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LIBYA: Arab League suspends Libyan membership

February 22, 2011 | 11:58 am

The Arab League has suspended the Libyan delegation's participation in the Cairo-based body, Al Arabiya television reported Tuesday.

The network gave no further details about the reported move, which came amid mounting criticism of violence against anti-government demonstrators in Libya.

--  Molly Hennessy-Fiske