February 11, 2004
Kuwaiti Minister for Commerce and Industry Abdullah Abdul Rahman Al-Taweel addressed a group of American businessmen at the US Chamber of Commerce February 10, 2004 to inform potential trade and inves
Jebel Ali’s Danube Building Materials has opened an office in Guangzhou, China to tap into building materials available at competitive prices for the local market. Danube's Chairman Rizwan Sajan said
Air France is launching Dedicate, a new service featuring scheduled routes and direct flights to destinations in emerging oil and gas markets.
US-based sandwich chain Subway is targeting 350 stores throughout the Middle East and Pakistan by 2010. The company said it will achieve its aim by franchising. Opportunities with the company will be
February 10, 2004
Jordan's King Abdullah II told Israel's opposition leader and Labor chairman, whom he met with Tuesday in Amman, that following his recent meeting wit
US Secretary of State Colin Powell met Tuesday with Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad al Khalifa to discuss the headway being made on the US-Bah
Global Finance Magazine has awarded National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) the “Best Foreign Exchange Bank in Kuwait and the Middle East for 2004”. The awards were announced in Global Finance's issue commend
Pumpkin Patch, the New Zealand based children's clothing store, recently opened its first store in the Middle East at Lamcy Plaza in Dubai.The brand has been brought to the Middle East by Bahrain-base
The Kuwait Projects Company has reported a net profit of 18.2 million Kuwaiti dinars ($61.8 million) for 2003, a 182 percent increase compared to the KD 6.45 million earned in 2002. The board of direc
US Trade Representative Robert Zoellick signed Trade and Investment Framework Agreements with the governments of Yemen and Kuwait. The agreements are meant to advance the creation of a Middle East Fre
February 8, 2004
Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak is to visit Turkey on Wednesday for 24 hours to hold talks with Turkish President Ahmed Necdet Sezer, Prime Minister,
A contingent of Japanese forces crossed Sunday into Iraq from Kuwait as part of Tokyo's deployment to a combat zone since World War II.
In less than 24 hours since late Saturday, Israeli forces have killed four Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. In the latest incident, Israeli soldiers op
United Gulf Bank, the investment banking subsidiary of the Kuwait Projects Company Group recorded a net profit of $36.2 million for the year ending December 31, 2003, its best results in 24 years, the
February 5, 2004
The spiritual leader of Iraq's Shiite Muslim majority escaped an assassination attempt on Thursday.