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2006-05-15 14:13:43

By Saul Hudson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States restored full diplomatic ties with Libya on Monday, rewarding the longtime pariah nation for scrapping its weapons of mass destruction programs and signaling incentives for Iran and North Korea should they do the same.

2006-05-15 09:38:10

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has decided to restore full diplomatic relations with Libya by reopening an embassy in Tripoli to reward the North African nation for scrapping its weapons of mass destruction programs, U.S. officials said on Monday.

2006-05-15 07:20:00

Most vacationers seeking a north African break tend to think of Morocco's exquisite medieval cities or the beaches of sun-kissed Tunisia.

2006-04-14 22:48:24

By William Maclean TRIPOLI (Reuters) - With Muammar Gaddafi's home as a backdrop, U.S. singer Lionel Richie jived and rocked for an adoring Libyan audience on Saturday in a concert to mark the 20th anniversary of a U.S. raid on the North African country.

2006-04-14 21:23:05

By William Maclean TRIPOLI (Reuters) - With Muammar Gaddafi's home as a backdrop, U.S. singer Lionel Ritchie jived and rocked for an adoring Libyan audience on Saturday in a concert to mark the 20th anniversary of a U.S. raid on the North African country.

2006-04-14 07:49:17

By William Maclean TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Flying glass fragments partially blinded Nasser Gerana's mother when a U.S. missile smashed into their home in the Libyan capital Tripoli in 1986.

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2006-03-28 05:30:00

Thousands of Western visitors are flooding into Libya to view a solar eclipse due on Wednesday in the largest tourist event ever held in the long-isolated north African country, officials said.

2006-03-24 08:11:11

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi pledged support for Palestinian militant group Hamas, which faces cuts in Western funding over its refusal to denounce violence against Israel, state news agency Jana said on Friday.

2006-03-06 10:58:53

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's replacement of reform-minded prime minister Shokri Ghanem with a cautious figure will lead to a pause in economic reforms, strongly opposed by government hardliners, analysts and diplomats said.

2006-02-18 09:11:34

By Silvia Aloisi ROME (Reuters) - An Italian minister rejected accusations on Saturday that he was to blame for deadly clashes in Libya over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad which he had made into T-shirts and wore on state television.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.