Gaddafi's rule on verge of end Posted by: 3AW Radio | 22 August, 2011 - 7:15 AM Muammar Gaddafi's 42-year rule in Libya is crumbling as rebels launch a fierce street battle for Tripoli in a final push for victory. Rebels are now in the outer suburbs with reports some of the fighters are now withing seven kilometres of the centre of the city. Many locals have taken to the streets, welcoming the rebels. Two of his kids Captured; One is the one with Ph.D of Economics from University of London Reports: Gadhafi Security Surrenders, Sons Captured [h=2]EUPHORIC REBELS MEET LITTLE RESISTANCE AS THEY ENTER TRIPOLI[/h] By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted Aug 21, 2011 3:09 PM CDT | Updated Aug 21, 2011 5:07 PM CDT (NEWSER) As the Libya endgame continues, news is breaking quickly: A rebel leader tells the AP Seif al-Islam Gadhafi has been arrested, andReuters reports that Moammar Gadhafi's government is ready to negotiate with rebels. Earlier reports on Twitter stated that both of Gadhafi's sons had been captured (his eldest reportedly surrendered); that Gadhafi's securityand presidential guard have surrendered; and that hundreds of people are out on the streets of Tripoli celebrating. The Washington Post reports that Gadhafi's compound is basically surrounded and the rebel flag flies from many buildings. Earlier, Reuters reported that the rebels entered the capital with little resistance. Rebels say they currently control a handful of Tripoli neighborhoods. Gadhafi recently gave his second audio message in less than 24 hours on state TV, urging those in Tripoli to arm themselves and "fight for your politics, your oil, your land. I am with you in Tripolitogether until the ends of the earth," he shouted, sounding angry.Reuters also notes that he vowed to stay in Tripoli "until the end." He stated his fears that "they will burn Tripoli," but assured loyalists that "we will ... win." The AtlanticWire says that, according to Moussa Ibrahim, 1,300 people have been killed in 11 hours.