Sudan

October 17, 2004

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A third shipment of aid supplies for Sudanese refugees in eastern Chad has been delivered by trucks travelling across the Sahara desert from ports on

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With effect from 9 October, Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) is accepting tenders for all contracts worth more than half a million dollars via the internet. Vendors who are interested in bidding for s

October 15, 2004

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The U.N. health agency on Friday said no less than 70,000 people have died since March from poor conditions in refugee camps in Sudan's Darfur region.

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A car loaded with explosives blew up Friday near a police station in southwest Baghdad, killing 10 Iraqi civilians and injuring four others, the U.S.

October 7, 2004

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Eight member countries of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) have decided to reinforce the capacity of their common organization in terms of formulation of Water Policy.

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International oil prices are being driven to record-high levels by "speculative traders," not by a shortfall in global oil stores or a crisis among oil producers, Qatar's energy minister said Wednesd

October 6, 2004

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British PM Tony Blair arrived in Khartoum to urge the Sudanese government to end the fighting in Darfur.  Blair is to hold talks with President Omar A

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At least three Palestinians were killed and others were wounded early Wednesday as Israeli tanks shelled houses in the northern Gaza Strip.

October 5, 2004

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Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al Basheer met in Khartoum Tuesday with his Iranian counterpart Mohammed Khatami, discussing with him bilateral and reg

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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.

September 18, 2004

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Egyptian singer Shireen Ahmad is scheduled to head to Dubai, where it has been confirmed that she will take part in the launching of the new Arab satellite television channel Infinity

September 17, 2004

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Sudan has denied a recent report published by <i>Die Welt</i>, a German newspaper, claiming that "Syria tested chemical weapons on the Darfur public i

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Drafts of a report from the top U.S. inspector in Iraq indicate there were no stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction, according to <i>The AP</I>.

September 15, 2004

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The U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution Saturday threatening sanctions against Sudan unless it acts to rein in armed groups accused of violence in Darfur.

September 6, 2004

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Syria's President Bashar al-Assad received at al-Rawda Palace on Monday Sudanese Interior Minister Gen. Abdul Raheem Mohamed Hussein.  Hussein handed