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# gaddafi - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Victims of Libyan-sponsored IRA bombings publish own report on compensation bid
# Gaddafi
# Gaddafi

Victims of Libyan-sponsored IRA bombings publish own report on compensation bid

Apr 14th 2021, 7:05 AM 11,158 Views 22 Comments

The UK government refused to publish a Foreign Office ordered probe into efforts to secure payouts for the injured and bereaved.

# gaddafi - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Celebrations in Tripoli as Libyans mark 10th anniversary of uprising that led to overthrow of Gaddafi
# Arab Spring
# Arab Spring

Celebrations in Tripoli as Libyans mark 10th anniversary of uprising that led to overthrow of Gaddafi

Feb 17th 2021, 7:50 AM 9,786 Views 27 Comments

The oil-rich country has for years been split between rival administrations.

# gaddafi - Friday 21 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 21st 2018, 12:55 PM 8,285 Views 13 Comments

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
# Yvonne Fletcher
# Yvonne Fletcher

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

Nov 19th 2015, 10:08 PM 13,882 Views 4 Comments

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
# The Remnants
# The Remnants

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

Oct 4th 2015, 7:30 PM 21,616 Views 62 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi's compound will be turned into an amusement park

Jul 16th 2013, 7:48 PM 5,623 Views 21 Comments

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
# Lockerbie
# Lockerbie

Libya delays Lockerbie verdict on Gaddafi ministers

May 6th 2013, 4:06 PM 4,425 Views 3 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

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

Oct 21st 2012, 11:13 AM 2,457 Views 7 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

Evidence of mass murder after Gaddafi's death

Oct 17th 2012, 8:02 AM 5,962 Views 29 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan authorities crack down on lawless militias

Sep 23rd 2012, 1:28 PM 2,572 Views 1 Comment

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
# Libya
# Libya

Four dead in Libya after Benghazi clashes

Sep 22nd 2012, 11:55 AM 1,641 Views 8 Comments

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

# gaddafi - Thursday 2 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Thursday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Aug 2nd 2012, 8:00 PM 6,706 Views 4 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

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

Aug 1st 2012, 8:28 AM 3,229 Views 12 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

Amnesty fact-finding mission to Libya uncovers torture, killings

Jul 5th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,384 Views 9 Comments

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
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

May 11th 2012, 7:51 PM 3,462 Views 4 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

Wanted Gaddafi aide 'living in France', says Sarkozy

May 1st 2012, 3:15 PM 1,469 Views 2 Comments

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

# gaddafi - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Ex-Gaddafi official arrested in Mauritania
# Libya
# Libya

Ex-Gaddafi official arrested in Mauritania

Mar 17th 2012, 11:52 AM 708 Views 0 Comments

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
# Arsenal
# Arsenal

Libyan embassy hands over cache of guns and explosives

Feb 21st 2012, 6:18 PM 2,262 Views 2 Comments

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
# Arab Spring
# Arab Spring

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

Feb 16th 2012, 7:15 AM 1,566 Views 14 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

Libya calls for extradition of Gaddafi son

Feb 11th 2012, 5:05 PM 1,836 Views 2 Comments

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
# Mistake
# Mistake

ITV reprimanded for mistakenly showing 'IRA' video game footage

Jan 23rd 2012, 5:04 PM 4,263 Views 12 Comments

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
# Review 2011

RIP: The people who died in 2011

Dec 31st 2011, 6:00 PM 11,609 Views 61 Comments

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
# Review 2011

14 game-changing moments of 2011

Dec 27th 2011, 6:00 PM 6,116 Views 8 Comments

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
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

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

Dec 26th 2011, 6:00 PM 2,342 Views 3 Comments

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
# Review 2011

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011

Dec 26th 2011, 4:00 PM 2,848 Views 3 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

British investigators to travel to Libya over Lockerbie and police killing

Dec 8th 2011, 2:24 PM 827 Views 3 Comments

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
# Mexican Escape
# Mexican Escape

Gaddafi son and family plotted to escape to Mexico

Dec 7th 2011, 6:28 PM 2,147 Views 3 Comments

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
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Nov 30th 2011, 7:50 PM 3,847 Views 6 Comments

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
# London School Of Economics
# London School Of Economics

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

Nov 30th 2011, 6:13 PM 2,445 Views 14 Comments

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
# Syria
# Syria

UN human rights committee condemns Syrian rights violations

Nov 23rd 2011, 8:22 AM 612 Views 8 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

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

Nov 22nd 2011, 8:11 PM 1,226 Views 4 Comments

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
# Gaddafi

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

Nov 20th 2011, 2:10 PM 1,179 Views 3 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

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

Nov 19th 2011, 12:14 PM 1,716 Views 4 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

Rival Libyan groups clash outside Tripoli

Nov 13th 2011, 5:28 PM 329 Views 7 Comments

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
# Obama

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

Oct 26th 2011, 2:49 PM 825 Views 9 Comments

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
# Gaddafi
# Gaddafi

Libya: official says Gaddafi was buried at dawn

Oct 25th 2011, 10:58 AM 450 Views 2 Comments

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
# Gaddafi
# Gaddafi

Libyan leader orders investigation of Gaddafi death

Oct 24th 2011, 7:31 PM 368 Views 17 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi's body being kept in shopping centre freezer

Oct 21st 2011, 5:28 PM 3,166 Views 39 Comments

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?
# Gaddafi
# Gaddafi

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

Oct 21st 2011, 12:04 PM 4,205 Views 22 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Oct 21st 2011, 10:53 AM 5,906 Views 127 Comments

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?

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