Muammar Gaddafi

Libyan revolutionary, politician and political theorist

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Muammar Gaddafi: Libyan revolutionary, politician and political theorist
Muammar Mohammed Abu Minyar Gaddafi, commonly known as Colonel Gaddafi, was a Libyan revolutionary, politician and political theorist. He governed Libya as Revolutionary Chairman of the Libyan Arab Republic from 1969 to 1977 and then as the "Brother Leader" of the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya from 1977 to 2011. He was initially ideologically committed to Arab nationalism and Arab socialism but later ruled according to his own Third International Theory.


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Is dividing Libya a possible compromise to end the conflict?

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Libyan prime minister calls for renewed UN talks amid increased tensions

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CAIRO — The head of Libya's internationally recognized government Tuesday called for a renewal of U.N.-brokered talks to end divisions in the oil-rich country, amid escalating military clashes and..
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Ex-head of Libya's anti-Gaddafi revolt dies of coronavirus

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Libya ceasefire deal to be signed in Moscow

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Both sides in Libya's conflict are expected to meet in Moscow on Monday to sign an agreement on the terms of a ceasefire which went into effect on Sunday, ending nine months of fighting after weeks of..
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Turkey aims to sign deal with Libya over Gaddafi-era compensation

Turkey plans to sign by February a preliminary $2.7 billion compensation deal for work carried out in Libya before the 2011 civil war, a sector official said, seeking to revive stalled Turkish business..
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Flights Suspended at Airport in Libyan Capital Tripoli Amid Rocket Attack Threat - Reports

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'They'll target him as they targeted Gaddafi': Malema warned over call for 'One Africa'

'they'll target him as they targeted gaddafi': malema warned over call for 'one africa'
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'I had a hand in most of them': Irish ex-priest admits role in IRA bombings, including Brighton attack on Thatcher

Patrick Ryan, now 90, also admits he bought arms for IRA from Libyan dictator Gaddafi
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Car bomb explodes in Libya's Benghazi, killing three U.N. staff

A car bomb explosion in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed three U.N. staff members and two other mission members on Saturday, the United Nations said.The attack came as the United Nations was..
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Gaddafi's prime minister to be released for medical care abroad

The man who served as Libya's prime minister for the final five years of dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s rule will be released on Saturday to receive medical treatment abroad, Libya’s justice ministry..
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Libya Prime Minister Sarraj will not sit down with rival Haftar to end war

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Libya's internationally recognised Prime Minister Fayez Al Sarraj said on Sunday he was not prepared to sit down with eastern commander Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar to negotiate an end to the two-month..
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