Saudi Arabia

May 3, 2001

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The Saudi Compaq Computers Company recorded a 36 percent growth in operations through the first quarter of 2001, reported <I>Al-Hayat</I> newspaper.

May 2, 2001

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Saudi Arabia plans to submit a formal request to the US to purchase the AH-64D attack helicopter, including advanced Longbow radar.

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa left Saudi Arabia on Tuesday after discussing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with Saudi officials, following a

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The six member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) must implement quarantine from July to help fight the spread of diseases such as foot-and-mouth and Rift Valley Fever, a Gulf agriculture of

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Saudi Research and Publishing Company (SRPC), the Arab world’s largest publishing house, has announced that it is moving its operational base from Saudi Arabia to Dubai Media City.

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Could it be that Riyadh is getting cold feet at the last moment? Saudi Arabia—the only GCC member not a part of the WTO—that for years has been pushing for membership in the World Trade Organization,

May 1, 2001

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Saudi billionaire Prince Al Walid bin Talal bin Abdul Aziz on Monday ruled out investing in sanctions-hit Iraq, but said he would invest in Iran at Pr

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Bids by 12 foreign oil majors for three Saudi gas projects worth tens of billions of dollars have been referred to the Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC) headed by King Fahd, a newspaper reported Monday,

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With Middle East tourism volumes currently standing at 15 million a year and expected to soar to 69 million a year by 2020, ‘umbrella’ marketing is urged for the Gulf region, aiming to turn it into a

April 30, 2001

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Egyptian and Saudi Air Forces will hold on Tuesday war games with live ammunition at King Fahd Air Base in Taef.

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Saudi Arabia’s furniture market, the largest in the Middle East, is attracting world attention. Its value currently stands at three billion Saudi riyals per annum, and it is characterized by a high gr

April 29, 2001

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US consortium has won a $3.46 billion contract to build 3,000 schools in Saudi Arabia under a foreign investment build-operate-transfer scheme.

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa will visit on Monday Saudi Arabia and Syria on a mission described by the Emirati daily, Al Bayan, as “urgent.”

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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 26.  Ab

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A rail link between the east and west coasts of Saudi Arabia, one of four railway projects being considered by Riyadh, is estimated to cost 6.5 billion riyals ($1.7 billion), a newspaper reported Frid