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#Muammar Gaddafi

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 13 June, 2011

Checkmates: Colonel Gaddafi plays chess with renowned Russian eccentric
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Checkmates: Colonel Gaddafi plays chess with renowned Russian eccentric

Jun 13th 2011, 2:53 PM 262 Views 0 Comments

With few friends in the west, Gaddafi took on the president of the World Chess Federation in Libya on Sunday.

Rebels smuggle weapons from Tunisia into Libya, as Gaddafi vows to fight to death
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# Libya

Rebels smuggle weapons from Tunisia into Libya, as Gaddafi vows to fight to death

Jun 13th 2011, 11:04 AM 215 Views 0 Comments

Tunisia is said to be sympathetic with the Libyan rebel cause – despite Gaddafi’s definant speech over the weekend – and is helping to covertly pass guns and grenades across the border.

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 10 June, 2011

End Game: Talks begin on how to run Libya after Gaddafi
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# Libya

End Game: Talks begin on how to run Libya after Gaddafi

Jun 10th 2011, 8:50 AM 184 Views 0 Comments

A 22-nation group meets rebels to discuss how the country will be run, as Gaddafi aides son reportedly prepares an exit.

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 9 June, 2011

New round of NATO strikes hit the outskirts of Tripoli
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New round of NATO strikes hit the outskirts of Tripoli

Jun 9th 2011, 9:58 PM 62 Views 0 Comments

After a lull in bombardment, the Libyan capital was shaken by clusters of airstrikes today as NATO stepped up its campaign of support for rebels seeking to push Gaddafi from power.

Libyan soldiers given Viagra to use rape as a weapon against women, alleges ICC chief prosecutor
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Libyan soldiers given Viagra to use rape as a weapon against women, alleges ICC chief prosecutor

Jun 9th 2011, 7:25 AM 814 Views 3 Comments

The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court pointed to growing evidence that Colonel Gaddafi himself made the decision to use rape against Libyan women.

# muammar-gaddafi - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Gaddafi vows never to surrender, but Obama says it's just a matter of time
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Gaddafi vows never to surrender, but Obama says it's just a matter of time

Jun 8th 2011, 10:20 AM 288 Views 0 Comments

US President Barack Obama says progress has been made in the past three months in Libya and it’s “just a matter of time” before Gaddafi yields to pressure and resigns.

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Gaddafi vows to 'fight to the death '
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# Libya

Gaddafi vows to 'fight to the death '

Jun 7th 2011, 7:15 PM 372 Views 7 Comments

In a telephone conversation with Libyan state television, the strongman shouted: “Death, victory – it does not matter, we are not surrendering!”

Tripoli pummelled by rare daylight NATO airstrikes
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# Libya

Tripoli pummelled by rare daylight NATO airstrikes

Jun 7th 2011, 2:45 PM 266 Views 1 Comment

NATO ups the ante in its military campaign to oust Muammar Gaddafi from power, striking his compound during the day.

Libyan woman who claims she was raped by Gaddafi's troops arrives in Romania
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Libyan woman who claims she was raped by Gaddafi's troops arrives in Romania

Jun 7th 2011, 2:14 PM 426 Views 0 Comments

A Libyan woman who burst into a Tripoli hotel holding foreign journalists in March, claiming she had been gang raped by Muammar Gaddafi’s troops, has been brought to a UN refugee camp in Europe.

# muammar-gaddafi - Saturday 4 June, 2011

British, French bomb Gaddafi's troops in helicopter strikes
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British, French bomb Gaddafi's troops in helicopter strikes

Jun 4th 2011, 9:35 AM 152 Views 4 Comments

The first helicopter strikes give the NATO forces the upper hand in close-up combat as the anti-Gaddafi campaign goes on.

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 3 June, 2011

Qatar deports Libyan woman who accused Gaddafi troops of rape
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Qatar deports Libyan woman who accused Gaddafi troops of rape

Jun 3rd 2011, 7:00 PM 526 Views 9 Comments

UN official says Qatar has violated international law in deporting Iman al-Obeidi, who is a recognised refugee.

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Food and medicine is running out in Libya as attempts at a cease fire fail
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# Libya

Food and medicine is running out in Libya as attempts at a cease fire fail

May 31st 2011, 12:44 PM 269 Views 0 Comments

Rebels in Libya reject the terms of a peace deal as they do not include removing Gaddafi from power. Meanwhile the UN says the food and medicine situation in the country will be critical within weeks.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 30 May, 2011

Libyan officers defect from Gaddafi's forces as Zuma arrives in Tripoli for talks
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# Libya

Libyan officers defect from Gaddafi's forces as Zuma arrives in Tripoli for talks

May 30th 2011, 8:57 PM 215 Views 0 Comments

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Libya for mediation talks as reports emerge eight senior officers have left Gaddafi’s army, with one accusing his troops of genocide.

