Many strange things have been found throughout the ransacking of the Gaddafi compound in Tripoli, but an extremely normal family photo album was discovered by Tyler Hicks this last weekend. The album was located in a lesser-known house on the property, and most of the pictures look like they were taken in the 1980s.
Raiding rebels just uncovered a truly strange scrapbook from Muammar Gaddafi’s Bab al-Azizia compound: it’s full of photos of former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Apparently, when Rice visited Tripoli in 2008, the two shared a “late-night dinner” together, and Gaddafi was really taken by the “black woman of African origin.”
Shouted by revelers in Green Square as Tripoli falls to the rebels, this is apparently a popular nickname among the Libyan people for the soon to be ousted dictator. Ya got burnt, Moammar!
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Nelly Furtado revealed today via Twitter that she had once performed for Gaddafi’s clan, receiving one million dollars for a 45-minute show in Italy. But she isn’t the only big name celebrity who’s entertained the family of the Libyan dictator. Who else is on the list?
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There are over 32 accepted ways of spelling Mu’ammar al-Qadhafi, the long-standing leader of Libya. Here’s a dance song to help you remember just a few of them.
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