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Megrahi innocent, says Gadhafi's son

LONDON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, the convicted Lockerbie bomber released on compassionate grounds, is innocent, says Moammar Gadhafi's son Saif al-Islam.

British no longer seen as 'crusaders'

TRIPOLI, Libya, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- The son of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi says Scotland's release of the Lockerbie bomber means Arabs no longer see Britain as "crusaders" against Islam.

Sources: Libya limiting talk about unrest

TRIPOLI, Libya, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- The Libyan government has begun taking steps to limit communication about the growing unrest in the country, opposition sources allege.

Libya blames Britain for hostage killing

TRIPOLI, Libya, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- A powerful Libyan charity organization that mediated for the release of a British hostage Saturday blamed the British government for his slaying in Iraq.

Gadhafi confirms Pakistani nuclear deal

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The son of Colonel Moammar Gadhafi, Saif al-Islam, has confirmed Libya bought plans to make nuclear bombs from Pakistani scientists for "million of pounds."

Gadhafi son wants observers to see Libyans

TRIPOLI, Libya, May 8 (UPI) -- Charity leader Saif al-Islam Gadhafi, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's son, Wednesday called for international observers to check the well-being of three Libyan

Gadhafi son wants observers to see Libyans

TRIPOLI, Libya, May 8 (UPI) -- A charity run by Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's son, Saif al-Islam, said Wednesday three Libyan nationals are among prisoners detained by the United States at
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Saif al-Islam Muammar al-Gaddafi (born June 25, 1972, Arabic: سيف الإسلام معمر القذافي‎, translated as "Sword of Islam, Muammar of the Qaddafa"), is a Libyan engineer and politician. He is the second son of Muammar Gaddafi, leader of Libya, and his second wife Safia Farkash. He is a part of his father's inner circle, performing public relations and diplomatic roles on behalf of his father. He has been mentioned as a possible successor, though he has denied this.

In 1994, Saif al-Islam graduated with a BSc in Engineering Science from Tripoli's Al Fateh University, and earned an MBA from Vienna's IMADEC University in 2000.

His paintings made up the bulk of the international Libyan art exhibit, "The Desert Is Not Silent" (2002–2005), a show which was supported by a host of international corporations with direct ties to the Gaddafi regime.

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