Saudi Arabia

January 20, 2004

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National Bank of Kuwait reported a net profit of $412 million for 2003, a 14 percent increase over the year prior and a new record for the bank. The bank’s return on equity rose to 27.7 percent and re

January 19, 2004

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Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Governor of Riyadh region, received Moday the Palestinian Minister of Labor, Dr. Ghassan Al Khateeb. During the meeti

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Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon told parliament's foreign affairs and defense committee Monday that "Jordan is leading the Arab world in its strug

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Saudi and Egyptian foreign ministers met in the Egyptian capital of Cairo with Arab Leage Secretary Amr Moussa to discuss a new Arab initiative for pe

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France’s Lesaffre Company has announced plans to open a yeast production plant in Algiers, Algeria. The firm is expected to invest €20 million into the facility, which is forecasted to create hundreds

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Saudi Prince Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz has inaugurated Saudi Aramco's Haradh Natural Gas and Oil Development Project, the third giant energy scheme built in the kingdom in the past six years.

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Saudi Arabia’s Al-Watania Poultry has earned the Safe Quality Food (SQF) 2000 Certification after meeting the control measures of a system called Hazards Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP).   Ori

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Injazat Technology Fund, a venture capital firm in the Middle East North Africa Region region, has invested in Jordan’s Specialized Technical Services. STS is a provider of enterprise level hardware,

January 18, 2004

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Saudi ambassador to Iran, Dr. Nasir Bin Ahmad Al-Braek met in Tehran Sunday with Mohammad Ali Abtuhi, the Assistant Iranian President for legal and pa

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Prince Saud Al-Faisal, the Saudi Foreign Minister, who on Sunday was on an official visit to Cairo, said that he handed a letter from Crown Prince Abd

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Ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein should not face the death penalty and must be tried by a tribunal of Iraqis and international specialists, the head

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Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz on Sunday morning signed "evacuation orders" for three "inhabited settler outpos

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Tunisian singer Latifa has made a special and private visit to internationally-known Nobel Prize Winner Tunisian novelist Najib Mahfouz at his home in Tunisia to celebrate his birthday, which was orig

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The Dubai Naturalization and Residency Department (DNRD) has recorded a 50 percent increase in the number of visitors from the 33 countries that enjoy visa-on-arrival status, according to a press rele

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Biometrics 2000 Corporation, a US developer of access control devices, has entered into an international distribution agreement with Saudi Operations and Maintenance Company.