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Women Disappointed by Qaddafi's Party

"Seeking 500 attractive girls between 18 and 35 years old, at least 1.70 meters (5 foot, 7 inches) tall, well-dressed but not in mini-skirts or low cut dresses," the ad read. There were promises of 60 Euros and “Libyan gifts.” 200 women in Rome turned up for Libyan Leader Muammar Qaddafi’s party. Or so they thought. Instead, they had to wait in a large hall until Qaddafi arrived. Then he began lecturing them on the role of women in Islam. At the end, Qaddafi told them to “convert to Islam” and gave them each a Quran and a book of his wisdom. "It was anything but the VIP party we were expecting, they didn't even give us a glass of water," one woman said.