Kuwait

June 3, 2004

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A Jordanian-Kuwaiti holding company with a capital of $100 million was announced during the Jordanian King Abdullah's meeting with Kuwaiti business leaders on Wednesday.   The company, which aims to p

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The project to make a new low-cost car in Morocco by the local car-assembling company (SOMACA) would help reviving the kingdom's car industry, said CEO of SOMACA, Larbi Belarbi.   The executive said d

June 2, 2004

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Jordan's King Abdullah II arrived in Kuwait on a two-day official visit for talks with Kuwaiti leaders on regional conflicts, bilateral relations and

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Damascus was ready to contribute to international efforts to stabilize Iraq at the start of a two-day official v

June 1, 2004

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The Dubai International Financial Centre has signed a deal with Kuwaiti joint venture partners, Global Investment House and Al Mazaya Holdings Co, to create a residential building at the 44-hectare DI

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Bahrain and Sudan are finalising the modalities to launch the world’s first Takaful Re or Islamic reinsurance company to tap the huge business opportunities in the Islamic world.

May 26, 2004

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One Turkish soldier was killed and another injured in a firefight with Kurdish rebels in a remote mountain area of eastern Turkey, a military official

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The state-owned Kuwait Oil Tanker Co. (KOTC) plans to build nine new vessels, including two giant crude tankers,  at a cost of $600 million, its chairman said in comments published Tuesday.   Abdullah

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Kuwait's nominal Gross Domestic Product (GDP) amounted to KD12.7 billion (some US$ 43 billion) in 2003, up by 18.3 percent compared to the previous year's, an unofficial report by the Kuwait-based Glo

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Abu Dhabi's non-oil trade surged by nearly 18 per cent in the first quarter of this year as the Emirate pushed ahead with an export drive and imported more products to meet growing business, according

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The civil aviation authorities of Qatar and Kuwait Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to increase from seven to 10 the number of weekly flights allotted to each.   The agreement was si

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Iraqi interim government issued an urgent call for help from donor countries Tuesday.

May 24, 2004

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Jordan's Ministry of Interior Spokesperson stated Sunday that the news published by the Kuwaiti newspaper Al Rai Al Aam regarding the kidnapping and t

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The Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC), a business company owned by member states of the Arab Gulf Cooperation  Council (GCC) signed on Sunday a $200 million deal to establish a steel plant in the Unit

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Following the rebranding of Le Meridien Kuwait this year, the luxury hotel group will introduce the second phase of its four-project expansion in the country with the opening of the 70-room Le Meridie