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#Muammar Gaddafi

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 3 December, 2021

Court says Gaddafi's son can contest Libya's presidential election, overturning disqualification
# Tripoli
# Tripoli

Court says Gaddafi's son can contest Libya's presidential election, overturning disqualification

Dec 3rd 2021, 9:10 AM 15,152 Views 17 Comments

Seif al-Islam, once the heir-apparent to his father, had been barred because of past convictions for violence against protesters.

# muammar-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 9,802 Views 27 Comments

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

# muammar-gaddafi - Saturday 29 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 29th 2018, 8:00 PM 22,660 Views 45 Comments

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
# Scotland
# Scotland

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

Dec 21st 2018, 12:55 PM 8,313 Views 13 Comments

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
# Gaddafi Supporters
# Gaddafi Supporters

Two men used fake weapons to hijack Libyan plane

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:35 PM 40,790 Views 70 Comments

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
# 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 21,683 Views 62 Comments

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
# Mo Money Mo Problems
# Mo Money Mo Problems

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

Jul 16th 2015, 4:11 PM 25,637 Views 32 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi's compound will be turned into an amusement park

Jul 16th 2013, 7:48 PM 5,663 Views 21 Comments

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
# Lockerbie
# Lockerbie

Libya delays Lockerbie verdict on Gaddafi ministers

May 6th 2013, 4:06 PM 4,435 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.

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Sarkozy faces a slew of legal inquiries in French court
# Sacrebleu
# Sacrebleu

Sarkozy faces a slew of legal inquiries in French court

Nov 22nd 2012, 2:48 PM 2,948 Views 9 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

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

Oct 21st 2012, 11:13 AM 2,468 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.

# muammar-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 5,981 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.

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 13 September, 2012

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

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

Sep 13th 2012, 8:22 AM 4,582 Views 24 Comments

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
# Waterboarding

New report alleges Gaddafi's enemies were waterboarded by CIA

Sep 6th 2012, 9:20 PM 6,912 Views 27 Comments

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

Have you had an email from Colonel Gaddafi's wife?
# Mrs G
From The Daily Edge
# Mrs G

Have you had an email from Colonel Gaddafi's wife?

Aug 2nd 2012, 10:33 AM 14,775 Views 35 Comments

“I am writing this mail with tears and sorrow from my heart.”

# muammar-gaddafi - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

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

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

Jul 18th 2012, 10:26 AM 1,128 Views 4 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

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

Jul 7th 2012, 10:22 AM 1,349 Views 5 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

Amnesty fact-finding mission to Libya uncovers torture, killings

Jul 5th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,393 Views 9 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

NATO criticised after investigation confirms 72 deaths from Libya air strikes

May 14th 2012, 8:44 AM 823 Views 6 Comments

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
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Movies, MPs and Angry Birds: the week in statistics

May 12th 2012, 7:30 PM 3,368 Views 2 Comments

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
# Abbeville
# Abbeville

Apology after family denies Thatcher and Gaddafi were guests of Haughey

May 11th 2012, 5:35 PM 6,435 Views 24 Comments

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
# Property Porn

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

May 10th 2012, 9:36 AM 20,107 Views 48 Comments

It once played host to Luciano Pavarotti…

# muammar-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 1,473 Views 2 Comments

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?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Why has the world not intervened in Syria?

Mar 18th 2012, 8:45 AM 5,119 Views 28 Comments

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

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

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

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

Mar 6th 2012, 10:30 PM 1,792 Views 8 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

Eastern Libya declares semi-autonomous region

Mar 6th 2012, 8:39 PM 1,893 Views 8 Comments

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
# Arsenal
# Arsenal

Libyan embassy hands over cache of guns and explosives

Feb 21st 2012, 6:18 PM 2,274 Views 2 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

Libya calls for extradition of Gaddafi son

Feb 11th 2012, 5:05 PM 1,849 Views 2 Comments

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?
# Arab Spring
# Arab Spring

One year on: what has the Arab Spring changed?

Jan 29th 2012, 9:15 AM 1,777 Views 5 Comments

TheJournal.ie’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
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi loyalists 'seize control' of Libyan city

Jan 23rd 2012, 5:52 PM 2,786 Views 17 Comments

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

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

ICC deadline looms for news on Saif Gaddafi
# Libya
# Libya

ICC deadline looms for news on Saif Gaddafi

Jan 10th 2012, 2:49 PM 1,657 Views 1 Comment

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
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan NTC publishes first plans for writing new constitution

Jan 3rd 2012, 8:45 PM 2,029 Views 2 Comments

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
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

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

Dec 30th 2011, 3:00 PM 1,838 Views 3 Comments

And who might be under threat in 2012…

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

2011: The year of resignations
# Bye Bye
# Bye Bye

2011: The year of resignations

Dec 27th 2011, 10:00 AM 1,839 Views 1 Comment

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
# Review 2011

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011

Dec 26th 2011, 4:00 PM 2,872 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.

# muammar-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 2,168 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

# muammar-gaddafi - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

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 2,499 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.

# muammar-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 620 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.

# muammar-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 1,243 Views 4 Comments

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

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