Kuwait

January 4, 2004

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The United Arab Emirates beat the regional odds and recorded high economic growth last year despite poor market conditions caused by the US war on Iraq. According to an EIB report, the UAE’s gross dom

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The United Fisheries of Kuwait has sold its 27 Dana retail outlets for 1.5 million Kuwait dinars (five million dollars), realizing a profit of KD 1.3 million. UFK is a subsidiary of Kuwait Projects Gr

January 1, 2004

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Kuwait’s Investment Dar Company plans to launch a new holding company to called Al Kuwait and Al Rafedain Holding Company, reported Al-Rai Al-Aam. The new company will have a capital of two million Ku

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Algeria’s Agricultural Minister Said Barkat said that the Arab state witnessed a record year in the farming sector for 2003. The country cultivated 42.6 quintals of wheat, 430,000 tons of dates and 1.

December 31, 2003

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Israeli soldiers on Wednesday shot and injured at least 17 Palestinians and one Israeli involved in a demonstration at a construction site for Israel'

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Global Investment House is undergoing a private placement of 149,000,000 shares valued at 14.9 million Kuwait dinars ($50.5 million) for Kuwait’s Al-Mazaya Holding Company. Al-Mazaya Holding Company i

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A subsidiary of Kuwait’s Public Warehousing Company (PWC), in partnership with a foreign firm, was selected by the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) for a three-year contract valued at 4.3 mill

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Oman’s Al-Maha Petroleum Products Marketing Company’s initial public offering (IPO) will be on the market by next month, according to local media sources. The government plans to divest its entire 65

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Dubtrade, the Middle East master franchisee for café chain Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, has entered into a franchise agreement for the brand in Kuwait. Dubtrade's sub-franchisee partner in Kuwait is the

December 30, 2003

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The Qatari Emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani on Tuesday issued an emiri order amending the formation of  the cabinet. The order provided for the

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Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed Al-Sabah ‏  ‏received a letter Tuesday from his Sudanese peer, Mustafa Osman Ismail. According to KUNA, t

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Saudi Minister of Culture and Information Dr. Fuad bin Abdul-Salam Al-Farsi received Tuesday the Syrian ambassador to the Kingdom, Dr. Ahmad Nezam el-

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Kuwaiti authorities banned the latest movie "Frida" by internationally-known actress Salma Hayek from screening in Kuwait due to the fact that it contained too much nudity that could not be censored

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The International Bank of Yemen (IBY) has signed a representation agreement with American Express, reported Ath-Thawra. YIB will represent the payment brand in the Arab state as of January 2004.  IBY

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Kuwait’s Wataniya Telecom has reported full MMS interconnection with the customers of Bahrain's Batelco GSM network. Multimedia picture messages can now be sent and received between the two independen