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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...
Opinion L.A.The Transportation Security Administration's invasive pat-downs and daunting full-body scanners remove human judgment from airport security, Op-Ed columnist Jonah Goldberg argues Tuesday. One of the latest such lapses was when 95-year-old Jean Weber,...
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 TicketObama says Libyan leader's hours are numbered, hopes for peaceful transition....
Top of the TicketPresident Obama, having made a name opposing such meddling, is now sponsoring it in the Libya situation....
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...
BENNETT RAMBERG served in the State Department's Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs in the administration of President George H.W. Bush. E-mail: Bennettramberg@aol.comON ITS FACE, North Korea's announcement that it plans to return to the six-party nuclear talks marks a victory of sorts for diplomacy. Working with its allies, the United States fashioned a package of U.N. resolutions, economic sanctions and the threat of...
CNNAbdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, the only person convicted in connection with the Lockerbie bombing that killed 270 people, died Sunday, the Libyan government and a family member said. He was 60. The former intelligence officer, who had suffered from...
Tags: Punishment, Frank Lautenberg, FBI, Laws, Crime, Law and Justice
Robin Gibb, co-founder of Bee Gees who defined disco era, dies at 62 after long cancer battle LONDON (AP) — With his carefully tended hair, tight trousers and perfect harmonies, Robin Gibb, along with his brothers Maurice and Barry, defined the...
CNNAbdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, the only person convicted in connection with the Lockerbie airline bombing that killed 270 people, died Sunday, the Libyan government and family members said. He was 60. The former intelligence officer, who had...
Tags: Prosecution, International Law, Tripoli (Libya), Islam, Bombings
The only person convicted in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing will be laid to rest. Abdel Baset al-Megrahi died Sunday, nearly three years after his release from a Scottish prison. His celebratory homecoming in Libya sparked outrage from the international...
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