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#Muammar Gaddafi

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 22 August, 2011

Gilmore: rebel council "now the only authority in Libya"
# Libya
# Libya

Gilmore: rebel council "now the only authority in Libya"

Aug 22nd 2011, 4:30 PM 138 Views 2 Comments

The Tánaiste welcomes “what appears to be the end of the Gaddafi dictatorship in Libya” and urges Gaddafi to step down.

Battle for Gaddafi compound as Tripoli falls into rebel hands
# Libya
# Libya

Battle for Gaddafi compound as Tripoli falls into rebel hands

Aug 22nd 2011, 7:22 AM 662 Views 4 Comments

A small portion of the capital remains under Gaddafi’s control but the rebels have made huge advances after a dramatic night. It’s not clear where the Colonel is.

# muammar-gaddafi - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Gaddafi’s two eldest sons ‘surrender to rebels’ – Al Jazeera
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi’s two eldest sons ‘surrender to rebels’ – Al Jazeera

Aug 21st 2011, 11:23 PM 431 Views 8 Comments

Government spokesman calls on NATO and rebels to negotiate with Gaddafi
# Libya
# Libya

Government spokesman calls on NATO and rebels to negotiate with Gaddafi

Aug 21st 2011, 10:30 PM 209 Views 2 Comments

Gaddafi’s spokesman Moussa Ibrahim accuses NATO of ruining a ‘peaceful city’ and calls for an end to armed hostilities.

Rebels promise to "strangle Gaddafi's troops" by nightfall
# Libya
# Libya

Rebels promise to "strangle Gaddafi's troops" by nightfall

Aug 21st 2011, 5:06 PM 144 Views 0 Comments

Reports in Tripoli say some districts are being taken into rebel hands, as they ready themselves for eventual victory.

# muammar-gaddafi - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Gaddafi's former PM joins rebels as fighting nears Tripoli
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi's former PM joins rebels as fighting nears Tripoli

Aug 20th 2011, 11:04 AM 757 Views 7 Comments

Abdessalam Jalloud, Muammar Gaddafi’s former ‘right hand man’ and once a trusted ally, joins the rebel side.

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 19 August, 2011

Libyan rebels make significant advances
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan rebels make significant advances

Aug 19th 2011, 9:55 PM 105 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, thousands of foreigners in Tripoli still need to be evacuated.

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

As Libyan rebels try to isolate Gaddafi, is the end game nearing?
# Libya
# Libya

As Libyan rebels try to isolate Gaddafi, is the end game nearing?

Aug 16th 2011, 8:00 AM 138 Views 0 Comments

Rebel advances and defections are increasingly hampering the Libyan leader’s ability to remain in control of the capital Tripoli.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 15 August, 2011

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 12 August, 2011

Cameron using Irish mercenaries to fight UK riots, says Libya
# Irony
# Irony

Cameron using Irish mercenaries to fight UK riots, says Libya

Aug 12th 2011, 9:59 AM 1,304 Views 15 Comments

A news caption on Libyan state TV claims “Cameron’s brigades” are being backed up by “mercenaries” from Ireland and Scotland.

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 5 August, 2011

Libyan government says Gaddafi son is ‘alive and well’
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan government says Gaddafi son is ‘alive and well’

Aug 5th 2011, 1:20 PM 785 Views 2 Comments

Earlier reports had said that Khamis Gaddafi had died in a NATO airstrike.

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Meet the Dublin man fighting the Libyan rebels' cause
# Libya
# Libya

Meet the Dublin man fighting the Libyan rebels' cause

Aug 2nd 2011, 10:11 AM 1,385 Views 9 Comments

Husam Najjair has swapped the nightclubs of Dublin for the battlefields of Libya.

# muammar-gaddafi - Saturday 30 July, 2011

Video: NATO takes down three Libyan TV satellite transmitters
# Takedown
# Takedown

Video: NATO takes down three Libyan TV satellite transmitters

Jul 30th 2011, 11:55 AM 555 Views 13 Comments

Military group tries to limit impact of Muammar Gaddafi’s impassioned television broadcasts by bombing transmitters.

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 29 July, 2011

Libyan military commander killed
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan military commander killed

Jul 29th 2011, 12:35 PM 227 Views 1 Comment

Questions surround the death of Abdel Fattah Younis, who was killed yesterday.

# muammar-gaddafi - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Britain recognises Libyan rebels as country’s legitimate government
# Libya
# Libya

Britain recognises Libyan rebels as country’s legitimate government

Jul 27th 2011, 2:38 PM 329 Views 7 Comments

But the country’s old regime remains defiant – as the Lockerbie bomber is spotted at a pro-Gaddafi rally in Tripoli.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 25 July, 2011

Residents in western Libya say NATO hit hospital
# Libya
# Libya

Residents in western Libya say NATO hit hospital

Jul 25th 2011, 6:14 PM 243 Views 8 Comments

Seven people, including three doctors, were killed in the strike.

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 22 July, 2011

Gaddafi refuses to meet rebels amid plans to remove him from Libyan leadership
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi refuses to meet rebels amid plans to remove him from Libyan leadership

Jul 22nd 2011, 12:35 PM 157 Views 1 Comment

The UN is proposing a ceasefire in Libya, and the establishment of an authority led jointly by the government and rebels but without Gaddafi or his sons.

# muammar-gaddafi - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Could Gaddafi step down from power but remain in Libya?
# Libya
# Libya

Could Gaddafi step down from power but remain in Libya?

Jul 20th 2011, 1:15 PM 285 Views 6 Comments

France has suggested it may be possible.

