Sirte

By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Aug 30th, 2013
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At least two people including a Libyan prosecutor, who was in charge of cases involving ex-regime officials, have been killed in a car bomb explosion in the eastern city of Benghazi, a security source says. According to the source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, the incident took place on T...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Aug 16th, 2013
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Omran al-Oweib said his men came under fire after they dragged Col Gaddafi from a drainage pipe The commander of the brigade that captured Col Muammar Gaddafi has said he takes full responsibility for his death. In an exclusive interview with the BBC, Omran al-Oweib, a 31-year-old electrical engineer...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jul 17th, 2013
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Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica Tripoli – Former Libyan Leader Mouammar Gaddafi's sprawling home in Tripoli, Bab Al-Aziziya, will be transformed into an amusement park under arrangements proclaimed on Tuesday by the tourism minister.”The work to gather up the rubble from the remnants of B...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Oct 20th, 2012
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Moussa Ibrahim arrested in town 40 miles south of Tripoli CNN) - The former spokesman for late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi denied a report Saturday that he was captured by Libyan special forces, saying in an audio message that he is not even in the country.     Moussa Ibrahim said the rep...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Oct 10th, 2012
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Former leaders of the Libyan National Transitional Council (NCT), which fought as a NATO proxy in last year’s war against Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s regime in Libya, have accused then French President Nicolas Sarkozy of ordering the assassination of the Libyan leader on October 20, 2011. In an intervi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 2nd, 2012
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The month of October 2011 stands as an historical monument to heroism and apocalypse in the Libyan desert as the people of Sirte, hometown to Col. Gaddafi, staged a desperate, doomed fight to protect their families and homes from the might of NATO and its allied bands of Libyan rebels. With history a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 2nd, 2012
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By dailymaverick Always a larger-than-life character, it’s no surprise that even in death Muammar Gaddafi continues to make outrageous headlines. This time round the late Libyan leader is at the centre of a first-class political thriller starring a corrupt president, an untrustworthy Syrian and myste...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Oct 1st, 2012
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  A French secret serviceman acting on the express orders of Nicolas Sarkozy is suspected of murdering Colonel Gaddafi, it was sensationally claimed today. He is said to have infiltrated a violent mob mutilating the captured Libyan dictator last year and shot him in the head. The motive, accordi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Mar 2nd, 2012
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Tripoli – A UN commission investigating alleged war crimes and human rights violations in Libya was unable to determine the cause of death of slain leader Muammar Gaddafi and his son Mutassim, a draft report said on Friday. The International Commission of Inquiry on Libya report said that Gadda...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Feb 5th, 2012
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Benghazi – Libya put 41 loyalists of dead dictator Muammar Gaddafi on trial on Sunday, in the first legal proceedings launched against members of the former regime which was ousted after a bloody conflict. The accused, mostly civilians, appeared in a military court in the eastern city of Bengha...