Kuwait

February 10, 2004

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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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.

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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

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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

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The spiritual leader of Iraq's Shiite Muslim majority escaped an assassination attempt on Thursday.

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Despite her assurances that she will participate in the current 2004 Hello February song festival taking place in Kuwait, prominent Egyptian singer Shireen is faced with a lawsuit filed by one of the

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Prominent UAE singer Ahlam advised Lebanese singer Fadel Shaker to avoid holding any interviews with the press and avoid all contact with them during his stay in Doha

February 3, 2004

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The Kuwaiti Ministry of Trade and Industry has decided to lift the ban on imports of Egyptian fresh and frozen meat.  The ban had been imposed in resp

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US Secretary of State Powell said he does not know whether he would have recommended an invasion of Iraq if he had been told it had no stockpiles of b

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Kuwait’s Burgan Bank recorded a net profit of 17.6 million Kuwaiti dinars ($59 million) in 2003 with earnings per share reaching 24.9 fils. Profit distribution for the year was recommended at a cash d

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The Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has announced that the Emirate will invite international oil firms to bid for development licenses for the northern oilfields in the second half of 2004, reported GIH.  Th

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Sonoran Energy has sold its interest in several non-strategic oil and gas properties in the United States, and plans to build a focused and efficient portfolio of high producing fields in Iraq and Nor