March 30, 2004
Lebanon's Banque Audi has bought Banque Saradar in a $159 million cash and equity deal, to create the country's largest banking group by assets. The operation remains subject to the approval of author
March 27, 2004
Shell Petroleum Development and the National Oil Corporation of Libya signed a Heads of Agreement for the establishment of a long term strategic partnership in the Libyan upstream oil and gas industry
March 25, 2004
British Prime Minister, Tony Blair on Thursday arrived in Libya for talks with the latter's leader, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.
Three Britons on Thursday were jailed for five years in Egypt after being convicted of attempting to revive a banned Islamic group.
Bahrain Executive Air Service has signed a finance agreement with Swiss Financial Group Credit Suisse, for the purchase of a Challenger long-range business jet. The aircraft is due to arrive during th
March 24, 2004
US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs William Burns paid a visit to Libyan President Moammar Khadhafi on March 23, 2004 to discuss the future of US-Libyan relations. A State Depart
Canada's Energy Exploration Technologies (NXT) has reported that its Stress Field Detector (SFD) technology evaluation program in the Middle East is underway. After extensive consultation with Syria
March 23, 2004
US Assistant Secretary of State for Near East Affairs William Burns arrived in Libya, a Libyan official said. According to AFP, Burns was welcomed a
More than 3,000 mourners gathered in Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus Tuesday for the burial of Palestinian leader Abu al Abbas. Israel rejected a Pal
British Prime Minister Tony Blair will visit Libya on Thursday, the son of Libyan leader Col. Moammar Kadhafi has said.
A high-level delegation from Swiss Post, led by Chief Executive Officer of Swiss Post, Ulrich Gygi, held talks with Emirates Post Director General Abdullah Al-Daboos, to explore areas of further mutua
The Prime Minister of Libya, Shokri Ghanem recently paid a courtesy call on the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Fund for International Development and was received by the Dire
Kuwait's IFA Hotels & Resorts (IFA) and Africa's Sun International (SI) have signed an agreement for the development of resorts in Palm Island, Dubai, Zanzibar and the Zimbali Coastal Resort in So
March 20, 2004
Egyptian resigned actress Sabrine was stopped at Cairo Airport by security guards stressing that her name is listed among people who are prohibited from leaving the country
March 10, 2004
Libya on Wednesday inked an accord enabling foreign observers to hold without notice surprise visits at its nuclear facilities. The director general