Saudi Arabia

March 21, 2004

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The Saudi Arabian Amiantit Company has opened a new plant for the production of glass reinforced epoxy pipes. The plant will cater to the continuous demand for corrosion resistant piping systems by th

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Dubai's Al-Yousuf Group has announced the shipment of the second batch of the Sea Spirit 36 boats to the Government of Yemen. The Group was contracted to provide Yemen with 100 boats.  The 'Sea Spirit

March 20, 2004

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President Aleksander Kwasniewski of Poland arrived on Saturday in Riyadh as part of an official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He was received

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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei in a message issued on Saturday congratulated the Iranian nation on the advent of the new Iranian y

March 18, 2004

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Yemen and Saudi Arabia are soon to exchange 18 suspects, according to a report published on Thursday.  Yemen's 26 September weekly quoted an official

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Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski on Thursday said that his country had been "taken for a ride" regarding the alleged existence of weapons of ma

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Saudi Arabia renewed Wednesday evening that "its desire to continue reforms" has emerged from the needs of its society and not in accordance with theo

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Dozens of Israeli tanks, pulled out from the Gaza Strip city of Rafah and redeployed early on Thursday around it, following a 15-hour military campaig

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Mortars fired at an American camp near Baghdad killed two troops and injured six others, the military said Thursday. Elsewhere, a huge car bomb dest

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Nokia has delivered the upgrade and expansion of Saudi Telecom Company's (STC) GSM network in Saudi Arabia. The agreement enhanced STC's service coverage, capacity and quality for its GSM network to c

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American Express Middle East and North Africa and TAIB Bank have formed a strategic alliance to offer American Express Platinum Cards to TAIB Bank private banking clients in the region.    Platinum C

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The Gulf Advanced Chemical Industries Company has signed a contract with Norway's Aker Kvaerner to provide engineering, procurement and construction, including commissioning and start up services, for

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The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has extended SSA Marine's existing contract for the management of the port of Umm Qasr, Iraq until June 30, 2004. The original contract was due to e

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Kuwait's Global Investment House (GIH) is currently undergoing a private placement of 15 million shares of Kuwait Reinsurance Company at 300 fils per share in addition to Global’s allotment and market

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The Emirates Telecommunication Corporation is submitting a Request for Pre-Qualification in the bidding process for a license to provide mobile phone services in Saudi Arabia, due before March 21.