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Moammar Gaddafi through the years

Moammar Gaddafi has ruled Libya for more than 40 years. Now, he is strongly rejecting opposition demands that he give up power, as anti-government demonstrators continue to push for his ouster.

 
 

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Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi is shown in uniform in this 1970 photo. He has controlled Libya since he came to power in a bloodless 1969 military coup.


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