Saudi Arabia

March 13, 2004

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Russia's oil giant Lukoil announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the oil ministry of Iraq that will decide how the company will operate in the occupied country.

March 12, 2004

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has condemned the blasts which took place in Madrid on Thursday. "The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was shocked by the blast inc

March 11, 2004

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Yemeni and Saudi security authorities are set to exchange a new group of men wanted by security bodies in both countries. A Yemeni official told the 2

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A US soldier was killed and two others were wounded when a homemade bomb exploded in Baqouba. Elsewhere, attackers killed two Iraqi women working as t

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The Iraqi Railway Police (IRP) have received 300 sets of body armor from the US military. At a ceremony in downtown Baghdad, Marine Colonel Dennis Arinello presented the body armor to IRP officers in

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The Saudi government began enforcing Wednesday a ban on the sale of camera-equipped mobile phones, reported <i>Al-Watan</i>. The hand-held devices have become synonymous with immorality in the Kingdom

March 10, 2004

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Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz received on Wednesady Alakhdar Alibrahimi, Envoy of United Nations Secretary General in Iraq. According to S

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The Palestinian Legislative Council elected Wednesday a close ally of Palestinian president, Yasser Arafat to be speaker of parliament. Rouhi Fatouh,

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Only twenty-four hours after Egyptian singer Angham signed her contract with the Music Production Company Rotana, Egyptian singer Shireen Ahmad also signed a contract with the company breaking her exi

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Beirut based BSEC Investment Bank and the Bahrain-based Shamil Bank have launched a 102 million Saudi riyal ($27 million) Shariah compliant investment Sukuk. Caravan I Limited is the region’s first in

March 9, 2004

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Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti, Sheikh Abdulaziz Bin Abdullah Al Al-Sheikh, who is also the President of Senior Ulema (Muslim Scholars) Council and Presid

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The Israeli army early Tuesday lifted the closure imposed on the West Bank and Gaza Strip last week.

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Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium recently made a special visit to Dubai's offshore palm development.   Accompanied by members of Dubai's Belgian community and a number of VIP's, the co

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Maks International and Sawahel Al-Jazeera Advertising and Media have signed an agreement that grants the latter representation rights of Maks International in Saudi Arabia, as one of its authorized ag

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Owner of the Saudi Egyptian Touristic Development Company Sheikh Abdul Aziz Bin Ibrahim El Barahim formally opened the Grand Hyatt Cairo this week, a $380 million Nile-side hotel located in the center