November 2, 2003
A U.S. Chinook helicopter was shot down Sunday near Baghdad airport, and at least 16 troops were killed and some 20 were injured, U.S. officials said.
A number of Kuwaiti Islamist have called on government officials to interfere in stopping the occurrence of musical concert to be held by Lebanese singer Pascal Mashaalani scheduled to take place this
Emaar Properties has reported details of a 100 million Emirati dirham investment by Al-Ahlia Investment Company in the Dubai Marina waterfront development. Al-Ahlia has purchased land in District Nine
United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based companies are projecting average salary increases of up to 7.7 percent for 2004. Results show considerable differences between local and multinational organizations an
October 30, 2003
Future Communications Company (FCC), a re-seller of Nokia network solutions in Kuwait and Bahrain, has been chosen to build a GSM/EDGE WCDMA radio-access network for MTC-Vodafone in Bahrain. Under th
The Saudi Ministry for Islamic Affairs, Endowment, Dawa and Guidance has launched the first ever live English translation of Ramadan Taraweeh prayers from TV studios at the mosque in Makkah. The proj
October 29, 2003
Two U.S. soldiers, from the 4th Infantry Division, were killed and one was wounded when their tank was hit by an explosive north of Baghdad, the U.S.
A Bahraini criminal court released 10 citizens who were being held in prison for holding riots over Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram’s concert
Kuwait’s Wataniya Telecom recorded a 50 percent revenue increase in the third quarter of 2003, with figures reaching 31.4 million Kuwaiti dinars ($106 million) for the third quarter of 2003, compared
Fitch Ratings has assigned Kuwait-based Gulf Bank's five-year $200 million floating-rate Eurobond an A- Senior Unsecured Rating. The rating reflects the bank's sound profitability as well as its stabl
October 28, 2003
Turkey's Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul will attend a regional meeting in Damascus on the situation in Iraq that will involve Arab states as well as Ir
National Aviation Services Company, handling agent at Kuwait International Airport, has awarded SITA Information Network Computing a two-year contract to install and maintain SITA's Common Use Termina
October 27, 2003
Global Investment House has launched an increasable guaranteed fund. The facility’s objective is to offer increasable guarantee on the fund capital and simultaneously generate high returns in the long
Dubai is the locus of IT development in the Arab Middle East and North African region, said <i>IDC</i> in a White Paper published this month."The UAE has IT spending per capita of $380, comparable wit
October 26, 2003
Renowned singer Shakira, who has gained international pop stardom, now has an international role as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Children's Fund, according to UNICEF.