Topic: Muammar Gaddafi

Seamus Murphy—VII
Man on the Wire

TIME Looks Back at The Best Photos… of Photos from 2011

A look into a collection of news photos of photos, where blissful instants are lost among a sea of uncertainty, and moments from the past are frozen in the present, stark in the contrast between then and now.

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Yuri Kozyrev—NOOR for TIME
Photo Essay

The Battle for Tripoli: Photographs by Yuri Kozyrev

In Libya, the fall of a dictator came faster than anyone expected. After six months of fighting along what were often stagnated front lines, the rebels succeeded last week in overwhelming the forces of Col. Muammar Gaddafi to take control of the Libyan capital. TIME contract photographer Yuri Kozyrev captures the fall of Tripoli.

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Moises Saman—Magnum
Photo Essay

Theater of War: Inside Gaddafi’s Libya

From February 26th to April 7th, 2011, Moises Saman was one of the few western photographers allowed to work in Tripoli—as a “guest” of the Gaddafi regime.

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England
Closeup

The Best Pictures of the Week, May 20 – May 27

This week: Obama tours Europe, the Grimsvoetn volcano erupts; tornadoes and floods hit the US; fighting continues on Misratah’s frontline; a Slovakian hospital provides music therapy for newborn babies; and shuttle astronaut Andrew Fuestel walks in space.

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Anton Hammerl—PA Photos/Newscom
Profile

Anton Hammerl in Memoriam

South African photographer Anton Hammerl, missing in Libya since April 4th, was killed in Libya more than a month ago.

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Martyr cemetery in Tripoli
Photo Essay

Theater of War: Photographs by Christopher Morris

TIME photographer Christopher Morris documents what Libyan government minders have orchestrated, and beyond, capturing the subtleties of a closely watched society at war with itself.

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Portrait of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, by Platon
The Backstory

The Craziest Guy in the Room: A Portrait of Gaddafi by Platon

Three inches from one of the most notorious dictators in history, the photographer Platon focused tightly on the black eyes glaring at him through his lens. “There was nothing in them,” he said. “It’s like his soul had been scooped out of his head and taken away.”

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Yuri Kozyrev—NOOR for TIME
In Progress

Dispatch from Libya: Photographs by Yuri Kozyrev

Updated March 31, 2011
TIME contract photographer Yuri Kozyrev photographs the ongoing battle between rebels and Gaddafi forces in eastern Libya.

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A supporter of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi holds a poster overlooking a demonstration in Ban-Waled, March 23, 2011.
In Progress

Dispatch from Tripoli: Photographs by Christopher Morris

Despite massive airstrikes by the U.S. and its military allies, TIME contract photographer Christopher Morris remains in Tripoli, documenting the ongoing conflict and its aftermath.

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Gaddafi's Libya, Christopher Morris: Inside the Hotel Rixor in Tripoli.
Photo Essay

Gaddafi’s Libya: Photographs by Christopher Morris

Christopher Morris explores Gaddafi’s Libya, photographing the devout and the manufactured

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