Kuwait

December 18, 2000

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With an under-performing economy and a listless stock market, Kuwait’s central bank is coming under pressure to cut its discount rate, reported the <I>Bahrain Tribune</I>.

December 17, 2000

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Kuwait has decided to ban beef imports from France, Ireland, Portugal and Switzerland because of the mad cow disease in Europe. Several other Gulf countries, including Saudi Arabia, have adopted simil

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Kuwait\'s foreign minister on Saturday floated the idea of imposing taxes on Kuwaitis, who pay nothing for cradle-to-grave government services. \"Is it reasonable for the government to continue spendi

December 16, 2000

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The US Air Force dropped charges of negligent homicide Friday against the pilot of a military jet that landed short of the runway at an airbase in Kuw

December 13, 2000

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Kuwait\'s central bank has been under pressure to cut the discount rate in order to help the economy and boost the stock market, The Gulf Daily News r

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December 12, 2000

02:00 GMT

Kuwait Airways Corp. (KAC) posted a profit of $77.2 million in the fiscal year, which ended on June 30, going into the black for the first time since the 1991 Gulf War.

December 11, 2000

02:00 GMT

Baghdad accused Kuwait Friday of threatening trade traffic in the Gulf in the wake of the Kuwaiti coastguard seizure of five boats suspected of breaking the embargo in force against Iraq since 1990.

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Kuwait\'s foreign minister, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, vowed Sunday that the government would push ahead with a program of economic reforms in cooperation with parliament.

December 10, 2000

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Kuwait\'s oil revenues in the first five months of the 2000-2001 fiscal year have reached $8.29 billion, 32 percent more than estimates for the entire

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A report recently publicized by the International Investment House revealed that the share price index of the Kuwaiti Stock Exchange closed at 344.2 points on November 29, 2000, reported <I>Al-Rai Al-

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Kuwait's oil revenues in the first five months of the 2000-2001 fiscal year have reached $8.29 billion, 32 percent more than estimates for the entire nine-month year, a think-tank said Saturday.

December 8, 2000

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Independent Kuwaiti businessman Jamal Hussein al-Omar has won Thursday\'s by-election for a parliamentary seat that fell vacant after the death of an

December 7, 2000

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Kuwait will open a secondary stock market in April 2001 and introduce electronic trading and new tools for the official Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE).

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A large arms cache uncovered in a desert region of Kuwait belonged to a suspected terrorist cell that was plotting to carry out attacks on US military