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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Gaddafi

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Victims of Libyan-sponsored IRA bombings publish own report on compensation bid
The UK government refused to publish a Foreign Office ordered probe into efforts to secure payouts for the injured and bereaved.
Celebrations in Tripoli as Libyans mark 10th anniversary of uprising that led to overthrow of Gaddafi
The oil-rich country has for years been split between rival administrations.
Questions remain over Lockerbie bombing as memorials are held to mark 30th anniversary
270 people were killed in the attack 30 years ago today.
WATCH: UK police release shocking new video of 1984 Libyan embassy shooting
A Libyan man has been arrested in connection with the killing of 25-year-old police officer Yvonne Fletcher.
A 'startling' €1.5 billion held in Irish banks can't be touched - because of this man
And almost €3 million is linked to Al Qaeda, Syria and Iran.
Gaddafi's compound will be turned into an amusement park
The Bab al-Aziziya compound covers several square hectares of prime real estate in central Tripoli.
Libya delays Lockerbie verdict on Gaddafi ministers
The verdict in the case of two officials from the ousted dictator’s regime, who have been accused of “financial crimes” connected to compensation for the 1988 Lockerbie plane bombing, has been postponed today.
Libya claims arrest of ex-Gaddafi spokesperson, but he denies it
The public face of the Gaddafi regime, Moussa Ibrahim, has denied in audio message that he has been arrested but there has been no confirmation it is him.
Evidence of mass murder after Gaddafi's death
A new Human Rights Watch report suggests opposition militias summarily executed at least 66 captured members of Gaddafi’s convoy in the late dictator’s hometown of Sirte.
Libyan authorities crack down on lawless militias
Armed forces dislodged a militia from a military complex near Tripoli this morning as the crackdown spreads to the capital.
Four dead in Libya after Benghazi clashes
The deaths come as protests against the power of militias gather pace.
The Evening Fix: Thursday
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
Gaddafi's son: 'no justice' in trial if evidence from torture is used
Eldest son of the late dictator says he cannot get a fair trial in Libya.
Amnesty fact-finding mission to Libya uncovers torture, killings
Staff said they found evidence of electric shocks and beatings with bars, chains and cables.
The Daily Fix: Friday
Our essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.
Wanted Gaddafi aide 'living in France', says Sarkozy
French president says Basher Saleh is living in exile in France.
Ex-Gaddafi official arrested in Mauritania
Former Libyan intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senoussi is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity.
Libyan embassy hands over cache of guns and explosives
The country’s embassy in Athens has given a large stash of Gaddafi-era weaponry up to authorities.
Armed militias in Libya are 'out of control', one year after uprising
A report by Amnesty International found torture, killings and war crimes are being carried out by the armed militas in Libya.
Libya calls for extradition of Gaddafi son
Al-Saadi Gaddafi fled to neighbouring Niger after Tripoli fell to rebel fighters.
ITV reprimanded for mistakenly showing 'IRA' video game footage
The UK media regulator said ITV “breached audience trust” by showing footage purporting to be of an IRA attack – but which actually came from a video game.
RIP: The people who died in 2011
From Garret FitzGerald to Steve Jobs, we take a look at some of the people from politics, entertainment and sport who died this year.
14 game-changing moments of 2011
These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…
#ge11, #Egypt, #tigerblood: the year in Twitter hashtags
From our own #aras11 to the devastation of the #Japan earthquake and tsunami, here’s how some of 2011′s most defining events were captured on Twitter…
In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011
Anti-government protests first broke out in Tunisia, before inspiring similar movements across the Middle East and bringing down leaders in Egypt and Libya.
British investigators to travel to Libya over Lockerbie and police killing
Fletcher was fatally wounded by a bullet outside the Libyan embassy in London in 1984, and 270 people were killed in 1988′s Lockerbie bombing.
Gaddafi son and family plotted to escape to Mexico
The elaborate plan to bring Saadi Gaddafi to Mexico allegedly involved two Mexicans, a Canadian and a Danish suspect, all of whom have been detained
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.
London School of Economics accepted £1.5m gift from Gaddafi foundation
The Woolf inquiry into LSE’s links with Libya has criticised its former director for accepting the gift from the foundation run by Saif al-Islam Gaddafi – who holds an LSE PhD.
UN human rights committee condemns Syrian rights violations
Meanwhile, the severely mutilated body of a journalist has been discovered just one day after he was arrested while filming anti-government protests near Homs.
ICC wants Hague judges involved in trial of Gaddafi's son
Meanwhile, two Irish-based Libyan have reportedly been included in the new post-Muammar Gaddafi cabinet.
Gaddafi's son will be tried in Libya, says interim government
The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says he wants to ensure Gaddafi will get a fair trial if tried in Libya.
Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam captured in Libya: report
Muammar and Safiya Gaddafi’s eldest son – the last of the ousted leader’s sons to remain unaccounted for – was reportedly found while his aides tried to smuggle him out of Libya.
Rival Libyan groups clash outside Tripoli
Four days of fighting has raised new concerns about the National Transitional Council’s ability to restore order after the country’s recent war.
Obama tells Jay Leno that Occupy movement is a result of 'frustration'
The US president appeared on the country’s highest-rated talk show to talk about Gaddafi, bin Laden, the Occupy Wall Street movement and Hillary Clinton as vice president…
Libya: official says Gaddafi was buried at dawn
He was buried with his son Muatassim and a top aide in a secret location, with a few relatives and officials in attendance.
Libyan leader orders investigation of Gaddafi death
The US, Britain and international rights groups have been calling for an investigation into whether Libya’s former rebels killed a wounded Gaddafi after pulling him out of a drainage pipe in his hometown of Sirte.
Gaddafi's body being kept in shopping centre freezer
The dictator’s remains have reportedly been hidden there to keep them safe from angry crowds. (Warning: extremely graphic image).
How and why did the west change its view of Gaddafi?
Regarded as an ally post 9/11, the western world’s view of Gaddafi changed drastically in a matter of months. Here’s what world leaders were saying about the Colonel then and what they say now.
Poll: Should Gaddafi corpse photos have made the front page?
Most newspapers – international and Irish – have opted to put graphic photos of a dying or dead Gaddafi on their cover this morning. How do you feel about seeing them there?