Kuwait

January 29, 2004

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The United Nations Compensation Commission transferred $18 million to the Jordanian government on Wednesday. The money will be handed over to a number of Jordanian businessmen who sustained losses as

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A consortium led by the Kuwait Food Company (Americana) won the bid to acquire a 43 percent stake in the Egyptian Starch and Glucose Company, part of the Food Industries Holding Company.

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The Gold and Jewelry Group has reported that sales of gold and jewelry in Dubai soared to 195 million Emirati dirhams ($53 million) in just twelve days since the start of the Dubai Shopping Festival (

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Future Communications Co. International (FCCI), a value added re-seller of Nokia network solutions in Kuwait and Bahrain, has selected UK based Actix’ GPRS and GSM wireless network optimization soluti

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The board of Wataniya Telecom, meeting this week in Kuwait, has outlined the company's strategy to continue investing in the expansion of the Middle East regional GSM mobile market, as well as driving

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United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based IT solutions provider Emircom announced expansion of its regional operations and restructuring of its UAE based corporate offices to serve its clients in the Gulf and

January 28, 2004

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Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Mohammed ‏Al-Sabah ‏on Wednesday was quoted as saying that Kuwait will be the last Arab country to normalize relat

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An All-news satellite TV channel to be named Haikal ‏  ‏will start broadcasting in Egypt in August, according to the Egyptian magazine Almusawar,

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UK-based Megahertz Broadcast Systems has signed a contract for the design and supply of a four million dollar Outside Broadcast vehicle for Kuwait Television. Megahertz won the tendered order through

January 27, 2004

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US Secretary of State Colin Powell reiterated that it was an "open question" as to whether stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) were hidden

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Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram is scheduled to hold two performances in Kuwait during Eid Al Adha (Muslim religious holiday), which were revealed to have already been sold out

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United Real Estate (URC) of the Kuwait Projects Company (KIPCO) Group recorded a net profit of 13 million Kuwaiti dinars ($44.2 million) in 2003, an increase of 334 percent compared to figures from th

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The Mashreqbank Group recorded a 19 percent net profit increase in 2003 with income reaching 601 million Emirati dirhams ($163 million). Earnings per share improved significantly from Dh 7.05 in 2002

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Mercury Air Group’s wholly owned subsidiary Maytag Aircraft has been awarded the United States Air Mobility Command (AMC) contract to provide Air Terminal and Ground Handling Services at Kuwait Intern

January 25, 2004

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Iran's President Mohammad Khatami on Sunday pledged that any fundamental change in US policies toward Tehran will change the existing atmosphere of ho