Saudi Arabia

January 29, 2004

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The US State Department recently revoked the diplomatic visas of 16 people affiliated with an Islamic institute in Virginia, in the latest step in a j

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Damascus radio stressed that the mission of the US envoys to the Middle East - namely, Assistant Secretary of State David Satterfield and John Wolf ai

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Dubai-based Cellucom has signed an agreement with Kenya based Nakumatt and the global mobile phone brand Samsung to launch its branded reseller network Cellucom Xpress in East Africa.

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A consortium led by the Kuwait Food Company (Americana) won the bid to acquire a 43 percent stake in the Egyptian Starch and Glucose Company, part of the Food Industries Holding Company.

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Canada’s SNC-Lavalin has signed agreements with Gulf Farabi Petrochemical Company in Saudi Arabia to execute an n-Paraffin and Linear Alkyl Benzene Plant Project in the Kingdom. The project has a capi

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Italy’s oil and gas company ENI and Spain’s Repsol have been selected by Saudi Aramco for the exploration and development of natural gas and gas condensate deposits in the Kingdom’s Rub' Al-Khali Basi

January 28, 2004

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1,390,407 pilgrims arrived in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia up to Tuesday, Jan 27, 2004. According SPA, Director General of Passports Department Major G

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US authorities on Wednesday prepared to destroy Saddam Hussein's five palatial homes in the village where he was born, having stripped them of expensi

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An Israeli forensics team flew to Germany Wednesday as part of preparations for a prisoner swap with the Lebanon-based Hizbullah movement.

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Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz, the Saudi Interior Minister, has reiterated the determination of the Kingdom on going on the path of reform in the light of

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Le Méridien Dubai Hotel reported a year-round room occupancy rate of 92 percent. According to Business Development Director Shujaat Yar, Revenue Per Available Room (Rev Par) increased by more than 11

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The Saudi Basic Industries Corporation recorded a 136 percent profit increase in 2003 over figures from the previous year, with turnover reaching 6.71 billion Saudi riyals ($1.79 billion).

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China’s Sinopec has been selected by Saudi Aramco for the exploration and development of natural gas and gas condensate deposits in the Kingdom’s Rub' Al-Khali Basin. Dubbed Contract Area B, the deal

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Iraq’s US-appointed governing council will investigate claims that dozens of Western and Arab political figures accepted oil bribes in exchange for supporting Saddam Hussein prior to the war.

January 27, 2004

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Saudi Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al-al-Sheikh said Islam does not tolerate blood shedding, and subsequently it prohibits random killi