Kuwait

January 12, 2004

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Kuwait’s Ministry of Commerce and Finance has approved a 60 million dinar ($203 million) medium-term bearer bond issue for the Commercial Bank of Kuwait (CBK) to finance its operations. Issue by the N

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Egypt’s Alexandria National Iron and Steel Company (ANSDK) recorded net profits of 271.9 million Egyptian pounds ($44 million) in the first nine months of 2003 compared to net losses of EP 32.6 millio

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Kuwait’s Wataniya Telecom and Virgin Megastores have launched the Virgin Wataniya Mega Chart Show, teaming up for a six-month radio campaign on 99.7RK FM Station.  Broadcast live from the Virgin Café

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Medical and security assistance response organization International SOS will provide support to its customers in the Middle East region through its recently established representative office in Bahrai

January 11, 2004

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A Palestinian teenager was killed Sunday when Israeli troops opened fire on stone-throwing demonstrators in a town west of the West Bank city of Nablu

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US-based Harris Corporation has been awarded a $96 million contract for developing an existing but antiquated media network into a modern media organization in Iraq. The Iraqi Media Network program in

January 7, 2004

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An Israeli parliament member from the Labor party, Efraim Sneh, confirmed that he and another MP, Ilan Shalgi, met earlier this year with the son of L

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Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram has announced that she will be spending Eid El Adha holiday between Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates where she is scheduled to hold live concerts

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Kuwait Finance House (KFH) recorded a net profit of 58.16 Kuwaiti dinars ($197 million) for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2003 compared to KD 54.6 million earned in 2002, reported KSE. Earnings

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Morocco received approximately 3.23 million tourists in the first ten months of 2003, a three percent drop compared to the same period last year. The cities of Agadir and Tangiers were the only destin

January 6, 2004

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Kuwait Airways has announced that they will operate direct flights to Medina during Haj. The Director of Public Relations and Information Adel Boresly announced that the official authorities of Saudi

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The Arab world's poor performance in quality control management, as exemplified in the low number of ISO 9000 certifications acquired by Arab countries, can be best met by adopting best-of-breed IT so

January 5, 2004

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Egypt's Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher said in Cairo Sunday that his country considers the issue of Camp David as belonging to the past, adding that Egy

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Kuwait’s Wataniya Telecom has been selected as one of the operators offering the most competitive GSM rates in the region, according to an Arab Advisors Group report.  As Wataniya Telecom proceeds w

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Higher education solutions specialist Systems and Computer Technology Corporation (SCT) has renewed its marketing and implementation contract with International Turnkey Systems (ITS), the solutions pr