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In pictures: Gaddafi anniversary
A Libyan worker hangs Libya's green flag in Tripoli
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Tripoli is swathed in flags as Libya marks 34 years of Muammar Gaddafi's rule
Workers put a poster on Tripoli's main square
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Colonel Gaddafi has been in the driving seat since ousting King Idris in September 1969, aged 27
Libyan women carry placard praising Colonel Gaddafi
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The Libyan leader dedicated the anniversary to women, to mark their role in the revolution
Libyan female soldiers marching in Tripoli
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Women soldiers were in evidence at a military parade...
Libyan boys peer from their balcony to watch a military parade in Tripoli
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... while some boys watched the event from afar
Safiya Gaddafi attends a predominantly female military parade
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In a further tribute to women, the Libyan leader sent his wife to represent him at the celebrations
Gaddafi's house in Tripoli
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The authorities organised a tour of Colonel Gaddafi's house - bombed by US planes in April 1986
Poster blaming the US for the deaths of 101 people in the 1986 strikes in Libya
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The raids were a response to Libya's alleged role in terrorism - disputed by Tripoli


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