Moammar Gadhafi

By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Dec 25th, 2011
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A resident of a city in western Libya say at least two people were killed after gunmen ransacked a home in search of a regime figure once loyal to Moammar Gadhafi. Basem al-Tarhoni says angry residents in Tarhouna retaliated by torching the headquarters of some 100 fighters who helped topple the long...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 23rd, 2011
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Triumphant rebels seized Muammar Gaddafi’s compound in Tripoli on Tuesday after a fierce battle with a loyalist rearguard but there was no word on the fate of the Libyan leader who vowed again to fight “to the end”. Reuters journalists watched rebel fighters stream through the spraw...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 23rd, 2011
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New York – Libya’s former deputy ambassador to the UN says rebels had two of Muammar Gaddafi’s sons in custody but somehow allowed them to slip away. Ambassador Ibrahim Dabbashi, who with other diplomats has continued to work at the Libyan mission since disavowing Gaddafi in Februar...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 23rd, 2011
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Brussels – Muammar Gaddafi is “not a target” for Nato, an alliance military spokesperson said on Tuesday as fighting between rebels and pro-regime forces raged around his main compound in the city. “Nato does not target individuals,” said Operation Unified Protector spokespers...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 23rd, 2011
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Benghazi – Rebels who captured the Tripoli compound of Muammar Gaddafi on Tuesday found no trace of the Libyan strongman or his sons, the insurgent leadership in the eastern city of Benghazi said. “Bab al-Aziziya is fully under our control now. Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and his sons were no...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 23rd, 2011
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The United States is seeking to release in the coming days between $1 billion and $1.5 billion in frozen Libyan assets to the Libyan rebels, U.S. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said on Tuesday. Nuland said that the money would come from the roughly $30 billion in Libyan assets that the ...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 23rd, 2011
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Tunis – Libyan rebels have entered Muammar Gaddafi’s house after breaking into his vast Bab al-Aziziya compound in Tripoli on Tuesday, Al Jazeera television reported, citing sources. Reuters reporters at the scene said rebels were firing shots into the air from within the compound in cele...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 23rd, 2011
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The dramatic advance of Libyan rebels over the forces of longtime strongman Moammar Gadhafi offers vindication, at least for now, for President Barack Obama’s decision to refrain from using U.S. troops on Libyan soil and to let NATO take the lead in degrading Gadhafi’s military power. But...
By benim
In Daylight Africa
Aug 22nd, 2011
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Where in the world is Moammar Gadhafi? “He’s everywhere, he’s nowhere; he’s negotiating to get out, he will never surrender; who knows?” former United Nations official Mark Quarterman said of the contradictory reports about Gadhafi’s fate in an interview Monday wit...
By benim
In Libya
Jun 29th, 2011
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Organizers of this week’s African Union summit printed Moammar Gadhafi’s portrait and mounted it on the flags decorating the highway to the conference venue back when the world expected him to rule for life. His proud face flaps incongruously in the wind here, the only sign of a man who h...