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Libya: 3/18 in Photos

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Libyans celebrate in the main square. The U.N. Security Council voted Thursday to impose a no-fly zone over Libya to protect civilians from attacks by Moammar Gadhafi's forces, hours after the Libyan leader vowed to crush the rebellion.
Libyans celebrate in the main square. The U.N. Security Council voted Thursday to impose a no-fly zone over Libya to protect civilians from attacks by Moammar Gadhafi's forces, hours after the Libyan leader vowed to crush the rebellion.
A Libyan rebel flashes the victory sign as he arrives with his weapon to the frontline in Sultan, Libya.
Libyan rebels pray in the desert.

Two British RAF AWAC planes wait on the ground as another RAF plane flies past at Akrotiri a British military base. Britain will send Typhoon and Tornado fighter jets to air bases to prevent Moammar Gadhafi's forces from mounting air strikes against anti-government rebels in Libya, Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday. The promise of action came after the U.N. Security Council approved a no-fly zone Thursday over Libya, the legal requirement paving the way for military action. Libya responded to the diplomatic onslaught by declaring an immediate cease-fire, firmly pushing the ball back to the allies.
A display screen shows the no fly zone, in blue, of Libya on a screen at Eurocontrol in Brussels. Libya has closed its air space to all traffic.