Khamis Gadhafi

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Gadhafi's Son Khamis Reported Killed

Younger Gadhafi commanded elite military unit, said killed in NATO strike

(Newser) - Khamis Gadhafi, Moammar Gadhafi's feared son who commanded an elite military unit known as the Khamis Brigade, has been reported killed in a NATO strike, reports Sky News . A man at the scene of a bombed-out Toyota Landcruiser says that the younger Gadhafi was in it when a NATO... More »

Libya TV Claims Gadhafi Son Not Dead

Libyan TV airs footage of Khamis Gadhafi yesterday

(Newser) - Perhaps Moammar Gadhafi's youngest son is not dead after all, as was reported last Friday . Libyan state television broadcast footage of a man it says is Khamis Gadhafi visiting wounded people in a hospital east of Tripoli—and it claims it was filmed yesterday, reports al-Jazeera , which notes the... More »

Gadhafi Son Killed in Airstrike, Spies Say

NATO confirms it hit targets, but doesn't comment on death of Khamis

(Newser) - Moammar Gadhafi’s youngest son, Khamis, was among the dozens of loyalist troops killed in a NATO airstrike on the city of Zliten last night, a Libyan rebel spokesman told the AFP today, citing spies planted in Gadhafi’s ranks and intercepted radio chatter. NATO confirmed only that it had... More »

Gadhafi Son Cut Short US Internship

State Department assisted Khamis Gadhafi in engineering gig

(Newser) - Moammar Gadhafi's youngest son had to skip his visit to West Point last month—he had an uprising to crush at home. Khamis Gadhafi, who leads a notoriously brutal brigade in the Libyan military, had been due to visit the military academy as part of a month-long internship in the... More »

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