Saudi Arabia

December 31, 2003

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Saudi security authorities have detained three men in connection with an explosion that targeted a top security official, a newspaper reported Wednesd

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Russia's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that it was in touch with Egyptian authorities on the detention of five Russian students at an Islamic univer

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The Saudi Health Ministry has established infra-red cameras at all entry points to check pilgrims for symptoms of SARS - severe acute respiratory synd

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Jordan’s trade deficit rose to 1.54 billion Jordanian dinars in the first ten months of 2003, a 16.1 percent increase compared to the same period last year, according to the <i> Ministry of Trade and

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BenQ Middle East recorded a 20 percent quarter-on-quarter growth in its projector sector throughout 2003, according to company account manager Zakaraya Ashek.  “Based on the deals we have been making

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Saudi beverage producer Aujan industries has reported that sales of their flagship brand Vimto during Ramadan increased by 10.2 percent, in comparison with last year's figures, scoring the highest gro

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Saudi Arabia’s Zamil Air Conditioners (ZAC) has produced its 500,000th room air conditioning Unit for 2003.   “We can all be proud of these great achievements by our Consumer Products Business Unit pr

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The Bank of Alexandria has selected Cairo-based Raya Integration, a subsidiary of Raya Holding to design and deploy LAN and WAN networks to enable the bank's complete automation.

December 30, 2003

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An official source at the Saudi Ministry of Interior told SPA that Mansour bin Mohammed Ahmed Faqih, a Saudi national whose name was announced previou

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An Israeli gunship helicopter fired two missiles at a car in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday evening, in an assassination attempt of a top Hamas activist.

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The election of the National Council (Senate) new members is taking place Tuesday through the municipal (APC) and provincial (APW) people's assemblies

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Saudi Minister of Culture and Information Dr. Fuad bin Abdul-Salam Al-Farsi received Tuesday the Syrian ambassador to the Kingdom, Dr. Ahmad Nezam el-

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The death toll for last week's devastating earthquake in Iran may reach 50,000 people, government officials said Tuesday, as rescue workers managed to

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Washington is open to restoring a dialogue with Tehran after "encouraging" moves by Iran in recent months, Secretary of State Colin L. Powell was quot

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Syrian company SES International has denied allegations that it was involved in illicit arms trade dealings with Iraq. The US-based <i>LA Times</i> accused the firm of signing more than 50 contracts t