Saif al-Islam Gadhafi

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Gadhafi Son to Bomber: We Cut Deal With UK for You

Business sec. eyed over ties to younger Gadhafi

(Newser) - Even as Scotland insists its decision to release the Lockerbie bomber was a compassionate one, a conversation between Moammar Gadhafi’s son and the bomber suggests some backroom wheeling and dealing, the Sunday Telegraph reports. A transcript has Saif Gadhafi telling the bomber, “You were on the table in...

UK Official: Talk of Shady Lockerbie Deal 'Offensive'

(Newser) - A British official today denied suggestions that the government struck a deal to free the Lockerbie bomber in exchange for a nice price on Libyan oil, reports the Guardian. "It's not only completely wrong to make such a suggestion, it's also quite offensive," said the business secretary. The...

Lockerbie Bomber: Was He Traded to Libya for Oil?

(Newser) - Opposition parties are turning up the heat on Gordon Brown after Moammar Gadhafi’s son said the fate of the Lockerbie bomber came up often in trade talks between Libya and the UK. Tories say that raises “serious questions” about 10 Downing St.’s role in the release...

Gadhafi Son: Lockerbie Kin 'Greedy'
Gadhafi Son: Lockerbie Kin 'Greedy'

Gadhafi Son: Lockerbie Kin 'Greedy'

Likely Libya successor rips families of victims of 1988 attack

(Newser) - Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi’s son called the families of Lockerbie victims “very greedy” in their negotiations for compensation, the Independent reports. They leveraged “the blood of their sons and daughters” for “more money and more money" after the 1988 airline attack, said Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, seen...

Libya Admits to Torturing Medics
Libya Admits to Torturing Medics

Libya Admits to Torturing Medics

(Newser) - Moammar Gadhafi's son burnished his pro-Western image yesterday by admitting that Libya had tortured 5 nurses and a doctor once accused of spreading HIV among children, the AP reports. Seif al-Islam Gadhafi conceded that the "Benghazi six" were electrocuted and threatened after their 1999 imprisonment, but he did not...

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