Saudi Arabia

December 22, 2003

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The Sudanese government has agreed to split oil revenues with the Arab state’s main rebel group for a six-year interim period, bring both sides closer to ending a 20-year civil war. The country export

December 21, 2003

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Two heads of state and other representatives of the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries on Sunday arrived in Kuwait for their annual summit.

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Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, met on Sunday  King Hamad bin Eisa Al-Khalifa of Bahrain. Crown Prince is heading the Saudi delegation to t

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The Jordanian Parliament continued on Sunday discussing  Al Fayez government's plan and program for the second day in a session held Sunday. According

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Qatari mediation efforts brought about the Hamas' decision to respond in favor to a request from the United States and to declare a halt last month a

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After a summer season of good rains and recent favorable rainfall, desert locust populations continue to increase and may threaten winter crops in northwest Africa and along the Red Sea, FAO warns.

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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