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One buy canada goose jacket son, Saif al Arab, was killed during the six month armed uk canada goose outlet revolt to overthrow the Libyan leader. Unconfirmed reports say another, Khamis, has also been killed.

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Once seen as the acceptable face of the Libyan regime, Saif al Islam, like his father, is now wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against canada goose clearance sale humanity.

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The English speaking Saif al Islam, who studied at the London School of Economics, was once seen as a possible successor to his father as Libyan leader.

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Little has been heard of Gaddafi eldest son Mohammed, an engineer who was put in charge of Libya Olympic Committee and the General Posts and Telecommunications Committee.

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