Muammar al-Qaddafi


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

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In August 1978, al-Sadr departed for Libya with two companions to meet officials of Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi's government.
At press time, Libyan dictator Muammar al-Qaddafi was pressing the same claim in his mad Gotterdammerung against his own country.
Tension between the two neighbors started on Sunday after Libyan authorities ordered the Sudanese consulate in Al-Kufrah, which remains under the control of the country beleaguered leader Muammar Al-Qaddafi as he fights against eastern rebels, to closes its office and leave the country.
group included Muammar al-Qaddafi, Saif al-Islam al-Qaddafi, External Security Organization (ESO) Director Moussa Koussa, senior regime figure Abdullah Sanussi, and key Revolutionary Committee members and old guard fixtures Mustapha Kharrubi and al-Hweildi al-Hmeidi."
troops launched 110 Tomahawk missiles at military targets in Libya as part of an allied effort to prevent forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi from overtaking the rebel-held city of Benghazi.
LONDON: "The enemy of yesterday is the friend of today....[I]t was a real war, but those brothers are free men now." Thus spoke Saif Al-Islam Al-Qaddafi in March 2010, referring to the leaders of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG), an armed organization that had attempted to assassinate his father, Muammar Al-Qaddafi, three times in the mid-1990's.
The protests turned especially bloody in Libya, where Muammar al-Qaddafi refused to stand down.
Saif al-Islam, son of Libyan ruler Muammar al-Qaddafi, accused protesters in a televised speech of being drug addicts and terrorists.
The date of the regular Arab Summit, hosted this year by Libyan Colonel Muammar Al-Qaddafi, is only a few days away.
The recap of Muammar al-Qaddafi's involvement in terrorism from one corner of the Mahgreb to the other, and from Central Africa to Northern Europe and beyond, is engaging, if not original.
The mission members, besides meeting with top Libyan economic officials, are arranging to meet with the nation's leader Muammar al-Qaddafi, they said.
Libyans also embraced victory after months of bloody campaign against the country's dictator, Muammar al-Qaddafi.
In Libya, after months of bitter fighting, rebels finally succeeded in ousting longtime ruler Muammar al-Qaddafi in August.
Muammar al-Qaddafi - the man who was destined to rule Libya for the next four decades.
New York, Feb 29 (ANI): Amid unrest in Libya, where on one side the United Nations has condemned the Muammar al-Qaddafi regime for its crackdown on pro-democracy protestors, the organisation's Human Rights Council is poised adopt a report praising the oil rich country for its human rights records.