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#Muammar Gaddafi

# muammar-gaddafi - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Ireland considered sanctions on Gaddafi's Libya over IRA support but was worried about beef

Ireland had built up a valuable beef export partnership with Libya.

# muammar-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.

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 23 December, 2016

Two men used fake weapons to hijack Libyan plane

They had claimed to have a grenade when they took over the plane, which had over 100 people on board.

# muammar-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.

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 16 July, 2015

The bizarre story of how Gaddafi almost bought a big chunk of Bank of Ireland

Irish government officials went to Libya to talk about a potential deal – but Libya didn’t feel ‘comfortable’ with Ireland’s handling of the financial crisis.

# muammar-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.

# muammar-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.

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Sarkozy faces a slew of legal inquiries in French court

France’s ex-president is being questioned about media spying, cash from Muammar Gaddafi, the ‘Karachi’ affair and financial backing from Liliane Bettencourt.

# muammar-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.

# muammar-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.

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 13 September, 2012

US sends Marines to Libya as it considers possible 9/11 link to attack

The attacks that led to the death of the US Ambassador to Libya may have been a plot to coincide with the September 11 anniversary.

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 6 September, 2012

New report alleges Gaddafi's enemies were waterboarded by CIA Waterboarding This post contains videos

New report alleges Gaddafi's enemies were waterboarded by CIA

Human Rights Watch are alleging that at least one opponent of Muammar Gaddafi was waterboarded during George Bush’s presidency.

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 2 August, 2012

# muammar-gaddafi - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Liberal alliance ahead in Libya's first post-Gaddafi elections

The structure of the new interim parliament means that the result is still uncertain as a broadly liberal coalition secured more seats than the Islamist parties.

# muammar-gaddafi - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Voting begins in Libya's first free elections in 50 years

The elections are the first to be held since the ousting of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi but there are fears that violence could disrupt the voting.

# muammar-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.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 14 May, 2012

NATO criticised after investigation confirms 72 deaths from Libya air strikes

A third of the civilians who died from the air strikes on the country last year were under 18 with NATO not yet having paid any compensation.

# muammar-gaddafi - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Movies, MPs and Angry Birds: the week in statistics

Plus: How long it takes to ruin a two-hour debate, and the number of people who’d rather pick a convict than Obama.

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 11 May, 2012

Apology after family denies Thatcher and Gaddafi were guests of Haughey

Promotional material for the sale of the former home of ex-Taoiseach Charles Haughey incorrectly stated that Margaret Thatcher and Colonel Gaddafi were once guests at the mansion.

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 10 May, 2012

In pictures: Haughey's former mansion at Abbeville on sale for €7.5m Property Porn This post contains images

In pictures: Haughey's former mansion at Abbeville on sale for €7.5m

It once played host to Luciano Pavarotti…

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Wanted Gaddafi aide 'living in France', says Sarkozy

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

# muammar-gaddafi - Sunday 18 March, 2012

Why has the world not intervened in Syria?

A number of Middle East experts tell why Syria is not Libya.

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Syria: Defiant Assad vows to carry on fight against 'foreign-backed terrorism'

The military crackdown has turned to southern Daraa province, where the uprising began a year ago as pro-Assad troops shelled a village there and clashed with military defectors.

Eastern Libya declares semi-autonomous region

Local leaders said they want their region to remain part of a united Libya but insisted the move was needed to stop decades of discrimination against the east.

# muammar-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.

# muammar-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.

# muammar-gaddafi - Sunday 29 January, 2012

One year on: what has the Arab Spring changed?’s guide to how what has changed (or not) in Bahrain, Syria, Libya, Egypt, Yemen and Tunisia since the uprisings.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 23 January, 2012

Gaddafi loyalists 'seize control' of Libyan city

Yes, you read that right. Fighters loyal to the former dictator have clashed with the country’s new rulers, sparking fears of further civil war.

# muammar-gaddafi - Saturday 14 January, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

ICC deadline looms for news on Saif Gaddafi

Today marks the deadline for Libya’s government to provide information to the International Criminal Court on the health and status of Mummar Gaddfi’s son – if it fails to do so it may be referred to the UN Security Council.

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Libyan NTC publishes first plans for writing new constitution

Plans to elect a constitutional assembly come as the country teeters on the possibly of a war between rival militias.

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 30 December, 2011

Gaddafi, KJI, Mubarak and Ben Ali: why 2011 was a bad year for dictators

And who might be under threat in 2012…

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

2011: The year of resignations

Undone by sex scandals, economic failures, uprisings and other controversies, an astonishing number of high-profile figures resigned from their various posts in the past 12 months.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 26 December, 2011

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.

# muammar-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

# muammar-gaddafi - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

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.

# muammar-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.

# muammar-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.

# muammar-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.

# muammar-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.

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