Kuwait

December 4, 2000

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National Bank of Kuwait (NBK), Kuwait’s largest commercial bank, declared that its $105 million takeover of Egypt’s Misr America International Bank (MAIB) has been stalled due to a legal dispute betwe

December 3, 2000

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Married inmates in Kuwait\'s prison will soon be allowed conjugal rights once every four months after the Islamic affairs ministry gave its nod to the

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Kuwait said Friday it was discussing with other members of OPEC possible joint measures after Iraq's decision to halt its oil exports, the KUNA news agency reported.

December 2, 2000

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Kuwaiti women on Saturday took their campaign to win political rights to the emirate\'s constitutional court, arguing it was time they were treated on

November 30, 2000

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The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) closed the week Wednesday, November 29, down 0.55 percent, in the most sluggish trading in months on the back of political wrangling and a lack of reforms.

November 29, 2000

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Kuwaiti coastguards have killed an Iranian drug smuggler, and seized a record 1,536 kilograms (3,379 pounds) of hashish

November 27, 2000

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The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has announced that it will declare a 'truce' in its activities against software theft in companies in Kuwait throughout the month of Ramadan. As a result, BSA will

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Speaking on Kuwaiti state television, the country’s oil minister, Shaikh Saud Nasser Al Sabah, has promised that OPEC will not let oil prices return to 1998 levels.

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The Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) said Saturday, November 25, it hoped to begin selling off from early next year government shareholdings in 19 local firms worth an estimated $2.69 billion.

November 26, 2000

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AES Corp. of the United States on Sunday won a 411-million-dollar contract for the construction and operation of an electricity and water desalination

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The leader of a mainstream Sunni fundamentalist group in Kuwait on Sunday slammed the US military presence in the emirate, saying it had plunged the c

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Kuwaiti police said Sunday they had arrested 1,500 suspected drug dealers and seized 1,551 kilograms (3,412 pounds) of narcotics over the past year in

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The sharp rise in oil prices since the beginning of the year was good news for the stakeholders in the Kuwait Petroleum Corp. (KPC), which reported a net profit of $2.29 billion for it and its subsidi

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The Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) said Saturday, November 25, it hoped to begin selling off from early next year government shareholdings in 19 local firms worth an estimated $2.69 billion.

November 25, 2000

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The Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) said Saturday it hoped to begin selling off from early next year government shareholdings in 19 local firms wort