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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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Last month Colonel Moammar el Gaddafi of Libya provided $800 000 to cover costs and uniforms from Egypt also arrived in November...


Misfirings

An attempt by Libya (AC Vol 39 No 21) to obtain rocket guidance systems has signalled that Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi's Al Fateh missile scheme may be quiescent but is not as many believed dead...


My Arabism tired me out

Having assiduously and unsuccessfully wooed Arab states during his 29 years in power Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi is now courting Sub-Saharan governments...


Brothers at war

Libya has promised weapons though Issayas would prefer cash to buy on the open market: Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi has a poor reputation for reliability in arms supplies...


Pipeline jitters

Even the unpredictable Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi has swallowed his loss of the Aouzou Strip in 1994...


Bienvenue a` Ouaga

Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi's claims to have resolved the Ethiopian-Eritrean border dispute (he had summoned both President Issayas Aferworki and Premier Meles Zenawi to Tripoli) were politely passed over but the Libyan leader still got some value for his US$3 million contribution to the summit...


Energetic

He named six Libyans including Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi's brother-in-law Abdullah Senoussi...


Desert caravan

President Nelson Mandela's 50-vehicle motorcade on its long journey from southern Tunisia to Tripoli (to avoid United Nations' flight sanctions) had Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi beaming...


A dictator returns

He is well known to Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi and to President Nelson Mandela (he set up a school for South African orphans in the apartheid era) and has been friendly with French President Jacques Chirac since 1983...


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