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Moammar Gadhafi

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Moammar Gadhafi's Biography

Gaddafi was born on 7th June 1942. He was born of a Bedouin family who lived near Sirt. As a teenager, Gaddafi joined anti Israel protests during the Suez Crisis of 1956.

Even as a young man Gaddafi had hopes that he could overthrow the ruling monarchy. He joined the military and began to plot how to overthrow the Libyan leaders. He received further military training in the UK, as so many other despots before him ( Uganda's Idi Aminforone). His military knowledge helped him to lead a successful coup against King Idrisin1969. A new Libyan Arab Republic was declared with Gaddafi at its head. He has been the leader of Libya ever since.

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  • After 3 arrests in Boulder, Libyan refugee Iman al-Obeidi could face ...

      News Source: The Denver Post | 16 hours ago
    Three years later, as a political refugee living in Boulder, al-Obeidi is "destitute," according to her attorneys, and has been arrested three times. On probation already in an assault on a police officer, she faces trial this fall in a second
  • ICC: Gadhafi-era spy chief can be tried in Libya

      News Source: Taiwan News | 4 days ago
    Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court have upheld a decision that allows Libyan authorities to put on trial a former intelligence chief from Moammar Gadhafi's era. The appeals panel confirmed Thursday that the case against Abdullah al-
  • Taiwan News Morning Briefing ? July 24

      News Source: Taiwan News | 5 days ago
    Thursday's trading session, with turnover reaching NT$3.87 billion. U.S. stock indexes edged mostly higher Wednesday as traders looked over a mixed batch of corporate earnings...That was two points higher than its last record close reached on July 3.

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  • Libya: 'Scumbag Woodstock' — The Patriot Post

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    U.S. intelligence reports that al-Qaida is flocking to post-Gadhafi Libya because it's now a lawless safe haven for terrorists. So many notorious ... For that, we can thank Obama's exercise of “smart power” in ousting Moammar Gadhafi. Tags:.
  • Fact-checking Benghazi: The rhetoric hasn't matched up with ...

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    Not up to speed on what happened in Benghazi? Here's a history: Diplomatic workers staffed a temporary residential outpost in the Libyan city after the death of dictator Moammar Gadhafi. On a night the U.S. ambassador, Christopher Stevens, ..
  • Infidel Bloggers Alliance: When Was the Benghazi "Anti-...

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    Last month, they released a report asserting that the Obama administration intentionally allowed arms to flow to al-Qaida-linked militants who had opposed Libya's Moammar Gadhafi. Finally, there is the shadowy background of Nakoula ...

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