Abdelbaset al-Megrahi

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 6th, 2012
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Now that Abdullah al-Senussi has been extradited back to Libya, Scottish prosecutors are expected to try and question him about the 1988 bombing of PanAm Flight 103, which killed 270 people. By Duncan Gardham The notorious head of Libyan intelligence at the time of the Lockerbie bombing and the shoot...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Apr 14th, 2012
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Tripoli – Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi, the Libyan convicted of the Lockerbie plane bombing, has been hospitalised in Tripoli in critical condition, a source close to his family said on Saturday. “Abdelbaset has been in hospital since yesterday and his condition is critical,” th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Mar 7th, 2012
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Tripoli – Libya’s interior minister on Tuesday ruled out a visit by British police to investigate the 1988 Lockerbie bombing or the killing of British policewoman Yvonne Fletcher almost two decades ago. “There is no treaty between Britain and Libya to allow such a thing,” Fawz...
By benim
In Libya
Sep 29th, 2011
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Tripoli – Libya’s new authorities are “ready to co-operate” if they are asked to provide people for questioning over the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, the interim justice minister said on Wednesday. “We are ready to co-operate if more people were asked to be investigated in th...
By benim
In Libya
Sep 4th, 2011
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London – Muammar Gaddafi’s regime warned of “dire consequences” for relations between Libya and Britain if the convicted Lockerbie bomber died in a Scottish jail, secret files released on Sunday showed. In the latest revelations from intelligence documents obtained by media an...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 29th, 2011
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Washington – The convicted, ailing Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset al-Megrahi was found in Tripoli in a comatose state and near death, according to CNN broadcaster on Sunday. CNN showed footage of its reporter visiting in the elegant home of al-Megrahi, which was apparently built after his controv...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 28th, 2011
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TRIPOLI, Libya – The Libyan rebel government will not deport the man convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, its justice minister said Sunday. New York senators on Aug. 22 asked the Libyan transitional government to hold Abdel-Baset al-Megrahi fully accountable for the bombing of Pan Am flight...
By benim
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Aug 26th, 2011
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Scottish officials are trying to get in touch with Libyan rebel leaders as part of efforts to resume contact with the Lockerbie bomber lost in the “dust of battle”, Scotland’s justice secretary said on Thursday. Former Libyan intelligence agent Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, convicted of ...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 23rd, 2011
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Albany – New York’s US senators are asking the Libyan transitional government to hold the convicted Lockerbie, Scotland, plane bomber fully accountable for his terrorist actions. Abdel Baset al-Megrahi was convicted and imprisoned in Scotland for the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. The...
By benim
In Libya
Jul 27th, 2011
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The former Libyan intelligence agent convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing over Scotland made a rare public appearance on Tuesday at a rally in support of Muammar Gaddafi. Libyan state television showed Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, who returned to Libya in 2009 after being freed from a Scottish jail on...