Muammar al-Qaddafi

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Noun1.Muammar al-Qaddafi - Libyan leader who seized power in a military coup d'etat in 1969; deposed the Libyan monarchy and imposed socialism and Islamic orthodoxy on the country (born in 1942)
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The suspects are on trial for recording a voice message where they imitated the voices of toppled Libyan leader Muammar Al-Qaddafi and former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein in an effort to criticize the local Abha Tourism Festival.
Al-Sadr, an Iranian-born Lebanese philosopher, spent many years of his life in Lebanon as a religious and political leader before he went missing during a trip to Libya at the invitation of Muammar al-Qaddafi.
Throughout the book, Faust compares Saddam Hussein to Hitler and/or Stalin rather than to other regimes in the Arab world, such as Syria under Hafiz al-Asad or Libya under Muammar al-Qaddafi. These authoritarian Arab leaders controlled their countries with an iron fist, and their systems were essentially similar to Iraq's.
Since the overthrow of Muammar al-Qaddafi and Libya's fall into chaos, the number of migrants has skyrocketed within the security vacuum.
After producing over 1.5 million barrels-per-day before the overthrow of Libyan leader Muammar Al-Qaddafi in 2011, the security situation in Libya has led to production dramatically decreasing in December, 2014, to around 350,000 bpd.
PM Omar Al-Hassi, stressed that elections were necessary to put an end to the chaos that has been plaguing the country since the fall of dictator Muammar Al-Qaddafi. In an interview with the Associated Press, Al-Hassi emphasised that the elected government will return to Tripoli, which has been under the control of Dawn of Libya fighters since June after a series of clashes with the government.
Muammar al-Qaddafi's lethal arsenal of chemical arms.
They have caused instability across the country since the 2011 death of longtime Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi. The North African nation also is home to a violent extremist element that gained a new level of infamy after the Sept.
ambassador in Benghazi last September showed how unstable the country remains despite having elected a new government after the overthrow of dictator Muammar al-Qaddafi.
military buried Osama bin Laden at sea in May, and the Libyan governing council interred Muammar al-Qaddafi in an unmarked grave in October.
Libyan Defense Minister Osama al-Juwali said on Monday that it will take weeks to rid the streets of the militias that ousted former leader Muammar al-Qaddafi and months to form national army, reported the pan-Arab daily ASHARQ AL AWSAT Tuesday.
MISRATA, LIBYA (TAP) - A Libyan rebel spokesman said opposition forces were battling troops loyal to Muammar al-Qaddafi on Saturday in the western city of Zawiya.