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Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi

Date of Birth: 7 June 1942
Place of Birth: Sirte
Died: 20 October 2011


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Fortune favours new regime

Ten years from the start of the revolution that overthrew the Moammar el Gadaffi regime and six-and-a-half years after Libya split in two and civil war began a unitary transitional government is set to take charge and pave the way for elections in December (AC Vol 62 No 3 Former Ambassador Manfi to head new interim government)...


Steinmetz's empire unravels

And Alvarez & Marsal might be wary of putting their imprimatur on an arrangement brokered by two men now at the centre of major corruption scandals: the now-convicted Steinmetz and Sarkozy facing trial for alleged illegal campaign funding from Moammar el Gadaffi ahead of France's 2007 elections...


Rivals fight for control of Sirte

With battle lines now drawn up around Sirte home town of the former dictator Moammar el Gadaffi and Jufra airbase 220 kilometres further south the conflict is on the brink of becoming a regional war pitting Turkey against Egypt...


Farewell to arms

Earlier that year Zuma even sent an armed force though not SANDF to try to protect Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi shortly before he was killed in the revolt which overthrew him (AC Vol 52 No 8 Zuma to the shores of Tripoli)...


Haftar falls back

The only place remaining in LNA hands in the west was Colonel Moammar el Gaddafi's home-town of Sirte which the GNA forces failed to take after encountering strong resistance from the Russian private military contractor Wagner Group...


Trump talks peace

Russian technicians have been repairing and rehabilitating military equipment that Russia channelled to Moammar el Gadaffi's regime...


The politics of counter-terror

It was the West's fault for the NATO offensive which polished off Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi's rule and unleashed hordes of jihadists across Libya's southern borders...


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