Kuwait

May 11, 2004

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Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed Sabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah arrived in Beirut on Monday evening on an official visit to Lebanon.  While in Beirut

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An American civilian was found dead near a highway overpass in Baghdad, the US military said Tuesday. There were signs of trauma on the corpse, the mi

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Kuwait earned $23.49 billion in fiscal 2003-2004 – the highest in three decades, according to a report released by the National Bank of Kuwait.

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World oil prices fell from their 13-year peaks of $40 a barrel Monday as leading world exporter Saudi Arabia said Opec should raise supply to stop high prices hurting world economic growth.

May 10, 2004

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The Omani State Council Sunday held its 13th meeting of the year under the chairmanship of Dr. Yahya bin Mahfoudh al-Manthri, Council President. Havin

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Kuwait's real estate market expanded substantially last year with sales and prices of land plots exceeding the most optimistic projections, a report published recently by the Kuwaiti Real Estate Bank

May 9, 2004

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Electricity and energy ministers of the GCC states approved in Kuwait City Saturday funding for a plan to link power grids, Kuwaiti Energy Minister Sheikh Ahmad Fahd Al Sabah said.

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Salala Ports Services Company signed a 110 million ‏ ‏USD loan agreement with three banks to finance a project for Dock 5,6 ‏equipments and another one to extend the wave breaker.‏ ‏

May 6, 2004

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Israeli soldiers stationed on occupied Shebaa Farms, on the Israel-Lebanon border, encountered two groups of potential infiltrators approaching from L

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Qatar's US$15 billion tourism master plan will get a further boost from the government's decision to allow 100% foreign investments in tourism-related

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Endless efforts by Kuwaiti Islamist to forbid the participants of the popular show Star Academy from holding a concert in Kuwait came to a dead-end, after the Kuwait Minister of Information denied the

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New Skies Satellites N.V. and Kuwait Messaging Services/FalconStream Thursday announced a new two-way satellite IP hub for the Middle East, which will access New Skies' NSS-6 satellite.

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