Kuwait

August 17, 2000

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The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) closed the week Wednesday slightly up despite seasonally weak trading and a report that showed a 10 percent drop in second-quarter profits of 79 listed companies.

August 16, 2000

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Kuwait has imposed an indefinite ban on imports of French cattle and animal products after two further cases of "mad cow" disease were discovered in F

August 15, 2000

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Kuwait Financial Center (KFC) announced a 16.7 percent rise in its net profits for the first half of 2000, reaching $9.75 million.

August 14, 2000

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Kuwait's defense minister withdrew his resignation Monday, one day after he submitted it following a dispute with the foreign minister over a controve

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A gasoline unit at Kuwait's Al-Ahmadi refinery untouched by a deadly explosion that halted production last June has resumed normal operation.

August 10, 2000

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Kuwait has mobilized part of its army following threats made by Iraqi President Saddam Hussein as tension escalates in the region.

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The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) closed the week yesterday 1.4 percent down, having rebounded from five-year lows on the back of government pledges to implement sweeping reforms on the bourse.

August 9, 2000

03:00 GMT

The merger between United Bank of Kuwait (UBK) and Al-Ahli Commercial Bank BSC (ACB) has been formally completed.

August 8, 2000

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The merger between United Bank of Kuwait (UBK) and Al-Ahli Commercial Bank BSC (ACB) has been formally completed.

August 7, 2000

03:00 GMT

US oil major Chevron Corp. was partly to blame for a June 18 accident caused by a gas leak at Kuwait's Shuaiba refinery that killed two oil workers, a ministerial commission said Sunday.

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The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) crashed to a five-year low on Sunday on the back of the government's refusal to amend the multi-billion bad debt law and a drop in companies' second-quarter earnings.

August 6, 2000

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A Kuwaiti ministerial commission says US oil major Chevron Corporation is partly to blame for a June 18th accident caused by a gas leak at Shuaiba ref

August 3, 2000

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The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) closed the week Wednesday 0.9 percent down after the government said it would not amend.

August 2, 2000

03:00 GMT

Kuwaiti newspapers mark the 10th anniversary of the Iraqi invasion by calling for the overthrow of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, accusing him of des

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