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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ASK NEWS:
  • Kenny MacAskill reveals Lockerbie bomber was stopped from going home ... - Sunday Post
    POLICE ruled out releasing the dying Lockerbie bomber to his home near Glasgow – as his neighbour was former Scotland star Charlie Nicholas.
    05/29/2016 - 6:30 am | View Link
  • LISTEN: Kenny MacAskill stands by decision to release Lockerbie ... - Clyde 2
    MacAskill says the Scottish Government tried to secure more powers for Holyrood as part of a deal with Libya to release the Lockerbie bomber.
    05/26/2016 - 6:52 am | View Link
  • Video 2:09 'Why I released the Lockerbie bomber' - BBC
    The only person ever convicted for the Lockerbie bombing was released from prison on compassionate grounds.
    05/24/2016 - 12:55 pm | View Link
  • MacAskill: 'It suited to pillory me' - BBC
    ... over Lockerbie bomber release 24 May 2016 From the section Scotland politics Media caption Kenny MacAskill explains why he released Lockerbie...
    05/24/2016 - 8:59 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Kenny MacAskill explains why he released Lockerbie bomber
    The only person ever convicted for the Lockerbie bombing was released from prison on compassionate grounds. Suffering from prostate cancer, Abdelbaset al-Megrahi was freed from jail in Scotland in 2009 and returned to Tripoli where he died in 2012.
    05/24/2016 - 7:14 am | View Link
  • MacAskill: Libya, Iran, Syria and Palestinians behind Lockerbie
    MacAskill accused the UK and US governments of "unbridled" hypocrisy in their condemnation of the 2009 release of the Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi. He said: "He [Megrahi] was a foot soldier in the service of Colonel Gaddafi. The hypocrisy here ...
    05/24/2016 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • EgyptAir flight MS804 'could have been downed by Lockerbie-style timed bomb smuggled on board'
    He said: “There’s a strong possibility of an explosion on board from a bomb or a suicide bomber.” Mr Troadec, former head of the French air accident investigation bureau, said a technical accident was “not that likely”. Egypt’s prosecutor ...
    05/18/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Former Minister: London Tried to Trade Lockerbie Bomber for Libyan Oil
    A former Scottish minister alleges in a new book that the UK Government was desperate enough for Libyan oil to have sought to trade a convicted Lockerbie bomber for it. According to former Scottish minister Kenny MacAskill, when he freed the convicted ...
    05/16/2016 - 2:25 pm | View Link
  • Lib Dems demand statement on Lockerbie bomber 'concessions' claim
    Scotland's justice secretary has been urged to make a statement to parliament on a predecessor's claim that Scottish ministers sought "concessions" from the UK Government to expedite the transfer of the Lockerbie bomber to Libya.
    05/16/2016 - 6:40 am | View Link
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    05/22/2016 - 1:25 pm | View Website
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