Kuwait

September 3, 2000

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Kuwait's embassy in Khartoum has received directives from foreign minister Shiekh Sabah al-Ahmed to ease granting visas to Sudanese businessmen and wo

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Despite a government decision to allow foreign investment, economic sources in Kuwait say they do not expect a jump in the Kuwaiti stock market.

September 1, 2000

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Iran’s Minister of Mines and Metals, Eshaq Jahangiri, says that Iran will set up a steel plant for Kuwait.

August 30, 2000

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The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) closed the week Wednesday two percent up for the second week running, as the market continued to buck the traditional summer trading lull on government pledges to initi

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Kuwait is delaying until next month an announcement on the names of international oil companies (IOCs) chosen for the emirate's multi-billion dollar development of northern oilfields.

August 28, 2000

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The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) index on Monday crossed the psychological 1,400-point barrier for the first time in seven weeks on the back of continued government reforms, analysts and brokers said.

August 26, 2000

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A new Arabic search engine, YaSalaam.com, has been launched by the Kuwaiti-based International Websites in association with the Vaultbase Information

August 24, 2000

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Veteran MP and leader of the opposition liberal Kuwait Democratic Forum (KDF) Sami al-Munayyes died of heart attack in Cairo late Wednesday night.

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The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) closed the week Wednesday up 2.2 percent, buoyed by government promises allowing foreign ownership of stocks.

August 23, 2000

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Kuwaiti coast guards have arrested two drug smugglers and seized their stash of 473 kilos (1,042 pounds) of hashish.

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August 22, 2000

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Kuwait cut Monday the salaries expatriate workers need to earn before their families can join them in the emirate in an effort to change the make-up of the Gulf state's society, 61 percent of whom are

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The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) gave a guarded welcome yesterday to a bill allowing foreigners to own and trade in shares as analysts said it would take months for it to have a real impact on the slug

August 21, 2000

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Kuwait’s Oil Minister Shaikh Saud Nasser Al Sabah yesterday ruled out any increase in crude oil production outside the Opec price band mechanism.

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The Kuwaiti cabinet on Sunday approved regulations necessary to implement a bill allowing foreigners to own stocks and trade on the emirate's bourse.