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#Colonel Gaddafi

# colonel-gaddafi - Thursday 2 August, 2012

# colonel-gaddafi - Friday 21 October, 2011

Gaddafi's body being kept in shopping centre freezer

The dictator’s remains have reportedly been hidden there to keep them safe from angry crowds. (Warning: extremely graphic image).

# colonel-gaddafi - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

Video: Libyan rebels take Gaddafi compound - but no sign of Muammar Libya This post contains videos

Video: Libyan rebels take Gaddafi compound - but no sign of Muammar

Smoke is rising this evening from the Bab al-Aiziya complex as rebels celebrate by firing into the air.

# colonel-gaddafi - Sunday 3 July, 2011

Column: 'Writing is a way to fight those who want people silenced'

Libyan author Hisham Matar, whose father was ‘disappeared’ by Gaddafi 21 years ago, says writing is a political act – and that the Irish know that better than anyone.

# colonel-gaddafi - Monday 27 June, 2011

ICC to decide on Gaddafi arrest warrant

Meanwhile, the NATO bombardment of the country has entered its symbolic 100th day.

# colonel-gaddafi - Thursday 16 June, 2011

From The42 Olympic officials set to withold Gaddafi tickets 'until situation becomes clearer' No Entry

Olympic officials set to withold Gaddafi tickets 'until situation becomes clearer'

Following an intervention from David Cameron, it has been confiirmed that Gaddafi or his affiliates will not be issued tickets.

# colonel-gaddafi - Monday 13 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Checkmates: Colonel Gaddafi plays chess with renowned Russian eccentric Gaddafi

Checkmates: Colonel Gaddafi plays chess with renowned Russian eccentric

With few friends in the west, Gaddafi took on the president of the World Chess Federation in Libya on Sunday.

# colonel-gaddafi - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

NATO bombards Libya in heaviest strikes so far 'killing three and wounding dozens'

A government spokesman said NATO had targeted buildings used by volunteers in the Libyan army but the alliance said it targeted a storage facility supplying those who carry out attacks on civilians.

# colonel-gaddafi - Saturday 30 April, 2011

Gaddafi offers truce and negotiations in Libya but no sign of stepping down

Appearing on state television, the Libyan leader was more conciliatory than usual but NATO’s airstrikes continued in the capital of Tripoli as pro-Gaddafi forces continued to shell the besieged city of Misrata.

# colonel-gaddafi - Saturday 16 April, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know before 9am: Gardaí make five arrests in relation to a massive drugs haul; good news for cash-strapped ESB customers; presidential elections in Nigeria; and Stephen Fry is prepared to go to prison.

# colonel-gaddafi - Friday 18 March, 2011

No-fly zone over Libya approved by UN

UN members voted on the no-fly zone last night, which came hours after Gaddafi vowed to crush the rebellion in his country.

# colonel-gaddafi - Friday 11 March, 2011

Libya latest: Pro-Gaddafi forces appear to be turning the tide of rebel revolt

Forces loyal to the embattled leader have retaken the previously rebel controlled city of Zawiya and are gaining in strength as the EU fails to make progress on possible action in the country.

# colonel-gaddafi - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Gaddafi working on a deal to step down as Libyan leader according to opposition

A spokesperson for Gaddafi has denounced the reports of talks with the opposition.

# colonel-gaddafi - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Garda Ombudsman to investigate circumstances of man’s suspected suicide in Kerry after negotiations with gardaí; Galway West count finishes 73 hours after it begun, and the future of Slane is under threat.

# colonel-gaddafi - Sunday 27 February, 2011

Irish government sought bank bailout from Libya

A report says that Brian Lenihan knew of a visit to Libya to secure funding for troubled Irish banks.

# colonel-gaddafi - Friday 25 February, 2011

US to impose 'unilateral and multilateral' sanctions against Libya as unrest continues

Earlier, embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi appeared defiant on state television.

# colonel-gaddafi - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Ten things you should know about Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi

What you need to know about one of the world’s longest serving leaders.

Colonel Gaddafi under pressure as Obama condemns Libya violence

The Libyan leader could speak on state TV again today with reports of opposition gaining towns and cities across the country.

Irish Air Corps to make second attempt to evacuate Irish people in Libya

The Department of Foreign Affairs will attempt to put a crisis management team including the Irish Ambassador to Italy on the ground in Tripoli today.

# colonel-gaddafi - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Air Corps plane leaves Tripoli – but no Irish on board

An Irish Air Corps plane left Tripoli without any Irish passengers on board, a government spokesman confirmed.

Gaddafi vows to crush the revolt "house by house" as protests escalate Libya This post contains videos

Gaddafi vows to crush the revolt "house by house" as protests escalate

As reports emerge of key government resignations and troops aligning with protesters, other countries prepare to evacuate their citizens from Libya.

In photos: Irish Defence Forces fly to Libya to evacuate Irish citizens Libya This post contains images

In photos: Irish Defence Forces fly to Libya to evacuate Irish citizens

Two Air Corps planes with nine crew have arrived in Malta to await go-ahead to evacuate about 40 Irish people from Malta, as over a dozen other governments prepare to evacuate their citizens.

# colonel-gaddafi - Monday 21 February, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Fine Gael experiences a surge in support; son of Libyan leader warns the country is on the brink of a civil war in which thousands could die; and the separated husband of the Irishwoman who won €17 million on the New York lotto is to sue her for his share.

# colonel-gaddafi - Sunday 20 February, 2011

Efforts to evacuate Irish citizens from centre of Libyan protests

About 900 protesters have been brought into one hospital in Benghazi, mostly suffering from gunshot wounds. A total of 40 Irish nationals are known to be in the country – with six located near the centre of the protests.

# colonel-gaddafi - Friday 18 February, 2011

Take 5: Friday

Five things you need to know: an unforeseen increase in mortgage defaults, an unforeseeable increase in forest fires, but no planned flattening of Liberty Hall for now.