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November 5, 1990 | From Associated Press
Abul Abbas, the mastermind of the Achille Lauro cruise ship hijacking five years ago, said Sunday that Libya has expelled 145 members of his radical group and closed down four training camps. Abbas said the move was a surprise to him and his wing of the Palestine Liberation Front, considered to be a major terrorist organization. He said the ejection was unjustified and urged Libya's leader, Col. Moammar Kadafi, to reopen the camps and the group's offices.
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November 5, 1990 | From Associated Press
Abul Abbas, the mastermind of the Achille Lauro cruise ship hijacking five years ago, said Sunday that Libya has expelled 145 members of his radical group and closed down four training camps. Abbas said the move was a surprise to him and his wing of the Palestine Liberation Front, considered to be a major terrorist organization. He said the ejection was unjustified and urged Libya's leader, Col. Moammar Kadafi, to reopen the camps and the group's offices.
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November 1, 1986 | MICHAEL ROSS, Times Staff Writer
With a few exceptions, most Arab governments have been watching with mixed feelings as Western countries weigh sanctions against Syria for its apparent role in a plot to put a bomb on board an Israeli airliner in London. On the one hand, there is considerable sympathy and support in countries like Jordan and Egypt for Britain's decision to sever diplomatic relations with Damascus on the basis of evidence of Syrian complicity in the plot.
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August 3, 1985 | MICHAEL ROSS, Times Staff Writer
To hear the Egyptian press tell it, President Hosni Mubarak's presence galvanized the Arab and African leaders who gathered in Addis Ababa for the recent 21st summit meeting of the Organization of African Unity. "Africa's benefit from the Egyptian presence was considerable," the semi-official newspaper Al Akhbar boasted. "For the first time in years, problems and differences failed to impede an African summit.
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