Libya

December 9, 2001

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Libya has rescheduled its tender for the purchase of white sugar until January 2002. Libyan officials have refrained from offering an explanation for the change of plans. The tender was initially issu

December 3, 2001

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Yemen's ambassador to Libya on Sunday met with the general manager of the Libya News Agency to discuss closer cooperation between the state-run agenci

December 1, 2001

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The Tunisian parliament has ratified a draft law, regarding the agreement to establish a free trade area signed between Libya and Tunisia.

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French President Jacques Chirac arrived in Tunis, Saturday, the first stop of a short official visit will take him to three-nation North African tour

November 26, 2001

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak arrived in Tripoli Sunday evening on a brief visit for talks with his Libyan counterpart Moamer Kadhafi on internatio

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Heavy fighting erupted in the Afghan border town of Spin Boldak after the Taliban lost control of Kandahar airport.

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

02:00 GMT

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.