Sudan

August 11, 2002

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A summit of the Central African Republic (CAR), Chad and Sudan, originally planned to take place Monday in the Sudanese capital, has been postponed in

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America’s largest supplier of ammunition, Alliant Techsystems (ATK), has been awarded a $27 million contract from the US Army Operations Support Command, Rock Island, Ill., to assist the government of

August 7, 2002

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Two German aid workers kidnapped in southern Sudan last week arrived home Tuesday to a warm welcome by their families. Steffen Horstmeier and Ekkehard

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Only after tying a long-delayed water deal to a big arms purchase did Turkey manage to finalize the agreement with its strategic ally Israel. Although the deal’s cost is yet to be concluded, cash-stra

August 6, 2002

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The opera world’s high-profile “golden couple” sang at Baalbek Saturday night, giving the audience a taste of what is considered the best of live modern-day opera performers.

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Sudan exported some $292.6 million worth of non-oil products in the first half of 2002. Some 40 percent of the exported goods, worth $120 million, were agricultural products, reported the Sudanese Cus

August 1, 2002

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Sudan’s Information Minister Mahdi Ibrahim said during a visit to Cairo on Wednesday that his government's forces were involved in fighting in souther

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Sudanese rebels and government officials will push ahead with peace talks, officials said on Thursday.   Osama Mahjiub Hassan, second secretary at th

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On Thursday, Egypt said it supports Sudan’s unity. "Egypt will stand with Sudan's unity and its people's endeavors to enhance this unity," Foreign Mi

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The number of industrial companies established in Lebanon in the first half of 2002 reached 446, a 64 percent increase in business development compared to the same period last year, reported the Minis

July 31, 2002

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Up to 300 people have been killed and up to 100,000 people displaced during an attack by government forces and allied militia on an oil-rich county in

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United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan is expected to meet Cyprus President Glafcos Clerides and Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash on Septembe

July 30, 2002

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Assistant Secretary General of the Ba’ath Arab Socialist Party, Abdullah Al-Ahmar, and the Sudanese National Congress Party Secretary General, Ibrahim

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Turkey has unexpectedly decided to re-launch talks with a Russian-Israeli consortium, seeking to explore the possibility of co-producing 50 attack helicopters. The decision followed two years of negot

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Batelco is currently spending BD150,000 ($397,800) every month—BD5,000 a day—to make the Internet available to the people of Bahrain. The cost went up by BD50,000 per month this week after Batelco bou