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Lockerbie Bombing

The Lockerbie Disaster: 25 Years Later

Helen Davey | Posted 02.22.2014 | World
Helen Davey

It was years ago that the first photographs of Pan Am's Clipper Maid of the Seas lying shattered in that Scottish meadow began flashing across television screens across the world. And it would mark the end of pleasant air travel for all of us.

Pan Am 103's Lasting Legacy

Katy Widrick | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Katy Widrick

I hope that with the 25th anniversary of the Lockerbie bombing, you spend a few moments thinking of the 270 victims who died tragically but spend even more time thinking of how you can have a positive effect on those around you today. Life is short, and each day is a blessing.

24 Years Later, Remembering Pan Am Flight 101

Claudia Helena Oxee | Posted 02.20.2013 | Travel
Claudia Helena Oxee

Dec. 21, 1988 was the day the airport lounge was transformed from an opulent inner sanctum for the privileged first class passenger to an urbane chamber of horrors for the next of kin. As an airline agent, inner strength and numbness enabled me to carry out my duties without falling apart as I confirmed these families' worst nightmare.

Scotland Asks New Libyan Rulers For Help In Lockerbie Investigation

AP | Posted 11.26.2011 | World

zv knod ,v LONDON — Scotland has asked Libya's new authorities to help track down those responsible for the 1988 Lockerbie airplane bombing, but...

Libyan Minister Who Defected Question Over Lockerbie Bombing

Posted 06.08.2011 | World

LONDON (Reuters) - Scottish police interviewed defecting Libyan foreign minister Moussa Koussa on Thursday over the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, Scottish...

Andrea Stone

Lockerbie Widow: Libyan Defector Shouldn't Get Immunity | Andrea Stone | Posted 05.31.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The wife of a Justice Department special agent killed in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am flight 103 said she doesn’t believe officials in B...

What You Need To Know About Moussa Koussa

Posted 05.31.2011 | World

Rebels are hailing Moussa Koussa's apparent defection to London as a sign that Muammar Gaddafi's regime is finally cracking under pressure. Libya'...

Lockerbie Widow Hopes Gaddafi Will Be Held Accountable

Mónica Villamizar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mónica Villamizar

Stephanie Bernstein, a rabbi in Bethesda, Maryland, has been one of the most outspoken victims of the Lockerbie bombing. Her husband Michael was among the 259 killed.

Gadhafi Ordered Lockerbie Bombing, Ex-Minister Claims

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

STOCKHOLM — Libya's ex-justice minister on Wednesday was quoted as telling a Swedish newspaper that Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi personally ord...

Congress Investigating BP's Role In Lockerbie Bomber Case

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Scotland's prognosis that the Lockerbie bomber had three months to live was not justified, medical experts told Congress on Wednesd...

Relatives Of Lockerbie Victims Marry

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MONTVALE, N.J. — Hundreds gathered in New Jersey to share a special day for a couple united by the tragedy of a terrorist bombing. Sonia Strati...

White House Seeks Reimprisonment For Lockerbie Bomber

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. — The Obama administration asked Friday that the only person convicted for the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 be return...

Cancer Expert Regrets Testimony That Freed Lockerbie Bomber

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — The regrets of a cancer expert who assessed the only man ever convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie jetliner bombing have intensified the ang...

Did BP Seek Lockerbie Bomber's Release? U.S. Senators Seek Probe Of Al-Megrahi Emancipation

AP | By MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (AP)-- The four senators from New Jersey and New York are asking the State Department to investigate whether oil giant BP played a role in ...

The Strange Case of Libya

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Feffer

The "Libyan model" holds great promise for other countries currently developing nuclear programs. Yes, engagement with even unpredictable tyrants can yield important and durable agreements.

'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....

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....

UK Did Not Want To Hurt Ties With Libya: Official Documents

AP | PAISLEY DODDS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — In the years leading up to Scotland's release of the Lockerbie bomber, Britain repeatedly stressed the importance of growing UK-Libyan ...

Lockerbie Bomber In Hospital, Libya Says

AP | ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — A Libyan official said the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing has been hospitalized and television footage showed him breat...

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.

Times Of London: Lockerbie Bomber 'Set Free For Oil'

Times Online | Jason Allardyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The British government decided it was "in the overwhelming interests of the United Kingdom" to make Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi, the Lockerbie bo...

Lockerbie Bomber Release Linked With Trade Talks: Gaddafi's Son | Severin Carrell, Scotland Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gordon Brown is under renewed pressure to release details about the UK's dealings with Libya after Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's son said there was an "ob...

Gordon Brown Breaks Silence On Lockerbie Bomber: "Repulsed" By Libya Welcome

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — British Prime Minister Gordon Brown broke his silence on the Lockerbie bomber Tuesday, saying he was repulsed by the hero's welcome Lib...

Lockerbie Bomber Drops Second Appeal

AP | BEN McCONVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

EDINBURGH, Scotland — The sole man found guilty in the 1988 airplane bombing over Lockerbie is dropping his appeal against conviction, his lawye...

Remembering Lockerbie (Audio Slideshow)

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The quiet Scottish town of Lockerbie was brought suddenly and shockingly to the world's attention on a wintry evening 20 years ago....