August 8, 2004
The United States is pressuring Japan to invest in Libya's oil industry instead of a project to tap Iran's giant Azadegan oilfield that has provoked the wrath of Washington, a Bush administration offi
August 5, 2004
While large locust swarms continue to arrive in West African countries, the locust situation is returning to normal in Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia, FAO said Thursday.
BenQ, the region’s leader in digital lifestyle products, has signed a distribution agreement with the exclusive Salam Studios and Stores chain of outlets in the Middle East to sell their innovative ra
August 3, 2004
Lebanon has reopened a probe into Imam Mousa al Sadr's 1978 disappearance in Libya and summonses are in the works for Moammar Gadhafi and 18 senior of
Egypt's Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif met with Minister of Planning Osman Mohamed Osman for briefing on the objectives of the economic and social development plan for fiscal year 2004-2005, which targets
July 29, 2004
Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram started a new fashion trend in the Middle East after she showed up in her latest video clip “Ah Wi Nos” wearing a galabia; a traditional Egyptian dress
WTO members agreed earlier this week to start talks with Libya on its membership bid, bringing the current number of applicant countries to 25.
July 28, 2004
The family of missing Imam Moussa Al Sadr is suing Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi on a charge of kidnapping the spiritual head of Lebanon's Shiite comm
Iran's First Vice-President Mohammad Reza Aref on Wednesday led an official ceremony welcoming the visiting Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoga
July 22, 2004
The Libyan bank of commerce and development will open a new bank for children in an attempt to help them learn how to deal with bank services. The director of the bank, Jamal Abdulmalik, said the ne
The recovery of the Tunisian economy continues in 2004, driven by strong agricultural output, the return to normal tourism levels, and the positive performance of non-energy exports.
July 19, 2004
In the presence of Libya's Secretary of General People's Committee and the Secretary of Economy and Trade, the third meeting regarding the joining of Libya to the World Trade Organization (WTO) took p
Manager of Iran's research institute for dates and tropical fruits, Hossein Pejman said Sunday that date exports have dropped by 13.9% in the first quarter of the current year compared to the same per
July 14, 2004
The Middle East Association and Compass Rose International announced a two day conference and networking event in Libya on 12th and 13th October 2004. This will be held by the MEA in Tripoli, and fol
Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) announced a record net profit for the first half of 2004 of Dh304 million against Dh275 million for the same period last year, an increase of 11 percent.