Saudi Arabia

March 18, 2004

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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.

March 17, 2004

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Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad arrived in Riyadh Wednesday on a brief visit to the Kingdom.   At Riyadh Airbase Airport, President Al-Assad was rec

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Yemen's Vice President Abd Al-Rab Al-Mansour Al-Hadi received in Sanaa Wednesday Saudi ambassador to Yemen, Mohammed bin Merdas Al-Qahtani, according

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Saudi authorities have recently arrested a number of reformers who are being accused of inciting slogans that are, according to the Saudi government,

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Iran's President Seyed Mohammad Khatami on Wednesday noted that Iran cooperates with the international atomic energy agency (IAEA) but accepts no impo

March 16, 2004

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Jeddah-based International Islamic Relief Organization (IIRO) has extended SR 1,000,000 to victims of the  quake which recently jolted the North Afric

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Commander of the Saudi Naval Forces Rear Admiral Fahd bin Abdullah bin Mohammed received in Riyadh Tuesday visiting Admiral Aken Ord Rafael, the Deput

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British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw arrived Monday in the Saudi capital of Riyadh at the start of a Gulf tour.  Straw, who was received at the airpor

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The late Palestinian Liberation Front chief Abu Abbas is due to buried in Syria after Israel said it would not permit him to be laid to rest in the We

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Belgian Foreign Minister Louis Michel arrived in Tehran Tuesday to discuss mutual relations as well as  issues related to the use of nuclear technolog

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Saudi security forces killed two operatives, including one considered al-Qaeda's chief of operations on the Arabian Peninsula, in a shootout in Riyadh

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Saudi security forces killed two "wanted" men, including one considered al-Qaeda chief of operations on the Arabian Peninsula, in a shootout in Riyadh

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Some Israeli tanks early Tuesday morning moved into Gaza City from the south, witnesses said.