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  1986 Berlin discotheque bombing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The April 6, 1986 La Belle discotheque bombing was a terroristic attack on a discotheque in West Berlin that was frequented by US soldiers.
Two weeks before the Berlin blast, Gadhafi called for Arab assaults on American interests worldwide after a U.S.-Libyan naval clash in the Mediterranean, in which 35 seamen on a Libyan patrol boat in the Gulf of Sidra were killed in international waters.
Chreidi, alias Yousef Salam, was extradited from Libya to Germany in connection with the bombing.
www.casimiro.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/1/19/1986_berlin_discotheque_bombing.html   (375 words)

  
 US Bazaar.com : Encyclopedia Pages : 1986 Berlin discotheque bombing
The Berlin discotheque bombing of April 5, 1986 was a terrorist attack on the West Berlin La Belle discotheque that was frequented by U.S. soldiers.
Libya was blamed for the bombing after telex messages had been intercepted from Libya to the Libyan East Berlin embassy congratulating them on a job well done.
Two weeks before the La Belle discotheque blast, Gaddafi called for Arab assaults on American interests worldwide after a U.S.-Libyan naval clash in the Mediterranean, in which 35 seamen on a Libyan patrol boat in the Gulf of Sidra were killed in international waters.
encyclopedia.us-bazaar.com /?title=1986_Berlin_discotheque_bombing   (490 words)

  
 CNN - Suspects arrested in 1986 German disco bombing - Oct. 11, 1996   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
BERLIN (CNN) -- German police announced Friday that after 10 years with no significant leads, they had made arrests in connection with the 1986 bombing of a discotheque in which three people died and more than 200 people were injured.
At the time of the bombing, the two, both 37 years old, were married.
Germany's investigation into the bombing suffered an apparent setback earlier this year, when one of the prosecutors' key witnesses died in a Portugal car crash.
www.cnn.com /WORLD/9610/11/germany.arrests   (453 words)

  
 1986   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
April 15, 1986 - The United States launched an air raid with F-111 warplanes against Libya in response to the bombing of a discotheque in Berlin on April 5; Libya says 37 people, mostly civilians, were killed.
April 26, 1986 - In Pripyat in the Ukraine, north of Kiev, at 1:23 a.m.
Dec 30, 1986 - Don Wertz, teacher at Custer Baker Middle School, Franklin, who co-directed project to write history of CAMP ATTERBURY, is honored with Arvin Foundation's 1986 Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award.
www.indianamilitary.org /Timelines/1986.htm   (286 words)

  
 Global Cop
Initial attacks were aimed at American and Greek officials but the range of operations was expanded in the 1980s and 1990s to include bombings and EU targets.
* 1986 - Four Americans were killed and nine people, including five Americans, were injured when a bomb exploded aboard TWA Flight 840 as it traveled from Rome to Athens.
Okudaira is also a suspect in the June 1987 car bombing and mortar attack against the U.S. Embassy in Rome.
globalcop.us /2004/12/for-your-consideration-from-wikipedia.html   (807 words)

  
 German TV exposes 1986 Berlin disco bombing
A documentary broadcast August 25 by German public television presents compelling evidence that some of the main suspects in the 1986 Berlin disco bombing, the event that provided the pretext for a US air assault on Libya, worked for American and Israeli intelligence.
The man charged with being the mastermind of the La Belle attack, 38-year-old Yasser Chraidi, was a driver at the Libyan embassy in East Berlin in 1986.
Certainly the US embassy bombings, with their terrible human toll--for the most part, African--provided a welcome pretext for forcing through a desired shift in policy and obtaining public support for unilateral military action.
www.freemasonrywatch.org /disco_bombing.html   (1502 words)

  
 Why War? Keywords: Moammar al-Qadhafi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
...ples ranging from the 1986 strike against at the Libyan leader, Muammar el-Qaddafi, to the 1999 air campaign aimed at toppling the Serbian president, Sloboda...
In 1986, in response to terrorism allegedly traced to Libya, the U.S. bombed Libyan sites, killing Qaddafi's adopted infant daughter.
With the intercession of South African President Nelson Mandela, who made a high-profile visit to Qaddafi in 1997, and U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Qaddafi agreed in 1999 to a compromise that involved handing over the defendants to the Netherlands for trial under Scottish law.
www.why-war.com /encyclopedia/people/Moammar_al-Qadhafi   (1905 words)

