Saudi Arabia

January 13, 2004

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Standard & Poor's has assigned its BB- long-term and B short-term counterparty credit ratings to Arab Tunisian Bank. At the same time the agency withdrew its BBpi rating on the bank and assigned a sta

January 12, 2004

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Saudi Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Governor of Riyadh region, received in the capital on Monday President-Director of the Louvre Museum Henri Loyr

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European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana arrived in Tehran Sunday night for a two-day visit to meet with top Iranian officials and visit th

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International power specialist companies are lining up for a slice of two of the world's most potentially lucrative electricity markets, both in the Middle East.  As the global power industry becomes

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Aramex International, a provider of transportation solutions in the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent, has partnered with Tech Data to serve as its exclusive distributor in Jordan, reported a press

January 11, 2004

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Saudi Arabia's Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Dr. Ali bin Ibrahim Al-Namlah received in the capital of Riyadh Sunday Jordanian Minister of Labor

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Over 200 people were wounded in an earthquake in northern Algeria on Saturday.   The earthquake, measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale, jolted the region

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Saudi Higher Education minister Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Anqari received in the capital city of Riyadh Sunday British ambassador to the Kingdom, Sherard

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Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon told the weekly cabinet meeting Sunday that his country demands that Syria "disarm all terror groups operating ou

January 10, 2004

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Saudi Hajj Minister Iyad Madani has said that his ministry would deploy about 40,000 officials and workers to organize Hajj, which is scheduled to com

January 8, 2004

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Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Jordan, Abdulrahman bin Nasir Al-owhali met in Amman Thursday with the head of the Jordanian House of Notables Zaid Al-Ri

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On Thursday, Israel's Finance Minister and former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom expressed their support for exa

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Finland's Nord Water Company has signed an agreement to supply two consignments of 700,000 bottles of water to Saudi Arabia. The first shipment is expected to arrive this winter. The water is the same

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Speaking at a parliamentary group meeting, Turkish prime minister Tayyip Erdogan praised the economic progress the country made in 2003, adding that the annual national inflation for last year was the

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The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, has formalized a three million dollar equity investment for a 10 percent shareholding in Bank of Syria and