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  • Libyan Jewish exile to leave country

    October 10, 2011 | 1:49 pm

    A Libyan Jewish exile attempting to restore Tripoli’s main synagogue will leave the country following angry protests.

    David Gerbi, who arrived in Libya from Italy this summer when Libyan leader Moammar Ghadafi was ousted in a rebellion, agreed Sunday to return to Rome on a military...

  • EU approves Libya sanctions

    February 28, 2011 | 11:52 am

    The European Union approved wide-ranging sanctions against Libya as world leaders urged Moammar Ghadafi to step down.

    Sanctions levied Monday following a meeting in Geneva include an arms embargo, a visa ban and a freeze on Libyan assets.

    Hundreds and perhaps thousands of...