Muammar el-Qaddafi

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Muammar el-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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Usage


In news:

Omething seems to have come over one of the world's best known boogeymen, wrote the Times correspondent Patrick Tyler from Tripoli about the new willingness of the Libyan leader Muammar el-Qaddafi to submit to weaponry inspections.
Curious Libyans examine weapons of forces loyal to Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi that were destroyed by a coalition airstrike between Benghazi and Ajdabiya.
Libyan rebels advanced Sunday into Tripoli, the capital and Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi's last stronghold.
Muammar el-Qaddafi , 1942-2011.
Muammar el-Qaddafi , who ruled Libya since 1969, was killed Oct 20, after rebel forces took control of the ousted leader's hometown, Surt.
Muammar el-Qaddafi's Libya turned 30 this week, and a spree of congratulations here has been intensified by a conviction, at least in some quarters, that the leader may finally have outgrown his bad-boy past.
NATO intensified its strikes against Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi's assets as the port of Misurata was closed due to shelling.
The piece that Judith Miller is working on for the Atlantic appears to be a profile of Libya's Col. Muammar el- Qaddafi , according to sources familiar with the magazine or with Miller's activities.
Mariah Carey, Usher and Beyoncé, have all performed private shows for the family of the murderous dictator of Libya, Muammar el- Qaddafi .
Muammar el- Qaddafi blamed "hallucinogenic" drugs and Osama bin Laden for the violence.
Colonel Muammar el- Qaddafi 's forces struck back on three fronts on Monday, using fighter jets, special forces units and regular army troops in an escalation of hostilities that brought Libya closer to civil war.
ALMOST nine months after the world watched Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi meet his maker at the hands of a camera-phone-wielding mob, our intervention in Libya's civil war has vanished down the American memory hole.
President Obama warned on Friday that Muammar el-Qaddafi must cease violence against civilians or face a U.N.-led military action that would decapitate his regime.
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