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Synonyms for Gaddafi

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

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Locating Gaddafi would help seal the new rulers' hold on the country.
But though there is much talk of closing in on Gaddafi and his sons, of tempting loyalists to betray them and of tracking their communications, it is unclear where the key figures are.
The Associated Press reported earlier that Gaddafi's spokesman, Moussa Ibrahim, had said Gaddafi had offered to negotiate to form a transitional government with the rebels and that Gaddafi was still in Libya.
Gaddafi taunted his enemies and their Western backers, calling on his supporters to fight back in the city in his latest broadcast rallying cry.
He refused to say where in Libya Gaddafi was hiding.
We are witnessing the last moments of the Gaddafi regime.
When rebels reached the gates of Tripoli, the special battalion entrusted by Gaddafi with guarding the capital promptly surrendered.
No doubt, when advisors to Gaddafi defect, this helps the revolution.
The house of Saif al-Arab Gaddafi was attacked at night with full power.
In a rambling pre-dawn speech that lasted for more than an hour, Gaddafi appeared both subdued and defiant, repeatedly pausing as he flipped through hand-written notes.
Details of a deal to recruit 450 fighters from the Tindouf camps, controlled by the Polisario in south-western Algeria have been passed to NATO officials by a former Gaddafi loyalist who was involved in the negotiations before defecting to the rebels, said The Telegraph.
CRAZED Libyan dictator Colonel Gaddafi could stage another Lockerbie-style terror attack to exact revenge for Britain's involvement in air attacks against his forces.
Summary: TRIPOLI (Cihan) - Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is seen among people in a main street in capital Tripoli while clashes continue in other cities.
Discrimination against tribes in eastern Libya added to the grievances that ignited an uprising against leader Muammar Gaddafi in parts of the country with a long history of rebelling against authority.