Gaddafi


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Gaddafi

, Qaddafi
Mu'ammar Muhammad al- . born 1942, Libyan army officer and statesman; head of state from 1969
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Dao said Gaddafi fled his residential compound in Tripoli around August 18.
Although we have not a scrap of evidence that Gaddafi himself was involved in causing the Lockerbie atrocity, my take on that was that he would have at least known who was.
Hatred of Gaddafi unified his disparate opponents, who may now tussle for power during a planned transition to democracy in a broken nation with regional and tribal rivalries to overcome.
The Associated Press reported earlier that Gaddafi's spokesman, Moussa Ibrahim, had said Gaddafi had offered to negotiate to form a transitional government with the rebels and that Gaddafi was still in Libya.
Gaddafi requested to be buried in Sirte in his will.
And as Gaddafi continued to beg for mercy, a fighter turned to him and said: "Shut up, you dog".
Gaddafi was born in 1942 in the central Libyan desert near Sirte, the son of a Bedouin father who was once jailed for opposing Libya's Italian colonialists.
Laith told AFP that Gaddafi "was inside a Chrysler jeep, which was targeted by the rebels.
Nor is it simply that both had pseudo-intellectual pretensions (communists reinforce each other's self-delusion about being Great Thinkers; the codswallop produced by Gaddafi is not his greatest sin, but may be counted among them).
NTC commanders say they are using only light weapons, but government tanks have also moved into road intersections and pounded Gaddafi positions, while pick-up trucks mounted with heavy weapons as well as foot soldiers darted out of cover to fire wildly up ahead.
A Gaddafi spokesman said the rockets hit a residential building and a hotel, killing 354 people in sirte.
After a week-long stand-off over efforts for a peaceful surrender of Bani Walid - one of the last bastions of Gaddafi supporters - anti-Gaddafi fighters launched a two-pronged assault on the town that soon dissolved into street fighting.