Middle East Economic Survey


No 32



US Concerned Over Libya Assassination Plot Allegations

US Secretary of State Colin Powell said on 31 July that the Bush administration was concerned about reports that a leading US Muslim activist Abdurahman Alamoudi was part of a Libyan plot to assassinate Crown Prince Abd Allah of Saudi Arabia. Mr Alamoudi made the allegation as part of plea bargaining in a case in Washington involving charges of illegal dealings with Libya. Asked...