24 September, 2014 / Ziqa'ad 28, 1435

How would you feel when there is a war going on in your front yard? Despair, eagerness, or patriotism? Well, Libyans’ eyes tell it all.

An elderly Libyan woman who fled fighting weeps as she sits at the side of a street in Misrata. ? Photo by AFP
An elderly Libyan woman who fled fighting weeps as she sits at the side of a street in Misrata. ? Photo by AFP
A Libyan rebel fighter looks out through a makeshift vehicle window made of plastic sheeting before heading to the frontline. ? Photo by AP
A Libyan rebel fighter looks out through a makeshift vehicle window made of plastic sheeting before heading to the frontline. ? Photo by AP
Young girls look through a window of their family car while entering Benghazi as they fled Ajdabiya on rumours that loyalist forces were at the gates of the town. ? Photo by AFP
Young girls look through a window of their family car while entering Benghazi as they fled Ajdabiya on rumours that loyalist forces were at the gates of the town. ? Photo by AFP
A Libyan rebel fighter stands in the desert outside of Ajdabiya. ? Photo by AFP
A Libyan rebel fighter stands in the desert outside of Ajdabiya. ? Photo by AFP
An armed Libyan soldier loyal to Muammar Qadhafi is seen on a street under their control in Mistrata. ? Photo by AP
An armed Libyan soldier loyal to Muammar Qadhafi is seen on a street under their control in Mistrata. ? Photo by AP
Children play on a tank in Benghazi. ? Photo by Reuters
Children play on a tank in Benghazi. ? Photo by Reuters
Young Libyan boys with toy guns stand with a girl holding a Libyan pre-Qadhafi flag. ? Photo by AP
Young Libyan boys with toy guns stand with a girl holding a Libyan pre-Qadhafi flag. ? Photo by AP
A boy touches the coffin of a man killed in Thursday's Nato air strike. ? Photo by Reuters
A boy touches the coffin of a man killed in Thursday's Nato air strike. ? Photo by Reuters
Libyan men gather for prayer in Ajdabiya's only open mosque on Friday. ? Photo by AFP
Libyan men gather for prayer in Ajdabiya's only open mosque on Friday. ? Photo by AFP
Libyan men gather for prayer. ? Photo by AFP
Libyan men gather for prayer. ? Photo by AFP
A man walks on a deserted street in Ajdabiya, along with a couple of dogs. ? Photo by AFP
A man walks on a deserted street in Ajdabiya, along with a couple of dogs. ? Photo by AFP
A Libyan rebel fighter, with one of his eye bandaged, flashes a victory sign. ? Photo by AP
A Libyan rebel fighter, with one of his eye bandaged, flashes a victory sign. ? Photo by AP
A Libyan Muslim priest recites verses from the holy Quran for their victory as a rebel fighter sleeps next to him in Ajdabia. ? Photo by AP
A Libyan Muslim priest recites verses from the holy Quran for their victory as a rebel fighter sleeps next to him in Ajdabia. ? Photo by AP
A Libyan rebel fighter sits on a mattress placed on the road leading to Brega at a checkpoint in Ajdabia. ? Photo by AP
A Libyan rebel fighter sits on a mattress placed on the road leading to Brega at a checkpoint in Ajdabia. ? Photo by AP
Women attend Friday prayers in front of the court house in Benghazi. ? Photo by Reuters
Women attend Friday prayers in front of the court house in Benghazi. ? Photo by Reuters
A rebel fighter uses binoculars at Ajdabiyah western gate. ? Photo by Reuters
A rebel fighter uses binoculars at Ajdabiyah western gate. ? Photo by Reuters

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Celi
Apr 11, 2011 04:40pm
It's sad. I was there when it all started. I'm lucky to have left in the nick of time. I'm worried about many friends I left behind. Libyans are very nice and generous people. I wish them the best.