Libya

May 22, 2001

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As part of its pro-African strategy, Libya has agreed to finance three projects, worth more than nine million dollars, in Niger.

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An agreement aimed at promoting food security has been reached by countries belonging to the Community of Sahelo-Saharan States (SIN-SAD) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

May 21, 2001

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A UK foreign affairs think tank has cancelled a seminar due to be held next week after a newspaper revealed that one of the participants was suspected

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A Tripoli court on Monday sentenced seven people to death for their involvement in last year's bloody riots that Libyan officials said were part of a

May 19, 2001

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Libya is to finance three projects of over 6.5 billion francs CFA ($9 million) in Niger involving the drilling of bore holes, construction of roads an

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Libyan authorities have found the decomposed bodies of 93 African immigrants who were stranded and died of thirst in the Sahara desert.

May 17, 2001

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Libya announced that if its $1.5-billion deal with the American Airbus company will not go through, it will have to sign alternate contracts with the Russian companies.

May 16, 2001

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Cuban President Fidel Castro arrived in Tripoli on Wednesday for talks with Libyan leader Muammar Kadhafi on bilateral cooperation.

May 15, 2001

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A spirit of détente appears to be permeating the long desert border that separates Egypt and Libya. To no small degree, it is related to Libya’s slow but significant rehabilitation in the eyes of the

May 14, 2001

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The leader of the opposition Sudanese Umma Party, Al Sadeq Al Mahdi, asserted on Sunday that the Egyptian-Libyan initiative was the best option for re

May 13, 2001

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Bilateral economic cooperation was a focal point of a meeting of the joint Egyptian -Libyan higher committee, which began in Cairo on Tuesday, May 10.

May 10, 2001

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The UK's Export Credits Guarantee Department (ECGD) is reviewing its policy on Libya with a view to possibly easing insurance cover rules governing UK

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Libyan leader Moammer Kadhafi, as part of his efforts to broker a peace deal to end Sudan's civil war, will hold talks in Khartoum on Thursday with Pr

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Egyptian Prime Minister Atef Ebeid is in Tripoli, Libya, this week to discuss future trade initiatives between the two countries.

May 9, 2001

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It was reported that Bulgaria will not accept a "political" trial of six Bulgarian medics in Libya accused of deliberately infecting children with AID