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  • Scottish prosecutor says no reason to doubt Lockerbie bomber's guilt

    No evidence has emerged that casts doubt on the conviction of a late Libyan intelligence officer for the Lockerbie airline bombing 26 years ago, says Scotland's top prosecutor. However, efforts to track down others behind the deadly attack have been...
  • Unpredictable to the end, Moammar Kadafi ruled Libya for decades

    In the modern pantheon of the world's dictators, Moammar Kadafi stood apart. Far apart. Erratic and mercurial, he fancied himself a political philosopher, practiced an unorthodox and deadly diplomacy, and cut a sometimes cartoonish figure in flowing...
  • Families Of Pan Am 103 Victims Gratified By Gadhafi's Downfall

    Families Of Pan Am 103 Victims Gratified By Gadhafi's Downfall
    Families of loved ones lost on Pan Am 103, ordered blown from the skies by Moammar Gadhafi in 1988, are gratified over the downfall of the Libyan dictator. Bert Ammerman, whose 36 year old brother Tom, was among the 270 people killed when the jumbo jet...
  • No Justice For Families

    No Justice For Families
    When Abdelbaset al-Megrahi was set free two years ago, it was one of the greatest injustices of our time. The terrorist, better known as the Lockerbie Bomber, was allegedly dying of cancer and had less than one year to live so the British Government...
  • Lockerbie Bomber Was Released In A Deal For Oil

    Lockerbie Bomber Was Released In A Deal For Oil
    Americans should be outraged by a a couple of new revelations that prove, once and for all, the Lockerbie Bomber was released in a deal for oil.   One revelation came when classified documents were found in Libyan Intelligence files that show Britain...
  • Lockerbie bomber dies at age 60

    Lockerbie bomber dies at age 60
    Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, the only person convicted in connection with the Lockerbie bombing that killed 270 people, died Sunday, the Libyan government and a family member said. He was 60. The former intelligence officer, who had suffered from...
  • Lockerbie bomber dies in Libya

    TRIPOLI, Libya — The Libyan intelligence officer convicted in the 1988 bombing of an American airliner over Lockerbie, Scotland, died at home here Sunday nearly three years after passions around the case were reawakened when he was freed on...
  • LIBYA: U.S. officials call for extradition of Lockerbie bomber

     
    Politicians are already demanding Libya's new rulers extradite convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset Ali Megrahi now that it appears his longtime ally Moammar Kadafi is being ousted. Among those demanding Megrahi's extradition to the U.S. for trial...
  • Lockerbie bomber Megrahi dies in Libya

     
    Abdel Basset Ali Megrahi, convicted in the 1988 bombing of an American airliner over Lockerbie, Scotland, died at home in Tripoli on Sunday nearly three years after passions around the case were reawakened when he was freed on compassionate grounds due to...
  • Primer: The case of the Lockerbie terrorist bomber

    Primer: The case of the Lockerbie terrorist bomber
    The release from prison Thursday of Abdel Basset Ali Megrahi, described as terminally ill with prostate cancer, was the latest development in the case of the 1988 Pan Am bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland, which was seared into American and British...
  • FBI Director Blasts Scotland's Justice Minister for Lockerbie Decision

    FBI Director Blasts Scotland's Justice Minister for Lockerbie Decision
    FBI Director Robert Mueller is criticizing Scotland's justice minister for releasing the Lockerbie bomber, letting him return home to Libya. Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill ordered the release of Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, citing compassion as grounds for...