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#Muammar Gaddafi

# muammar-gaddafi - Sunday 13 November, 2011

Rival Libyan groups clash outside Tripoli
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# 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.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Nov 13th 2011, 11:00 AM 81 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the world.

# muammar-gaddafi - Sunday 6 November, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Nov 6th 2011, 11:00 AM 65 Views 6 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the world.

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal
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# Syria

Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal

Nov 3rd 2011, 9:41 PM 201 Views 3 Comments

At least 12 people have been killed in the city of Homs today.

# muammar-gaddafi - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Another surprising fact about Muammar Gaddafi: he had a pen-pal
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From The Daily Edge
# Pen Friend

Another surprising fact about Muammar Gaddafi: he had a pen-pal

Nov 2nd 2011, 4:19 PM 2,041 Views 10 Comments

The former Libyan leader corresponded with a Jewish florist in New York for decades.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 31 October, 2011

Libya names new prime minister
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# Libya

Libya names new prime minister

Oct 31st 2011, 8:41 PM 203 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, NATO’s Secretary General is in Tripoli to mark the military organisation’s withdrawal from the country.

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 28 October, 2011

International Criminal Court dealing 'indirectly' with Gaddafi's son
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# Libya

International Criminal Court dealing 'indirectly' with Gaddafi's son

Oct 28th 2011, 5:28 PM 341 Views 4 Comments

The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court has said he is in indirect negotiations with Saif al-Islam Gaddafi.

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 27 October, 2011

UN mandate on Libya to cease next week
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# Libya

UN mandate on Libya to cease next week

Oct 27th 2011, 4:06 PM 106 Views 0 Comments

The United Nations has voted to lift the no-fly zone over Libya on October 31, as well as end its authorisation of military action to protect civilians.

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Oct 25th 2011, 8:14 PM 5,192 Views 10 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Gallagher’s war of words with SF over donation, the flood cleanup continues, Taoiseach still wants to cut the bailout bill… and was Muammar Gaddafi a Liverpool fan?

Huh? Was Muammar Gaddafi a secret Liverpool fan?
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From The42
# True Red?

Huh? Was Muammar Gaddafi a secret Liverpool fan?

Oct 25th 2011, 11:47 AM 8,093 Views 15 Comments

Evidence recovered from the villa where the Libyan dictator spent his final weeks hints at a link to the Anfield club.

Libya: official says Gaddafi was buried at dawn
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# 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.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 24 October, 2011

Libyan leader orders investigation of Gaddafi death
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# Gaddafi

Libyan leader orders investigation of Gaddafi death

Oct 24th 2011, 7:31 PM 370 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.

Clashing reports over rumours of Mubarak heart attack
# Egypt
# Egypt

Clashing reports over rumours of Mubarak heart attack

Oct 24th 2011, 4:23 PM 368 Views 2 Comments

There are conflicting reports that deposed president Hosni Mubarak suffered a heart attack on hearing news of Gaddafi’s death.

Plans for Sharia-based law in Libya unveiled
# Libya
# Libya

Plans for Sharia-based law in Libya unveiled

Oct 24th 2011, 12:14 PM 1,222 Views 60 Comments

Libya’s interim rulers have begun laying out their plans for their two-year transition to democracy – and said that Islamic Sharia law would be the “basic source” of legislation.

# muammar-gaddafi - Sunday 23 October, 2011

NTC declares to the world that Libya is liberated
# Libya
# Libya

NTC declares to the world that Libya is liberated

Oct 23rd 2011, 5:00 PM 1,375 Views 15 Comments

A historic day for Libya…the formal declaration has been made in Benghazi in front of tens of thousands of people today.

Autopsy reveals Gaddafi died by gunshot to head
# Libya
# Libya

Autopsy reveals Gaddafi died by gunshot to head

Oct 23rd 2011, 1:20 PM 715 Views 23 Comments

Meanwhile, it is being reported that the former dictator’s body will be handed back to his extended family following a deal with Libya’s interim government.

# muammar-gaddafi - Saturday 22 October, 2011

$200bn Gaddafi may have been the world's richest man
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# Libya

$200bn Gaddafi may have been the world's richest man

Oct 22nd 2011, 3:43 PM 4,340 Views 33 Comments

Muammar Gaddafi controlled bank accounts, corporate investments and property which easily outstripped those of anyone else.

Libya's liberation to be declared on Sunday
# Libya
# Libya

Libya's liberation to be declared on Sunday

Oct 22nd 2011, 11:42 AM 225 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril has said that elections will be held within eight months.

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 21 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Oct 21st 2011, 7:50 PM 1,249 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: TheJournal.ie meets the presidential candidates; the latest from Libya; and why you should be VERY careful while shopping for wine.

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 3,167 Views 40 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?
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# Gaddafi

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

Oct 21st 2011, 12:04 PM 4,212 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?
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# Your Say

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

Oct 21st 2011, 10:53 AM 5,909 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?

