Muammar al-Qaddafi


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

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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.
The protests turned especially bloody in Libya, where Muammar al-Qaddafi refused to stand down.
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.
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 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.
December 20, 2010 (CAIRO) -- Egypt's minister of foreign Affairs Ahmad Abu al-Ghait has confirmed that his president Hosni Mubarak will arrive in Khartoum on Tuesday to hold a summit with Sudan's president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir and the Libyan leader Muammar Al-Qaddafi as well as the president of South Sudan Salva Kiir.
Ever since Colonel Muammar Al-Qaddafi took over power in Libya in a military coup in early September 1969, the country has been living without a constitution.
Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi has staved off opposition to his rule for long periods by paying off political competition, and Saudi Arabia has made military staffing decisions a key route to personal enrichment.
SINCE 9/11, Muammar al-Qaddafi has played a schizoid role in American foreign policy.