Nov 22
Saif al-Islam Gaddafi is pictured sitting in a plane in Zintan after his capture in Libya’s rugged desert. Photograph: Ismail Zitouni/Reuters

Gaddafi’s intelligence chief captured in southern desert (Guardian, Nov. 20, 2011):

Libya’s interim authorities have captured the last totem of the Gaddafi regime, seizing former intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi in the southern desert near to where Saif al-Islam Gaddafi was apprehended two days earlier.

Militia units surrounded a house where Senussi was holed up, near the town of Birak. The arrest means that all leading figures from the Gaddafi regime have now either been killed, captured or driven into exile. Senussi was the henchman of the Gaddafi regime, “the executioner”, according to Luis Moreno Ocampo, prosecutor at the international criminal court.

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