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

US meets with Gaddafi representatives - but it won’t happen again
# Libya
# Libya

US meets with Gaddafi representatives - but it won’t happen again

Jul 19th 2011, 7:45 AM 114 Views 1 Comment

The meeting came despite the US formally recognising Libya’s opposition as its legitimate government last week.

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 15 July, 2011

New government for Libya
# Libya
# Libya

New government for Libya

Jul 15th 2011, 2:23 PM 287 Views 4 Comments

More than 30 countries have declared Colonel Gaddafi’s regime in Libya no longer legitimate as the Transitional National Council is recognised as the country’s new government.

# muammar-gaddafi - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

NATO set to continue bombing Libya during Ramadan
# Libya
# Libya

NATO set to continue bombing Libya during Ramadan

Jul 13th 2011, 1:24 PM 200 Views 2 Comments

But the alliance said its campaign would stop if Gaddafi’s forces stopped targeting civilians.

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

France says Gaddafi is 'prepared to leave' power
# Libya
# Libya

France says Gaddafi is 'prepared to leave' power

Jul 12th 2011, 8:31 PM 224 Views 5 Comments

“The question is no longer whether Gaddafi is going to leave power, but when and how,” said France’s Foreign Minister.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 11 July, 2011

France urges Libyan rebels to hold talks with Gaddafi regime
# Libya
# Libya

France urges Libyan rebels to hold talks with Gaddafi regime

Jul 11th 2011, 2:42 PM 331 Views 4 Comments

Libya’s opposition council has so far refused to enter negotiations with the old regime until Gaddafi steps down – but France says NATO bombardment will not stop until both sides come to the table.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 4 July, 2011

Gaddafi's son says western nations a 'target'
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi's son says western nations a 'target'

Jul 4th 2011, 6:48 PM 208 Views 4 Comments

Seif al-Islam Gaddafi said Libya is ready to call a cease-fire, adopt a new constitution and hold democratic elections – but warned that western countries supporting the country’s rebels are “a reasonable target”.

# muammar-gaddafi - Sunday 3 July, 2011

Column: 'Writing is a way to fight those who want people silenced'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'Writing is a way to fight those who want people silenced'

Jul 3rd 2011, 7:00 PM 15 Views 2 Comments

Libyan author Hisham Matar, whose father was ‘disappeared’ by Gaddafi 21 years ago, says writing is a political act – and that the Irish know that better than anyone.

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 1 July, 2011

Defiant Gaddafi threatens attacks against Europe
# Libya
# Libya

Defiant Gaddafi threatens attacks against Europe

Jul 1st 2011, 7:19 PM 390 Views 25 Comments

Gaddafi has threatened the Libyan forces will move to Europe ‘like locusts’ unless NATO halts its campaign of airstrikes against his regime in Libya.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 27 June, 2011

ICC to decide on Gaddafi arrest warrant
# Libya
# Libya

ICC to decide on Gaddafi arrest warrant

Jun 27th 2011, 7:23 AM 314 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, the NATO bombardment of the country has entered its symbolic 100th day.

# muammar-gaddafi - Saturday 25 June, 2011

Libya claims NATO has killed more civilians
# Libya
# Libya

Libya claims NATO has killed more civilians

Jun 25th 2011, 6:27 PM 105 Views 0 Comments

Libyan state media says a NATO airstrike has killed 15 people after hitting a restaurant and a bakery.

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 24 June, 2011

Libyan rebels use Skype to contact covert opposition in Tripoli
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan rebels use Skype to contact covert opposition in Tripoli

Jun 24th 2011, 8:40 AM 169 Views 0 Comments

Rebel council claims it is in contact with a 100-person-strong underground network in Tripoli to gauge morale in the capital.

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Gaddafi brands NATO "murderers" over civilian deaths
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# Libya

Gaddafi brands NATO "murderers" over civilian deaths

Jun 23rd 2011, 10:36 AM 170 Views 0 Comments

“We will resist and the battle will continue to the beyond, until you’re wiped out,” said a defiant Gaddafi.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 20 June, 2011

NATO says "weapons system failure" killed Libyan civilians
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# Libya

NATO says "weapons system failure" killed Libyan civilians

Jun 20th 2011, 8:19 AM 262 Views 5 Comments

Two children were among nine people killed by an airstrike which NATO says went astray.

# muammar-gaddafi - Sunday 19 June, 2011

Civilians killed in NATO airstrike, says Libyan government
# Libya
# Libya

Civilians killed in NATO airstrike, says Libyan government

Jun 19th 2011, 10:28 AM 133 Views 0 Comments

NATO has described Libyan government figures as “pure propaganda”, but admits to mistakenly striking rebels on Thursday.

# muammar-gaddafi - Saturday 18 June, 2011

Gaddafi accused of using children's parks as shields
# Human Shields
# Human Shields

Gaddafi accused of using children's parks as shields

Jun 18th 2011, 4:34 PM 307 Views 3 Comments

NATO claims the Libyan leader has been using mosques and children’s parks to protect his military operations from attack.

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 16 June, 2011

NATO bombs Gaddafi's compound while son says elections are possible
# Libya
# Libya

NATO bombs Gaddafi's compound while son says elections are possible

Jun 16th 2011, 5:48 PM 140 Views 3 Comments

Colonel Gaddafi’s son says his father will not seek exile outside Libya, but that elections under international supervision within three months could offer a way out.

# muammar-gaddafi - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Gaddafi's son given 1,000-ticket allocation for London Olympics
# London 2012
# London 2012

Gaddafi's son given 1,000-ticket allocation for London Olympics

Jun 15th 2011, 1:40 PM 644 Views 6 Comments

The son of Muammar Gaddafi has been given almost 1,000 tickets – while the city’s mayor goes empty-handed.