U.S. Seeks to Aid Libyan Rebels With Seized Assets

Published on 05 May 2011

The United States announced Thursday that it would try to release some of the more than $30 billion in assets seized from Libya’s leader, Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, as international officials said they would create a fund to give money directly to the Libyan rebels. (..) The World Food Program said Thursday that the country could run out of food in six to eight weeks, as the government-run distribution system crumbles.

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