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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Al Senussi is the brother-in-law and ex-spy chief of toppled Libyan dictator Colonel Gaddafi.
The two men, who are imprisoned in Tripoli, are understood to be Libyan bomb-maker Abu Agila Mas'ud and Abdullah Senussi, the late dictator Colonel Gaddafi's brother-in-law and a spy chief in the toppled regime.
Jane Schultz, 77, welcomed the news that Colonel Gaddafi's brother-in-law Abdullah Senussi and bombmaker Abu Agila Mas'ud could be questioned in relation to the 1988 disaster on Pan Am 103.
Senussi is currently being held in a jail in Tripoli after he was sentenced for his role in the deaths of protesters during the 2011 uprising against Gaddafi.
A source at the public prosecution told KUNA that the nine individuals will be executed by shooting, adding that amongst the people sentenced to death were former head of intelligence Abdullah Senussi and former Prime Minister Baghdadi Mahmudi.
He was recognised as the king of a sovereign nation-state by the UN, and as hief of the Senussi Order, a moderate Sufi movement in Sunnism called al-Senussiyah.
The Pre Trial Chamber, and later the Appeals Chamber, held that the international case against Gaddafi remained admissible but found the ICC case against Senussi was inadmissible under Article 17.
We believe, and it is clear now, that the [Gulf] row has further deepened, and there are countries that don't wish to go to Doha, while Doha is insisting on its stand," said former Kuwaiti information minister Mohammad Nasser Al Senussi.
Summary: Senussi appears in Tripoli court with four lawyers picked by his family, just one of whom is Libyan; other three are Tunisian.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The head of intelligence in Eastern region of Libya, Colonel Ibrahim Senussi, was reportedly killed in a terrorist attack.
Prosecutors said Senussi had been allowed to see relatives, but denied lawyers had been prevented from visiting their clients at the prison.
Among the top aides who will face trial there are two premiers and former spy chief Abdullah Senussi as well as other military officers and politicians.