Iraq to help Libya in chemical weapons’ disposal

April 13th, 2012 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 13 (IANS) Iraq has agreed to help Libya in getting rid of its stockpiles of chemical weapons following a request from Tripoli, Xinhua reported."The Iraqi cabinet has accepted ... Read more...

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UAE, Libya discuss bilateral relations

November 7th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 6 (IANS/ WAM) United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan has held bilateral discussions here with Mahmoud Jibril, chairman of the executive board of ... Read more...

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Chemical, nuclear weapons found in Libya

October 31st, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nuclear and chemical weapons have been found in Libya and the post-Gaddafi regime in the country has no interest in keeping them, acting prime minister ... Read more...

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‘Gaddafi should have been alive for being prosecuted

October 23rd, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Libya's acting Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril wishes Muammar Gaddafi were alive so that he could have prosecuted the dictator for his actions during his 42-year rule. "To ... Read more...

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Libyan NTC member doubts Gaddafi death account

October 23rd, 2011 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 23 (IANS) A member of Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) has raised doubts over the exact circumstances of the death of former leader Muammar Gaddafi, Al Jazeera reported."Gaddafi ... Read more...

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Libya to form interim government in 8 months

October 22nd, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Amman, Oct 22 (IANS) The Libyan authorities should be allowed to form an interim government after a national congress is elected within eight months, said a top leader of Libya's ... Read more...

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Vatican recognises Libya’s NTC

October 22nd, 2011 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Oct 22 (IANS/AKI) The Vatican Friday recognised Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) as the legitimate representative of the Libyan people and wished it success, a day after the ... Read more...

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NTC seeks Gaddafi family’s extradition

October 21st, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Libya's National Transitional Council Thursday called for the extradition of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's family from Algeria, Xinhua reported.The demand was made by Mahmoud Jibril, ... Read more...

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US pledges $40 mn to Libya for arms stockpile safety

October 19th, 2011 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US will allocate $40 million to secure and destroy stockpiles of weapons in Libya, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said during her visit ... Read more...

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Mass grave of 1,270 found in Libya

September 26th, 2011 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A mass grave containing the bodies of over 1,270 people killed by Muammar Gaddafi's forces has been found near Abu Salim prison in Tripoli, local ... Read more...

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NATO operation in Libya to continue: Obama

September 21st, 2011 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA NOvosti) The NATO-led operation in Libya will continue until the forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi are defeated, US President Barack Obama has said."So long as the ... Read more...

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Libya’s NTC fails to agree on interim government

September 19th, 2011 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 19 (IANS) Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) has failed to reach an agreement on an interim government, as some members could not solve their differences, Xinhua reported.The NTC ... Read more...

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‘France, Britain to continue military operation in Libya’

September 16th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain and France Thursday agreed to continue NATO's military operation in Libya following a request by the country's National Transition Council, its chairman and ... Read more...

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Italy to give Libyan rebels 500 mn euros

September 2nd, 2011 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 2 (IANS) Italy has decided to increase its initial funding to the Libyan rebel National Transitional Council to 500 million euros (around $714 million) from an earlier announced ... Read more...

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Netherlands to unfreeze Libyan assets worth $2 bn

September 2nd, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 2 (IANS) Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has said the Netherlands will unfreeze $2 billion worth of Libyan assets, and is willing to offer its expertise in ... Read more...

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Egypt to help Libya rebuild economy

August 30th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt will help Libya rebuild its economy. A delegation will soon go to Libya to discuss with the rebel National Transitional Council ways to assist ... Read more...

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Italy unfreezes 350 mn euros of Libyan assets

August 26th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Milan, Aug 25 (IANS/AKI) Italy has unfrozen 350 million euros (around $503 million) of Libyan assets that can be used by the transitional government to pay salaries and provide other ... Read more...

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Berlusconi to meet Libya’s rebel leader

August 24th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 24 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will meet Libyan rebel leader Mahmoud Jibril Thursday in Milan, the prime minister's office said in a statement.How to protect the ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels seek financial help from Spain

July 22nd, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 22 (IANS/EFE) Libya's rebel group has appealed to Spanish corporates for financial aid to begin reconstruction of the North African country even as Muammar Gaddafi continues to hang ... Read more...

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NATO chief expresses fears over presence of al-Qaeda members among Libyan rebels

March 30th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Admiral James Stavridis, NATO's supreme allied commander in Europe, has warned that American intelligence had found "flickers" of terrorist activity among the rebel groups in Libya."We are examining ... Read more...

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Nigerian President Jonathan wins primaries

January 15th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by BNO News
ABUJA, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- Nigeria's current President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday won the primaries and thus became the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, local media reported.Jonathan won surprisingly and against ... Read more...

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13 killed in tribal clashes in Sudan

September 28th, 2010 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Sep 28 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and 29 injured in clashes between two tribal communities in Sudan, authorities said Monday. "Thirteen people were killed and 29 others were injured ... Read more...

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PLO President gets go ahead for indirect peace talks with Israel

May 8th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, May 8 (ANI): Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) President Mahmud Abbas was on Saturday given the go ahead for holding indirect peace talks with Israel.Reports from Ramallah quoted Fatah Deputy Secretary ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabian goes on trial for hotel bombings in Indonesia

February 24th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Feb 24 (DPA) A Saudi Arabian citizen went on trial Wednesday for his alleged role in financing the bombings of JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton hotels in Jakarta last year. Prosecutors charged Al ... Read more...

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Suspected Jakarta bombing ‘mastermind’ was trained in Pak

September 9th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, Sep.9 (ANI): In yet another case which determines that terror is Pakistan's principle export, it has been revealed that the prime suspect of the July 2009 Jakarta hotel attacks received military ... Read more...

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