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Libya

Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi

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


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Football fuss

Efforts by Libya's Moammar el Gadaffi and Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani to heal the rift between presidents Bouteflika and Mohamed Hosni Mubarak have so far failed...


Washington unveils its new policy as tension rises throughout Sudan

In reality Omer and the NCP have few allies prepared to face down the ICC: although Libya's Moammar el Gadaffi bounced AU leaders into refusing to cooperate with the ICC over Omer's arrest they did not announce the collective withdrawal from the Court that he and Khartoum had demanded; Botswana Ethiopia and Ghana have questioned the legitimacy of the AU decision arguing that Gadaffi vetoed debate...


Seeking power

This means that Mutharika is likely to succeed the controversial Libyan leader Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi next January...


A new diplomatic deal after four decades in power

Rhetorical exertions Sporting a rust-brown robe and a black cap Moammar el Gadaffi opened his address to the General Assembly with a greeting to 'our son Obama' on behalf of the 1 000 African kings he claims to represent...


Britain's demanding ally in Tripoli

Britain's release of convicted terrorist Abdelbaset Ali Mohamed al Megrahi has prompted widespread criticism (especially from Washington) but Whitehall officials judged it worth the price of closer security ties with Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi's regime and commercial gains...


A King takes on the President

The President has also accused an unnamed foreign state of sponsoring the trouble; more quietly Ugandan Intelligence officers point to Libya's Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi who initially backed Museveni and the NRM until they fell out over what Kampala saw as the Libyan leader's duplicitous role in Sudan and impractical schemes for a United States of Africa...


Who's Who

Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi: the 67-year old Brother Leader of the Revolution is still in complete command...

Mohamed el Gadaffi: the Leader's only son of his first marriage to Fatiha daughter of an officer in the army of King Idriss el Sanusi (whom Moammar el Gadaffi overthrew in September 1969) has no involvement in politics...


Fifteen years of one-man rule

Libya's links to Gambia have flourished since Jammeh came to power; his predecessor Sir Dawda Jawara was deeply hostile to Moammar el Gadaffi...


Charles Taylor gets his day in Court

RUF leader Foday Sankoh had been with Taylor in Libya in the late 1980s as both men prepared armed forces for wars in their respective countries with the support of their sponsor Libyan leader Moammar el Gadaffi...


International justice and its pitfalls

According to opinion polls across Africa this month there is substantial popular support for the indictment of President Omer despite Libyan leader Moammar el Gadaffi's corralling of African leaders at the AU in opposition to it (AC Vol 50 No 14)...


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