Kuwait

May 5, 2004

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Microsoft announced the appointment of Samer Abu-Ltaif as the new General Manager to head the Microsoft North Gulf region serving Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar markets with a base in Kuwait.

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Qatar Petroleum (QP) spent in excess of QR1.5bn for local procurement over the last five years of which Qatari businesses won QR1.25bn under nearly 100,000 direct orders and call-off agreement orders,

May 4, 2004

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Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz, the Saudi Minister of Interior, and his accompanying delegation arrived in Kuwait Monday night to attend the fifth consulta

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Saudi Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz, the Second Deputy Premier, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General, received Monday night a message

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Radio Free Iraq (RFI) quoted an informed source in Kuwait's Foreign Ministry Monday as saying that Iran and Kuwait have formed a joint legal committee

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An earthquake, measuring 3.3 degrees on the Richter scale jolted the city of Dehdasht, in the southwestern province  of Kohgilouyeh and Boyer Ahmad Mo

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Kuwait and Venezuela signed Tuesday an agreement to avert dual taxation - marking the first Arab country to sign such an accord with Venezuela.‏   Ambassador to Venezuela Youssef Al-Qabandi represe

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Managing Director of National Iranian Copper Industries Company Morad Alizadeh said on Monday that the country's copper production capacity will rise to 280,000 tons a year by March 20, 2005

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Etisalat Academy announced the launch a full range of Maritime Security Courses.   Offered in conjunction with Global Village Strategies, an Australian security organization, these courses are design

May 3, 2004

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Kuwaiti Undersecretary of the Ministry of Commerce and ‏  ‏Industry Rashid Al-Tabtaba'e said on Sunday that Minister of Commerce and ‏‏Industry Abdallah Al-Tawil will begin Monday an official visit

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Turkish and Iraqi businessmen moved to host a trade show in southeastern Turkey after its opening in Baghdad was postponed due to "security concerns".

April 29, 2004

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Swedish IT services company Teleca has been selected to supply an inventory management system to MTC-Vodafone in Kuwait as part of a larger agreement with prime contractor Harris Corporation.

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The Saudi Railways Organization is on track for privatization, according to senior company official, Hussain Khamash Al-Qahtani. The acquisition of the SRO is expected to follow a major expansion of t

April 28, 2004

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The Kuwait Projects Company (KIPCO) posted a 173 percent net profit rise in the first quarter of 2004 reaching 6.73 million Kuwait dinars ($22.83 million) compared to the first quarter of 2003.  The c