February 11, 2004
Saudi Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal has pledged one million dollars annually for the next five years to the Carter Center, a humanitarian organization founded by former US-President Jimmy Carter.
Iraq’s Al-Mat Bridge, a key transportation link between Baghdad and Jordan has been partially opened for traffic. US-Bechtel company recently completed repairing the south span of the overpass.
February 10, 2004
An official Saudi source at the Ministry of Defense and Aviation has denied a recent Israeli media report claiming Saudi Arabia had foiled an air suic
Clima Tech Airconditioners, one of the strategic business units of Zamil Air Conditioners based in Austria, and its subsidiary business Kessler Clima Tech in Germany, have successfully implemented a Q
Cinnabon & Seattle’s Best Coffee is the latest addition to Lamcy Plaza’s food court. As the franchise holder for Seattle’s Best Coffee, Cinnabon at Lamcy Plaza will be serving the brand’s signatu
Saudi Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal held a series of meetings with CEO’s of US-based IT companies. Separate meetings were held with Chairman and CEO of Apple Computers, Steve Jobs, Chairman and CEO of Su
Fitch Ratings has assigned Cyprus-based Kommunalkredit International Bank (KIB) ratings of Long-term A+, Short-term F1 and Support 1. The Long-term rating Outlook is Stable, stated a press release.
US Trade Representative Robert Zoellick signed Trade and Investment Framework Agreements with the governments of Yemen and Kuwait. The agreements are meant to advance the creation of a Middle East Fre
February 9, 2004
Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh arrived in Cairo Monday on a three-day official visit to Egypt during which he will meet with Egyptian President Mo
Saudi Hollandi Bank (SHB) will be sponsoring exhibitions by Saudi artists in Dammam and Jeddah, as part of an initiative designed to highlight Saudi creativity and promote Saudi art, stated a press re
French Company Areva recently won two turnkey contracts with Algerian utility Sonelgaz valued at €32 million. The contracts are part of the country's on-going electrical network improvement program.
Fueled by strong pent-up demand from a large yet under-penetrated addressable market, mobile services subscriptions and spending in Saudi Arabia is set to undergo tremendous growth in 2004, according
February 8, 2004
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced Saturday that his country's presidential election would take place on April 8 and pledged the poll w
Consumption of anti-impotence drugs such as Viagra and Snafi reached approximately 140 million Saudi riyals ($37.3 million) in the six Gulf Cooperation Council states last year. Saudi Arabia’s male ma
February 5, 2004
Saudi security forces are surrounding a mosque east of Riyadh where a "wanted militant" is believed to have taken refuge following a car chase, the <i