Saudi Arabia

April 29, 2001

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Saudi Arabian Airlines has taken delivery of a new Boeing 777-200ER and a 747-400, bringing the total number of Boeing aircraft in its fleet to 106.

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Arabsat is to spread its wings and launch itself on the world stage, the Arab League's satellite communications organization said on Saturday, April 28.  The agency's annual general assembly, meeting

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Saudi Hollandi Bank announced on Saturday, April 28, net profits of $29.7 million for the first quarter of 2001, up 27 percent compared to $23.4 million figure in the same period of the previous year

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A US consortium on Saturday, April 28, won a $3.46 billion contract to build 3,000 schools in Saudi Arabia, the largest project since the kingdom opened up for foreign investments less than a year ago

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More than 20 Saudi, Japanese and US firms have submitted bids to build 15 desalination plants in projects worth a total of $14 billion, Saudi Arabia's agriculture minister said Thursday, April 27. Abd

April 28, 2001

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A number of clerics in the Arab world and elsewhere have been so active lately to issue religious opinions or fatwas on various issues concerning TV p

April 27, 2001

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Women in Saudi Arabia can stop hoping they will be allowed to drive as interior minister reaffirmed that his government has no intention reversing the

April 26, 2001

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Lebanon and its potential exporting market, Saudi Arabia, established a Lebanese-Saudi Business Council Wednesday, prior to Saudi plans for easing two

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The legitimacy of suicide attacks against the enemy has mounted to a controversy between Saudi and Egyptian clerics.

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French President Jacques Chirac has sent his Qatari counterpart, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, a written message dealing with bilateral ties and

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In a report by Washington Post on Thursday, the paper raised question whether justice is being done in a case in which three westerners are accused of

April 25, 2001

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Qatar’s emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani held talks Tuesday with Saudi King Fahd on bilateral relations and regional and international developme

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More than 290 animals died of the foot-and-mouth disease in Saudi Arabia and 1,845 head of cattle have been infected by the pandemic, the agriculture ministry said Tuesday, April 24, in Riyadh.  "1,60

April 24, 2001

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Saudi Basic Industries Corp (Sabic) is considering setting up a polymer plant in Iran through an agreement with the National Petrochemical Co (NPC).

April 23, 2001

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Kuwait showed its deep concern over the meaning of Saudi Arabia's security pact with Iran.