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Fierce factional fighting in Tripoli, Lebanon, continued Monday for a second day as residents fled or hid in underground shelters, a security official said.
Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction has signed a contract with General Electricity Company of Libya to supply four 350MW boilers to the oil-fired thermal power plant in Al Khalij, Saudi Arabia.
By Salah Sarrar TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A Libyan prosecutor demanded the death penalty on Tuesday for five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor on trial for the second time on charges that they infected hundreds of children with the HIV virus. "The act was cruel, criminal and inhuman.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israeli fire targeted ports in Beirut and the northern city of Tripoli on Saturday, a Lebanese security source and witnesses said. Aircraft fired two rockets at Tripoli's port radar while two missiles fell in the vicinity of Beirut port, the source said.
By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With the United States set to take Libya off its list of state sponsors of terror, U.S.
By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three weeks after the United States quietly reopened an embassy in Libya, tough issues ranging from visa problems to human rights still strain ties between the former enemies, officials from both nations said on Friday.
By Lamine Ghanmi TRIPOLI (Reuters) - The retrial of five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor accused of infecting hundreds of Libyan children with HIV was postponed for a second time on Tuesday to give lawyers more time to prepare evidence.
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - The trial of five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor accused of infecting hundreds of Libyan children with HIV was postponed for a second time on Tuesday to give lawyers more time to prepare evidence.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate unanimously urged President George W. Bush to hold off restoring diplomatic relations with Libya unless it continues to make restitution to families of those killed in a flight over Lockerbie, Scotland, nearly 18 years ago.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea urged communist North Korea on Wednesday to follow Libya's lead and seize the chance for a better future by abandoning its pursuit of nuclear weapons and improving ties with the United States.