Saudi Arabia

January 7, 2004

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The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) on Sunday signed two agreements worth $10.4 million with officials of the Government of Burkina Faso to assist the country in the area of food security.   The first

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In a development that signals a change in Saudi information policy, the Saudi Ministry of Information has, for the first time in the nation's history, allowed an international television news organiza

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Department of Economic Development (DED) has announced the completion of a feasibility study highlighting the viability of establishing an independent credit bureau in Dubai.   A global credit bureau

January 6, 2004

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Kuwait Airways has announced that they will operate direct flights to Medina during Haj. The Director of Public Relations and Information Adel Boresly announced that the official authorities of Saudi

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The Arab world's poor performance in quality control management, as exemplified in the low number of ISO 9000 certifications acquired by Arab countries, can be best met by adopting best-of-breed IT so

January 5, 2004

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In the oil-rich Saudi kingdom, police experts have defused a bomb at an electricity distribution power station in a Riyadh suburb, according to a repo

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Saudi Arabia’s Banque Saudi Fransi (BSF) reported a 882.4 million Saudi riyal ($235 million) net income for the third quarter of 2003, up 17.6 percent compared to figures from the same period last yea

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Yemen’s Ministry of Oil and Minerals has signed an agreement with Yemen Hunt Oil to renew an 18-block oil production concession in the provinces of Marib and Al-Jawf. The agreement was finalized after

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Saudi Basic Industries Corporation has awarded a Lump Sum Turnkey Contract for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction of an Ethylene Glycol Plant to Toyo Engineering Company of Japan.

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LogicaCMG has been chosen to provide an all-IP Next Generation Messaging architecture, which includes a Short Messaging Service Center to Asia Cell Telecommunications Company, one of the three service

January 4, 2004

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Saudi Interior Minister Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz, who is also the Honorary President of the Arab Interior Ministers Council, on Sunday said the Counc

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Algerian riot police used truncheons and shields to beat back protesting lawmakers outside Algeria's parliament on Sunday. Several lawmakers were woun

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Saudi Interior Minister Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz, who also serves as the Honorary President of the Arab Interior Ministers Council, met in Tunis Satu

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Saudi Interior Minister Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz, who is also the Honorary President of the Arab Interior Ministers  Council, arrived in Tunis Saturd

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The Egyptian Production Company is in the process of producing a new film "Rasael Bahar" (Letters from Sea) written and directed by Daoud Sa’eed and starring Egyptian prominent actor Ahmad Zaki and Le