Saudi Arabia

April 7, 2004

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Saudi companies Al-Misehal Real Estate and Mr. Adil Alaeiry Establishment have won a marketing agreement for the Dream Island Project located in Bahrain.   Strategic Internet Investments Incorporated

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The Saudi Electricity Company has signed a six billion Saudi riyal ($1.5 billion) loan arrangement with six local banks to finance capital investments, according to SEC's chief executive.

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Lebanon's Telecommunications Ministry has selected Kuwait's Mobile Telecommunications Company to manage the LibanCell wireless network. Results will be made official by the Cabinet Wednesday.

April 6, 2004

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In a bid to draw on the talents of the female labor force, the Council of Saudi Chambers of Commerce and Industry has proposed the establishment of women-only production factories. The factories would

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Swedish-Swiss petrochemical group ABB Lummus Global has backed out of a joint venture to build a $230 million polypropylene plant in Oman, officials reported. ABB Lummus Global had a 20 percent stake

April 5, 2004

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Saudi security police chased and killed a wanted suspect and injured another in a shootout in a Riyadh district Monday, an official source was quoted

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A roadside bomb attack on a U.S. convoy in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul Sunday killed one American soldier and injured another, a U.S. military sp

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Lebanese singer Elaine Khalaf revealed that the only reason her tour alongside Egyptian singer Ehab Tawfiq was cancelled is due to the fact that she and her band could not get visas to enter Canada

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The Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission (SCITC) has pre-qualified 11 international consortia for the Kingdom's second mobile operator license. The selected groupings will be abl

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The Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission (SCITC) has pre-qualified 11 international consortia for the Kingdom's second mobile operator license. The selected groupings will be abl

April 4, 2004

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Saudi Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr. Hashem bin Abdullah Yamani received in Riyadh Sunday Turkey's ambassador designate to the Kingdom, Ugour D

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Lebanese singer Assi Hilani has headed off to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia along with his business manager Majid to perform the religious pilgrimage Umra

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Transportation provider Aramex International has moved its regional courier hub to the Express Mail Centre (EMC), which was today inaugurated by President of the Department of Civil Aviation and Chair

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The Bahrain Monetary Agency (BMA) has issued a consultation paper on corporate governance requirements for Bahraini banks.   The paper lays down specific rules to be followed by boards of directors an

April 1, 2004

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Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh will pay an official visit to Russia early next week. According to SABA, during the visit, president Saleh will m