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#Gaddafi

# gaddafi - Friday 21 December, 2018

Questions remain over Lockerbie bombing as memorials are held to mark 30th anniversary

270 people were killed in the attack 30 years ago today.

# gaddafi - Thursday 19 November, 2015

WATCH: UK police release shocking new video of 1984 Libyan embassy shooting

A Libyan man has been arrested in connection with the killing of 25-year-old police officer Yvonne Fletcher.

# gaddafi - Sunday 4 October, 2015

A 'startling' €1.5 billion held in Irish banks can't be touched - because of this man

And almost €3 million is linked to Al Qaeda, Syria and Iran.

# gaddafi - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Gaddafi's compound will be turned into an amusement park

The Bab al-Aziziya compound covers several square hectares of prime real estate in central Tripoli.

# gaddafi - Monday 6 May, 2013

Libya delays Lockerbie verdict on Gaddafi ministers

The verdict in the case of two officials from the ousted dictator’s regime, who have been accused of “financial crimes” connected to compensation for the 1988 Lockerbie plane bombing, has been postponed today.

# gaddafi - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Libya claims arrest of ex-Gaddafi spokesperson, but he denies it

The public face of the Gaddafi regime, Moussa Ibrahim, has denied in audio message that he has been arrested but there has been no confirmation it is him.

# gaddafi - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Evidence of mass murder after Gaddafi's death

A new Human Rights Watch report suggests opposition militias summarily executed at least 66 captured members of Gaddafi’s convoy in the late dictator’s hometown of Sirte.

# gaddafi - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Libyan authorities crack down on lawless militias

Armed forces dislodged a militia from a military complex near Tripoli this morning as the crackdown spreads to the capital.

# gaddafi - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Four dead in Libya after Benghazi clashes

The deaths come as protests against the power of militias gather pace.

# gaddafi - Thursday 2 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# gaddafi - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Gaddafi's son: 'no justice' in trial if evidence from torture is used

Eldest son of the late dictator says he cannot get a fair trial in Libya.

# gaddafi - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Amnesty fact-finding mission to Libya uncovers torture, killings

Staff said they found evidence of electric shocks and beatings with bars, chains and cables.

# gaddafi - Friday 11 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

Our essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.

# gaddafi - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Wanted Gaddafi aide 'living in France', says Sarkozy

French president says Basher Saleh is living in exile in France.

# gaddafi - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Ex-Gaddafi official arrested in Mauritania

Former Libyan intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senoussi is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity.

# gaddafi - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Libyan embassy hands over cache of guns and explosives

The country’s embassy in Athens has given a large stash of Gaddafi-era weaponry up to authorities.

# gaddafi - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Armed militias in Libya are 'out of control', one year after uprising

A report by Amnesty International found torture, killings and war crimes are being carried out by the armed militas in Libya.

# gaddafi - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Libya calls for extradition of Gaddafi son

Al-Saadi Gaddafi fled to neighbouring Niger after Tripoli fell to rebel fighters.

# gaddafi - Monday 23 January, 2012

ITV reprimanded for mistakenly showing 'IRA' video game footage

The UK media regulator said ITV “breached audience trust” by showing footage purporting to be of an IRA attack – but which actually came from a video game.

# gaddafi - Saturday 31 December, 2011

RIP: The people who died in 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

RIP: The people who died in 2011

From Garret FitzGerald to Steve Jobs, we take a look at some of the people from politics, entertainment and sport who died this year.

# gaddafi - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

14 game-changing moments of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

14 game-changing moments of 2011

These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…

# gaddafi - Monday 26 December, 2011

#ge11, #Egypt, #tigerblood: the year in Twitter hashtags

From our own #aras11 to the devastation of the #Japan earthquake and tsunami, here’s how some of 2011′s most defining events were captured on Twitter…

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011

Anti-government protests first broke out in Tunisia, before inspiring similar movements across the Middle East and bringing down leaders in Egypt and Libya.

# gaddafi - Thursday 8 December, 2011

British investigators to travel to Libya over Lockerbie and police killing

Fletcher was fatally wounded by a bullet outside the Libyan embassy in London in 1984, and 270 people were killed in 1988′s Lockerbie bombing.

# gaddafi - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Gaddafi son and family plotted to escape to Mexico

The elaborate plan to bring Saadi Gaddafi to Mexico allegedly involved two Mexicans, a Canadian and a Danish suspect, all of whom have been detained

# gaddafi - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

London School of Economics accepted £1.5m gift from Gaddafi foundation

The Woolf inquiry into LSE’s links with Libya has criticised its former director for accepting the gift from the foundation run by Saif al-Islam Gaddafi – who holds an LSE PhD.

# gaddafi - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

UN human rights committee condemns Syrian rights violations

Meanwhile, the severely mutilated body of a journalist has been discovered just one day after he was arrested while filming anti-government protests near Homs.

# gaddafi - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

ICC wants Hague judges involved in trial of Gaddafi's son

Meanwhile, two Irish-based Libyan have reportedly been included in the new post-Muammar Gaddafi cabinet.

# gaddafi - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Gaddafi's son will be tried in Libya, says interim government Gaddafi This post contains videos

Gaddafi's son will be tried in Libya, says interim government

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says he wants to ensure Gaddafi will get a fair trial if tried in Libya.

# gaddafi - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam captured in Libya: report

Muammar and Safiya Gaddafi’s eldest son – the last of the ousted leader’s sons to remain unaccounted for – was reportedly found while his aides tried to smuggle him out of Libya.

# gaddafi - Sunday 13 November, 2011

Rival Libyan groups clash outside Tripoli

Four days of fighting has raised new concerns about the National Transitional Council’s ability to restore order after the country’s recent war.

# gaddafi - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Obama tells Jay Leno that Occupy movement is a result of 'frustration' Obama This post contains videos

Obama tells Jay Leno that Occupy movement is a result of 'frustration'

The US president appeared on the country’s highest-rated talk show to talk about Gaddafi, bin Laden, the Occupy Wall Street movement and Hillary Clinton as vice president…

# gaddafi - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Libya: official says Gaddafi was buried at dawn

He was buried with his son Muatassim and a top aide in a secret location, with a few relatives and officials in attendance.

# gaddafi - Monday 24 October, 2011

Libyan leader orders investigation of Gaddafi death

The US, Britain and international rights groups have been calling for an investigation into whether Libya’s former rebels killed a wounded Gaddafi after pulling him out of a drainage pipe in his hometown of Sirte.

# 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).

How and why did the west change its view of Gaddafi?

Regarded as an ally post 9/11, the western world’s view of Gaddafi changed drastically in a matter of months. Here’s what world leaders were saying about the Colonel then and what they say now.

Poll: Should Gaddafi corpse photos have made the front page? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Gaddafi corpse photos have made the front page?

Most newspapers – international and Irish – have opted to put graphic photos of a dying or dead Gaddafi on their cover this morning. How do you feel about seeing them there?

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

Watch: new video and details of moments after Gaddafi's capture emerge Gaddafi This post contains videos

Watch: new video and details of moments after Gaddafi's capture emerge

Accounts differ on just how exactly Gaddafi died.

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