Kuwait

February 22, 2004

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Kuwait GSM operator Wataniya Telecom reported a net profit of 33.1 million Kuwaiti dinars ($112.6 million) for 2003, an increase of 63 percent compared to KD 20.3 million earned in 2002.

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In line with the national Saudization program, gold and jewelry shop owners had until yesterday to replace some 25,000 foreign workers with local employees. Some 25 economic sectors are expected to be

February 18, 2004

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Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan welcomed on Tuesday Swedish Prime Minister Goran Persson, who is currently in Ankara, with an official ce

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Kuwaiti Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Sabah ‏  ‏Al-Salem Al-Sabah Wednesday received a written message from China's Foreign ‏Minister Li

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The Egyptian Music Association has filed a complaint against the latest Egyptian singing sensation Ruby for singing without obtaining a permit and not being a member of the association

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The Kuwait Investment Projects Asset Management Company (KAMCO), an asset management and financial services provider has reported a net profit of eight million Kuwait dinars ($27 million) for the year

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The International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, has signed an agreement to provide a $50 million project finance facility to Oyak Bank in Turkey.

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The National Bank of Kuwait, Securities Group and the Commercial Bank of Kuwait recently signed the agreements relating to the issuance by CBK of bonds with an aggregate face amount of 60 million Kuwa

February 17, 2004

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A bus carrying US soldiers rolled over near a Kuwaiti air base over the weekend, wounding 25 soldiers, four of them seriously, a military spokesman co

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IFA Hotels & Resorts, a subsidiary of Kuwait-based International Financial Advisors (IFA), is to target Russian buyers for its luxury Palm-Jumeirah apartments with high-profile promotions at two o

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Tanganyika Oil Company has announced its scheduled work program for the Oudeh Block in Syria and the West Gharib Block in Egypt.  The Oudeh Field is within a large, 192 square kilometer, development b

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Middle East online media house NetAdvantage has launched their corporate website, another step towards promoting their e-marketing services on the web. The website is designed to target e-media planne

February 16, 2004

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Former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's parliament speaker, Saadoun Hammadi, has been released after being detained by the US military for nine months, a

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United Fisheries of Kuwait, part of the Kuwait Projects Company Group, has reported a record net profit of four million Kuwaiti dinars ($13.5 million) for the year ending December 31, 2003, an increas

February 15, 2004

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Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council ‏  ‏(GCC) Abdulrahman Al-Attiyah on Sunday opened the first meeting of the 7th term of the GCC's