News

  • Still at large - opposition forces continue their hunt for long time leader Moammar Gadhafi, Aug. 27, 2011 (VOA - E. Arrott)
  • Many markets in the Libyan capital are empty, Aug. 27, 2011 (VOA - E. Arrott)
  • A Libyan child plays with a gun of the local militia. It is not loaded, Tripoli, August 27, 2011 (VOA - E. Arrott)
  • Sandbags protect the position of a local militia still wary of snipers, Tripoli, August 27, 2011 (VOA - E. Arrott)
  • A rare, unripped poster of Moammar Gadhafi on the streets of Tripoli, August 27, 2011 (VOA - E. Arrott)
  • A boy plays outside while an old man brings containers of water into his house. Parts of Tripoli have been without running water for days. August 27,2011 (VOA - J. Weeks)
  • A mosque in Tripoli, August 27, 2011 (VOA - J. Weeks)
  • A mosque in Tripoli, August 27, 2011 (VOA - J. Weeks)
  • A Gadhafi "Wanted" sign on the side of a trash can in Tripoli, August 27,2011 (VOA - J. Weeks)
  • A farmer turned fighter walking down the street in Tripoli, Augus 27,2011 (VOA - J. Weeks)
  • A man flashes "V" for victory in Tripoli, August 27, 2011 (VOA - J. Weeks)
  • A local militiaman gestures to a car to stop at a checkpoint in Tripoli. The militia reported recent sniper fire from the white apartment block behind them (right), August 27, 2011 (VOA - J. Weeks)
  • An abandoned mall in central Tripoli, August 27, 2011 (VOA - J. Weeks)
  • An empty open-air market in central Tripoli. The city has been suffering from water and food shortages, August 27, 2011 (VOA - J. Weeks)
  • People gather outside a mosque where a generator pumps water from an inside well, August 27, 2011 (VOA - J. Weeks)
  • Gadhafi posters and green pieces of clothes -- the color Gadhafi used to represent his government -- are strewn along the street in central Tripoli, August 27, 2011 (VOA - J. Weeks)

View from Tripoli - Aug. 28, 2011

Published August 27, 2011

VOA correspondents Elizabeth Arrott and James Brooke, along with photographer/videographer Japhet Weeks, have been reporting from Libya this past week and share images of what they've seen along the way.