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Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi

Date of Birth: 07/06/1942
Place of Birth: Sirte
Died: 20/10/2011


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No springtime in Algiers

Much as Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi has been a chronic nuisance in the past, protecting him has been a part of the Algerian leadership’s strategy to hold back the Arab Spring...


The Gadaffi clan scatters

In late August, Algeria took in Moammar el Gadaffi’s wife Safia, along with three of his children: his oldest son, sports and telecommunications supremo Mohamed, 41, who was born to his first wife, Fatiha; ship owner Hannibal el Gadaffi, 36, whose problems with the British, French and Swiss authorities have made him infamous; 35-year-old daughter Aisha el Gadaffi, a lawyer, and some grandchildren...

Subsequently, on 31 August, a report in the Algiers daily El Watan (sometimes a conduit for Major General Mohamed ‘Tawfik’ Medienne’s Département du Renseignment et de la Sécurité (DRS) intelligence service) said that Moammar el Gadaffi had also tried to cross the border at Ghadames with his family but had been blocked...


You can take the Africa out of Libya

It must also court governments worried by the old connection to former leader Moammar el Gadaffi to make sure they don’t liquidate – or expropriate – Libya’s holdings in haste...

Qatar’s Emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani, signed the deal during an official visit to Tripoli, when he was still on speaking terms with Moammar el Gadaffi...


Lobbying on

Just as Mozambique’s Resistência Nacional Moçambicana threatens to return to violence, the man who championed it at the height of its atrocities has surfaced in papers found in the offices in Libya of Moammar el Gadaffi’s fallen Prime Minister, El Baghdadi Ali el Mahmoudi...


Gadaffi falls, revolution rises

With its victory over the forces of Moammar el Gadaffi this week, the Transitional National Council (TNC) has proved it has more staying power than suggested by its initial hesitant appearance at the head of the insurrection...


Changing times

Yet, as South Sudan struggles, over six weeks after Independence, to form a new government, the NCP faces its own struggle – to avoid the fate of Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi...


Foreign policy flip-flops

In March, South Africa voted at the UN Security Council for a ‘no-fly zone’ over Libya, only weeks after it had backed calls for the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate abuses by Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s regime...


Running on empty

The offensives by the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the brave but shambolic Transitional National Council fighters show no sign of overwhelming Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s forces...


Favourite four

France and the USA worked closely on last year’s Guinean and Ivorian election crises, as they do on military operations against the regime of Libya’s Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi...


Rebels edge closer to Tripoli

As the rebel war to drive Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi from power stretches out, public support for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation’s intervention is weakening...


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