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Libya Declares 3-Day Public Holidays

Source: The Associated Press
Posted: Saturday, December 30, 2006

Libya declared three days of national mourning after the execution, today, of Iraqi ex-president Saddam Hussein.

Flags were lowered to half-staff on public buildings and all festivities for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, which begins this weekend, have been canceled, the local news agency added.

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