October 21, 2012
by Matthew Pomy
Prosecutors investigating the Lockerbie bombing are examining evidence that may implicate acquitted Libyan Al Amin Khalifa Fhimah for allegedly working with Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi who was convicted for the December 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over the town of Lockerbie, Scotland. ...[read more]
September 26, 2012
by Katherine Bacher
On September 26, 2011, Scottish prosecutors asked Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) for assistance in tracking down those involved in the Lockerbie bombing. The Scottish Justice Secretary had released convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi in August 2009 due to his ...[read more]
August 20, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On August 20, 2011, Scottish officials defended the decision to release convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohamed Al Megrahi in 2009 after he was diagnosed with cancer, even though he was still living two years later. In August 2010, the Scottish Labour Party had called for the publication ...[read more]
May 20, 2012
by Saheli Chakrabarty
Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi died in Libya on Sunday after losing his battle with cancer. His brother reported that Megrahi, 60, died in his home in Tripoli after his health deteriorated rapidly due to his condition. Megrahi was a former Libyan intelligence officer and the ...[read more]
September 26, 2011
by Alexandra Malatesta
Scottish prosecutors asked Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) on Monday for any evidence, witnesses or assistance they can provide in tracking down those involved in the Lockerbie bombing. The request follows the Scottish Crown's recent defense of its decision to release convicted ...[read more]
August 20, 2011
by Jennie Ryan
Scottish officials on Saturday defended the decision to release convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi on compassionate grounds after he was diagnosed with cancer, even though he is still alive two years later. Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond said al Megrahi was released ...[read more]
August 14, 2011
by Clay Flaherty
On August 14, 2008, the US and Libya reached an agreement to settle all pending lawsuits brought by US victims of terrorism against Libya, including 26 lawsuits related to the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. Under the agreement, a fund was created to compensate ...[read more]
February 24, 2011
by Ann Riley
Former Libyan Justice Minister Mustafa Abel-Jalil on Wednesday alleged that Muammar Gaddafi ordered the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, according to Swedish newspaper Expressen. During the 40-minute interview, Abel-Jalil, who resigned earlier this week in opposition of the country's violent response to ...[read more]
February 7, 2011
by Erin Bock
The UK's top civil servant reported Monday that the previous administration "all it could" to facilitate a Libyan appeal to allow for the release of convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi from a Scottish prison, but that the decision-making power was solely within the province ...[read more]
August 21, 2010
by Andrea Bottorff
The Obama administration on Friday urged Libyan authorities to return convicted Pan Am Flight 103 bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi to a Scottish prison to serve the remainder of his sentence. US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton released a statement explaining the US position on al Megrahi' ...[read more]

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