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 »

Libyan Rebels Capture Tripoli Base

'This evening, we will enter Tripoli'

(Newser) - Libyan rebels have captured a major military base that defends Moammar Gadhafi's stronghold of Tripoli. An Associated Press reporter with the rebels saw them take over the base of the Khamis Brigade, 16 miles west of the capital, today. Gadhafi's 27-year-old son Khamis commands the 32nd Brigade, also... 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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