Gaddafi


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

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Mr Gaddafi also said the PM had not been involved in the release of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Al Megrahi, saying: "It couldn't be discussed at a high level."
Records of the call show Mr Blair telling Gaddafi: "The absolute key thing is that bloodshed and violence stop.
The documentary was compiled by Olgiati after interviewing those who were closest to Gaddafi, including his henchman Frank Terpil, a rogue CIA agent in Cuba.
MI6 was prepared to move Gaddafi to the west African country if it could secure a deal to end the conflict.
Other former western leaders, including former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, were also extremely close to Gaddafi, visiting him regularly and helping to facilitate multi-million pounds business deals.
The attacks were spread out and took place in the western city of Bani Walid, the capital Tripoli and the eastern city of Benghazi, the city where the uprising against Gaddafi started nearly a year ago.
Sanusi is believed to be responsible for most of the crimes committed against the Libyan people during the 42 years of Gaddafi's rule.
Gaddafi's killing "should be an electric shock to all despots," Jalloud told Ghassan Charbel in Rome, where he apparently stays.
Gaddafi's cleric, Khaled Tantoush, who was captured with him, prayed over the rotting bodies before they were handed to National Transitional Council (NTC) loyalists for burial.
"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.
"He (Gaddafi) has just been buried now in the desert along with his son," National Transitional Council (NTC) commander Abdel Majid Mlegta told Reuters by telephone.
Summary: The public display of the body of Muammar Gaddafi at a shopping centre outside Misrata has ended after four days.
FILM OF MERCY PLEA 95 CRONIES ARE SLAIN DESPERATE Colonel Gaddafi's final words were revealed yesterday in dramatic footage of him pleading in vain for his life.
During nearly 42 years in power in Libya, Muammar Gaddafi was one of the world's most eccentric dictators.
Ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was lynched on Thursday in the city of Sirte.