Posts Tagged ‘Gaddafi’

Protesters in Libya’s Tripoli demand release of Gaddafi-era spy chief

  • 24 March 2019 - 14:20
Protesters in Libya’s Tripoli demand release of Gaddafi-era spy chief

Several relatives and supporters of Libya’s Gaddafi-era intelligence chief, jailed for his alleged role in a bloody crackdown during the country’s 2011 uprising, protested in Tripoli on Saturday to demand his release. Abdullah al-Senussi, a brother-in-law of longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi,...

Sputnik: Hannibal Gaddafi calls on UN, Russia to help release him from prison

  • 4 February 2019 - 13:26
Sputnik: Hannibal Gaddafi calls on UN, Russia to help release him from prison

Hannibal Gaddafi, the son of Muammar Gaddafi, has revealed in an exclusive interview with RIA Novosti, how he was kidnapped in Syria and ended up imprisoned in Lebanon. Hannibal explained to the Russian news agency what he really knows about the disappearance of famous Shia religious leader...

Russia believes Saif Gaddafi can run for Libya’s presidential elections

  • 24 December 2018 - 20:01
Russia believes Saif Gaddafi can run for Libya’s presidential elections

Russia said Monday it believes that no eligible candidate can be deprived of the right to run in the Libyan presidential election, including Saif Islam Gaddafi, the son of former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov told Sputnik on Monday. "We...

ICC says impunity of Saif Gaddafi and Al-Werfalli must end

  • 3 November 2018 - 17:56
ICC says impunity of Saif Gaddafi and Al-Werfalli must end

A call by Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi ­– son of the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi and de facto Prime Minister of the country during the time of his father's rule – for an international arrest warrant against him to be ruled inadmissible, was rejected by the Prosecutor of the International...

Compensating Libya-IRA victims is “extremely difficult” says UK Home Secretary

  • 18 August 2018 - 20:01
Compensating Libya-IRA victims is “extremely difficult” says UK Home Secretary

The UK Home Secretary has admitted that securing compensation for victims of Libyan-sponsored IRA terrorism will be "extremely difficult," reported Belfast Telegraph.  Sajid Javid was responding to a letter sent on behalf of Ihsan Bashir, who lost his brother in the 1996 London Docklands...

The Times: Saif Gaddafi is the man to unify Libya

  • 28 July 2018 - 10:00
The Times: Saif Gaddafi is the man to unify Libya

Moamar Gaddafi's son Saif Al-Islam has risen to prominence under efforts to reunite Libya and will probably run for president in the next elections, an independent French negotiator has told The Times. The Time reported Jean-Yves Ollivier - the French negotiator at the centre of efforts for...

Libya Attorney General says Gaddafi regime’s jailed figures to be released “out of compassion”

  • 11 June 2018 - 02:44
Libya Attorney General says Gaddafi regime’s jailed figures to be released “out of compassion”

The head of investigation bureau at the Libyan Attorney General Office in Tripoli  Al-Sediq Al-Sour said a decree was passed by the Minister of Justice to pardon (or release) several figures from the Moamar Gaddafi regime from prison out of "compassion for their deteriorated health." Al-Sour...

Saadi Gaddafi found not guilty in murder of footballer Al-Rayani

  • 3 April 2018 - 14:57
Saadi Gaddafi found not guilty in murder of footballer Al-Rayani

Saadi Gaddafi was found not guilty in the case of the murder of former footballer Bashir Al-Rayani. social media sources reported Tuesday....

Belgium: 10 billion euros of frozen Libya assets disappeared from Euroclear Bank

  • 8 March 2018 - 21:28
Belgium: 10 billion euros of frozen Libya assets disappeared from Euroclear Bank

Authorities in Belgium have discovered the disappearance of 10 billion euros of frozen Libyan assets kept in the Euroclear Bank during the period 2013 to 2017, according to the Le Vif magazine. Le Vif magazine said these funds were controlled by the inner circle of ousted and killed Muammar...

