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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Oct 31

Saadi Gaddafi was smuggled into Niger by a team of ex-special forces soldiers from around the world, according to a former Australian soldier who claims to be the personal bodyguard of the son of the former Libyan dictator.

Saadi Gaddafi is facing demands for his extradition from Niger

Saadi Gaddafi ‘smuggled into Niger by team of ex-special forces from Australia and New Zealand’ (Telegraph, Oct. 30, 2011):

Gary Peters, who is Australian but lives in Ontario, Canada, said his team of New Zealand, Australian, Russian and Iraqi ex-special forces soldiers escorted Saadi to Niger after his flight from Tripoli as it fell to rebel forces in August.

He said he himself was injured as he tried to cross the border back to Libya, but was able to make it back to Canada even though he was bleeding.

Saadi, who is facing demands for his extradition from Niger, was hoping to move to Canada or Mexico where he had investments, Mr Peters said.

“He loves Canada, that’s why he keeps coming back here, every year,” Mr Peters said of Saadi in an interview with the country’s National Post newspaper.

“He’s got investments here, he’s got property here. He wants to [move to Canada], but I was warned by RCMP (the police) that if he comes here they’ll arrest him straight away.”

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Sep 19

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.

Mr Blair was flown to Libya twice at Gaddafi’s expense on one of the former dictator’s private jets

Tony Blair ‘visited Libya to lobby for JP Morgan’ (Telegraph, Sep. 18, 2011):

A senior executive with the Libyan Investment Authority, the $70 billion fund used to invest the country’s oil money abroad, said Mr Blair was one of three prominent western businessmen who regularly dealt with Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of the former leader.

Saif al-Islam and his close aides oversaw the activities of the fund, and often directed its officials on where they should make its investments, he said.

The executive, speaking on condition of anonymity, said officials were told the “ideas” they were ordered to pursue came from Mr Blair as well as one other British businessman and a former American diplomat.

“Tony Blair’s visits were purely lobby visits for banking deals with JP Morgan,” he said.

He said that unlike some other deals – notably some investments run by the US bank Goldman Sachs – JP Morgan’s had never turned “bad”.

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Sep 01

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NATO Vows To STAY In Libya!Rep. Ron Paul on Libya (Aug 29, 2011)

The Greatest Betrayal: Handing Over Libya To Al-Qaeda

ALL SAHARAN TRIBES From Many Countries Offer To Help And Come To Libya At ONE Call From Gaddafi – Algerian People Headed For Libya Because Of Information That NATO Has 5000 Soldiers On The Ground In Tripoli
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Aug 24

Playboy Saif’s web of connections to the rich and powerful (and that includes Mandy) (Daily Mail, August 24, 2011):

Visitors to the luxurious Tripoli compound of Saif al-Islam were treated until recently to a piece of machismo theatre designed to show their host in the most fearless of lights.

After lobbing pieces of raw meat into a cage for his two snarling Bengal tigers, Freddo and Barney, to fight over, Colonel Gaddafi’s son and heir would have a flunky show his guests inside the house to be served tea.

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