Libya

November 15, 2001

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Egypt’s mufti, Nassr Farid Wassel, has issued a religious edict urging Muslims to pay zakat, or alms, to the Palestinians, who are rising up against 3

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Syrian industrialists recently urged their government to find a solution to an embargo imposed by Libyan authorities on imports of Syrian origin. The ban was placed due to an outstanding $300-million

November 12, 2001

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Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian in the West Bank early Monday.

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The OPEC oil cartel is set to cut output this week, but needs other key producers to help revive prices which have slumped alarmingly since September 11, Libya's oil minister said Sunday, November 11.

November 7, 2001

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Libyan reinforcements arrived in the Central African Republic capital, Bangui, on Monday to help President Ange-Felix Patasse put down a revolt by dis

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Bahrain signed an agreement with the world’s largest oil company, ChevronTexaco, Tuesday for the exploration of Block 5 in the Eastern Offshore area o

November 6, 2001

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Continued growth of Internet use in Iran is putting strains on the country's public switched telephone network, while heightened demand for mobile lines far exceeds supply. These and other pressures s

November 5, 2001

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A Libyan court sentenced Finance Minister Al Ajili Brini to a one-year term and 46 others to between one and 19 years in prison for corruption.

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The Indian army and paramilitary border guards were put on alert Monday after Pakistan moved men and munition closer to the border.

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The Egyptian Manpower Ministry External Recruitment Department has set next Wednesday as the last day for accepting applications from higher universit

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British Minister of Defense Geoffrey Hoon will arrive in Cairo on Monday for a two-day visit.

November 3, 2001

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The Tripoli-based World Islamic Call Society (WICS) has started disbursement of donated items as part of a humanitarian package to the needy in Gambia

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The 10th Arab Music Festival and Conference began with a bang on Thursday at Cairo's Opera House, which saw fans flood the grand hall despite the terrorist attacks in the US and the war in Afghanistan

November 2, 2001

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OPEC heavyweight Saudi Arabia will boast a small budget surplus in 2001 despite a slump in oil prices as a result of a world economic slowdown and the terror attacks in the United States, an economic

November 1, 2001

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Libya wants to join the World Trade Organization and will attend the upcoming WTO summit in Doha, the official JANA news agency said Wednesday, October 31.   Economy and Trade Minister Abdel Salem J