Saturday, 13 September, 2008, 19:15 ( 17:15 GMT )
Al-Qathafi hailed the signing of the Libyan-Italian Treaty of Friendship, Partnership and Cooperation and said it was a significant accomplishment by the two countries that would, after verification, pave the way for further cooperation and a strong relationship between our two countries based on equality and mutual respect.
The British journalist and sister-in-law of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Wednesday that Israel is preventing her from leaving the Gaza Strip, more than a week after she entered the territory in defiance of an Israel blockade.
Italcementi said the total value of investment in a project in Libya, a joint venture between the Italian company and Libya to build a new cement plant, is between $550 million and $750 million.
In a press release, the Global Education Studio of RMJM, the international design firm, said it has been selected by the Organisation for the Development of Administrative Centres (ODAC) to design the two new college campuses in Libya. The new campuses, for the 7th of October University at Bani Walid and Al Asmariya University at Zliten, are part of a major expansion of higher education facilities implemented by the Ministry of Education for Libya.
A top IMF official said Wednesday that a tentative agreement with major sovereign wealth funds would "help secure the global environment for effective and beneficial cross-border investing."
Opinion: Ramadan, the month of blessings
By Zainab Al-Arabi
Ramadan, the ninth month of the Muslim calendar is eagerly anticipated in Libya as its arrival nears. Called the 'blessed month' and the 'generous month', it is considered to be an interval in which each adult person pauses to take stock of his or her life in general.
Opinion: Mu'ammar Al-Qathafi: The Man Behind The Name
By B.Y. Muhammad
The result of the impotence of the Arab world was seen in the stunning defeat of Arab armies in the Middle East in June 1967 during the Arab - Israeli war. Arab illusion of nationalism lay scattered with the burnt out shells of tanks in the Sinai Peninsula.
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