Kuwait

September 27, 2000

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International insurance firms have raised premiums on Kuwait's oil installations by between 200 to 300 percent following two refinery blasts that left eight people dead, a newspaper reported Tuesday.

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Kuwait said Tuesday it hoped there would be no further delay in a $16-billion oil compensation claim for the 1990-1991 Iraqi occupation despite reservations within the UN Security Council.

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Kuwait's total claims submitted to the UN Compensation Commission (UNCC) for damages from the 1990-1991 Iraqi occupation have shot up to $168.2 billion.

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<b>Date:</b> Sep 27 - Oct 6, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Kuwait International Fairs Ground, Hall No 5, Kuwait <b>Specifics:</b> <b>Coordination by:</b> Kuwait International Fair Co. <b>Contact:</b>

September 26, 2000

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International insurance firms have raised premiums on Kuwait's oil installations by between 200 to 300 percent following two refinery blasts that left

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Kuwait hopes there would be no further delay in a 16-billion-dollar oil compensation claim for the 1990-1991 Iraqi occupation despite reservations wit

September 25, 2000

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A hardline Islamist MP in Kuwait has urged that "controls" be imposed on BBC FM radio broadcast in the emirate after it aired a program on extramarita

September 24, 2000

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Kuwaiti prosecutors have demanded the death penalty for a six-strong Iraqi spy ring found in possession of concealed weapons that could be used for as

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Kuwait’s total revenues in the 1999/2000 fiscal year which ended June 30 reached $17 billion, a post-Gulf War record, as oil prices soared, Al-Shall Economic Consultants declared.

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Kuwait's coast guard has seized a small oil tanker suspected of smuggling Iraqi crude oil and detained a number of Iraqi crewmembers, a security source said Saturday.

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Kuwait said Friday the current oil price was "above expectations" and that it would welcome a US decision to dip into its strategic reserve in order to stabilise the oil market.

September 23, 2000

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Kuwait’s total oil revenues for 1999/2000 reach post-Gulf War record high.

September 22, 2000

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Kuwait has successfully grown 6,000 bowlfish eggs in the world's first bowlfish farm experiment. Local fishermen who said their total catches do not satisfy the market demand welcomed the project.

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<b>Date:</b> Sep 18 - Sep 22, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Kuwait International Fairs Ground, Hall No 7, Kuwait <b>Specifics:</b> <b>Coordination by:</b> Kuwait International Fair Co. <b>Contact:</b

September 21, 2000

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A group of Islamic investment firms in Kuwait have established the first insurance company to operate in line with Islamic sharia law.