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Vol 41 No 21

Published 27th October 2000


Family affairs

The family of Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi is the centre of political attention. Doyenne of the Gadaffi Al-Dam branch is the Guide's wife, Safia el-Brassai, who emerged in public last year for events including the extraordinary Organisation of African Unity (OAU) summit in September 1999. Safia is Gadaffi's second wife; the first was Khairia Ennouri, daughter of a Tripoli merchant, they married in 1970.

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