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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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.
Since the overthrow of Muammar al-Qaddafi and Libya's fall into chaos, the number of migrants has skyrocketed within the security vacuum.
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.
They have caused instability across the country since the 2011 death of longtime Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi.
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.
At press time, Libyan dictator Muammar al-Qaddafi was pressing the same claim in his mad Gotterdammerung against his own country.
Tension between the two neighbors started on Sunday after Libyan authorities ordered the Sudanese consulate in Al-Kufrah, which remains under the control of the country beleaguered leader Muammar Al-Qaddafi as he fights against eastern rebels, to closes its office and leave the country.