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#Muammar Gaddafi

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 3 October, 2011

Gaddafi wanted to be 'like the Queen of England'
# Gaddafi
# Gaddafi

Gaddafi wanted to be 'like the Queen of England'

Oct 3rd 2011, 3:33 PM 796 Views 7 Comments

An investigation into the six-month campaign to overthrow the now fugitive Colonel has revealed his desperate attempts to retain some semblance of control.

# muammar-gaddafi - Sunday 2 October, 2011

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Oct 2nd 2011, 11:00 AM 61 Views 2 Comments

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

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Libyan rebels said to have captured airport in Gaddafi stronghold of Sirte
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan rebels said to have captured airport in Gaddafi stronghold of Sirte

Sep 29th 2011, 2:11 PM 175 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the ousted leader is reportedly being sheltered by nomadic tribesman in the Sahara desert.

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

UK broadcaster mistakes computer game attack for real 'IRA film'
# Oops
# Oops

UK broadcaster mistakes computer game attack for real 'IRA film'

Sep 27th 2011, 6:27 PM 2,374 Views 21 Comments

The ITV documentary showed footage of a helicopter being shot down – but the clip came from a 2009 video game.

# muammar-gaddafi - Sunday 25 September, 2011

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Sep 25th 2011, 11:00 AM 65 Views 0 Comments

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

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 22 September, 2011

Gaddafi strongholds fall but battles continue for Sirte and Bani Walid
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi strongholds fall but battles continue for Sirte and Bani Walid

Sep 22nd 2011, 12:29 PM 315 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, the US ambassador is back in Tripoli as the US reopens its diplomatic offices there.

# muammar-gaddafi - Saturday 17 September, 2011

Libya: Fierce battles continue for Gaddafi strongholds
# Libya
# Libya

Libya: Fierce battles continue for Gaddafi strongholds

Sep 17th 2011, 6:25 PM 116 Views 2 Comments

In Bani Walid and Gaddafi’s hometown of Sirte the resistance continues. The whereabouts of the Colonel himself remain unknown.

UN approves Libya seat for former rebels
# Libya
# Libya

UN approves Libya seat for former rebels

Sep 17th 2011, 2:11 PM 133 Views 1 Comment

The UN gave strong backing to Libya’s former rebels yesterday by handing their National Transitional Council the country’s UN seat.

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Cameron and Sarkozy visit Libya
# Libya
# Libya

Cameron and Sarkozy visit Libya

Sep 15th 2011, 8:36 AM 154 Views 7 Comments

The leaders of France and Britain are travelling to Libya today to welcome country’s new rulers – however fighting is still continuing between NTC forces and Gaddafi loyalists.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 12 September, 2011

Confirmed: Gaddafi's son flees across border to Niger
# Libya
# Libya

Confirmed: Gaddafi's son flees across border to Niger

Sep 12th 2011, 7:16 AM 379 Views 1 Comment

Authorities in Niger have announced that al-Saadi Gaddafi was captured by a military patrol after escaping from Libya.

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Libyan troop convoy reaches Niger and heads for capital but is Gaddafi with them?
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan troop convoy reaches Niger and heads for capital but is Gaddafi with them?

Sep 6th 2011, 11:42 AM 233 Views 0 Comments

Gaddafi remains popular amongst some African tribes for his previous financial backing of them.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 5 September, 2011

Chinese companies deny breaking arms embargo in Libya
# China
# China

Chinese companies deny breaking arms embargo in Libya

Sep 5th 2011, 10:00 PM 209 Views 1 Comment

China has confirmed that representatives of Muammar Gaddafi visited the country seeking to buy arms in July, but says no weaponry was shipped – an assertion that the Libyan opposition has challenged.

# muammar-gaddafi - Sunday 4 September, 2011

Libya: Talks fail over surrender of pro-Gaddafi forces in Bani Walid stronghold
# Libya
# Libya

Libya: Talks fail over surrender of pro-Gaddafi forces in Bani Walid stronghold

Sep 4th 2011, 7:00 PM 255 Views 1 Comment

Opposition fighters stationed outside the town are waiting for the green light to launch a final assault on one of the last Gaddafi strongholds.

