Libyan Rebels Gain Control of Oil Refinery as Qaddafi Forces Flee

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ZAWIYAH, Libya -- Rebel fighters gained complete control on Thursday of the oil refinery in Zawiyah -- just a half hour's drive from Tripoli, the country's capital -- routing government soldiers after days of battle and advancing into other parts of this strategic port city still controlled by loyalists of Libya's increasingly isolated leader, Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi.

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