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  Report: Brtish govt. pushed Lockerbie release

Report: U.K. greased Lockerbie bomber's release

Intense political and business pressures by the regime of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi led to last year’s release of the Lockerbie bomber, according to a report to be released Tuesday. Full story

Report slams release of Lockerbie bomber

  As family members mourn the deaths of loved ones who died on Pan Am flight 103 22 years ago, victims’ families and U.S. senators are slamming the Scottish government for releasing convicted bomber Abdel al-Megrahi. NBC’s Michael Isikoff reports.

Leaks: Libya's threats over Lockerbie bomber

Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi threatened to cut trade with Britain if the Lockerbie bomber died in jail, according to a report on the latest U.S. cables released by WikiLeaks. Full story

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  Medical records scrutinized as Lockerbie bomber lives on

Almost a year after the convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al Megrahi arrived home to a hero’s welcome in Libya, a leading cancer specialist has claimed the report recommending his early release didn't mention a standard chemotherapy drug he's now receiving. Ch 4's Keme Nzerem reports.

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Libyan Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, who found guilty of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, top left, is accompanied by Seif al-Islam el- Gadhafi, son of Libyan leader Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi upon his arrival at airport in Tripoli, Libya, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009 after Scotland freed the terminally ill Loc

(FILES) A picture taken on August 20, 20
(FILES) A picture taken on August 20, 20

A picture taken on August 20, 2009 shows freed Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi, the sole Libyan convicted over the 1988 Pan Am jetliner bombing, holding the hand of Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi's son Seif al-Islam aboard the Libyan presidential plane bound for Tripoli. Megrahi, r

Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi
Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi

A picture taken on August 20, 2009 shows freed Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi, the sole Libyan convicted over the 1988 Pan Am jetliner bombing, holding the hand of Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi's son Seif al-Islam aboard the Libyan presidential plane bound for Tripoli. Libyan lea

Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi surrounded by family members in his hospital bed
Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi surrounded by family members in his hospital bed

This TV grab taken on August 31, 2009 from the Channel Four news website shows Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi surrounded by family members in his hospital bed in Tripoli on August 30, 2009. Channel 4 News showed footage of Megrahi in a hospital bed wearing an oxygen mask and attached to a drip. Me