Kuwait

September 14, 2000

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Kuwait and Iran will sign this month a security agreement to combat drug smuggling.

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Kuwaiti Oil Minister Sheikh Saud Nasser al-Sabah says that the emirate was unable to meet its new OPEC output quota and could not produce a single ext

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Kuwait has collected seven billion dollars since 1995 under a massive debt rescue plan, about a third of the original total, the governor of the emirate's central bank said on Monday.

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The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) withstood three days of profit taking to end the week Wednesday up 1.1 percent, buoyed by the market's new-found confidence, brokers said.

September 13, 2000

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A Kuwaiti mother and her four daughters were crushed to death when their car hit a bus parked on a dark street.

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Kuwait’s social security department, which operates one of the world’s most lucrative pension systems, warned last week it will go bankrupt unless the retirement laws are reformed rapidly.

September 12, 2000

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Kuwait's civil aviation authority Sunday denied that it had embarked on a huge project to expand the emirate's only international airport, as contractors had announced.

September 11, 2000

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Kuwaiti authorities have ordered five policemen behind bars for refusing to detain a runaway AIDS patient.

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Sheikh Saud Nasser Al-Sabah, Kuwait’s oil minister and chairman of the board of Kuwait Petroleum Corp. (KPC), has been leading his government’s charge to allow foreign oil majors into the emirate to d

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Kuwait has launched a $39 million project to expand the emirate's only international airport and double its capacity to six million passengers a year.

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Kuwait's cabinet on Sunday approved a plan to build two new power and water desalination plants at a cost of 780 million dinars (2.5 billion dollars), Electricity and Water Minister Adel Khaled al-Seb

September 10, 2000

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Kuwait's cabinet has approved a plan to build two new power and water desalination plants at a cost of 2.5 billion dollars.

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Kuwait has launched a 39-million-dollar project to expand the emirate's only international airport and double its capacity to six million passengers a

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Kuwait will forge ahead with plans to open its petroleum sector to foreign investment, despite objections in parliament. The Kuwaiti oil ministry says the final implementation of the plan will be coo

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Kuwait's earnings from oil in July and August reached 967 million dinars ($3.15 billion ), half of the estimated oil income for the current year, Al-Shall Economic Consultants reported Saturday.