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Lockerbie victims' families: Relief, angerupdated: Sun May 20 2012 18:13:00

Relief expressed Sunday at the death of Pan Am 103 bomber Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi by relatives of some of his 270 victims was tempered by still-smoldering anger at his release from prison more than two years ago.

Britain confident Libya will allow police probeupdated: Thu Dec 08 2011 12:23:00

Britain's Foreign Office is hopeful that Libya's new leaders will permit visits from police investigating the 1988 Lockerbie bombing and the 1984 slaying of a British police officer, shot dead outside the Libyan Embassy in London.

Newspapers on Gadhafi: 'We loved him, we hated him, we loved him again'updated: Fri Oct 21 2011 08:35:00

Graphic photos of the violent death of former Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi dominate most front pages of Europe's newspapers on Friday, amid a sense of relief that an end to the conflict in the North African country is in sight.

Libyans in London react to Gadhafi deathupdated: Fri Oct 21 2011 08:35:00

Libyan students studying in London gather in front of the Libyan embassy and celebrate Gadhafi's death.

Lockerbie victim's brother says Gadhafi's killing is justice updated: Thu Oct 20 2011 21:07:00

Brian Flynn, brother of a victim aboard downed Pan Am Flight 103, said Thursday that the killing of former Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi is a moment of justice.

Gadhafi and the truth of Lockerbieupdated: Thu Oct 20 2011 17:24:00

CNN's Max Foster looks at whether Gadhafi's death will mean the truth will come out about Lockerbie.

Convicted Lockerbie bomber says truth will eventually come outupdated: Tue Oct 04 2011 11:53:00

The truth about the bombing of a PanAm airliner over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 will come out "one day, and hopefully in the near future," the only man convicted the bombing told Reuters in an interview aired Monday.

Minister: Libya is willing to help probe other Lockerbie suspectsupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 15:11:00

Libya is willing to work with British police to investigate other suspects in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, its justice minister said Wednesday.

Libyan minister closes Lockerbie bomber caseupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 10:15:00

The case of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbesset al Megrahi is "closed," Libya's transitional justice minister told reporters.

Thousands abandon Libyan townupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 10:15:00

The entire population of a Libyan town has fled, fearing punishment for backing Gadhafi. CNN's Phil Black reports.

Some U.S. lawmakers blast Libyan rebels on Lockerbie bomber issueupdated: Wed Aug 31 2011 13:19:00

Even as Libyan rebels struggle to gain control of the country, some U.S. lawmakers are demanding the United States punish the rebel leadership unless they turn over the Lockerbie bomber.

Lockerbie mastermind near deathupdated: Mon Aug 29 2011 15:37:00

CNN's Nic Robertson tracks down the convicted Lockerbie bombing mastermind and finds him near death.

U.S.: Fate of Lockerbie bomber up to Libyan rebel movementupdated: Mon Aug 29 2011 15:37:00

The United States is looking to Libya's rebel movement to decide whether Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi needs to return behind bars, the State Department said Monday.

CNN Exclusive: Lockerbie bomber comatose, near death, family saysupdated: Mon Aug 29 2011 14:25:00

Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi is comatose, near death and likely to take secrets of the attack on Pan Am Flight 103 to his grave.

CNN's Robertson on finding Lockerbie bomberupdated: Mon Aug 29 2011 09:56:00

Nothing could have prepared me for what I'm about to see.

Lockerbie families: Prosecute Gadhafiupdated: Tue Aug 23 2011 06:27:00

Families of victims of 1988's Pan Am crash call on the U.S. government to oust and then prosecute Moammar Gadhafi.

Gadhafi's downfall revives bitter dispute over Lockerbie bomberupdated: Tue Aug 23 2011 06:27:00

Politicians on both sides of the Atlantic are demanding that Libya's new rulers extradite convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi.

Lockerbie victim's brother: Finally, Gadhafi's reckoningupdated: Tue Aug 23 2011 06:14:00

As we watch what could well be the fall of one of history's most murderous dictators, Moammar Gadhafi, unfolding, I am overwhelmed by a range of emotions. Like many of us, I feel like a sports fan cheering the rebels to victory. But I also feel a deep, visceral, personal (and morally suspect, I must admit) sense of revenge and schadenfreude.

