Libya

May 8, 2005

09:39 GMT

Libya is to set up a new free zone in the eastern part of the country. The General People’s Committee has passed a resolution to establish a free zone to be used for commercial and investment activiti

May 4, 2005

14:17 GMT

Pakistani security forces have detained a senior al-Qaeda suspect Abu Faraj al-Libbi, who was also wanted for two suicide attacks on President General

May 3, 2005

13:07 GMT

The National Oil Corporation of the Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (NOC) and Shell Exploration and Production Libya GmbH (“Shell”) have reached a long-term agreement for a major gas e

April 26, 2005

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April 7, 2005

21:45 GMT

April 7 coincided with the 17th anniversary of the destruction of the artificial border gate of Rass Ejdair, set between Libya and Tunisia.

14:26 GMT

Libyana, a Libyan state-run mobile phone operator, has signed a $38.5 million mobile phone network deal with China's number two telecoms equipment maker ZTE Corp. , a senior manager at Libyana has dis

April 3, 2005

10:30 GMT

The family underlined that the condolences were one of the humanitarian gestures, for which President Ghadaffi is known.  

March 30, 2005

17:53 GMT

A celebration was held Mar. 29 in Tripoli to mark the beginning of works at a new project dubbed “Sea Tower.” This project, to be built on 7 hectares at Tripoli’s eastern coast line, is planned to inc

March 29, 2005

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March 24, 2005

13:17 GMT

The Palestinian Authority on Thursday demanded an apology from Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi for saying Palestinians were "idiots" in seeking their ow

March 23, 2005

14:36 GMT

During his speech Wednesday the 17th Arab summit in Algeria, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi called Israelis and Palestinians "idiots" for seeking two s

13:29 GMT

The Libyan Iron and Steel Company (LISC) produced 918,000 tons of long and flat products in 2004 compared to 835,000 tons in 2003. This latest figure represents a 18% increase.