Kuwait

January 18, 2004

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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.

January 12, 2004

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Kuwaiti Minister of Petroleum Sheikh Ahmad Fahd Al-Sabah arrived in Doha Monday in response to an invitation extended by Qatari Crown Prince Sheikh Ta

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Saudi Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Governor of Riyadh region, received in the capital on Monday President-Director of the Louvre Museum Henri Loyr

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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