Lockerbie Bomber May Be Released

Lockerbie bomber may be released

A Scottish court is expected to release convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi on compassionate grounds, senior State Department officials tell CNN.

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    Sikora has come under scrutiny before over his cancer diagnosis of the Lockerbie bomber, Libyan Abdelbaset al-Megrahi.
    05/6/2015 - 12:49 pm | View Link
  • Arthur Porter prognosis 'very poor': cancer expert - CBC
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  • Libya Fast Facts
    January 2009 - The United States and Libya exchange ambassadors for the first time since 1973. August 2009 - Convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi is released from a Scottish prison on humanitarian grounds. Al Megrahi, reportedly ...
    05/21/2015 - 5:23 am | View Link
  • Alex Salmond to become SNP's foreign affairs spokesman at Westminster
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    05/13/2015 - 3:03 am | View Link
  • Scottish prosecutor memorializes Lockerbie plane explosion by reiterating convicted bomber’s guilt
    Scotland's top prosecutor says there is no evidence that Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi is innocent. Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland said no one has ever raised any doubt over his conviction, the BBC reported. His comments came on the 26th ...
    12/21/2014 - 5:09 am | View Link
  • Lockerbie bomber 'was released by Britain because of £400million arms deal with Libya'
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    07/28/2013 - 11:52 pm | View Link
  • Lockerbie bomber release linked to arms deal, according to secret letter
    An email sent by the then British ambassador in Tripoli details how a prisoner transfer agreement would be signed once Libya “fulfils its promise” to buy an air defence system. The disclosure is embarrassing for members of the then Labour government ...
    07/27/2013 - 9:12 am | View Link
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  • Pan Am Flight 103
    All 243 passengers and 16 crew members were killed, as were eleven residents of Lockerbie on the ground. Of the 270 total fatalities, 189 were American citizens and ...
    05/24/2015 - 4:45 am | View Website
  • Lockerbie Bomber Was Innocent; New Documents Support the ...
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    05/23/2015 - 3:45 pm | View Website
  • The Lockerbie Bombing
    Full documentary
    05/23/2015 - 2:26 pm | View Website
  • Bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 Over Lockerbie
    On December 21, 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all 259 people on board as well as 11 on the ground. Though it was almost ...
    05/23/2015 - 9:18 am | View Website
  • Documentary
    This documentary goes in-depth when discussing the bombing of Pan-American Flight 103 on December 21, 1988 over Lockerbie, Scotland.
    05/23/2015 - 8:14 am | View Website
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