Muammar Gaddafi

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Blair government had misgivings about Mandela mediation role over Lockerbie
Files show Downing Street felt former South African leader’s attempt to mediate was ‘unlikely to be helpful’

Caroline Davies and Ben Quinn

30, Dec, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Revealed: Libya aborted plan to hand Gaddafi spy chief to US at last minute
Extradition of Abdullah al-Senussi over Lockerbie bombing would have closely followed that of Mohammed Abouagela Masud

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

23, Dec, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Abduction of Lockerbie bomb suspect ‘agreed with US three months ago’
Mohammed Abouagela Masud was seized by notorious militia after discussions between US and Libyan officials

Jason Burke

13, Dec, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Saif Gaddafi: London life of former playboy who could lead Libya revealed
A cache of emails and documents sheds light on the would-be ruler’s activities at a time when he was entering public life

Paul Caruana Galizia and Juliette Garside

20, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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From a Thatcher nutcracker to a Trump toilet brush: my curious collection of political memorabilia
As a foreign correspondent I used to report on dictators and democrats. Now I collect them

Ian Black

12, Mar, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Putin’s massive table: powerplay or paranoia?
Russia’s leader is using a five-metre table for one-on-one meetings, but is it just a super-cautious Covid measure?

Oliver Holmes

08, Feb, 2022 @3:22 PM

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Gaddafi minister found jointly liable for 1984 killing of PC Yvonne Fletcher
Saleh Ibrahim Mabrouk was ‘prime mover’ in 25-year-old’s death outside Libyan embassy in London, says judge

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

16, Nov, 2021 @1:49 PM

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Libya: credible elections – or another failed bid at nation-building?
Parliamentary and presidential votes were due at the end of the year, but there are fears the interim government hopes to stay in power

Patrick Wintour, Diplomatic editor

29, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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UK and France to blame for chaos in Libya, says presidential hopeful
Former Libyan interior minister Fathi Bashagha claims UK failing in moral responsibility after Europe-led regime change

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

01, Jun, 2021 @3:50 PM

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The Guardian view on the Arab Spring, a decade on: a haunting legacy | Editorial
Editorial: High hopes in the region soon turned to exhaustion and despair. But the movement is not over


29, Jan, 2021 @6:30 PM

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Arab spring autocrats: the dead, the ousted and those who remain
What became of the strongmen whose rule sparked protest across the region

Oliver Holmes

14, Dec, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Nicolas Sarkozy corruption trial: co-defendant wants Covid postponement
Former French president is accused of corruption and influence peddling

Kim Willsher in Paris

23, Nov, 2020 @9:12 AM

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