Lockerbie bomber's adviser 'disgusted' by Gadhafiupdated: Fri Aug 19 2011 08:25:00

A lawyer who helped negotiate the release of the only man convicted for the Lockerbie bombing said Thursday he was disgusted by the way Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi used it to win political advantage.

Top Libyan defector set to face Lockerbie questionsupdated: Tue Apr 05 2011 11:43:00

Top Libyan defector Moussa Koussa looks set to be quizzed over the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am airliner over Lockerbie in Scotland, prosecutors said Tuesday.

What does Koussa know?updated: Tue Apr 05 2011 11:43:00

British officials look to question Libya's former foreign minister. CNN's Phil Black reports.

Lockerbie victim's brother: Prosecute Gadhafiupdated: Fri Feb 25 2011 11:37:00

Horrible images of the slaughter happening in Libya have flooded our news, and I have received calls and e-mails asking me if I'm happy to see the murderous regime of the man who killed my brother nearing its end.

Report: Gadhafi ordered Lockerbie jet bombingupdated: Wed Feb 23 2011 20:19:00

The Swedish tabloid Expressen reported Wednesday that Libya's former justice minister has accused Moammar Gadhafi of ordering the 1988 bombing of a jet over Lockerbie, Scotland, that killed 270 people.

British prime minister blasts handling of Lockerbie bomber caseupdated: Mon Feb 07 2011 15:19:00

The previous British government never exerted any pressure on Scottish officials to release convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, according to the newly released conclusion of an internal document review ordered by Prime Minister David Cameron.

1988: Pan Am 103 explodes over Lockerbieupdated: Tue Feb 01 2011 09:42:00

On Dec. 21, 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing 259 people on board and 11 on the ground.

UK advised Libya on Lockerbie bomber release, papers showupdated: Tue Feb 01 2011 09:42:00

British government ministers secretly advised Libya on how to get convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi released from a life sentence in a Scottish prison, American documents published by WikiLeaks allege.

August: 'Dying' bomber still aliveupdated: Wed Dec 22 2010 06:17:00

With 3 months to live, Lockerbie bomber was released from Scottish prison. He's alive a year later. Phil Black reports.

WikiLeaks cable: Libya 'thuggish' to win release of Lockerbie bomberupdated: Wed Dec 08 2010 14:52:00

Leaked U.S. diplomatic cables showed growing anxiety in the British government over threats from the Libyan leader, Moammar Gadhafi, should the convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset al-Megrahi die in a Scottish prison.

2008: Mumbai terror attacksupdated: Tue Nov 23 2010 05:59:00

From Nov. 26-28, 2008, Islamic terrorists from Pakistan carried out more than 10 attacks killing more than 160 people.

Pan Am bomber alive 13 months laterupdated: Wed Sep 29 2010 19:23:00

Congress wants to know why the Lockerbie bomber is still alive 13 months after being released with three months to live.

Lockerbie bomber 'very sick,' victim's father saysupdated: Tue Sep 21 2010 16:55:00

Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset al-Megrahi is "a very sick man," but there is no way to tell how long he will live, according to the father of one of the people who died in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103.

Senators vow diligence in 'pursuit of justice' for Lockerbie victimsupdated: Fri Aug 20 2010 16:12:00

Two U.S. senators from New Jersey intensified their calls for the British and Scottish governments -- and oil giant BP -- to provide information surrounding the circumstances of the convicted Lockerbie bomber's release a year ago.

A look back at Lockerbie plane bombingupdated: Fri Aug 20 2010 16:12:00

Phil Black charts the story of the Lockerbie bombing from the crash of the flight to the release of the convicted bomber.

Scottish officials: Libyan-hired docs had no role in Lockerbie releaseupdated: Tue Aug 10 2010 19:29:00

Doctors for convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi had no role in the decision to release him last year on compassionate grounds because of prostate cancer, according to information from Scotland authorities Tuesday.

