December 18, 2003
The United States said it would allow its nonessential diplomats to leave Saudi Arabia due to increased security fears.
An American soldier was killed in an overnight attack in an ambush in central Baghdad, a U.S. military spokeswoman said Thursday.
Egyptian actress Muna Zakki denied circulating rumors about the existence of disputes with her husband, Ahmad Hilmi, and that he had asked her to resign from her acting profession
Oil services company Saipem, a unit of Italian oil and gas company Eni has been awarded two new drilling contracts in Egypt and Saudi Arabia valued at $155 million. The Burullus Gas Company-Egypt gran
The Saudi government has banned imports of female dolls and stuffed animals, giving storeowners three months to clear out any remaining merchandise. Imposed by interior minister Prince Nayef, the rest
December 17, 2003
Morocco's King Mohammed VI received in the royal palace of Marrakesh former Palestinian information minister, Yasser Abed Rabbo, and former Israeli Ju
Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the Deputy Premier and Commander of the National Guard, has received a telephone call from Bahrain King Ham
Iran will sign an agreement Thursday giving unfettered access to its nuclear facilities, Vice President Gholamreza Aghazadeh said Wednesday.
A report released this week by the US intelligence predicts that the demise of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat would set in place a series of events
Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon paid a brief visit Sunday to Baghdad to secretly meet former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, a Qatari newspaper r
The Arab World Chamber of Commerce (AWCC) is negotiating with a high-profile sponsor team to set-up world headquarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia by February 1, 2004. One of the significant characterist
Following the announcement of the Dubai Mal, Emaar Properties has announced that it has been overwhelmed by over 1,000 enquiries from the region’s retailers, as well as international marquee brands, e
HP lead the Middle East PC market in the third quarter of 2003, holding a 23.7 percent share, according to <i>IDC</i> figures. The company has been able to hold strong positions in the desktop market
PC shipments in the Arab Middle East reached 380,438 units in the third quarter of 2003, up 24.5 percent from the same period last year. Desktops, notebooks and PC servers grew at 13.8 percent, 95.8 p
Siemens Mobile has won a $8.6 million contract to provide equipment to mobile operator Asia-Cell to expand its GSM network in northern Iraq and enhance the mobile infrastructure with new installations