August 16, 2004
Kuwaiti oil and non-oil exports during the second quarter of this year posted their highest level in the past decade.
The Egyptian government is currently giving the final touches to its program before presenting it to President Hosni Mubarak early next September.
August 10, 2004
The first Siemens gas turbine-generators at the Az Zour power plant in Kuwait were connected to the grid in time for the hot summer months.
Land Rover, the premium 4x4 automotive manufacturer, has announced a 38% increase in Middle East & North Africa sales for the first half of 2004 compared to the same period last year.
August 9, 2004
Hotels in the Middle East are performing well with Dubai, Kuwait and Doha being singled out as among the strongest performing markets by Hotel Benchmark Survey by Deloitte.
Lebanon has suspended all investment plans in Iraq as a result of the latest wave of kidnappings, which included five Lebanese hostages.
August 5, 2004
Jordan and Kuwait have concluded an agreement to settle $50 million of Jordan's debts to Kuwait, Petra reported. According to the agreement, Jordan has to pay part of the debt immediately, and to resc
Work on the new two-way Taif-Baha-Abha Road started in Taif Wednesday after Crown Prince Abdullah laid the foundation stone for the SR600 million project designed to serve thousands of people in three
Motorola, Inc. on Wednesday announced its first commercial Enhanced Data for GSM Evolution (EDGE) contract in the Middle East for Mobile Telecommunications Company (MTC) in Kuwait.
August 4, 2004
Syria has freed 90 political prisoners this week, including three who have been in jail for more than 20 years, a Syrian human rights group said Wedne
August 1, 2004
Two Lebanese businessmen have been kidnapped in Iraq by an unidentified Islamist group, Lebanese foreign ministry sources said Sunday.
Former Palestinian security chief Mohammed Dahlan, one of Palestinian President Yasser Arafat's most prominent critics, expressed his strongest critic
Ducab has recently been awarded a contract valued at AD 24 million by Daelim Industrial Co Ltd., a leading Engineering, Procurement and Construction company in Korea, for the supply of Power and Contr
LeapOne, an IBM business partner in Jordan, has announced the launch of the first IBM Authorized Learning Centre which aims to provide training and education on IBM’s WebSphere and Lotus software offe
Wataniya Telecom, Kuwait's leading mobile operator has broken new boundaries in the region’s telecom sector Sunday with the launch of eight new GPRS and MMS roaming agreements with Singapore’s Starhub