Saturday, 13 September, 2008, 23:49 ( 21:49 GMT )
Al-Qathafi hailed the signing of the Libyan-Italian Treaty of Friendship, Partnership and Cooperation and said it was a significant accomplishment by the two countries that would, after verification, pave the way for further cooperation and a strong relationship between our two countries based on equality and mutual respect.
In an interview on the same BBC2 programme, Saif al-Islam al-Qathafi, chairman of the Al-Qathafi Foundation for Human Rights accused relatives of the Lockerbie victims of being "very greedy" during negotiations over payouts for the deaths of their loved ones.
According to previously unseen CIA cables, a Libyan by the name of Majid Giaka who was central to the CIA's investigation into the Lockerbie bombing exaggerated his importance in Libya's intelligence apparatus and gave little information of value, yet he is still living at the US taxpayers' expense in a witness protection programme.
The British journalist and sister-in-law of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Wednesday that Israel is preventing her from leaving the Gaza Strip, more than a week after she entered the territory in defiance of an Israel blockade.
The well known Libyan poet Ali Sodqi Abdulqader died at the late hours of Monday 1 September 2008 at the age of 84 at a Tripoli clinic.
The US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has met the Leader of the Revolution Muammar Al-Qathafi in his office at Bab Al-Azizia barracks at 9:15pm local time and discussed bilateral relations and other issues of common interest.
Italian PM Berlusconi arrives in Libya to sign a deal to partially solve colonial era's dispute between the two countries as Omar Al-Mukhtar's son announces that the Italian PM unwelcome in Benghazi.
On Monday, the first of September, Libya will celebrate 39 years of the September Revolution. Preparations have already taken place to commemorate the event in all cities and towns.
The Libyan Supreme Judicial Council announced Thursday an amnesty for the total of 3,079 prisoners, including Arabs, Europeans and Africans, to mark the 39th anniversary of September Revolution.
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will embark on a historic visit to Libya next week, the first time the top US diplomat travels to the country since 1953.
Russia successfully tested a long-range Topol missile designed to avoid detection by anti-missile defence systems from its Plesetsk launch site, a Russian military spokesman said on Thursday.
Pro-Palestinian activists who sailed to the Gaza Strip in symbolic defiance of an Israeli blockade headed back to Cyprus on Thursday with seven residents of the besieged territory on board their two boats.
As part of Libya's continuous efforts to support African countries and help them overcome economic hardship and move towards development, the Leader of the Revolution Muammar Al-Qathafi reaffirmed such Libyan position during a two-day visit to Tripoli by Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
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