Salmond expresses 'concern' over U.S. Lockerbie questionsupdated: Tue Aug 03 2010 10:42:00

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond says he is concerned that a U.S. senator is trying to create a link between oil giant BP and the release of the convicted Lockerbie bomber.

Senators outline plan to probe Lockerbie bomber's releaseupdated: Mon Aug 02 2010 13:34:00

Two U.S. senators have requested more information from the British and Scottish governments regarding the release of a Libyan man convicted in the 1988 bombing of Pam Am Flight 103, which killed 270 people.

BP didn't lobby for Lockerbie bomber's release, Scots sayupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 16:36:00

The Scottish government was "never, at any point" lobbied by oil giant BP to release convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, according to a letter sent late Wednesday by Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond to Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry.

BP exec invited to Lockerbie hearingupdated: Wed Jul 21 2010 21:25:00

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has invited BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward to answer questions next week about BP and the release of the convicted Lockerbie bomber, a congressional source told CNN Wednesday.

Obama, Cameron blast release of Lockerbie bomberupdated: Tue Jul 20 2010 16:45:00

U.S. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday blasted Scottish authorities' decision to release the convicted Lockerbie bomber last year and agreed on the need to push for a more transparent disclosure of the circumstances surrounding Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi's release.

British PM may meet with senators about Lockerbie caseupdated: Tue Jul 20 2010 07:47:00

British Prime Minister David Cameron has offered to meet with four U.S. senators Tuesday to discuss the 2009 release of a Libyan man convicted of playing a role in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.

Senators request meeting with British PM over Lockerbie caseupdated: Mon Jul 19 2010 18:49:00

Four U.S. senators have requested a formal meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron during his visit to the United States this week to discuss the 2009 release of a Libyan man convicted of playing a role in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.

Libyan oil official: Lockerbie wasn't part of BP talksupdated: Fri Jul 16 2010 17:51:00

A top Libyan oil official on Friday denied allegations of an agreement to free the Lockerbie bomber in exchange for bolstered BP commercial interests in the country.

Libya's oil minister denies BP linkupdated: Fri Jul 16 2010 17:51:00

CNN's Richard Quest asks the Libyan oil minister about claims a deal was made linking BP and the Lockerbie bomber.

Release of Lockerbie bomber a mistake, British government saysupdated: Fri Jul 16 2010 14:37:00

The British government called the freeing of the Lockerbie bomber a "mistake" Friday amid renewed questions over his release.

Senate committee to hold hearing on Lockerbie bomber's releaseupdated: Fri Jul 16 2010 14:30:00

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a July 29 hearing on last year's release by Scottish authorities of the Libyan man convicted in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.

Lockerbie bombing probe continues, prosecutors tell victims' familiesupdated: Sun Oct 25 2009 16:23:00

Scottish prosecutors are conducting a further review of the evidence related to the Lockerbie bombing, prosecutors have told families of victims from the United Kingdom.

Commentary: Libya is more than Gadhafiupdated: Mon Sep 28 2009 09:37:00

On Wednesday, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi spoke before the U.N. General Assembly for the first time in his 40-year rule -- apparently making up for lost time with a nearly 100-minute speech, which dramatically exceeded the allotted 15 minutes.

Gadhafi met Lockerbie familiesupdated: Fri Sep 25 2009 17:22:00

Moammar Gadhafi says he offered his condolences to the families of victims who died in the 1988 Lockerbie bombings.

Zakaria: U.S. should react to Libya's actions, not its wordsupdated: Fri Sep 25 2009 17:22:00

Lisa Gibson, who lost her brother in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, sat down the other day with the man many blame for the notorious attack: Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.

Sister of American Lockerbie victim visits Gadhafiupdated: Fri Sep 25 2009 16:44:00

Lisa Gibson -- who lost her brother in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing -- sat down the other day with the man many blame for the notorious attack: Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.

Commentary: Clown show at the U.N.updated: Fri Sep 25 2009 10:24:00

The United Nations this week hosted two of the world's most notorious dictatorial clowns.

Saif Gadhafi: Libya wanted deal for al Megrahi's releaseupdated: Fri Sep 11 2009 12:23:00

Libya pressured the British government to include convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi in a 2007 prisoner release agreement tied to trade deals between the two countries, Saif al-Islam Gadhafi told CNN on Friday.

