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There is a growing concern over Gaddafi’s legacy as tons of dangerous chemical waste is found in the country. In southern Libya, 10,000 drums of radioactive ‘yellowcake’, an essential ingredient in the uranium enrichment process, have been been found.
Gaddafi left behind several houses and compounds in Tripoli and the rest of Libya, Al Jazeera’s Sue Turton offers a look inside one of them.
Tony Blair used visits to Libya after he left office to lobby for business for the American investment bank JP Morgan, The Daily Telegraph has been told. A senior executive with the Libyan Investment Authority, the $70 billion fund used … Continue reading
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Boys and girls chanted anti-Moammar Gadhafi slogans while teachers hung an effigy of the fugitive leader Saturday as Libyan children started their first school year without the “brother leader” dictating everything from the curriculum to what … Continue reading
A home video found in Muammar Gaddafi’s compound that was shot in 2005 reveals the Libyan leader and his grandchildren. The videos were shot in one of the Colonel’s famous tents used to greet western leaders and dignitaries before the … Continue reading
Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi deployed special squads which held suspected opponents in shipping containers, tortured them for information about insurgent networks and disposed of their bodies in unmarked graves in a campaign to smash the revolt against his rule. Evidence gathered … Continue reading
Secret documents uncovered from an abandoned intelligence building show that influential Americans were trying to help Gaddafi cling to power. One is a member of congress, the other a former ambassador. Al Jazeera’s Jamal El Shi-yal has this exclusive report.
While Gaddafi’s current whereabouts are unknown, their abandoned homes in Tripoli are now open for the public to see. What they expose is a luxurious lifestyle. Al Jazeera’s Jamal Elshayyal reports from Tripoli.
Al Jazeera has gained access to part of an underground tunnel network beneath Muammar Gaddafi’s compound in Tripoli. Fighting for overall control of the area around Bab al-Aziziyah is still going on.
Revolutionaries say they hold 95 per cent of Libya’s capital. President Obama says it is clear that Gaddafi’s rule is over, but the fight in Libya is not. After the dramatic events today, which saw rebel convoys roll into Libya’s … Continue reading