10 years on, Lockerbie money paid by Gaddafi remains at US Treasury, report unveils

  • 4 March 2018 - 16:47
10 years on, Lockerbie money paid by Gaddafi remains at US Treasury, report unveils

  Hundreds of millions of pounds of Moamar Gaddafi’s Lockerbie compensation money is sitting in the US government’s accounts a decade after it was paid out, a report by the Daily Record revealed.   The report said the Libyan dictator paid more than £1billion in 2008...

Libya’s most trusted Gaddafi aide escapes assassination in South Africa

  • 25 February 2018 - 18:52
Libya’s most trusted Gaddafi aide escapes assassination in South Africa

One of the most prominent aides of the deceased Muamar Gaddafi, Bashir Saleh Bashir, has escaped an assassination attempt in South Africa, according to sources from his family and South African media.   Saleh was attacked by gunmen and was transferred to the hospital, his...

Gaddafi was “within hours” of buying Manchester United: The Sunday Times reports

  • 28 January 2018 - 20:56
Gaddafi was “within hours” of buying Manchester United: The Sunday Times reports

Diseased Libyan dictator Moamar Gaddafi was within hours of buying a majority stake in Manchester United, according to the man who brokered the deal for the Glazer’s to takeover the club, reported The Sunday Times. According to the Sunday Times, Mehmet Dalman, now chairman of Cardiff City,...

French tycoon linked to Gaddafi-Sarkozy 2007 elections funding arrested in Britain

  • 9 January 2018 - 11:38
French tycoon linked to Gaddafi-Sarkozy 2007 elections funding arrested in Britain

UK police have detained a French businessman as part of a long-running investigation into suspected Libyan financing of ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy's 2007 election campaign, officials said yesterday. Alexandre Djouhri, the subject of a European arrest warrant, was apprehended at Heathrow...

Head of Libyan Elections Commission: Elections on September 30, Saif Gaddafi can run for president

  • 25 December 2017 - 14:31
Head of Libyan Elections Commission: Elections on September 30, Saif Gaddafi can run for president

The Head of the Libyan High National Election Commission (HNEC) Emad Al-Sayeh confirmed on Sunday that the forthcoming presidential and parliamentary elections will be held before September 30 in 2018. "The voters' registration process is going well. Around 1 million voters have already been...

Saif Gaddafi announces he is running for Libya president

  • 18 December 2017 - 21:11
Saif Gaddafi announces he is running for Libya president

Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of Muammar Gaddafi, is seeking to become the president of Libya , a Gaddafi family spokesman said, adding he will run in the 2018 presidential election. Speaking to Egypt Today, the spokesman, Basem al-Hashimi Al-Soul, said Saif Gaddafi “enjoys the support of...

UN delegate to Libya says Gaddafi’s son Saif is welcome to run for president

  • 24 September 2017 - 13:00
UN delegate to Libya says Gaddafi’s son Saif is welcome to run for president

The United Nations delegate to Libya, Ghassan Saalme, has told France 24 in an interview that all Gaddafi regime officials including his son Saif Al-Islam, can be part of the action plan for the solution in Libya. He told France 24 on Saturday that the presidential and parliamentary elections in...

Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi: Italy looks to Libya with a fascist eye

  • 3 August 2017 - 16:40
Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi: Italy looks to Libya with a fascist eye

The son of the late Libyan dictator, Muamar Gaddaif, Saif Al-Islam, has stated that the Italian policy toward Libya is based on the colonisation and fascist strategy of the past. Saif Gaddafi, according to a report by Libya 24 TV on Thursday, was cited by a close source as saying that Italy...

UN report says trial of Gaddafi’s son and regime officials “flawed”

  • 21 February 2017 - 14:22
UN report says trial of Gaddafi’s son and regime officials “flawed”

The UN claimed on Tuesday that the trial in Libya of Saif Islam Gaddafi, the son of the killed Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi, and other members of his regime failed to meet international fair trial standards. The United Nations said in a report on Tuesday that the case is the "most...