Saudi Arabia

February 17, 2004

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The Baghdad unemployment center located beside the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on January 29, 2004. The reconstruction of the new ministry building cost

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Saudi Arabia’s Eastern province is experiencing an industry boom, according to Minister of Trade, Hashim A. Yamani. Close to 40 new Dammam project licenses have already been issued this year, the majo

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A new air traffic contract has been signed between the United Arab Emirates and Iceland. airlines operating in both countries will have unlimited rights to lease out aircraft and operate scheduled fli

February 16, 2004

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Sayyid Al Mutassim bin Hamoud al Busaidi, Oman's Minister of State and Governor of Muscat, received Sunday the Commander of an Italian ship on a visit

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The Speaker of German Parliament will arrive in Amman on Tuesday on a three-day visit during which he will meet with Acting Prime Minister Mohammad Al

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Iran's Vice President Mohammad Reza Aref is to arrive in Damascus Monday for a three-day visit at the head of an economic and trade delegation, upon a

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Saudi Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Governor of Riyadh region, received in Riyadh Monday Azerbaijan's Parliament Speaker Murtuz Aleskerov and his a

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Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram has turned down an offer for one million dollars to act in a television commercial for one of the food production companies

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Saudi Arabian Airlines has launched an eBusiness center that uses IBM's WebSphere technology.  The announcement is the first phase of a series of planned implementations aimed at supporting the airlin

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Trading Enterprises, part of the Al-Futtaim Group, and the sole distributor for Honda in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has reported strong growth in sales in 2003 - recording a 40 percent increase in

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The Saudi Eastern Province Chamber of Commerce and Industry has established a committee of prominent businesswomen that will study the role and growth of women in business in Saudi Arabia and how to p

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Former US President Bill Clinton hosted Saudi Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal at his Harlem office in New York city over a working luncheon covering politics and humanitarian efforts.    Prince Alwaleed s

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Chairman of US-based insurance company AIG Hank Greenberg, and Saudi Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal exchanged views on the emerging insurance market in the Middle East and left the door open for future co

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Avis-based Navis Capital Partners has acquired Dome, a leading Australian and Asian specialty coffee and restaurant chain. Dome's management team also participated in the buyout, which was valued at a

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The Saudi governor of Mecca Prince Abdul Majeed has ordered a probe into the alleged trafficking of infants in the holy city. Majeed set up a special committee to conduct the investigation after polic