Libya

March 26, 2001

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A delegation of Libyan business executives is visiting the southern African state of Botswana, in order to investigate the possibility of importing meat from the country. The move is part of the Liby

March 25, 2001

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Libyan leader Moammer Kadhafi arrived in Amman on Sunday for Tuesday’s Arab summit. He is scheduled to meet late Sunday with a number of Jordanian uni

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Libyan ruler Moamer Kadhafi proposed Thursday, March 22, hiring a foreign auditing firm to study ways for the state to trim its public payroll, which is approaching two million employees. "We must dem

March 20, 2001

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Lawyers of the Libyan convicted of the Lockerbie bombing have been granted an extra six weeks to work on his appeal.

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The council of foreign ministers in the five-nation Arab Maghreb Union (UMA) began talks here Monday aimed at reviving the body, which has been paralyzed by discord between Morocco and Algeria.  Moroc

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After seven years of UN sanctions that banned air links with the outside world, Libya’s little-known tourist jewels are awakening from their slumber. Aiming to encourage tourism, the Libyan government

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Libyan leader Moammar Qadhafi has called on Arab business interests to invest in Africa's various development sectors, and in particularly in the development of water resources.

March 19, 2001

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Libya is considering participating in Dubai's Arabian Travel Market to be held in May, and use the occasion to seek Arab investment in its tourism pro

March 18, 2001

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Leader Moammer Kadhafi called on Libyans Sunday to devote their economic strength to the development of Africa, saying their country's future lies in

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The General People's Congress, Libya's legislature, convened Saturday, March 17, for its annual meeting to look at the state budget and other government activities, officials said.  During the one-wee

March 17, 2001

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Emirates airline will launch its inaugural flight to Libya on March 25th.

March 15, 2001

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Libyan leader Muammar Kadhafi discussed on Wednesday evening with visiting Palestinian counterpart Yasser Arafat means for extending support to the Pa

March 14, 2001

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The Ukrnafta joint stock oil-extracting company intends to start drilling for oil in Yemen and Libya.

March 13, 2001

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France's highest court of appeal Tuesday refused to authorize a criminal investigation into Libyan leader Moammer Kadhafi over his alleged role in the

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Arab states decided Monday, March 12, to "cancel" United Nations sanctions on Tripoli suspended in 1999 after two Libyan suspects in the Lockerbie bombing were handed over.  A resolution issued by a m