Gaddafi


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Libyan leader who seized power in a military coup d'etat in 1969

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Gaddafi and Dao were wounded and captured, and the ousted dictator died in unclear circumstances later that day.
There is much still to be resolved about that issue and Gaddafi, whether he was involved or not, might have been able to clear up a few points about that.
Under pressure from Western allies, the NTC promised the same day to investigate how Gaddafi and his son were killed.
No negotiation is taking place with Gaddafi,' said Ali Tarhouni, the rebel official in charge of oil and financial matters.
NTC leaders want Gaddafi buried at a secret location so the place does not become a shrine.
Gaddafi, 69, possibly already fatally injured, told gun-toting rebels: "What are you doing?
Gaddafi in days of his The ultimate secret of his longevity lay in the vast oil reserves under his North African desert nation and in his capacity for drastic changes of course when necessary.
Earlier, Mohamed Al-Laith the Field Commander for the Southern District in the city of Sirte east of Tripoli, on Thursday said deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was killed while trying to escape.
Both would stay in power a very long time, Zhivkov for more than three decades, Gaddafi for more than 40 years.
Libyan transitional government forces said they had cornered Moammar Gaddafi loyalists in the center of the deposed leader's hometown on Monday, where desperate civilians were still trying to flee the fierce street fighting.
supporters of ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have claimed a Nato airstrike has killed more than 300 people.
Amadou Morou, who is also the minister of justice, told reporters at a news conference: "I wish to announce to you that one of Gaddafi's sons - Al-Saadi Gaddafi - was intercepted in the north of Niger.
LIBYAN rebels say they know where former leader Muammar Gaddafi is hiding, and it is only a matter of time until he is captured or killed.
A week after they overran the capital, forcing Gaddafi into hiding, the irregular troops of the new ruling council have paused in a drive to take Sirte and Gaddafi strongholds in the desert, giving defenders of his native city until Saturday to surrender.
The rebels and Nato said that Gaddafi loyalists were negotiating the fate of Sirte, a heavily militarised city some 250 miles east of Tripoli.