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Mouammar Kadhafi lors d'un sommet de l'OUA (Organisation de l'Unité Africaine) à Tripoli, Libye, le 8 août 1982. (Photo by Daniel SIMON/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Mouammar Kadhafi lors d'un sommet de l'OUA (Organisation de l'Unité Africaine) à Tripoli, Libye, le 8 août 1982. (Photo by Daniel SIMON/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

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(L-R): Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, King Hassan II of Morocco, Algerian President Chadli Bendjedid, Mauritanian President Maaouya Ould sid' Ahmed Taya, and Libyan head of state Muammar al-Qaddafi gather at the close of the Algiers Summit, during which Arab leaders pledged major cash contributions of $10 million per month, to be administered by the Palestine Liberation Organization, to the Palestinian uprising. The summit initially convened to decide handing leadership of the AMU to Qaddafi and amending the constitution to make it possible for decisions to be taken by majority vote in order to avoid the deadlock. The Algiers Summit was the first North African summit to include political leaders from Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Mauritania. (Photo by Patrick ROBERT/Sygma via Getty Images)

(L-R): Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, King Hassan II of Morocco, Algerian President Chadli Bendjedid, Mauritanian President Maaouya Ould sid' Ahmed Taya, and Libyan head of state Muammar al-Qaddafi gather at the close of the Algiers Summit, during which Arab leaders pledged major cash contributions of $10 million per month, to be administered by the Palestine Liberation Organization, to the Palestinian uprising. The summit initially convened to decide handing leadership of the AMU to Qaddafi and amending the constitution to make it possible for decisions to be taken by majority vote in order to avoid the deadlock. The Algiers Summit was the first North African summit to include political leaders from Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Mauritania. (Photo by Patrick ROBERT/Sygma via Getty Images)

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Muammar al-Qaddafi of Libya joins Arab political leaders from Algeria, Syria, the Palestine Liberation Organization and South Yemen in Tripoli during a summit for the creation of the 'Firmness Front'. (Photo by Alain Nogues/Sygma/Sygma via Getty Images)

Muammar al-Qaddafi of Libya joins Arab political leaders from Algeria, Syria, the Palestine Liberation Organization and South Yemen in Tripoli during a summit for the creation of the 'Firmness Front'. (Photo by Alain Nogues/Sygma/Sygma via Getty Images)

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Leaders of the countries members of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU): President of Algeria Chadli Bendjedid, Leader and Guide of the Revolution of Libya Muammar Gaddafi, President of Tunisia Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, President of Mauritania Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya and King Hassan II of Morocco. (Photo by Jacques Langevin/Sygma/Sygma via Getty Images)

Leaders of the countries members of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU): President of Algeria Chadli Bendjedid, Leader and Guide of the Revolution of Libya Muammar Gaddafi, President of Tunisia Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, President of Mauritania Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya and King Hassan II of Morocco. (Photo by Jacques Langevin/Sygma/Sygma via Getty Images)