Lockerbie bomber appears looking illupdated: Thu Sep 10 2009 14:20:00

Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, better known as the Lockerbie bomber, makes brief public appearance looking weak and dazed.

Obama tells UK of Lockerbie disappointmentupdated: Thu Sep 10 2009 14:20:00

President Barack Obama told British Prime Minister Gordon Brown he was disappointed that the Lockerbie bomber had been released from jail, the White House said Thursday in a statement.

Lockerbie bomber appears, looking weak and dazedupdated: Thu Sep 10 2009 05:44:00

The Lockerbie bomber made a brief public appearance at a hospital in Libya Wednesday, looking weak and unable to engage in what was going on around him.

Straw: Oil deal considered in Lockerbie releaseupdated: Sat Sep 05 2009 12:08:00

An oil deal and trade concerns with Libya were at one point considered as factors in the Lockerbie bomber's release, Justice Secretary Jack Straw said in an interview published Saturday.

UK minister: Oil deal considered in Lockerbie releaseupdated: Sat Sep 05 2009 11:52:00

An oil deal and trade concerns with Libya were at one point considered as factors in the Lockerbie bomber's release, British Justice Secretary Jack Straw said in an interview published Saturday.

Scottish lawmakers condemn Lockerbie releaseupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 00:30:00

The Scottish Parliament on Wednesday formally condemned the decision to release Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset al Megrahi from prison in a blistering rebuke to the government that made the decision.

Bomber maintains innocenceupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 00:30:00

In a statement ready by his lawyer, Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi maintains that he did not bomb Pan Am Flight 103.

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.

Libya marks anniversary of Gadhafi ruleupdated: Wed Sep 02 2009 02:01:00

Libyans on Tuesday celebrated Col. Moammar Gadhafi's 40 years of rule with lavish pageantry -- complete with a lengthy parade, an elaborate stage production and spectacular fireworks.

Gadhafi: 40 yearsupdated: Wed Sep 02 2009 02:01:00

CNN's Nic Robertson reports on the lavish parade in Tripoli marking 40 years in power for Colonel Gadhafi.

Lockerbie bomber: I prayed to 'see my parents before I die'updated: Tue Sep 01 2009 17:01:00

"I am praying every day that I will see my parents before I die," the Lockerbie bomber wrote in a plea to be set free from a Scottish jail, previously secret documents released Tuesday by the Scottish government show.

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.

Brown angered by Lockerbie bomber welcomeupdated: Tue Aug 25 2009 12:48:00

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Tuesday he was outraged and "repulsed" by the celebratory welcome given to a man convicted in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.

Analysis: Distrust debunks Lockerbie deal theoriesupdated: Mon Aug 24 2009 22:49:00

An act of compassion or an undercover deal? What is the truth about the release of Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi from the Scottish prison where the only man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing was incarcerated?

Scottish minister defends Lockerbie bomber releaseupdated: Mon Aug 24 2009 20:47:00

The government official who allowed the Lockerbie bomber to go back to Libya defended his decision before an emergency session of Scotland's parliament called Monday amid growing international outrage over the move.

Gadhafi camping in New Jersey?updated: Mon Aug 24 2009 20:03:00

In just a few short weeks, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach could wake up at his home in Englewood, New Jersey, with Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi camped a few feet from his front lawn.

Blair denies Libyan claims of Lockerbie dealupdated: Sat Aug 22 2009 16:51:00

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Saturday that no deals were made with Libya while he was in power to arrange the Lockerbie bomber's release, a move that has caused outrage in the United States.

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."

Papers: Bomber's release 'a betrayal of justice'updated: Sat Aug 22 2009 08:57:00

The release of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi from prison in due to terminal illness was greeted with wideapread derision from newspapers on both sides of the Atlantic, with few having good words for Scottish authorities behind the decisions.

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.

Obama condemns Lockerbie bomber's 'hero's welcome'updated: Fri Aug 21 2009 14:48:00

The cheering, flag-waving welcome that the convicted Lockerbie bomber received in Libya after being released from a life sentence was "highly objectionable," President Barack Obama said Friday.

