Saudi Arabia

February 8, 2004

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Consumption of anti-impotence drugs such as Viagra and Snafi reached approximately 140 million Saudi riyals ($37.3 million) in the six Gulf Cooperation Council states last year. Saudi Arabia’s male ma

February 5, 2004

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Saudi security forces are surrounding a mosque east of Riyadh where a "wanted militant" is believed to have taken refuge following a car chase, the <i

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Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was questioned by police Thursday in a bribery case that could lead to his resignation.

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US President George W Bush on Wednesday vowed to advance the cause of freedom and democracy everywhere, including the Middle East.

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Swedish engineering firm Alfa Laval has received an order to the value of approximately 65 million Swedish krona ($8.8 million) from the Saudi National Contracting Co. The equipment purchased is inte

February 4, 2004

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Saudi Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz, the Interior Minister and President of the Higher Hajj Committee, received in Mecca Tuesday the commanders of the Ha

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Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi concluded his  official visit to Ukraine and returned to the Islamic Republic on Wednesday.   During his Kiev v

February 3, 2004

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US troops searching for Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri found nothing after storming his suspected hiding place in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul as two rocke

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Saudi Arabia earned approximately seven billion Saudi riyals ($1.9 billion) during this year’s Haj season, up SR 1.5 billion compared to profits from last year. According to local economic experts, fo

February 2, 2004

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Saudi Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz, the Interior Minister and Chairman of the Higher Hajj Committee, received in Mecca Monday Sudanese Minister of Guidan

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Saudi King Fahd ordered the holy places of Mecca and Medina to be modernized just hours after 244 Muslims - half of them Asians - died during a ritual

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Iran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport was officially opened on Sunday, some three decades after construction began. The opening marked the 25th anniversary of the return from exile of revolutiona

February 1, 2004

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During the annual Hajj in the Saudi kingdom, many pilgrims fell down Sunday morning as a result of heavy scrambling among pilgrims while they were thr

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In Iran, at least 108 Iranian parliament members extended their resignations on Sunday in protest of the mass disqualification of candidates from stan

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Hilton International has announced its development plans for Saudi Arabia for 2004, with specific reference to the Jeddah Palace and strong Saudization programs.  Hilton International currently employ