• Saudi Arabia and Libya have agreed to restore full diplomatic ties and exchange ambassadors now that longtime Libyan ruler Moammar Gaddafi is no longer in power.

  • The Saudi media said Monday that ties between Riyadh and Tripoli would be restored and that the Saudi Embassy in Libya would be reopened.

  • The kingdom recalled its ambassador to Libya during the civil war that began in February. Gaddafi was captured and killed in October.

  • Saudi officials have long accused Gaddafi's regime of trying to assassinate Saudi King Abdullah when he was crown prince in 2004.