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

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

Oct 21st 2011, 8:22 AM 5,555 Views 38 Comments

Accounts differ on just how exactly Gaddafi died.

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 20 October, 2011

In pictures: Libyans in Ireland celebrate the death of Gaddafi
# Libyans In Ireland
# Libyans In Ireland

In pictures: Libyans in Ireland celebrate the death of Gaddafi

Oct 20th 2011, 9:58 PM 1,337 Views 24 Comments

O’Connell Street has been the scene of celebration for Libyans living in Ireland tonight.

Gaddafi son dead along with other loyalists as details of Sirte battle emerge
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# Gaddafi

Gaddafi son dead along with other loyalists as details of Sirte battle emerge

Oct 20th 2011, 9:40 PM 3,157 Views 13 Comments

Mutassim Gaddafi is reported to have been killed in Sirte today. The fate of other regime loyalists is unclear but some have also died.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Oct 20th 2011, 7:59 PM 1,793 Views 5 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Muammar Gaddafi is dead; the Race for the Áras continues apace with less than a week to polling day, and how one Tullamore pub is celebrating the death of a despot…

In pictures: Libya announces that Gaddafi is dead
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# Gaddafi

In pictures: Libya announces that Gaddafi is dead

Oct 20th 2011, 7:00 PM 1,380 Views 2 Comments

Celebrations have been seen on the streets of Libya as the interim government confirms that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has been killed.

"Wow...huh...": how the world reacted to Gaddafi's death
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# Gaddafi

"Wow...huh...": how the world reacted to Gaddafi's death

Oct 20th 2011, 5:39 PM 2,204 Views 16 Comments

Hillary Clinton, Ban Ki Moon and Eamon Gilmore have been among those reacting to the death of Muammar Gaddafi in Sirte today.

Libya – ‘We announce to the world that Muammar Gaddafi has been killed’
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# Gaddafi

Libya – ‘We announce to the world that Muammar Gaddafi has been killed’

Oct 20th 2011, 5:17 PM 8,019 Views 63 Comments

A video has emerged which claims to show Gaddafi’s corpse (not main picture here) as National Transitional Council in Libya confirms the ousted leader was captured and died of his wounds.

In pictures and videos: the life of 'mad dog' Muammar Gaddafi
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# Gaddafi

In pictures and videos: the life of 'mad dog' Muammar Gaddafi

Oct 20th 2011, 3:58 PM 2,635 Views 5 Comments

With the announcement of the former Libyan leader’s death in his home town of Sirte today we look back at the events which shaped him and his country…

Gaddafi's hometown taken by Libyan forces
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# Libya

Gaddafi's hometown taken by Libyan forces

Oct 20th 2011, 11:41 AM 164 Views 4 Comments

Libyan fighters for the interim government have reportedly hoisted their flag over the city of Sirte, the last hold-out of those loyal to former leader Muammar Gaddafi.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 17 October, 2011

Libyans bulldoze Gaddafi's Tripoli compound
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# Libya

Libyans bulldoze Gaddafi's Tripoli compound

Oct 17th 2011, 11:43 AM 113 Views 0 Comments

The revolutionary brigade said the area – once a “symbol of tyranny” – will be turned into a public park accessible to all Libyans.

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

The cost of a revolution? Libya's rulers open their books to reveal expenditure
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# Libya

The cost of a revolution? Libya's rulers open their books to reveal expenditure

Oct 11th 2011, 8:37 AM 762 Views 1 Comment

The interim government has publicly revealed spending details amid questions over its legitimacy. Meanwhile fighters in Sirte have made further gains.

# muammar-gaddafi - Sunday 9 October, 2011

Libyan rebels tighten grip on loyalist stronghold Sirte
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# Libya

Libyan rebels tighten grip on loyalist stronghold Sirte

Oct 9th 2011, 2:02 PM 155 Views 3 Comments

Revolutionary fighters have taken control of most of the town, one of the last remaining Gaddafi loyalist holdouts.

# muammar-gaddafi - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Fierce battle under way for Gaddafi's final stronghold
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# Libya

Fierce battle under way for Gaddafi's final stronghold

Oct 8th 2011, 3:00 PM 125 Views 0 Comments

Rebels are mounting a “final push” into Sirte, fighting running street battles with loyalist snipers.

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 7 October, 2011

Libyan forces launch attack on Gaddafi stronghold
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# Libya

Libyan forces launch attack on Gaddafi stronghold

Oct 7th 2011, 10:07 AM 96 Views 0 Comments

The country’s transitional government has launched the attack on Gaddafi’s hometown Sirte, using tank and mortar fire.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 3 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Oct 3rd 2011, 8:13 PM 1,332 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s fix: What’s been happening on the #Aras11 campaign trail; Amanda Knox learns her fate and who reckons they could be like the Queen of England?