  
 Muammar Gheddafi
Reportedly, Gaddafi was a major financier of the "Black September Movement" which perpetrated the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre, and is accused by the United States of being responsible for direct control of the 1986 Berlin discotheque bombing that killed 3 people and wounded more than 200 others, of which a substantial number were U.S. servicemen.
Among the fatalities of the April 15 retaliatory attack by the U.S. was the adopted daughter of the Libyan leader.
(In September 2004, Hannbil was involved in a police chase in Paris.) One adopted daughter was killed in the 1986 USAF bombing raid.
www.dittatori.it /gheddafi-eng.htm   (2638 words)

  
 Overview of State-Sponsored Terrorism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
UNSCR 731 ordered Libya to turn over the two Libyan bombing suspects for trial in the United States or the United Kingdom, pay compensation to the victims, cooperate in the ongoing investigations into the Pan Am 103 and UTA Flight 772 bombings, and cease all support for terrorism.
In addition to the Pan Am and UTA airliner bombings, Libya continues to be held responsible for other terrorist acts of the past that retain current interest.
In October 1996 warrants were issued by German authorities for four Libyans who are suspected of initiating the 1986 Berlin discotheque bombing that killed two US citizens.
www.terrorism.net /pubs/tpw/1996/overview.asp   (2610 words)

  
 Pan Am Flight 103 - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It was widely regarded as an assault on a symbol of the United States, and with 189 of the victims being Americans, it stood as the deadliest attack on American civilians until September 11, 2001.
After the bombing, sources close to the investigation told journalists that a map had been found in Lockerbie showing the suspected locations of the hostages, as marked by McKee, though this discovery was not confirmed in court.
Image:PAMegrahiGauci.jpg Fragments of a Samsonite suitcase believed to have contained the bomb were recovered, together with parts and pieces of circuit board identified as part of a Toshiba Bombeat radio cassette player, similar to that used to conceal a Semtex bomb seized by West German police from a Palestinian terror group two months earlier.
www.netipedia.com /index.php/PA103   (6130 words)

  
 The Scotsman - Four convicted of 1986 Berlin disco bombing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
FIFTEEN years after the bombing of a West Berlin discotheque killed two US soldiers and a Turkish woman, a Berlin court convicted four defendants yesterday for the attack that the United States said was ordered by the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
A fifth defendant, Verena Chanaa’s sister, Andrea Haeusler, 36, was acquitted because of a lack of evidence that she knew her sister was carrying a bomb.
The chief prosecutor, Detlev Mehlis, argued in court that proving his charge of Libyan "state terrorism" in court would reinforce the signal intended by the US war on terrorism - that not just the terrorists, but also their sponsors, would be punished.
thescotsman.scotsman.com /index.cfm?id=1524562001   (581 words)

  
 seattle bellevue redmond weather directory washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
March 27 - A car bomb explodes at Russell Street Police HQ in Melbourne, killing a police officer.
April 2 - A bomb explodes on a Trans World Airlines flight from Rome to Athens; 4 people are killed.
April 5 - 1986 Berlin discotheque bombing: The West Berlin discotheque, a known hangout for United States soldiers, is bombed, killing 3 and injuring 230; Libya is held responsible.
www.coolpup.net /mod3.php?title=1986   (3020 words)

  
 August 10, 2004 - August 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Bombs explode at two small hotels and a gas plant in the Turkey city of Istanbul, killing two people and injuring at least nine.
The United States deals a major blow to Germany prosecutors at the re-trial of Moroccan Mounir al-Motassadek, one of the only September 11, 2001 attacks suspects to face justice to date, by refusing to allow an alleged al-Qaeda member to testify via Video teleconference, citing security concerns and the need to protect secret information.
Libya agrees to pay United States dollar 35 million to some victims of the 1986 Berlin discotheque bombing.
mywebpage.netscape.com /Africa5226/august-2004-august-10-2004.html   (168 words)

