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.

RELATED ARTICLES
  • Spain education sector hit by strike against cuts
    Thousands of students and teachers staged a strike across Spain on Thursday to protest government austerity measures and a planned new education reforms. More
  • Widow of bombing suspect hires criminal lawyer
    The widow of dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has hired a criminal lawyer with experience defending terrorism cases as she continues to face questions from federal authorities. More
  • In Germany, a U.S. beer invasion
    Almost 65 years after Allied planes flew Western supplies into blockaded Berlin, a new American import is arriving by air: craft beer. The beer is being flown in as part of a new surge of German interest in American brewing, upending a centuries-old relationship in which German beer defined the golden standard for brewing and Americans emulated it. More
  • Russia had elder Boston suspect under surveillance
    Russian agents placed the elder Boston bombing suspect under surveillance during a six-month visit to southern Russia last year, then scrambled to find him when he suddenly disappeared after police killed a Canadian jihadist, a security official told The Associated Press.... More
  • Cyprus parliament approves bailoutCyprus parliament approves bailout
    Cyprus' lawmakers approved on Tuesday a multi-billion bailout agreement with international creditors aimed at preventing the crisis-hit country from going bankrupt. More
ASK NEWS:
  • 'Frontline' Expands Into Multi-Part Series Amid Documentary Boom - Philly.com
    ‘Frontline’ Expands Into Multi-Part Series Amid Documentary Boom - IMDB
    08/2/2015 - 9:03 am | View Link
  • More
BING NEWS:
  • Frontline’ Expands Into Multi-Part Series Amid Documentary Boom
    In “My Brother’s Bomber,” Dornstein pursued new leads and some information was passed on to U.S. law enforcement. Among those interviewed for the series is former Lockerbie investigator Richard Marquise, a retired FBI Special Agent. But the series ...
    08/3/2015 - 12:58 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 - 4:53 am | View Link
  • Lockerbie bomber's relatives try to clear his name
    LONDON (AP) - Relatives of the only person convicted in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over the Scottish town of Lockerbie are making a fresh effort to clear his name. The family of former Libyan intelligence agent Abdel Baset al-Megrahi is joining ...
    06/5/2014 - 6:03 am | View Link
  • Lockerbie bomber 'was released by Britain because of £400million arms deal with Libya'
    The Lockerbie bomber’s release was linked to a £400million arms deal with Libya, secret documents reveal. They show ‘reprehensible’ connections between the Labour government boosting business and freeing the man convicted of Britain’s worst ...
    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
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Abdelbaset al-Megrahi
    Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi () Arabic: عبد الباسط محمد علي المقرحي ‎, ʿAbdu l-Bāsiṭ Muḥammad ʿAlī al-Maqraḥī ; 1 April 1952 ...
    08/2/2015 - 2:13 pm | View Link
  • Pan Am Flight 103
    Pan Am Flight 103 was a regularly scheduled Pan Am transatlantic flight from Frankfurt to Detroit, via London and New York, that was destroyed by a terrorist bomb on ...
    08/2/2015 - 3:51 am | View Link
  • Lockerbie: The Pan Am bomber
    When the Libyan intelligence operative Abdel Baset al-Megrahi eventually dies of the prostate cancer that so controversially won him his freedom from a ...
    08/1/2015 - 4:45 pm | View Link
  • 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 ...
    08/1/2015 - 1:32 pm | View Link
  • Documentary
    This documentary goes in-depth when discussing the bombing of Pan-American Flight 103 on December 21, 1988 over Lockerbie, Scotland.
    08/1/2015 - 12:56 pm | View Link
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News