Libya

June 4, 2001

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After six weeks of negotiations, banana farmers in South Africa’s Mpumalanga and the Northern Province have sent their first 45,000-carton batch of bananas to Libya.

June 3, 2001

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Libyan leader Muammar Kadhafi held talks in Tripoli Saturday with Malian President Alpha Oumar Konare, on bilateral ties.

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.