Saudi Arabia

February 23, 2004

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The Bahrain Monetary Agency (BMA) is set to commence roadshows for its first international Islamic bond issue. The $250 million issue of Ijara sukuk is the ninth in BMA’s Ijara sukuk series. It will

February 22, 2004

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"Yemen and Saudi Arabia have reached an agreement regarding the issue of border barrier," Yemen's President of Ali Abdullah Saleh said in an interview

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A commander of the Hamas military wing in Khan Yunis early Sunday was killed during a "Jihadi mission," the resistance movement reported.

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Agents from the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have executed a search warrant against property purchased on behalf of a branch of the Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation in the state of Oregon.  Accordi

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Kuwait’s Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) has received ISO 14001 certification. The company was awarded the certificate after inspection of the department of environment efficiency by Lloyds com

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In line with the national Saudization program, gold and jewelry shop owners had until yesterday to replace some 25,000 foreign workers with local employees. Some 25 economic sectors are expected to be

February 19, 2004

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Prince Saud Al-Faisal, the Saudi Foreign Minister, on Thursday stressed the need to reform. Lecturing in Belgium in response to an invitation from Bru

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Iran's President Mohammad Khatami on Thursday voiced deep regret over the loss of life of scores of Iranians in a cargo train blast in northeast Iran

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A fugitive was shot dead in the course of an armed clash with ‏Saudi ‏security forces in the residential area of Al-Aziziah south of Riyadh Wednesday.

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Israeli forces early Thursday demolished two Palestinian homes and arrested 11 Palestinians in several parts of the West Bank, while a child was criti

February 18, 2004

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Saudi security authorities arrested a wanted man at Al-Salam suburb east of Riyadh, according to a ‏Wednesday report. ‏   Al-Jazeera reported that

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Saudi Arabia's Deputy Chief of the General Staff General Sultan Al-Mutairi received in Riyadh Wednesday the South Korean Chief of the General Staff, G

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Saudi Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal Bin AbdulAziz Al-Saud, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company, received in his office in Riyadh, the Tunisian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Salaheddine Maawi.   Several topi

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SunSystems has opened of a regional office for the Middle East in Dubai. With significant investment being made in the hotel, financial services and oil and gas sectors – three of SunSystems' stronges

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Visa International’s latest figures for December 2003 confirm that Lebanese consumers increasingly recognize payment cards as more convenient alternative to cash. Lebanese shoppers tend to leave the m