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November 18, 1992 | Times Staff Writer
The Bush Administration is considering the sale of a high-technology spy satellite to Abu Dhabi, a deal that would make the tiny Persian Gulf emirate the first state in the region to obtain its own space reconnaissance capability, the State Department said Tuesday. Department spokesman Richard Boucher said no decisions will be made on the sale until an interagency committee completes a review of U.S. policy on technology transfer.
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January 10, 1994 | From Associated Press
A key figure in the Bank of Credit and Commerce International scandal will be extradited for prosecution by the Justice Department under an agreement with the government of Abu Dhabi. Justice Department officials confirmed the agreement Sunday and said they expect Swaleh Naqvi, the top deputy to the founder of BCCI, to be brought to the United States from Abu Dhabi within four months to face bank fraud charges.
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January 9, 1994 | From The Washington Post
U.S. prosecutors and banking officials settled a legal and diplomatic battle with Abu Dhabi on Saturday when the royal family of the Persian Gulf state agreed to give up claims to $400 million that it had invested in First American Bankshares Inc. The agreement also gives investigators access to a key witness with knowledge of the BCCI financial scandal, sources familiar with the agreement said. In return, a $1.
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January 9, 1994 | From The Washington Post
U.S. prosecutors and banking officials settled a legal and diplomatic battle with Abu Dhabi on Saturday when the royal family of the Persian Gulf state agreed to give up claims to $400 million that it had invested in First American Bankshares Inc. The agreement also gives investigators access to a key witness with knowledge of the BCCI financial scandal, sources familiar with the agreement said. In return, a $1.
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July 31, 1991 | JOEL HAVEMANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bank of Credit & Commerce International got new life Tuesday when its principal owner, the ruler of Abu Dhabi, promised to infuse $87 million into the troubled institution, and Britain's High Court gave him four months to devise a restructuring plan. The court rejected the Bank of England's petition to permanently close the bank, which has been linked to such activities as laundering drug profits and managing accounts for Abu Nidal and other terrorists.
BUSINESS
January 10, 1994 | From Associated Press
A key figure in the Bank of Credit and Commerce International scandal will be extradited for prosecution by the Justice Department under an agreement with the government of Abu Dhabi. Justice Department officials confirmed the agreement Sunday and said they expect Swaleh Naqvi, the top deputy to the founder of BCCI, to be brought to the United States from Abu Dhabi within four months to face bank fraud charges.
NEWS
November 18, 1992 | Times Staff Writer
The Bush Administration is considering the sale of a high-technology spy satellite to Abu Dhabi, a deal that would make the tiny Persian Gulf emirate the first state in the region to obtain its own space reconnaissance capability, the State Department said Tuesday. Department spokesman Richard Boucher said no decisions will be made on the sale until an interagency committee completes a review of U.S. policy on technology transfer.
NEWS
July 31, 1991 | JOEL HAVEMANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bank of Credit & Commerce International got new life Tuesday when its principal owner, the ruler of Abu Dhabi, promised to infuse $87 million into the troubled institution, and Britain's High Court gave him four months to devise a restructuring plan. The court rejected the Bank of England's petition to permanently close the bank, which has been linked to such activities as laundering drug profits and managing accounts for Abu Nidal and other terrorists.
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