Tag: Muammar Gaddafi

Judicial investigation launched over claims ex-French president’s election campaign received €50m from Libyan regime

French inquiry opens into allegations Gaddafi funded Sarkozy 2007 campaign   Angelique Chrisafis in Paris guardian.co.uk,              Friday 19 April 2013 12.39 EDT Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi leaves the Elysée in Paris after a meeting with the French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, in 2007. Photograph: Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images French prosecutors […]

Sarkozy’s Gaddafi campaign scandal: Police search office of French ex-Interior Minister

 Published time: March 01, 2013 00:46                                                                             Nicolas Sarkozy greets Muammar Gaddafi in the courtyard of the Elysee Palace in Paris as he arrives for a five day official visit December 10, 2007. (Reuters/Jacky Naegelen) French police searched the office of former Interior Minister Claude Gueant on Wednesday, […]

‘No food, no drugs’: Libyan troops siege ex-Gaddafi stronghold: Libya is still plagued with violence between pro-Gaddafi loyalists and supporters of the country’s new government

Published: 7 October, 2012, 20:24 Edited: 7 October, 2012, 20:36   Armed Libyan forces continue to surround the city of Bani Walid, Libya. As tension between government troops and opposition supporters continues to mount, residents have been left without food and other supplies – and are calling on […]