Farewell to the lion of the gulf

December 30th, 2006

Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi
The government of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi announced a three-day official mourning period following Saddam Hussein’s execution and canceled all celebrations of the Islamic Eid al-Adha feast. In an official statement, the government ordered all its branches to lower the national flag to half mast. “All celebrations all around the country should also be canceled,” the statement said.

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