Libya

June 1, 2001

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Russia appears close to signing a deal for the upgrade of Soviet-era weapons in Libya's military.

May 31, 2001

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and his Libyan counterpart, Moammer Kadhafi, discussed on Wednesday in a telephone call bilateral ties between their

May 30, 2001

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Tripoli has granted the entry to 9 Jordanian trucks into Libya, leaving 76 others stranded at the Egyptian-Libyan border for several weeks.

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A Scotland Yard investigation into an alleged plot by MI6 to kill Libyan leader Muammar Kadhafi has been broadened, weakening government allegations t

May 23, 2001

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The Jordanian Ministry of Transport on Tuesday denied a local press report that a large number of Jordanian trucks were stranded at the Egyptian-Libya

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US lawmakers plan to introduce legislation on Wednesday to extend unilateral economic sanctions against Iran and Libya for another five years, amid a

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