Kuwait

April 19, 2004

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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

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Freight provider TNT will open a depot in Kuwait, management has announced. Details of the new multi-million-dollar depot, in the Future Zone at Swheikah Port, were announced by TNT's Gulf and Saudi A

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The National Bank of Ras Al-Khaimah (Rakbank) has joined hands with United Arab Emirates (UAE) Exchange to facilitate credit card payments at any of the 15 UAE Exchange outlets across the country.  UA

April 18, 2004

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Chairman of the Board of Global Investment House Anwar Abdulla Al-Nouri announced that the company received approval from the Central Bank of Kuwait on its financial statements results for the first q

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Qatar Airways flight QR553 heading from Casablanca to Doha, diverted to Cairo on the morning of April 17 after a passenger-disturbance incident took place on board the aircraft.   The Doha bound fligh

April 17, 2004

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Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates still lead the Arab countries in the total connectivity measure in 2003, as they did in 2002. Paradoxically, two of these countries are monopoly ma

April 15, 2004

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US-based oil refining technology firm SulphCo has recently formed a joint venture with Kuwaiti nationals to deploy SulphCo products in the Middle East.

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The European Commission is supporting peace negotiations between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) with with €1.5 million through its Rapid Reaction Mech

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Egyptian billionaire and majority owner of Orascom Telecom Holding Naguib Sawiris plans to set up a private television channel in Iraq that will compete with the US-funded Al-Hurra channel. The new ch

April 14, 2004

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The Bush administration has made a formal request to Iran to help ease growing violence in Iraq and Tehran is now making an attempt to mediate in the

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The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and Kuwait's Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) have contracted Technip USA to provide engineering services for the new Ethylene Plant planned for the Olefins-2 Petr

April 13, 2004

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Siamese twins who were linked by the same liver have died at age of one month, reported Assahra Al-Maghribya newspaper. The two sisters succumbed to “

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The constitutional council announced Monday the final and official results of the presidential election held on 8th April 2004. Abdelaziz Bouteflika w

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MTC-Vodafone in Kuwait has signed up their one millionth customer. The telecom group has grown its customer base to nearly 2.5 million users across the region.   The announcement comes hot on the he

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Kuwait-based Global Investment House has purchased a 14 percent stake in Oman's United Finance Company. The United Finance Company was established in 1997 and is listed on the Muscat Securities Market