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Vol 38 No 20

Published 10th October 1997


Libya

Death drives

Ibrahim el Bishari, until recently Libya's Arab League Ambassador, died in a car crash on 13 September. This was barely two weeks after Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi's government realised someone had leaked information to the United States Central Intelligence Agency about Tripoli's execution of opposition leader Mansur Kikhia. El Bishari was the Libyan official alleged to have directed Kikhia's 1993 abduction from Egypt.

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