Libya

December 1, 2003

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Australia’s Woodside Energy, Spain’s Repsol and Greece’s Hellenic Petroleum have finalized an exploration and production sharing agreement with the Libyan National Oil Corporation. The 30-year agreeme

November 30, 2003

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At least 16 Kuwaiti nationals were killed and many others injured in Iraq early Sunday when the bus they were traveling in turned over.

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Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi has joined the ranks of exclusive diamond traders by establishing the world’s first largely Arab-owned and controlled diamond mine. The head of state has become the new ma

November 25, 2003

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The Libyan government has announced plans to privatize over 300 state-owned companies by 2008. Prime Minister Shukri Ghanem said on Sunday, November 23, 2003, that heavy industry will be a target sect

November 24, 2003

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Directly after Eid El Fitr (Islamic end of Ramadan holiday) is over, Egyptian actress Muna Shalabi is scheduled to begin shooting the scenes for her upcoming film “Afrita Wa 3 Shaiatin” (A Jenie and T

November 20, 2003

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Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree lifting all sanctions imposed on Libya, the Kremlin press service said in a statement Thursday.  "All

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Egyptian belly-dancer/actress dream of being part of the music industry is on the verge of happening as she plans on entering recording studios to record her first album

November 19, 2003

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Drilling at Libya’s NC-100 oil block by the Turkish Petroleum Overseas Company (TPOC) - ONGC Videsh (OVL) consortium commenced earlier this month.  Spudding of the well is considered to be an importan

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Information management company Metrofile-UAE and a subsidiary of Dubai Investments have signed a major agreement with Emirates Bank to convert, centralize, store and manage Emirates Bank 's document a

November 12, 2003

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National flag carrier Qatar Airways has added a new destination to its expanding route network with the inaugural non-stop service to Tripoli.    On board the Airbus A300-600 with a three-class layou

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E-Vision, the United Arab Emirate (UAE)’s only digital cable television provider, has appointed new sales and marketing and customer service managers.   The company said the new appointments come in t

November 10, 2003

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Libya's Prime Minister Shukri Muhammad Ghanim arrived in Saudi Arabia Monday to perform Umrah (the minor pilgrimage). At King Abdulaziz international

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Continuing their crackdown on violators of intellectual property rights, the Abu Dhabi authorities recently raided three companies for using pirated software. During the raid, five staff members were

November 2, 2003

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There are reports about renewed Hamas conditions for a possible second truce. A prominent leader in Hamas told <i>Albawaba</i> “contacts in this regar

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According to a joint Scotland Yard and FBI inquiry, American Muslim activist Abdurahman Alamoudi had been commissioned to transfer some $340,000 of Libyan funds to Islamic resistance activists in Syri