24 August 2019

Muammar Gaddafi

France's Nicolas Sarkozy faces Gaddafi payment claims

KONFRONTASI-Nicolas Sarkozy's links with Muammar Gaddafi has come under fresh scrutiny after a businessman admitted delivering three cash-stuffed suitcases from the late Libyan leader towards the Frenchman's first presidential bid.

Dua Balon Presiden Amerika Anggap Diktator Berguna

Konfrontasi - Dua bakal calon presiden Amerika Serikat dari dua kubu berbeda --Donald Trump dan Bernie Sanders-- menganggap para diktator seperti Presiden Suriah, Bashar al-Assad itu berguna sehingga AS seharusnya tidak menggulingkan kekuasaan mereka.

"Kawasan itu (Timur Tengah) jauh lebih stabil ketika (Muammar) Gaddafi, (Saddam) Hussein dan Assad berkuasa," kata Sanders yang menjadi salah satu bakal calon presiden dari Partai Demokrat, dalam acara "Meet the Press" NBC.

Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam sentenced to death

KONFRONTASI-Saif al-Islam, the most prominent son of Libya's slain leader, Muammar Gaddafi, has been sentenced to death by firing squad.

He was sentenced in absentia on Tuesday in Tripoli along with eight other senior members of the former regime, which was overthrown in 2011.

They were accused of war crimes and suppressing peaceful protests during the revolution, a state prosecutor said in early June.

Media Inggris Sebut Sarkozy Otak Pembunuhan Muammar Gaddafi

KONFRONTASI - Beberapa media Inggris mengumumkan, intervensi mantan Presiden Perancis adalah penyebab terbunuhnya diktator Libya. Kantor berita Libya (8/12) mengutip surat kabar Daily Mail, Inggris melaporkan, salah seorang anggota pasukan elit Perancis diperintahkan oleh Nicolas Sarkozy, mantan Presiden negara itu untuk membunuh Muammar Gaddafi, diktator Libya.

Daily Mail menulis, "Sebutir peluru bersarang di sekitar bagian kepala Gaddafi, dan peluru itu berasal dari senjata milik tentara suruhan Sarkozy."

Libyan port rebel leader refuses to hand over oil ports to rival group

KONFRONTASI-A former Libyan rebel leader, who seized oil ports in the past to campaign for eastern autonomy, said he had turned down an offer to join an armed group challenging the internationally-recognized government.

The loyalty of Ibrahim Jathran to the government is key to ensure that three oil ports accounting for at least 500,000 barrels of days of exports in eastern Libya will stay open.