# muammar-gaddafi - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Hundreds of women report being raped by Gaddafi's forces in Libya
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Hundreds of women report being raped by Gaddafi's forces in Libya

May 28th 2011, 6:51 PM 941 Views 0 Comments

In one of the hundreds of reported cases a woman was raped by militiamen loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi in front of her husband who was tied up and then shot dead afterwards.

Gaddafi 'on the run' as Russia sides with G8 criticism
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Gaddafi 'on the run' as Russia sides with G8 criticism

May 28th 2011, 12:26 PM 201 Views 0 Comments

As Russia – Libya’s last major ally – calls for Gaddafi to go, a UK official says Muammar Gaddafi has gone “on the run”.

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

NATO bombards Libya in heaviest strikes so far 'killing three and wounding dozens'
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NATO bombards Libya in heaviest strikes so far 'killing three and wounding dozens'

May 24th 2011, 7:56 AM 162 Views 0 Comments

A government spokesman said NATO had targeted buildings used by volunteers in the Libyan army but the alliance said it targeted a storage facility supplying those who carry out attacks on civilians.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 23 May, 2011

US diplomat travels to Benghazi to meet with rebel council leaders
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US diplomat travels to Benghazi to meet with rebel council leaders

May 23rd 2011, 10:02 PM 151 Views 0 Comments

In what has been seen as a show of support for the anti-Gaddafi fighters, a high-ranking US diplomat has travelled to Benghazi to meet with members of the National Transitional Council.

# muammar-gaddafi - Sunday 22 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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The Daily Fix: Sunday

May 22nd 2011, 7:41 PM 2,027 Views 0 Comments

All the news of the day you might have missed…

EU opens diplomatic office in Libya's rebel east
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EU opens diplomatic office in Libya's rebel east

May 22nd 2011, 5:34 PM 133 Views 0 Comments

The EU has established formal diplomatic contact with the Libyan rebels seeking to topple Muammar Gaddafi by opening an office in the eastern rebel stronghold of Benghazi.

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 20 May, 2011

NATO forces strike Libyan ports in attack on Gaddafi's navy
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NATO forces strike Libyan ports in attack on Gaddafi's navy

May 20th 2011, 12:58 PM 249 Views 0 Comments

Libyan government officials said that NATO struck a police academy in Tripoli, but described damage to the port as “minimal”.

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Obama promises US action to "encourage reform" in Arab world
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Obama promises US action to "encourage reform" in Arab world

May 19th 2011, 6:08 PM 293 Views 0 Comments

In a wide-ranging speech, the US President appeals for a new drive to settle the Israel-Palestine conflict.

# muammar-gaddafi - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

Libyan oil minister defects to Tunisia
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Libyan oil minister defects to Tunisia

May 18th 2011, 10:11 AM 166 Views 0 Comments

Shukri Ghanem has become one of the most prominent members of Gaddafi’s government to abandon the regime after crossing the border into neighbouring Tunisia.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 16 May, 2011

International Criminal Court seeks arrest of Gaddafi over Libyan 'crimes against humanity'
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# Libya

International Criminal Court seeks arrest of Gaddafi over Libyan 'crimes against humanity'

May 16th 2011, 3:29 PM 483 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo has asked that judges order the arrest of Gaddafi, his son and his intelligence chief as rebels say they have made gains in the western city of Misrata.

# muammar-gaddafi - Sunday 15 May, 2011

Rebels claim complete control of Misrata
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Rebels claim complete control of Misrata

May 15th 2011, 3:56 PM 329 Views 0 Comments

Libyan rebels say they have taken full control of the strategic western port city of Misrata.

# muammar-gaddafi - Friday 13 May, 2011

Gaddafi tells NATO: "I live in a place where you can't get me"
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Gaddafi tells NATO: "I live in a place where you can't get me"

May 13th 2011, 9:08 PM 1,523 Views 0 Comments

In an audio recording that was broadcast on Libyan state TV, the embattled leader taunted his opponents and said he lived in the hearts of millions.

The Daily Fix: Friday
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The Daily Fix: Friday

May 13th 2011, 8:07 PM 4,188 Views 0 Comments

In your Friday Fix: Shocking beheading in Tenerife; DAA chairman resigns; Clerics killed in Libya; A ‘hi-tech’ bosca bruscair in Dublin; Porn stash at the bin Laden compound; and a “smash-and-grab” raid at the Irish Farm Centre.