# muammar-gaddafi - Saturday 3 September, 2011

Documents reveal Gaddafi regime's ties to CIA
# Rendition
# Rendition

Documents reveal Gaddafi regime's ties to CIA

Sep 3rd 2011, 6:06 PM 868 Views 8 Comments

The US’s Central Intelligence Agency worked closely with the Gaddafi regime in the rendition of terror suspects, documents show.

Libya's interim authority pledges move to Tripoli next week
# Libya
# Libya

Libya's interim authority pledges move to Tripoli next week

Sep 3rd 2011, 12:23 PM 143 Views 2 Comments

Pro-Gaddafi forces continue to hold out in three areas of the country as the interim National Transitional Council promises democracy within 20 months.

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 2 September, 2011

Gaddafi: "I won't surrender"
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi: "I won't surrender"

Sep 2nd 2011, 7:25 AM 251 Views 12 Comments

The Libyan leader said that he and his forces are “not like women” and will keep on fighting.

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Leaders meet to discuss Libya's next step as Gaddafi brothers differ over conflict
# Libya
# Libya

Leaders meet to discuss Libya's next step as Gaddafi brothers differ over conflict

Sep 1st 2011, 7:59 AM 164 Views 0 Comments

Saif al-Islam and Saadi Gaddafi has words of defiance and acceptance last night as world leaders will focus on the future of Libya in Paris today.

# muammar-gaddafi - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Rebels 'closing in' on Gaddafi
# Libya
# Libya

Rebels 'closing in' on Gaddafi

Aug 31st 2011, 8:58 AM 144 Views 0 Comments

The rebels have given pro-Gaddafi forces a deadline of Saturday to complete negotiations and surrender.

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

New granddaughter for Gaddafi after family flees to Algeria
# Libya
# Libya

New granddaughter for Gaddafi after family flees to Algeria

Aug 30th 2011, 4:03 PM 1,873 Views 2 Comments

Former UN Goodwill Ambassador Aisha Gaddafi, who was part of Saddam Hussein’s legal defence team in 2003, gave birth to a baby girl in Algeria today.

Libya demands return of Gaddafi family - and issues deadline for surrender
# Libya
# Libya

Libya demands return of Gaddafi family - and issues deadline for surrender

Aug 30th 2011, 1:57 PM 392 Views 5 Comments

Rebel leaders want Gaddafi’s wife and three children to be returned by Algeria, where they fled yesterday.

Gaddafi family flees Libya for Algeria
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi family flees Libya for Algeria

Aug 30th 2011, 7:31 AM 402 Views 1 Comment

His wife and three of his children have arrived in Algeria amid calls for them to be brought back to Libya to be tried before Libyan courts.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 29 August, 2011

Gaddafi's family flees to Algeria
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi's family flees to Algeria

Aug 29th 2011, 8:28 PM 737 Views 3 Comments

The Algerian government says that Gaddafi’s wife, daughter, sons and grandchildren crossed over the border today.

Libyan rebels can't find 'up to 50,000' political prisoners
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan rebels can't find 'up to 50,000' political prisoners

Aug 29th 2011, 8:30 AM 292 Views 0 Comments

The incoming administration says it can’t account for tens of thousands of people arrested for anti-Gaddafi protests.

# muammar-gaddafi - Sunday 28 August, 2011

Gaddafi offers to negotiate with rebels as shortages cripple Tripoli
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi offers to negotiate with rebels as shortages cripple Tripoli

Aug 28th 2011, 10:29 AM 188 Views 1 Comment

Gaddafi’s spokesperson has said that the leader, whose whereabouts is unknown, is willing to enter power transfer talks.

# muammar-gaddafi - Saturday 27 August, 2011

Concern for conditions in Tripoli as horror of hospital in Abu Salim revealed
# Libya
# Libya

Concern for conditions in Tripoli as horror of hospital in Abu Salim revealed

Aug 27th 2011, 11:39 AM 252 Views 3 Comments

Conditions inside some parts of Tripoli are described as dreadful as concern grows for the humanitarian needs of people in the Libyan capital.

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 26 August, 2011

Gaddafi's last stand? NATO attacks suspected bunker in hometown
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi's last stand? NATO attacks suspected bunker in hometown

Aug 26th 2011, 8:15 PM 372 Views 15 Comments

Tripoli celebrates – though clashes continue – while NATO forces pound what is believed to be Muammar Gaddafi’s last hideout.

