Senussi


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Senussi

(sɛˈnuːsɪ) or

Senusi

n, pl -sis
(Islam) a member of a zealous and aggressive Muslim sect of North Africa and Arabia, founded in 1837 by Sidi Mohammed ibn Ali al Senussi (?1787–1859)
Seˈnussian, Seˈnusian adj
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Senussi has 60 days from he was found guilty until his execution and nearly a month has passed now.
On 2 April 2013, the Libyan authorities filed a challenge to the admissibility of the case with regard to Abdullah Al Senussi before Pre-Trial Chamber of the ICC, noted the Hague-based court in a press release.
Among those present were former intelligence chief Abdullah Senussi and Gaddafi's last premier, Al-Baghdadi al-Mahmudi.
Senussi was joined in the court byGaddafi's former prime minister Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi, and former foreign minister Abdul Ati al-Obeidi.
The ICC had also originally sought to try Senussi but on October 11 ruled that the 63-year-old former spy chief should be tried by Libya.
Idriss was recognised as the king of a sovereign nation-state, recognised already by the UN, and as chief of the Senussi Muslim Order, a moderate Sufi movement in Sunnism (al-Senussiyah) in control over most of Libya's tribes.
Sarah Senussi says that she has not spoken to her father in two months, with his lawyer not being granted access to him, along with human rights groups.
Prosecution spokesman Taha Ba'ara said that Senussi might be able to offer information that can be used in Saif's trial.
Libya is at loggerheads with the International Criminal Court over who has the right to bring former regime figures such as Seif-al Islam and the dead dictator's spymaster, Abdullah Senussi, to justice.
It said Senussi, who has been indicted by the International Criminal Court on charges of crimes against humanity, arrived late on Friday bearing a falsified Malian passport, the report was quoted as saying by the Associated Press.
Libya was a federal union from 1951 to 1963 during the monarchy of Idris Senussi, which split the country into three states - Cyrenaica, Tripolitania and Fezzan.
In the capital, Information Minister Mahmoud Shammam said ex-Intelligence Minister Abdullah Senussi was captured alive Nov 20 by revolutionary fighters from a southern region called Fazan, not far from where Gadhafi's son was seized Nov 26 while trying to flee to neighboring Niger.