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  3/18/2014, Adar Bet 16, 5774

Israelis Suspected of Trying to Buy Crude from Libyan Rebels

Two Israelis have been questioned in Cyprus in connection with an oil tanker loaded from a rebel-held port in Libya, AFP reported on Monday, citing the Cyprus-based CNA news agency.

The Cypriot report said police in the coastal city of Larnaca had questioned the two Israelis, as well as a Senegalese national, on suspicion of negotiating to buy crude from the tanker, Morning Glory. The questioning reportedly took place on Saturday.