Libya

December 22, 2003

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Substantial progress has been achieved in stabilizing and restructuring Sudan’s economy, concluded the IMF in the recently published 2003 Article IV Consultation with the Arab State.

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After 19 years of presence in the Spanish banking sector, ABC is selling its majority one billion euro stake in Spain's Banco Atlantico to focus on core Arab business. Banco de Sabadell has commited t

December 21, 2003

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The Egyptian al-Usbu newspaper condemned the signing by the U.S. President on the so-called "Syria Accountability Act", stressing that it was part of

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Libya provided intelligence on hundreds of al-Qaeda and other Muslim fighters, in addition to renouncing attempts to develop weapons of mass destructi

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Libya's decision to surrender its weapons of mass destruction program could remove the Arab state from the US list of terrorist-supporting nations, subsequently ending sanctions and the return of US o

December 20, 2003

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The daughter of a prominent Iraqi opposition leader, who was assassinated in Beirut by Saddam Hussein's secret service in 1994 said she would sue the

December 19, 2003

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Libyan president Moammar Gadhafi has admitted trying to develop weapons of mass destruction, however now intends to dismantle all such programs, US Pr

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The White House on Friday modified its appraisal of a speech by Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and reacted warmly to his latest prescription for

December 10, 2003

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An official Yemeni source denied on Wednesday an earlier report by the Spanish <i>El Mundo</i> paper, claiming Yemen had allegedly delivered Scud miss

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The US Department of Defense has barred French, Russian and German companies from competing for prime contracts to rebuild Iraq, saying it was acting to protect "the essential security interests of th

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