Gaddafi, the daughter of Muammar Gaddafi, the Libyan leader, has appeared on state television, de
nying a report she tried to flee to Malta.
There had been reports on Wednesday that a Libyan plane carrying Gaddafi's daughter had been turned back from Malta after it was denied permission to land. Speaking late on Wednesday, Aisha Gaddafi, said: "I was surprised when my friends told me about this report. "I would like to sayto the Libyan men and women who I love and love me, that know me well, that I am steadfastly here. "In fact this demonstrates to the Libyan people the extent of lies and forgery these channels are resorting to in their reporting." Earlier on Wednesday, Cal Perry, Al Jazeera's correspondent in Malta, said: "The [crew]