammed Salem / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  12. Libyans inspect the site of a blast in the parking lot of the Tibesti hotel, used by rebel leaders, diplomats and journalists, in the eastern rebel stronghold of Benghazi on June 1. (Gianluigi Guercia / AFP - Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  13. A rebel army officer teaches Libyan women the use of weapons in Benghazi on June 1. (Mohammed Salem / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  14. A rebel fighter prepares tea on Misrata's western front line, some 16 miles from the city center on June 1. (Zohra Bensemra / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  15. Mourners pray at the funeral of Libyan rebel fighter Osama Fathy Ashour, 29, who was killed during battles with forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi, in Misrata, on May 31. (Wissam Saleh / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  16. Medics carry an injured rebel fighter at a field hospital near Misrata's western front line, on May 31. (Zohra Bensemra / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  17. Women mourn for their relative, a rebel fighter killed during a battle with forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi, during his funeral at Misrata's western front line on May 31. (Zohra Bensemra / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  18. Libyan rebel fighters bathe in an outdoor spring in Misrata, Libya, on May 31. (Wissam Saleh / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
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