Libya

October 14, 2004

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President Henrique Rosa of Guinea-Bissau called Libyan leader late Wednesday. During the conversation, Rosa briefed Colonel Muammar Qaddafi on the "c

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Qatar's former emir Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani returned to Doha to attend his wife's funeral. According to AFP, it was the first time for him i

October 12, 2004

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Three armed suspects were killed in a clash with Saudi security forces, an Interior Ministry statement said Tuesday.

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The European Union on Monday decided to end 12 years of sanctions against Libya and eased an arms embargo after Tripoli gave up plans to develop weapons of mass destruction.

October 6, 2004

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Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi on Wednesday appealed for British hostage Ken Bigley to be freed. The British engineer has been held hostage in Iraq for

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami said on Wednesday that Iran's issues with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are getting solved.

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An Egyptian oil company has been awarded a lucrative tender in Libya.

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Qtel announced Wednesday the launch of barQ ADSL Business, its latest high-speed Internet offering for small and medium sized companies in Qatar.

October 5, 2004

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A culture shift is needed if Western companies are to get a foothold in Libya, according to the Middle East Association, which is organising a networking conference in Tripoli in October.

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The French retailing giant, Géant Hypermarket, is now the first retailer to have moved into Gardens Shopping Mall, part of the Nakheel group of projects, due to open February 26th, 2005.

October 4, 2004

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Egyptian firms are currently undertaking power projects in Libya at a cost of $120 million to raise electrical power capacity among the Arab Maghreb states from 220 to 400 and 500 KV. These projects w

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Iran's non-oil exports reached $3.154 billion registering a 12 percent rise during the first half of the current Iranian year (started March, 20) compared to the same period in the year before.

September 21, 2004

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As a "reward" for the country’s decision to give up weapons of mass destruction, U.S. President Bush has lifted Washington's trade embargo on Libya.

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The U.S. will sell Israel 5,000 smart bombs for $319 million, according to a report made to Congress several weeks ago.  The funding will come from the U.S. military aid to Israel, and the bombs range

September 13, 2004

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Alcatel has recently announced that it had signed a major contract with General Post and Telecommunication Company (GPTC) for the supply of a complete solution including GSM/EDGE and 3G/UMTS infrastru