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Muammar Gaddafi

Gaddafi’s son al-Saadi extradited back to Tripoli by Niger

Niger yesterday extradited to Libya one of the late Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's sons, al-Saadi, who fled as his father's regime collapsed in 2011 and who was under house arrest in the West African nation.

Friday, 7 March, 2014, 5:44pm

Scores dead as Libya protesters attack ex-rebel headquarters

At least 28 people were killed and 60 were wounded on Saturday when demonstrators attacked the headquarters in Benghazi of former rebels who had fought to oust Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi

9 Jun 2013 - 2:16pm

Talking Points

Budget filibuster efforts resume

2 May 2013 - 1:23am

Gaddafi's wife and three children 'flee Algeria'

Officials confirmed the late dictator's second wife, Safia, daughter Aisha, and sons Hannibal and Muhammad had fled the upmarket coastal region of Staoueli, close to Algiers, where they had lived since escaping from Libya in 2011.

26 Mar 2013 - 3:27am

Security tightened as Libya celebrates two years since revolt

Borders have been closed and some international flights suspended amid fears of a new outbreak of violence.

17 Feb 2013 - 10:47am

Briefs, February 8, 2013

Iran's highest authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, yesterday rejected an offer of direct talks made by US Vice-President Joe Biden. "Talks will not solve any problems," Khamenei said in a statement after a meeting with air force commanders. "You are holding a gun against Iran saying, 'Talks or you'll fire.' The Iranian nation will not be frightened by such threats," he added.

8 Feb 2013 - 5:08am

Briefs, January 24, 2013

Rebels on rampage at Syria's religious sites

24 Jan 2013 - 4:37am

Who said it?

In the dark ages … the enemies of progress burned books … Today they are burning websites

Kim Dotcom, launching a file-sharing website to replace the one closed down by the U.S.


We will go back to the time of Redbeard, of pirates, of Ottomans imposing ransoms

21 Jan 2013 - 3:35am

French prostitute ring 'had links to Gaddafi son'

Two men and a woman appeared in a French court yesterday in a case over a Cannes Film Festival high-end prostitution ring with ties to a son of slain Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

Seven men and a woman are on trial in the southern port city of Marseille, though the five chief figures are on the run.

They include Elie Nahas, a Lebanese who claimed to run a modelling agency.

23 Oct 2012 - 4:26am

Confusion over fate of key aide Ibrahim as Gaddafi son is killed

A son of toppled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been killed in fighting between militias, broadcaster Libya TV reported, as confusion swirled yesterday over the fate of one of Gaddafi senior's most-wanted former aides, Mussa Ibrahim.

22 Oct 2012 - 3:37am