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Q&A: Lockerbie bomber controversyupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 00:22:00

Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi has been at the center of a furious controversy over his release from prison, forcing Prime Minister Gordon Brown to deny that London made a deal with Libya to set him free. Here CNN explains the complicated case.

Documents reveal fears over Lockerbie dealupdated: Wed Sep 02 2009 07:47:00

Libya warned the United Kingdom that if the Lockerbie bomber died in prison in Scotland, it would have "catastrophic effects for the relationship between Libya and the U.K.," documents declassified Tuesday show.

Terrorist was not traded for oil, British PM insistsupdated: Mon Aug 31 2009 13:35:00

The British government did not make a deal to send the Lockerbie bomber home in exchange for an oil contract with Libya, Prime Minister Gordon Brown's office said Monday.

UK minister denies secret deal on release of Lockerbie bomberupdated: Mon Aug 31 2009 08:53:00

British Justice Minister Jack Straw denied Sunday that the Lockerbie bomber was freed from jail as part of an agreement to allow a British energy company to drill for oil in Libya.

FBI chief: Bomber's release 'a mockery'updated: Sat Aug 22 2009 15:23:00

FBI Director Robert Mueller harshly criticized the decision to release the Lockerbie bomber in a letter released Saturday, calling it "a mockery of the rule of law."

Britain rejects claim that bomber release tied to UK trade dealsupdated: Fri Aug 21 2009 22:17:00

Britain on Friday rejected claims made by the son of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi that the release of the Lockerbie bomber was linked to trade deals between Libya and Britain.

Terminally ill Lockerbie bomber lands in Libyaupdated: Thu Aug 20 2009 19:41:00

The man convicted of murdering 270 people by blowing up Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, two decades ago received a boisterous welcome when his plane landed in his native Libya on Thursday.

Lockerbie: the aftermath rememberedupdated: Tue Aug 18 2009 17:37:00

Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi's fate hangs in the balance. The Libyan man convicted for the 1988 Lockerbie bombings has terminal prostate cancer and, according to his lawyers, just weeks to live.

Court allows Lockerbie bomber to drop appealupdated: Tue Aug 18 2009 16:00:00

A Scottish court has formally allowed Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi to abandon his second appeal against his conviction over the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, in which 270 people were killed when an airliner was blown out of the sky.

Lockerbie terrorist may be freedupdated: Tue Aug 18 2009 16:00:00

The terrorist convicted in the 1988 Pan Am Flight 103 bombing may be released from jail. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.

Lockerbie bomber drops appeal, Scottish agency saysupdated: Fri Aug 14 2009 14:48:00

A Libyan man convicted in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, is dropping his appeal, the Scottish Court Service said Friday.

Scottish government yet to decide on Lockerbie bomber releaseupdated: Thu Aug 13 2009 15:04:00

The Scottish government have said no decision has been made on releasing the man convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing.

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