  
 CNN - Italy arrests Libyan man wanted for 1986 disco bombing - August 27, 1997
ROME (CNN) -- A Libyan man wanted in the 1986 bombing of a Berlin discotheque has been arrested in Rome, police said Wednesday.
Eter Abulgasem Musbah, 40, was arrested Tuesday night at the request of German authorities, who want to try the man in connection with the bombing, in which two U.S. soldiers and a Turkish woman were killed.
After the April 5, 1986 bombing, U.S. warplanes made two retaliatory air raids on the Libyan cities of Tripoli and Bengasi, killing at least 15 people.
www.cnn.com /WORLD/9708/27/rome.arrest   (227 words)

  
 Une biographie de Muammar Al-Qaddafi, par Julien Tolédano - LES DESIRS SOCIALISTES DE JULIEN TOLEDANO
Reportedly, Qaddafi was a major financier of the "Black September Movement" which perpetrated the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre, and is accused by the United States of being responsible for direct control of the 1986 Berlin discotheque bombing that killed 3 people and wounded more than 200 others, of which a substantial number were U.S. servicemen.
Among the victims of the April 15 retaliatory attack by the U.S. was the adopted daughter of the Libyan leader.
In 2002, he publicly apologized for the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, and the following year agreed to pay $2.7 billion compensation, or $10 million for each of the 270 victims' families.
www.politique-info.org /article-1410151.html   (2646 words)

  
 Libya to pay $46 million for 1986 Berlin disco bombing
Libya will pay about $46 million in compensation to relatives of people killed and injured in 1986 when its secret service bombed a Berlin nightclub popular with American soldiers.
The U.S. had soldiers stationed in West Berlin, when the Berlin Wall still divided the German city.
In 2001, a court in Berlin ruled that the Libyan secret service, helped by the Libyan Embassy in East Berlin, had carried out the bombing.
www.cbc.ca /world/story/2004/08/10/libya_compensation040810.html   (1300 words)

  
 Muammar al-Gaddafi, Dictator of the Month November, 2006
British intelligence believed this was not the first and that previous Libyan arms shipments had got through to the IRA.
In any case, the matter of handing over the Lockerbie bombing suspects needed to be resolved first.
(In September 2004, Hannbil was involved in a police chase in Paris.) Gaddafi's reportedly adopted daughter, Hanna, was killed in the 1986 USAF bombing raid.
www.dictatorofthemonth.com /Gaddafi/Nov2006GaddafiEN.htm   (2843 words)

  
 German TV exposes CIA, Mossad links to 1986 Berlin disco bombing By a German correspondent
Frontal asserts that besides the defendants in the present trial, another group was involved in the La Belle bombing—a group of professional terrorists, working for anybody who paid them, led by a certain “Mahmoud” Abu Jaber.
Certainly the US embassy bombings, with their terrible human toll—for the most part, African—provided a welcome pretext for forcing through a desired shift in policy and obtaining public support for unilateral military action.
Questions mount in Kenya, Tanzania bombings US government, Israeli intelligence had advance warning [13 August 1998] www.wsws.org/news/1998/aug1998/bomb-a13.shtml
www.williambowles.info /syria_lebanon/mehlis_berlin_disco.html   (1555 words)

  
 Tristram Shandy: "Bush is personally a nice guy."
Giving his personal approval to the new US administration, Colonel Muammar Gadafy said in Tripoli: "I believe that George W Bush will be nice...As a person he is not malicious or imperialist."
It's always comforting when a man responsible for financing the Munich massacre, the 1986 Berlin discotheque bombing and Carlos the Jackal finds a soul brother, no?
At least Chavez knows when it's time to cut bait...
www.tristram-shandy.com /2006/03/bush-is-personally-nice-guy.html   (250 words)

  
 Colonel Gaddafi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
From the late 1980s Gaddafi's politics have changed into a more pragmatic and selective support of a limited number of groups.
of two Libyans accused of planting a bomb on a Pan American jet over
With the intercession of South African President Nelson Mandela, who made a high-profile visit to Gaddafi in 1997, and U.N Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Gaddafi agreed in 1999 to a compromise that involved handing over the defendants to the
www.aljazeera.com /cgi-bin/review/people_full_story.asp?service_id=3064   (989 words)

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