Libya

April 25, 2004

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Leader of Libya Moamer Kadhafi will visit the European Commission (EC) on Tuesday April 27, 2004. His visit to the EC marks the Colonel's first visit to Europe in many years, preparing the ground for

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The United States has lifted sanctions imposed on Libya under the Iran and Libya Sanctions Act of 1996 in recognition of numerous steps taken by the Libyan government to terminate its weapons of mass

April 21, 2004

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At least nine Palestinians were shot dead as Israeli tanks backed by helicopter gunships raided the town of Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip on W

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A dispute between the governments of Germany and Libya is preventing the European Union from lifting an arms embargo on the Arab state. According to Western sources, Libya is reviewing its military ne

April 15, 2004

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The fall of Saddam Hussein has allowed "terrorism," and notably "Islamic extremism" like that of Osama bin Laden, to flourish in Iraq, Libyan leader M

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Lebanese singer Nicole Saba has strongly denied circulating rumors that the idea behind her latest music video “Ya Shaghilni Beek” originally belongs to Jiji Lamara, Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram’s busi

April 14, 2004

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Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid-Reza Asefi said Wednesday a message from the Libyan government on the fate of Imam Mussa Sadr, who went missin

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France's Compagnie Generale de Geophysique has been awarded, in co-operation with the North African Geophysical Company, the exclusive rights by Libya's National Oil Company to perform a speculative m

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Maersk Oil Qatar, part of the Danish multi-sector giant Moller-Maersk has signed an Exploration/ Appraisal and Production Sharing Agreement with Qatar Petroleum. Maersk Oil Qatar plans to invest some

March 30, 2004

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Norwegian oil and gas group Statoil said on Monday it is considering opportunities for oil and gas exploration in Libya following the lifting of UN sanctions on the country in autumn 2003.

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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

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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

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British Prime Minister, Tony Blair on Thursday arrived in Libya for talks with the latter's leader, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.

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Three Britons on Thursday were jailed for five years in Egypt after being convicted of attempting to revive a banned Islamic group.

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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