Kuwait

September 21, 2000

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British Broadcasting Corp. signs an agreement with Kuwait's information ministry allowing BBC radio round the clock transmission on the FM band in the

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A group of Islamic investment firms in Kuwait on Wednesday established the first insurance company to operate in line with Islamic sharia law, the founders said.

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The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) edged down in the week ending Wednesday amid low trading as escalation of tension between Iraq and Kuwait pushed traders to sell, analysts said.

September 20, 2000

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The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) edged down in the week ending Wednesday amid low trading as escalation of tension between Iraq and Kuwait pushed trade

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KUWAIT IS ready to receive a neutral international committee to investigate Iraqi accusations that the emirate has been stealing oil, Information Minister Saad Ben Teflah Al Ajmi said on Monday.

September 19, 2000

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Kuwaiti Commerce and Social Affairs Minister Abdul Wahab Al-Wazzan has arrived in Bangladesh as a special envoy of Crown Prince and Prime Minister She

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The oil-rich emirate of Kuwait said Monday it planned to reappraise multi-billion-dollar foreign investments in light of a huge increase in oil revenues on the back of rocketing crude prices. The new

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<I>Al-Hayat</I> reported on September 10th, that the Kuwaiti Minister of Commerce and Industry, Abdul-Wahhab Al-Wazzan, has recently issued a new ruling, which permits non-Kuwaiti investors to own and

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The official Kuwaiti news agency KUNA quoted Kuwaiti Oil Minister Sheikh Saud Nasser al-Sabah on September 18th as saying that the emirate would be happy to receive independent oil field experts to as

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<I>Al-Hayat</I> reported on September 10th, that the Kuwaiti Minister of Commerce and Industry, Abdul-Wahhab Al-Wazzan, has recently issued a new ruling, which permits non-Kuwaiti investors to own and

September 18, 2000

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Kuwait is planning to boost the performance of Kuwaiti investments in light of a huge increase in oil revenues.

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Kuwait contains 96.5 billion barrels of proven oil reserves (including its share of the Neutral Zone), or roughly 9 percent of the world's total oil reserves. Along with Saudi Arabia and the United Ar

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Kuwait contains 96.5 billion barrels of proven oil reserves (including its share of the Neutral Zone), or roughly 9 percent of the world's total oil reserves. Along with Saudi Arabia and the United Ar

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A world paper shortage and an increase in its cost has forced Kuwait's newspapers to cut their size by 10 percent. Kuwaiti dailies began shrinking two months ago when Mohammed Al-Khurafi, Kuwait's onl

September 17, 2000

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Kuwait's Al-Shall Economic Consultants warned OPEC states Saturday of "adverse consequences" from oil prices which have hit the highest level since Iraq invaded the emirate in 1990.