Libya War: Stunning Photos In The Desert (PHOTOS)

10/22/2011 01:23 pm ET | Updated Dec 22, 2011

With the fall of Sirte and the death of Muammar Gaddafi, months of brutal war in Libya appear to be drawing to a close. Libyan leaders are expected to proclaim the country "liberated" on Sunday, starting a long process of government formation.

Photographers documented the month-long conflict, from the first protests in Benghazi to the defeat of Sirte this week. HuffPost World shares 15 of the most powerful photos from the fighting in Libya's desert and cities.

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