Kuwait

April 28, 2004

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The World's Most Powerful Network (WMPN) consortium, led by i4 Communications together with Saudi based Al-Mozoon Group and International Systems Engineering (ISE), has been pre-qualified by the Saudi

April 27, 2004

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The Ritz Hotels Company has opened the Ritz Sharq Hotel in Kuwait, the chain's first boutique property in the Emirate. The boutique hotel concept provides accommodation with personalized services, due

April 26, 2004

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A huge blast in Baghdad's northern neighbourhood of Waziriyah has blown up two US Humvees and caused a nearby house to collapse on Monday. At least tw

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The Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank posted a seven percent increase in net profits for the first quarter of 2004 reaching 145.2 million Emirati dirhams ($39 million) against Dh 135.3 million for the same pe

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The Kuwait Investment Company plans to invest $47 million in Al-Areen Desert Spa & Resort project. The first phase of the development - The Oasis Spa Resort – covers 300,000 square meters and offers h

April 25, 2004

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Two ministers nominated by Iran's President Mohammad Khatami to take over the posts of minister of labor and social affairs and minister of finance we

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The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has launched its first Islamic Real Estate Fund, the Asian Islamic Real Estate Fund. The investment objective of the Fund is to seek current income and capital apprec

April 22, 2004

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British forces in Iraq could be reinforced to improve security in the country, British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw indicated Thursday.

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Netherlands-based SITA has won a seven-year contract valued at $9.8 million to install and maintain improved passenger and baggage-handling systems at Kuwait International Airport. SITA will install a

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Jordan Kuwait bank increased its net profit after provisions to $7.73 million during the first quarter of this year, 36.1 percent higher than the net profit posted during the same period of last year.

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The Bahrain Telecommunications Company's net profits rose to 19.4 million Bahraini dinars ($51 million) in the first quarter of 2004, against BD 15.5 million during the same period of last year.

April 20, 2004

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Iraq's multinational peacekeeping force scrambled to regroup Monday after Spain's announcement that it would withdraw its 1,300 troops, with Honduras

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With the Kuwaiti telecom market approaching saturation, both MTC-Vodafone and Wataniya have expanded their operations outside Kuwait, establishing themselves as strong regional operators.

April 19, 2004

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Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa on Monday announced the Arab Summit was scheduled to be held at the end of May, noting the situation in Iraq,

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Jordan's trade deficit rose by approximately 40 percent in the first two months of 2004, reaching 338 million Jordanian dinars ($477 million), reported Jordan Investment & Finance Bank.  According