Saudi Arabia

March 31, 2004

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Morocco's King Mohammed VI visited on Tuesday the construction site of the Tangier-Mediterranean Port, located some 35 kilometers east of the city and

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Jarwan Bin Marhan Al-Abdan, a Saudi national, was beheaded in Riyadh Wednesday after being convicted of smuggling  hashish into the Kingdom, said a st

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Sudanese security forces arrested leading Islamic opposition leader Hassan Turabi early Wednesday, his wife said.

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E-money company Contopronto and Saudi Arabia's Zafa have agreed to start-up Contopronto technology in the Kingdom, confirmed Contopronto CEO, Morten Hofstad.   Contopronto will provide its technology

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Aluminium Bahrain has sealed a $450 million Export Credit finance package for the construction of Alba's Line 5 Expansion Project. The agreement was signed with HSBC and BNP Paribas.

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The World Bank's Executive Board of Directors today approved a loan of $335 million for the Airports Development Project for in Egypt. The project will assist the Government of Egypt in enhancing the

March 30, 2004

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A mini Arab summit is likely to be held in Egypt Wednesday, gathering Saudi Arabia, Syria, Bahrain and the host country, according to reports on Tuesd

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Lord Mayor of London Alderman Robert Finch arrived in Riyadh Monday night on a four-day visit to Saudi Arabia.  According to SPA news agency, at King

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Israeli soldiers arrested five "wanted" Palestinians during operations overnight Monday in the West Bank.  Two Fatah activists were arrested in Nablus

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A religious scholar in Kuwait issued a fatwa demanding the banning of the film “The Passion of the Christ”, by Mel Gibson from being screened in the Islamic world

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Zamil Steel's Structural Steel Business Unit (SSBU) has become the first steel fabricating company in Saudi Arabia to be awarded both OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 certifications, assuring fabrication qua

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The US presidential envoy to Iraq and administrator of the occupying Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) Paul Bremer congratulated the Iraqi Minister of Health Khudair Abbas for becoming the first M

March 29, 2004

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Two Palestinian civilians were wounded on Monday, when Israeli forces opened intensive fire at them in al-Fawwar Refugee Camp of Hebron, witnesses and

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Saudi Cultural attaché in Sanaa Abdulrahman Al-Huseinan said a number of Saudi universities will organize cultural  weeks in cooperation with their Ye

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Cooline, the international brand of Saudi Arabia's Zamil Air Conditioners has signed a joint venture with Morocco's Frigmar company.   According to General Manager for Cooline, Shaker Al-Moussa, the c