Libya's NTC moves to Tripoli as details of Gaddafi's bid to save regime revealed
# Libya
# Libya

Libya's NTC moves to Tripoli as details of Gaddafi's bid to save regime revealed

Aug 26th 2011, 7:31 AM 232 Views 1 Comment

New documents also reveal that Gaddafi’s adopted daughter, thought to have died 25 years ago, is alive.

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Libya: Battles rage in Gaddafi strongholds as missed chance to capture leader revealed
# Libya
# Libya

Libya: Battles rage in Gaddafi strongholds as missed chance to capture leader revealed

Aug 25th 2011, 2:03 PM 180 Views 6 Comments

Tripoli is under rebel control but pockets of Libya remain in the hands of pro-Gaddafi forces as it’s revealed that rebels missed their chance to capture him on Wednesday.

And how do you spell that? G.A.T.H.A.F.I.
# G.A.T.H.A.F.I.
# G.A.T.H.A.F.I.

And how do you spell that? G.A.T.H.A.F.I.

Aug 25th 2011, 10:34 AM 648 Views 5 Comments

Libyan rebels discover the elusive leader’s passport – and uncover the ‘correct’ spelling of his name.

Battles continue in Libya but still no sign of Gaddafi
# Libya
# Libya

Battles continue in Libya but still no sign of Gaddafi

Aug 25th 2011, 8:09 AM 125 Views 2 Comments

Tripoli was reported to be much quieter overnight but still no sign of the embattled Muammar Gaddafi.

# muammar-gaddafi - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Rebels offer amnesty in attempt to hunt down Gaddafi
# Libya
# Libya

Rebels offer amnesty in attempt to hunt down Gaddafi

Aug 24th 2011, 9:02 PM 94 Views 1 Comment

The rebels offer amnesty – and rewards of €1.4m – to anyone who captures the despot, whose whereabouts remain unknown.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# The Daily Fix
# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Aug 24th 2011, 8:03 PM 1,943 Views 0 Comments

In today’s wrap-up: Journalists released from Tripoli hotel; Cloyne archbishop agrees: ‘O’Callaghan should have quit’; injunction bans Samsung Galaxy sales in Ireland, and can you be hurt by bullets fired into the air?

Libyan rebel leader to meet Sarkozy in Paris
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan rebel leader to meet Sarkozy in Paris

Aug 24th 2011, 3:45 PM 83 Views 0 Comments

One of the leaders of Libya’s National Transition Council is heading to France today for talks with President Nicolas Sarkozy, who is pushing for a role in post-war Libya .

Muammar Gaddafi vows to fight on but is yet to be seen
# Libya
# Libya

Muammar Gaddafi vows to fight on but is yet to be seen

Aug 24th 2011, 9:24 AM 318 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, 35 journalists are trapped in a siege-like situations at the Rixos Hotel in Tripoli.

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

Gaddafi's son reappears in Tripoli a day after his 'capture'
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi's son reappears in Tripoli a day after his 'capture'

Aug 23rd 2011, 7:28 AM 265 Views 3 Comments

Seif al-Islam was reported to have been captured yesterday – but he appeared at the Rixos hotel in Tripoli yesterday, flashing the victory sign.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 22 August, 2011

Meet the rebels: the government waiting for Gaddafi to tumble
# Libya
# Libya

Meet the rebels: the government waiting for Gaddafi to tumble

Aug 22nd 2011, 10:01 PM 171 Views 4 Comments

The National Transitional Council is the only body able to fill the void – but can the rebel leaders be united once in power?

The Daily Fix: Monday
# The Daily Fix
# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Aug 22nd 2011, 8:02 PM 2,040 Views 2 Comments

The battle for Tripoli rages on, the bishop of Cloyne breaks his silence, Ireland’s latest viral sensation and… can we turn light bulbs into wifi routers?

Libyan rebel leader claims capture of third Gaddafi son
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan rebel leader claims capture of third Gaddafi son

Aug 22nd 2011, 5:39 PM 961 Views 5 Comments

Al-Saadi Gaddafi – a former professional footballer – was reportedly detained last night alongside one of his brothers.