Saudi Arabia

December 21, 2003

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Saudi Aramco signed a series of four energy conversion agreements on Saturday, December 20, 2003 with a private-sector consortium comprising International Power of the UK and Saudi Oger to implement f

December 18, 2003

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Suspected loyalists of ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein shot to death a representative of a major Shiite political party, a party official said Thur

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The United States said it would allow its nonessential diplomats to leave Saudi Arabia due to increased security fears.

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An American soldier was killed in an overnight attack in an ambush in central Baghdad, a U.S. military spokeswoman said Thursday.

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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

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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

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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

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Morocco's King Mohammed VI received in the royal palace of Marrakesh former Palestinian information minister, Yasser Abed Rabbo, and former Israeli Ju

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Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the Deputy Premier and Commander of the National Guard, has received a telephone call from Bahrain King Ham

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Iran will sign an agreement Thursday giving unfettered access to its nuclear facilities, Vice President Gholamreza Aghazadeh said Wednesday.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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