U.S. Drops Libya from List of Terrorist Countries

[International Herald Tribune] Matthew L. Wald - The U.S. has quietly removed Libya from the list of countries that sponsor terrorism, a step that was supposed to trigger a damage payment by the Libyans to the families of the 270 people killed in the bombing of a Pan Am flight over Lockerbie, Scotland, in December 1988. But the Libyans are holding off paying due to a disagreement over public acknowledgment of Libya's rehabilitation.

2006-07-11 01:00:00

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