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TRIPOLI, Libya — The Libyan intelligence officer convicted in the 1988 bombing of an American airliner over Lockerbie, Scotland, died at home here Sunday nearly three years after passions around the case were reawakened when he was freed on...
World NowAbdel Basset Ali Megrahi, convicted in the 1988 bombing of an American airliner over Lockerbie, Scotland, died at home in Tripoli on Sunday nearly three years after passions around the case were reawakened when he was freed on compassionate grounds due to...
In the modern pantheon of the world's dictators, Moammar Kadafi stood apart. Far apart. Erratic and mercurial, he fancied himself a political philosopher, practiced an unorthodox and deadly diplomacy, and cut a sometimes cartoonish figure in flowing...
Tags: Terrorism, Diplomacy, United Kingdom, Economy, NATO
Babylon & BeyondPoliticians are already demanding Libya's new rulers extradite convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset Ali Megrahi now that it appears his longtime ally Moammar Kadafi is being ousted. Among those demanding Megrahi's extradition to the U.S. for trial...
Top of the TicketLibya's Moammar Kadafi likes to sleep in a Bedouin tent. In the past, he has pitched his tent in New York during the U.N. General Assembly. But last month, Kadafi permitted a large welcome home for Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al......
GreenspaceU.S. Senators will examine whether a lucrative oil deal between BP and Libya played a role in the release from a Scottish prison of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, the convicted bomber of a Pan Am flight that crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland, in......
Top of the TicketFull text. Barack Obama and David Cameron meet warmly in the Briton's first official White House visit as new prime minister....
Top of the TicketMayor of New York introduces British Prime Minister to some street-food, New York style. The two politicians clearly relished their meeting....
The release from prison Thursday of Abdel Basset Ali Megrahi, described as terminally ill with prostate cancer, was the latest development in the case of the 1988 Pan Am bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland, which was seared into American and British...
1969: Lt. Col. Moammar Kadafi comes to power at age 27, when he leads a coup against Libya's pro-Western monarchy. 1979: The Carter administration places Libya on a list of state sponsors of terrorism, where it remains. 1981: The U.S. closes down the...
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