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Pan Am Flight 103

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.

Woman Learns Son Died In Plane Explosion 24 Years Later

Newser | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Heartbreak for an Oregon woman who gave up her son for adoption 45 years ago: She decided to track him down after her husband's death last year, only ...

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.

U.S. Says No Plans To Tie Libya Aid To Lockerbie Bomber Case

AP | By MATTHEW LEE | Posted 10.31.2011 | World

By MATTHEW LEE, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration said Wednesday it will continue to press Libyan rebels to review t...

Lockerbie Bomber's Family Remaining In Libya: Neighbor

AP | Posted 10.27.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — No one answered the door Saturday at the Lockerbie bomber's Tripoli villa, hidden behind tall walls in an upscale neighborhood ...

Andrea Stone

Lockerbie Widow: Libyan Defector Shouldn't Get Immunity

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

U.S. Official Warns Of Libyan-Backed Terrorist Attacks

The New York Times | ERIC SCHMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The United States is bracing for possible Libyan-backed terrorist attacks, President Obama's top counterterrorism official said on Friday....

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Former Bush Official Calls Obama Response To Libya 'Too Slow'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Paul Wolfowitz, a former Bush administration official known as one of the key architects of the Iraq war, has been sharply criticizing t...

UK Government Reportedly Did 'All It Could' To Help Free Lockerbie Bomber

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Britain's previous government did "all it could" to help Libya win the release of the only man convicted of the Pan Am bombing in Scotl...

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.

'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....

Specter of Forced Repatriation

Allan Gerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Allan Gerson

The hunger strike of more than two dozen Iranian-Americans came to a close Thursday with the news that 36 Iranian dissidents forcibly taken by Iraqi forces had been allowed to return to their enclave north of Baghdad.

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.

This Democrat Is Disappointed With His President and His Party

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Democrats not only own the White House, but also have an overwhelming majority in the House and a filibuster-proof majority in the Senate. Yet oddly they're still acting as if they're on the outside looking in.

Another Reason for a Truth Commission

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Byron Williams

Don't the families of the victims of Iraq and the war on terror, and the nation as a whole, deserve a collective truth for the worst foreign policy blunder in our history?

Lockerbie Bomber To Be Released, Say Reports

AP | BEN McCONVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

EDINBURGH, Scotland — A decision has been reached in the case of Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi and will be announced Thursday, the Sco...

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...

Lockerbie Bombing: Families React To Abdelbaset Ali Al-Megrahi's Possible Release

The Huffington Post | Susan Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Emotions are running high among the families of the Lockerbie bomb victims over news that Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi may be released early on compassio...

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....

Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi, "Lockerbie Bomber" Of Pan Am Flight 103, To Be Set Free (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After days of speculation, SkyNews is reporting that Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, will be ...