Kuwait

January 19, 2004

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Bahrain’s First Islamic Investment Bank generated a net income of $44.8 million for the year ending December 31, 2003, a 24.4 percent increase over the $36 million achieved in 2002. To date First Isla

January 18, 2004

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An earthquake measuring 4.4 degrees on the Richter scale jolted the city of Bandar Abbas in the southern Iranian province of Hormuzgan early on Sunday

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Middle East online marketplace Tejari has announced the launch of Tejari Kuwait as part of its ongoing regional expansion strategy.   Tejari's expansion into Kuwait is being carried out in partnership

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Bahrain’s Zayani Motors has entered a partnership with Iraq’s Al-Dhahir Group to set up an eight million dollar joint holding company. The new Al Rasheed Holding Company will represent Mitsubishi Moto

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Fitch Ratings has affirmed Kuwait's Long-term foreign currency rating at AA-, its Short-term foreign currency rating at F1+ and its Long-term local currency rating at AA. The Outlook remains Stable.

January 17, 2004

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The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) on Saturday warned Israel of resuming its assassination attacks against leading Palestinian figures, and cond

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Kuwaiti singer Nawal has completed the recording the songs for her upcoming album, which will be produced and released by Rotana Music Production Company

January 15, 2004

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Bahrain's Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Shaikh Mohammed Bin Mubarak Al Khalifa received on Thursday, in the attendance of Information Minister N

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Senior Egyptian sources told the London-based <i>A Sharq al Awsat</i> newspaper that Cairo is waiting for specific answers from Tehran before announci

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A long and fierce competition between many Arab channels ended in a victory for Rotana's music channel for the rights to broadcast the events of the “halla febrayer” (Hello February) Festival in Kuwai

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EFJohnson (EFJ) Company’s wholly owned subsidiary Transcrypt International has appointed Middle East Advanced Semiconductor (MEASI) as distributor for its communication security products in Iraq. Tran

January 13, 2004

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Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) on Tuesday confirmed the environmental and human safety following two minor fires ‏‏that broke out in al Ahma

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Yemen's Deputy Premier and Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Ahmad Sufan met on Tuesday the Iraqi Human Rights Minister Abdul-Baset T

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The new Bahraini mobile operator, MTC-Vodafone recently signed an agreement with Bin Hindi Informatics, who will act as a supplier of Samsung and Siemens mobile handsets plus accessories for Bahrain's

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US-based Crown Holdings plans to construct a new beverage can plant in Tunisia. To be operational by mid-2005, the plant will have an initial annual capacity of 635 million beverage cans.