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The Gaddafi regime is in a state of
confusion tonight, (Wednes
day), as two of the Gaddafi brothers have put out conflicting
statements regarding the fight for
One, Saif Al-Islam, is putting out
old-fashioned style Gaddafi propaganda
that the fight for
Saadi Gaddafi, the other son, is claiming to have said that he has been empowered to negotiate with the rebels for surrender. It is not clear if this is to negotiate his own surrender, or for the safe passage for him and his father.
The battle for Sirte continues, as the
rebels fight to have full control of
Gaddafi’s foreign minister Abdelati Obeidi, has allegedly been arrested by rebels. A senior minister being arrested reveals that the rebels are increasingly advancing closer to nailing the top dogs, namely, Gaddafi and co.
Reports suggest that this could be a last ditch attempt by the staunch members of the regime, to try to mitigate their safe passage outside of Libya, although Gaddafi and Saif-Al-Islam, are wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity. Saadi is not a wanted man by the international community.
It comes as earlier on, the Gaddafi regime
had rejected an ultimatum from rebels, who claim they would bombard the town of
Gaddafi still has a £1 million bounty on his head, dead or alive.
Four members of his family have fled to
There’s also been reports that an adopted
daughter, Hana, who was reportedly dead, is actually well and alive somewhere
Like with any good mafia family tale, there’s always a few skeletons that come out of the broom cupboard.