Kuwait

April 7, 2004

03:00 GMT

Lebanon's Telecommunications Ministry has selected Kuwait's Mobile Telecommunications Company to manage the LibanCell wireless network. Results will be made official by the Cabinet Wednesday.

April 6, 2004

03:00 GMT

Kuwait's Burgan Bank reported a 59 percent net profit growth for fiscal year 2003 with earnings reaching 20.3 million Kuwaiti dinars ($68 million). The bank made total profits of KD 35.6 million in 20

April 5, 2004

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Palestinians might not get a state for many years as a result of Israel's unilateral "disengagement" plan, Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said i

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Prince Andrew, the Duke of York and the UK’s Representative for International Trade and Investment, yesterday inaugurated the BAE Systems’ office in Manama, Bahrain. The office is the international sy

April 4, 2004

03:00 GMT

With Global’s regional expansion after opening in Bahrain, the company began the second phase of its strategic growth in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region after buying 14 percent of the United

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US Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage thanked Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Muhammad Al-Sabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah for Kuwait's strong stance on oil production by the Organization for Petroleum Export

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International oil and gas drilling contractors GlobalSantaFe Corporation has agreed to sell all of its worldwide drilling assets to Precision Drilling Corporation for $316.5 million in an all cash tra

April 1, 2004

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Kuwait's Foreign Minister, Sheikh Mohammad Al-Sabah and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Jaber  ‏Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, who are in W

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Internet security provider Symantec has announced the appointment of Information Management Technologies (IMT) as its first Managed Security Services partner (MSS) in Saudi Arabia.    IMT is a subsid

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Luxury business jet charter airline United Aviation has become the first private airline operator to secure Air Operator Certification (AOC) from Kuwait's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

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Zamil Steel Industries (ZSI)' Structural Steel Business Unit (SSBU) has purchased new machinery to facilitate its plans to expand and diversify its product base.  Its new Stierli-Richtpresse 2000 RP m

March 31, 2004

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Bahrain-based Islamic investment company, Gulf Finance House (GFH) has announced a plan to launch a sectoral Islamic fund which will act as a vehicle for regional pension and social insurance funds to

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Bates PanGulf has celebrated a record year of growth by establishing its regional headquarters in a new location in Dubai and announcing that it now offers integrated communications services across si

March 30, 2004

03:00 GMT

Lord Mayor of London Alderman Robert Finch arrived in Riyadh Monday night on a four-day visit to Saudi Arabia.  According to SPA news agency, at King

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A religious scholar in Kuwait issued a fatwa demanding the banning of the film “The Passion of the Christ”, by Mel Gibson from being screened in the Islamic world