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After six years in jail, Gaddafi's son Saif plots return to Libya's turbulent politics

Gaddafi, freed in June after being held since the 2011 uprising, is planning a comeback – and experts say he could benefit if elections take place next year Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of the former Libyan dictator, is seeking to make a comeback after years in detention, and claims to be leading a military campaign against terrorist groups around Tripoli. Gaddafi was freed in June after six years as the prisoner of a militia in the town of Zintan following the Nato-supported uprising in 2011 that led to the killing of his father, Muammar Gaddafi, and the fragmentation of the country.
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