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Libya / Fighting / Tripoli #1000348

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 21, 2011
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The battle for Tripoli against the forces of leader Muammar el-Kadhafi introduced.

(Tripoli: Richard Engel) How Tripoli is falling featured; scenes shown of the armed rebel march on the city, a crossfire on the highway, the fluid frontline, rescued rebels and an armed Libyan state TV anchor. [REBELĀ - says he will free the country.]

(Studio: Lester Holt; Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The possible US role in a transition to power in Libya, concerns about a rebel government, Kadhafi's likely whereabouts and developments in Syria where President Bashir al-Assad hopes to defuse things with reform promises discussed.

Holt, Lester;
Engel, Richard;
Mitchell, Andrea

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