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.

Most families outraged at Pan Am 103 bomber's releaseupdated: Thu Aug 20 2009 19:37:00

Victims' family members and advocates are grieving anew as the only man convicted in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland -- which killed 270 people -- was released Thursday from a British prison.

Release 'absolutely appalling'updated: Thu Aug 20 2009 19:37:00

Susan Cohen, who lost her daughter on Pan Am 103, tells CNN's Don Lemon that it is appalling that a mass murderer is free.

Transcript: Scotland official talks of Lockerbie releaseupdated: Thu Aug 20 2009 19:29:00

Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, convicted of murdering 270 people by blowing up Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, two decades ago was returned to 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.

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.

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 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.

Lockerbie bomber's appeal startsupdated: Tue Apr 28 2009 10:42:00

The man convicted in the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am jet over Lockerbie, Scotland, began an appeal of his conviction Tuesday in a Scottish court.

Lockerbie marks 20th anniversary of bombingupdated: Mon Dec 22 2008 11:00:00

Events commemorating the bombing of an American airliner over the Scottish town of Lockerbie were taking place Sunday in both the UK and the U.S. to mark the 20th anniversary of the attack which killed 270 people.

Libya pays $1.5 billion to settle terrorism claimsupdated: Fri Nov 21 2008 23:20:00

Libya has paid $1.5 billion to the families of terrorism victims, overcoming the final obstacle to full relations with the United States, the State Department said Friday.

Court considers early release for ill Lockerbie bomberupdated: Thu Nov 06 2008 11:03:00

A Scottish court is considering releasing convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi because he is suffering from advanced prostate cancer, a court spokeswoman says.

Lockerbie bomber has prostate cancerupdated: Thu Oct 23 2008 11:01:00

A Libyan man jailed for the 1988 bombing of a passenger jet over Scotland in which 270 people died has advanced prostate cancer, his lawyer said Thursday.

Rice meets with Libya leaderupdated: Fri Sep 05 2008 21:53:00

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice met Friday with Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, who asked for the latest news on the hurricanes plaguing U.S. coasts in recent weeks.

Rice to meet with Libyan leader Gadhafiupdated: Tue Aug 26 2008 12:01:00

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will make a historic visit to Libya next month, senior Bush administration officials said Tuesday.

U.S., Libya deal closes book on Lockerbieupdated: Thu Aug 14 2008 22:30:00

Libya will pay hundreds of millions of dollars to victims of terrorist attacks involving Americans in an agreement signed and finalized Thursday, the U.S. State Department said.

Time.com: Libya, US Settle all Terror Lawsuitsupdated: Thu Aug 14 2008 12:00:00

Libya and the United States settled all outstanding lawsuits by American victims of terrorism on Thursday, clearing the way for the full restoration of diplomatic relations

Time.com: Re-Opening the Lockerbie Tragedyupdated: Mon Jul 02 2007 12:35:00

A Scottish ruling has thrown the 1998 bombing's only conviction into doubt. What it means for the accused, the U.K., the U.S., Libya and the victims' families.

Lockerbie, Liang in share of lead updated: Sat Mar 10 2007 06:18:00

Britian's Gary Lockerbie and China's Liang Wen-chong moved into a share of the lead on 12-under-par after the third round of the Singapore Masters.

Blair: Libya can help fight terrorupdated: Thu Mar 25 2004 02:51:00

Libya can be an important partner in fighting terrorism if it fulfills its pledge to give up weapons of mass destruction, UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has said following a historic meeting with Moammar Gadhafi.

Blair praises Gadhafi WMD decisionupdated: Wed Mar 24 2004 05:24:00

British PM Tony Blair has praised Libyan President Moammar Gadhafi for his decision to renounce terrorism and weapons of mass destruction.

Key facts: Libya sanctionsupdated: Tue Feb 10 2004 08:25:00

The U.N. Security Council on September 12, 2003 lifted sanctions against Libya, triggering the release of up to $2.7 billion to the families of the 270 people killed in bombing of a Pan Am airline over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988.

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