Kuwait

March 25, 2004

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The Department of Defense announced on Wednesday the award of new contracts to provide construction services under the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) Program Management Office (PMO).  US-based

March 24, 2004

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Israel troops killed three Palestinian fighters who tried to infiltrate the Tel Katifa settlement, in the Gaza Strip on Thursday night.

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Qatar has declared the first secretary at the Russian embassy in Doha persona non grata and asked him to leave the country within 24 hours.

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Rating Agency Capital Intelligence has raised Kuwait's long-term foreign currency rating to A+ from A, and affirmed its short-term foreign currency rating at A1. The rating agency also assigned a long

March 23, 2004

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British Prime Minister Tony Blair will visit Libya on Thursday, the son of Libyan leader Col. Moammar Kadhafi has said.

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Hertz Kuwait has opened a new branch in Kuwait City. Located in the newly opened Courtyard hotel, the new branch joins five other Hertz locations in the country.    “We are expecting the branch to be

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Kuwait's IFA Hotels & Resorts (IFA) and Africa's Sun International (SI) have signed an agreement for the development of resorts in Palm Island, Dubai, Zanzibar and the Zimbali Coastal Resort in So

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US Robotics, international manufacturer of Internet connectivity solutions for small to medium businesses and home users, reported a 41 percent revenue increase in the Middle East compared to figures

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Kuwait's Wataniya Telecom and Ericsson have signed a global frame agreement for the supply, installation and commissioning of GSM infrastructure and systems for networks inside and outside Kuwait.  Wa

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WWA Group has reported the successful completion of its largest un-reserved construction equipment auction in Dubai to date. Gross auction sales exceeded $23 million, and involved the participation of

March 18, 2004

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Kuwait's Global Investment House (GIH) is currently undergoing a private placement of 15 million shares of Kuwait Reinsurance Company at 300 fils per share in addition to Global’s allotment and market

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Bahrain's 29 incorporated commercial, investment and offshore banks, both conventional and Islamic, posted net profits totaling $714.8 million for 2003, an increase of 134 percent over the 2002 profit

March 15, 2004

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Spain's ruling conservatives crashed to defeat in elections, becoming the first government that backed the U.S.-led war in Iraq to be voted out of off

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Kuwait's MTC Vodafone Company has qualified for the final stage of the second mobile license tender in Oman, reported Al-Qabas.   Oman shortlisted 10 bidders including European, African and Middle Eas

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The Sharjah Cement Company recorded a net profit of 56 million Emirati dirhams ($15 million) for 2003 compared to Dh 13 million in 2002, reported KSE. The company will distribute a cash dividend of fi