Posted at 09:15 PM ET, 08/21/2011

Libya news: Rebels push into Tripoli (Live tweets, video)

Celebratations erupted in the streets of Tripoli, as Libyan rebels raced into the capital in a lightning advance, Moammar Gadhafi's defenders melted away and his 40-year rule appeared to rapidly crumble. (Alexandre Meneghini/ AP) | VIEW MORE PHOTOS
Libyan rebels have advanced to Tripoli and Moammar Gaddafi’s already tenuous grip appears to be weakening. Below are live updates from journalists on the ground in Libya (via journalist Mike Hill).

Below is live video from Libya via al-Jazeera English:

By T.J. Ortenzi  |  09:15 PM ET, 08/21/2011

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