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Lockerbie Bomber

Death Comes Too Late

Anthony Amore | Posted 07.22.2012 | World
Anthony Amore

Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi, the Libyan intelligence agent who was found guilty in 2001 of orchestrating the bombing of Pan Am flight 103 in 1988, is finally dead.

WATCH: CNN Reporter Finds Lockerbie Bomber Bedridden In Tripoli

Posted 10.31.2011 | World

CNN Senior International Correspondent Nic Robertson's quest to locate and interview Abdel Basset al-Megrahi -- known internationally as the Lockerbie...

Lockerbie Bomber Near Death, CNN Reports

CNN | Posted 10.28.2011 | World

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....

Gaddafi's Loyal-ish Translator

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
MP Nunan

I've been a fan of Gaddafi's translator since September 2009 -- when he screamed, "I can't take it any more" and collapsed while translating Gaddafi's speech before the UN General Assembly.

Lockerbie Bomber's Release Not Medically Justified

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Last year's release of Pan Am Flight 103 bomber Abdelbeset al Megrahi wasn't medically justified after all, at least according to a report released Tu...

Lockerbie Bomber Case Exposes the Money Gun in the Global Economy

Eric J. Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eric J. Weiner

Looking at the story behind Megrahi's release, it's clear that the challenges we face are much more complicated than our political leaders realize or are willing to acknowledge.

Church Of Scotland Cleric Says Lockerbie Bomber Release Justified

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Trevor Grundy Religion News Service EDINBURGH, Scotland (RNS/ENInews) The Scottish government was right to show compassion and to release the Liby...

BP Alleged Involvement in Lockerbie Terrorist Release Accelerates

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Brian Ross

BP, facing mounting claims that it is not handling damage payments for the oil spill, is likely to face significant wrath from the Senate and the White House if the controversy over their involvement in Megrahi's release intensifies.

Tony Blair Plotted to Free a Terrorist in Exchange for Oil -- Does This Finally Reveal the Truth About Iraq?

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

Is your life worth more to your government than a few pence added onto Big Oil's share price? Sometimes there is a story that lays out the priorities of governments once the doors are closed and cameras switched off.

Green News Report: July 13, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Has BP finall...

Seriously Ill? Head for Libya

David Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Harris

Abdelbaset Ali Mohamed al-Megrahi, the Lockerbie bomber, was suffering from fatal prostate cancer, the world was told, and had no more than three months to live. That was in August. Now, six months later, Megrahi is still alive.

Lockerbie Bomber Outlives Prognosis, Enraging Victims' Families

Daily Beast | Lloyd Grove | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Nearly five months after his controversial release from a Scottish prison, the Lockerbie bomber has outlived his prognosis--enraging the loved ones of...

'Flaws' In Key Lockerbie Evidence

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An investigation by BBC's Newsnight has cast doubts on the key piece of evidence which convicted the Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi....

Lockerbie Bomber Missing: Al-Megrahi Can't Be Reached, Reports Times

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UK authorities do not know where convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi is. According to The Times, the Libyan national convicted of in...

Update: Gaddafi Hijacks UN General Assembly Podium

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

Only a few blocks from Broadway, Colonel Gaddafi rambled on for more than an hour and a half, tearing out pages of the U.N. Charter and shaking his hands in anger before the UN General Assembly.

Ethical Explosion Over Scotland

Gloria Duffy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gloria Duffy

The Scots made a moral tradeoff in the wrong direction by releasing the Lockerbie bomber. Here are just a few of the flaws in the thinking behind this decision.

Libyans Picked the Wrong New York City Realtor to Try to Dupe

Vicky Ward | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Vicky Ward

New York has a new hero in Jason Haber, who told the Libyan dictator's representatives that he would find them a lavish apartment only if they returned the Lockerbie bomber to Scotland.

Obama Snubs Gaddafi For UN Reception

Politics Daily | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama host their first international reception for world leaders later this month, in connection with the 64th...

The Colonel, Human Rights and Lockerbie

Tom Porteous | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Porteous

The furor over al-Megrahi's release has only deepened the suspicions of deal making and compromise that have tainted the West's decade-long efforts to rehabilitate Libya.

Africa MPs Cheer Lockerbie Bomber

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Megrahi, looking frail in a wheelchair, received a standing ovation from a group of African MPs in the hospital where he is receiving care for cancer....

The Lockerbie Cover-Up Must Be Investigated

Vicky Ward | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vicky Ward

The Sunday Telegraph claims that Libya paid three doctors for medical evidence that Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi, the convicted Lockerbie killer, had only two or three months to live.

Gaddafi's "Green Revolution" Turns 40

Mona Eltahawy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mona Eltahawy

How did the world's longest serving dictator make it from diplomatic deep freeze to preparing to make his first ever visit to the U.S. to address the U.N. General Assembly in September?

Jack Straw Denies Claims That Lockerbie Bomber Megrahi Was Released For Libyan Oil

The Guardian | Michael White and Severin Carrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The justice secretary, Jack Straw, today denied fresh allegations that he gave the Scottish government the green light to release Abdelbaset al-Megrah...

The Truth About Lockerbie May Now Never Come Out Thanks to Gordon Brown's Thirst for Libyan Oil

Vicky Ward | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vicky Ward

Megrahi's release and hero's welcome in Libya, along with the leak of two letters from Britain's justice minister, have prompted calls for British Prime Minister Gordon Brown to stop evading the issue.

My Lai and Lockerbie Reconsidered

Nick Turse | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nick Turse

A week ago, two convicted mass murderers leaped back into public consciousness as news coverage of their stories briefly intersected. One was freed from prison, the other expressed his contrition.