Saudi Arabia

March 20, 2001

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat arrived in Jeddah Tuesday for talks with King Fahd and Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz ahead of the Arab summi

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A Lebanese local newspaper was ordered Monday to pay a LL30-million-fine ($20.000) after it was found guilty of libeling and slandering Saudi Prince T

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Four new cases of the Rift Valley Fever were discovered Monday in Saudi Arabia, while one person died of the disease over the last week.

March 19, 2001

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Advanced Electronics company of Saudi Arabia is to supply its highly sophisticated binoculars and telescopes to the French company, TALIS, both compan

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The Saudi Arabian Oil Co. (C.SOI), or Saudi Aramco, has informed its buyers in Japan and South Korea that it will make an additional 3.3 percent cut t

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It is estimated that overseas travel expenditure by Saudis will exceed $12.2 billion annually by 2005 even as the Kingdom is engaged in efforts to bui

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Saudi Interior Minister Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz announced Sunday that Saudi Arabia was about to sign an agreement on its border with Qatar, a topi

March 18, 2001

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A Saudi tornado aircraft crashed Sunday, killing the pilot and co-pilot.

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Arab banks need to build knowledgeable human resources around Internet solutions and to take up the on-line challenge.

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Although welcome, the reduction in charges announced by Saudi Telecom Company recently is not nearly sufficient to satisfy mobile phone users.

March 17, 2001

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The Saudi ministry of commerce has decided to ban temporarily the import of all kinds and products of chilled, frozen and canned meat, either sheep or

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The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) has recently signed an agreement with the Saudi Telecommunications Company to transmit its news services in Arabic and En

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Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdelaziz discussed with Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri by phone on Friday ways of expanding bilateral ties betw

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Bahrain’s Emir Shaikh Hamad al Khalifa will visit Saudi Arabia on Saturday to hold talks with King Fahd.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed Chechen rebels Friday for the hijacking of a Russian plane which ended in a dramatic rescue by Saudi special f