Saif Al Islam

  • Gaddafi's spy chief Abdullah al-Senussi captured 21-11-2011 02:42 PM

    Tripoli: Abdullah al-Senussi, Libya's feared former intelligence chief, was cornered and captured at a remote desert homestead on Sunday, a day after Muammar Gaddafi's son was seized by Libyan fighters in the same region. The arrest of the last survivor of the old regime who is wanted at The Hague...
  • Gaddafi's son Saif captured in southern Libya 20-11-2011 08:06 AM

    Zintan: Muammar Gaddafi's former heir apparent Saif al-Islam was captured by revolutionary fighters in the southern desert on Saturday just over a month after his father was killed, setting off joyous celebrations across Libya and closing the door on the possibility that the fugitive son could stoke further insurrection. Saif...
  • Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam seized in Libya 20-11-2011 12:03 AM

    Tripoli: Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam, the only wanted member of the ousted ruling family to remain at large was captured on Saturday as he traveled with aides in a convoy in Libya's southern desert, Libyan officials said. Thunderous celebratory gunfire shook the Libyan capital as the news was spread....
  • Gaddafi's son Saif held in Libya: Officials 19-11-2011 05:51 PM

    Tripoli: Muammar Gaddafi's son and heir apparent Saif al-Islam has been detained in the southern desert, Libya's interim justice minister and other officials said on Saturday. They said Saif al-Islam and several bodyguards, but no other senior figures from the ousted administration, had been taken near the town of Obari...
  • Niger offers asylum to Gaddafi's son: report 12-11-2011 11:48 PM

    Johannesburg: Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou said on Friday he had granted Muammar Gaddafi's son Saadi asylum on humanitarian grounds but did not know the location of another fugitive son Saif al-Islam, South African media reported. The announcement will strain already troubled relations between Niger and Libya's interim rulers, who overthrew...
  • Gaddafi son Saadi wants arrest warrant dropped 02-11-2011 02:36 AM

    Algiers: Saadi Gaddafi, son of the former Libyan leader, has asked Interpol, via his lawyer, to revoke a request for his arrest on the grounds that Libya's new rulers are not able to give him a fair trial. Saadi, a businessman and former professional footballer, is in Niger after escaping...
  • ICC hunt for Gaddafi son poses dilemma for Niger 31-10-2011 05:17 AM

    Naimey The prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC) said on Sunday he has "substantial evidence" that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, now on the run, had helped hire mercenaries to attack Libyan civilians protesting against his father's rule. Saif al-Islam may be heading for Niger, which could upset Libya's new rulers...
  • Gaddafi son eyes safety, talks to Hague 29-10-2011 01:13 AM

    The Hague: From deep in the Sahara, fearing that he will share his father's bloody fate at the hands of vengeful Libyans and calling in old favours bought with oil from desert tribes and African strongmen, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi may be bartering a future. The International Criminal Court at The...
  • Gaddafi son wants to surrender to ICC, says NTC 27-10-2011 11:48 AM

    Tripoli: Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, who once vowed to die fighting on Libyan soil, now wants to face international justice instead and avoid any chance of meeting the same grisly end as his father, Libyan officials said. An official of the ruling National Transitional Council (NTC) said on Wednesday that Saif...
  • Gaddafi son, intelligence chief want to surrender 26-10-2011 11:20 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam and former intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi propose to hand themselves in to the International Criminal Court, a senior official with Libya's National Transitional Council said on Wednesday. "They are proposing a way to hand themselves over to The Hague," Abdel Majid Mlegta told...
  • Gaddafi son preparing to flee Libya: NTC 25-10-2011 02:48 AM

    Tripoli: Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, a fugitive son of the deposed Libyan leader, is near Libya's borders with Niger and Algeria and planning to flee the country using a forged passport, an official with the National Transitional Council said on Monday. "He's on the triangle of Niger and Algeria. He's south...
  • Gaddafi sons broadcast confusion as battle looms 01-09-2011 08:22 AM

    Tripoli: Muammar Gaddafi's sons clashed on the airwaves on Wednesday, with one offering peace and another promising a 'war of attrition' as a final battle for control of Libya's coast loomed. The conflicting messages were the latest evidence that the fallen leader was losing his grip on what remains of...
  • Gaddafi son rallies for Tripoli fightback 23-08-2011 04:54 PM

    Tripoli: A son of Muammar Gaddafi, previously reported captured, made a surprise appearance with jubilant supporters in Tripoli overnight, urging loyalists to fight off rebels who say they control most of the Libyan capital. Saif al-Islam, seen as his father's chosen successor, visited the Tripoli hotel where foreign journalists are...
  • Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam arrested in Libya 22-08-2011 07:00 AM

    Amsterdam: The International Criminal Court prosecutor said on Sunday Saif al-Islam, the son of Libya's Muammar Gaddafi, had been arrested in Libya. "Saif was captured in Libya," prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo told Reuters. "We have confidential information from different sources that we have within Libya confirming this. "It is very important...
  • Libya: Gaddafi defiant despite NATO airstrikes 15-04-2011 08:03 AM

    Tripoli: Muammar Gaddafi rolled defiantly through the streets of Tripoli, pumping his fists as he poked through the sun roof of an SUV on Thursday, the same day that NATO airstrikes shook the city. The alliance's foreign ministers, while united in their aim to pressure the Libyan leader to go,...
  • Libyan government aide holds talks in Britain 02-04-2011 12:10 AM

    London: A key Libyan official involved in negotiations on the future of Muammar Gaddafi's regime said on Friday that Tripoli was attempting to hold talks with US, Britain and France to find a mutual end to the crisis. Abdul-Ati al-Obeidi, a former Libyan prime minister, said Gaddafi's government was reaching...
  • Gaddafi’s son: US supporting the wrong side 20-03-2011 08:55 PM

    Washington: Expressing surprise at President Barack Obama backing attacks on Libya, Saif-al Islam Gaddafi, the son of embattled leader Muammar Gadhafi, blamed the US and its allies for supporting the terrorists and the armed militia in his countr, on Sunday. "Yesterday, we were surprised that the Americans and the British...
  • LSE Director quits over Gaddafi links 04-03-2011 02:51 PM

    London: The Director of the London School of Economics (LSE) has resigned over the institute's links to the family of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, BBC reported on Friday. Howard Davies said the university's reputation had "suffered" and so he had to quit. Stating that the decision to accept 300,000 pounds...
  • Unrest will lead to civil war: Gaddafi's son 21-02-2011 08:15 AM

    Tripoli:The son of Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi on early Monday proposed the speedy implementation of significant democratic reforms in the traditionally restrictive country, while warning of a chaotic civil war, return to colonialism and mass poverty if citizens sided with anti-government demonstrators. "Tomorrow, we can speak rationally, we can spare...
  • Gaddafi blames UN for terrorism, goes arms-shopping 08-12-2007 05:55 PM

    Auckland: A blinder (93 ball 107) by Jesse Ryder helped New Zealand win the last ODI of the six-match series against Pakistan on Saturday. And though, the hosts still finished as the second best team in the series, Ryder's knock gave his side a big boost going into the World...