Saudi Arabia

January 22, 2004

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A Palestinian on Thursday was shot dead and two others wounded as Israeli occupying forces, stationed to the east of the northern Gaza Strip refugee c

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Canada-based Syscan International has secured its first technology deal in Saudi Arabia. An initial shipment, valued at approximately $100,000 was received last week as part of a one million dollar IT

January 21, 2004

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The Bush administration advises Arab and other Islamic governments to educate their children in schools that teach more than Islamic doctrine, Secreta

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami called for dialogue Wednesday as a solution to global conflicts but said he felt there was no chance for political

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A Saudi prince on Wednesday accused his government of kidnapping him in Switzerland after he expressed his support for reform in the kingdom. Prince S

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An official at the Saudi Ministry of Defense and Aviation on Wednesday told the <i>Saudi Press Agency</i> that a Saudi Royal Air Forces' plane (type F

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The Greek government on Tuesday welcomed the positive reaction by Turkey's Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul to a Greek proposal for gradual and matching

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823,034 pilgrims from various parts of the world arrived in Saudi Arabia up to Monday, January 19, 2004, said Director of the Branch of the Hajj Minis

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Iran's Vice President Mohammad Ali Abtahi said Wednesday President Mohammad Khatami and his entire government were prepared to step down over the disq

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Weir Techna has opened a branch in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Weir Techna Saudi is a wholly owed subsidiary of The Weir Group and has been established in partnership with Ali Al Zaid.  “The Saudi Arabian m

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President of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB) Group and Chairman of the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) Ahmad Mohamed Ali and CEO and General Manager, Ali A

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Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Supachai Panitchpakdi said that there is a “realistic chance” that Saudi Arabia will accede to the WTO before the end of this year in a speech at

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Vice-President of the European Commission (EC) Loyola de Palacio has welcomed the conclusion of negotiations in late December 2003 between Greece's Development Minister and Turkey's Energy Minister on

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The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has extended $10.1 million in loans and grants to the Government of Cameroon for food security and health care projects.  A nine million dollar loan will finance the

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Jordan Kuwait Bank has posted a group profit, after tax and provisions, of $19.4 million for 2003, an increase of 36.2 percent over the previous year. Total balance sheet rose from $881.7 million to $