Libya denies claims that Gaddafi is wounded and says NATO strike killed 11 clerics
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Libya denies claims that Gaddafi is wounded and says NATO strike killed 11 clerics

May 13th 2011, 7:00 PM 754 Views 0 Comments

The Italian foreign minister said he had received word that the Libyan leader has left Tripoli. The Libyan government says his claims are nonsense and added that a NATO airstrike killed 11 clerics on Friday.

# muammar-gaddafi - Thursday 12 May, 2011

Gaddafi makes first television appearance in two weeks
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Gaddafi makes first television appearance in two weeks

May 12th 2011, 11:12 AM 519 Views 0 Comments

Muammar Gaddafi’s appearance follows rumours he may have been killed or injured in NATO air strikes and comes after rebels in Misrata claim to have taken control of the airport.

# muammar-gaddafi - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

Libyan rebels claim capture of Misrata airport
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Libyan rebels claim capture of Misrata airport

May 11th 2011, 3:50 PM 258 Views 0 Comments

Libyan rebels claim to have made substantial gains against forces loyal to the country’s strongman Muammar Gaddafi, by capturing the airport in the city of Misrata.

# muammar-gaddafi - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

May 3rd 2011, 7:58 PM 2,563 Views 0 Comments

Our collection of the day’s news, developments and random tidbits.

Mourners gather for funeral of Gaddafi's son and three grandchildren
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Mourners gather for funeral of Gaddafi's son and three grandchildren

May 3rd 2011, 2:25 PM 790 Views 0 Comments

Hundreds of people have gathered for the funeral of the youngest son of Muammar Gaddafi, Saif al-Arab, who was reportedly killed along with his three children in a NATO air raid last weekend.

Switzerland to freeze millions of assets linked to Gaddafi, Mubarak and Ben Ali
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Switzerland to freeze millions of assets linked to Gaddafi, Mubarak and Ben Ali

May 3rd 2011, 10:49 AM 383 Views 0 Comments

Potentially illegal assets worth around €649m linked to Gaddafi and ousted Tunisian and Egyptian leaders have been identified by Swiss authorities.

# muammar-gaddafi - Monday 2 May, 2011

Gaddafi shells Misrata amid chemical weapons fears
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Gaddafi shells Misrata amid chemical weapons fears

May 2nd 2011, 2:17 PM 564 Views 0 Comments

As the shelling of Misrata continues, fears grow that Col Gaddafi’s forces are preparing to use chemical weapons in their fight to defeat the rebels.

# muammar-gaddafi - Sunday 1 May, 2011

UN to withdraw from Tripoli as UK and Italian embassies targeted
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UN to withdraw from Tripoli as UK and Italian embassies targeted

May 1st 2011, 4:05 PM 332 Views 0 Comments

The UK foreign office has expelled the Libyan ambassador to London. This comes on the day that Colonel Gaddafi’s son was reported to have been killed in a NATO airstrike.

NATO airstrike in Tripoli kills Gaddafi's son and grandchildren
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NATO airstrike in Tripoli kills Gaddafi's son and grandchildren

May 1st 2011, 7:41 AM 1,128 Views 0 Comments

The Libyan leader was reported to have been in the complex when it was hit but escaped unharmed. His youngest son and three grandchildren died according to a goverment spokesman.

# muammar-gaddafi - Saturday 30 April, 2011

Gaddafi offers truce and negotiations in Libya but no sign of stepping down
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Gaddafi offers truce and negotiations in Libya but no sign of stepping down

Apr 30th 2011, 9:27 AM 240 Views 0 Comments

Appearing on state television, the Libyan leader was more conciliatory than usual but NATO’s airstrikes continued in the capital of Tripoli as pro-Gaddafi forces continued to shell the besieged city of Misrata.

# muammar-gaddafi - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

NATO F-16 bomber crash-lands after Libyan mission
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NATO F-16 bomber crash-lands after Libyan mission

Apr 27th 2011, 2:56 PM 748 Views 0 Comments

A fighter-bomber crash-lands at the Sicilian air base of Sigonella, 360 miles north of the Libyan capital Tripoli.

UN team arrives in Libya to investigate human rights abuse claims
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UN team arrives in Libya to investigate human rights abuse claims

Apr 27th 2011, 11:36 AM 257 Views 0 Comments

Three investigators say they will examine all claims of abuses, including those made against NATO forces.