Saudi Arabia

January 8, 2001

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The Saudi Arabian Petrochemicals Company (Petrokemya), which is a subsidiary of Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC), the giant Saudi Arabian industrial concern, has announced that it has awarded a tur

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Saudi Arabia will meet later this month with foreign oil companies bidding for a role in huge upstream gas projects expected to inject more than 100 billion dollars into the kingdom, a senior Saudi of

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Two firms from Kuwait and Saudi Arabia have launched a joint $200 million fund for Islamic investment in Japanese markets, the managing director of Kuwait\'s International Investment Group (IIG) said

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An advisor to the Saudi King Fahd was recently quoted in <I>Asia Pulse</I>, stating that businessmen from Saudi Arabia, as well as from other Gulf countries, are willing to invest a sum of approximate

January 7, 2001

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Saudi Arabia will meet later this month with foreign oil companies bidding for a role in huge upstream gas projects expected to inject more than 100 b

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At least 20 teenage boys have been given 30 lashes each for harassing schoolgirls in the Saudi holy city of Medina, in a crackdown on young troublemak

January 4, 2001

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A $1.6 billion arms deal has been concluded between the United States and Saudi Arabia, according to a Riyadh-based US diplomat, for the maintenance of Saudi Arabia’s F-16 jet fighters.

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Most of the ISP’s operating in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia described the recent Internet fee cuts offered by the King Abdul-Aziz Sciences and Technologies City as a step in the right direction.

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The Microsoft-Arabia company forecasts a 19 percent profit rise in Saudi Arabia by the end of 2000. This optimistic prediction was made despite a 65 percent piracy ratio in this market.

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The Saudi Arab Monetary Association (SAMA), reported <I>Al-Hayat</I> newspaper, revealed that the market value of the issued shares on the Saudi Stock Exchange totaled SR 254.46 billion ($67.8 billion

January 3, 2001

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Saudi Arabia Tuesday called for hefty supply curbs when the Opec meets this month to prevent a further slide in world oil prices, Bahrain Tribune repo

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Five Britons held in Saudi Arabia for alcohol-related offences could face an Islamic court, which hands down the punishment of flogging.

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Nine Saudis were killed and four others seriously injured in a road accident in the north of the kingdom.

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Riyadh Development Company is planning to launch a number of projects in and out of Qasr Al-Hakam neighborhood in the heart of Riyadh.

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Only two days after Saudi Oil Minister Ali Naimi had cautioned that Riyadh would support a production cut at OPEC’s next meeting January 17th, a Saudi oil official was quoted as saying that the kingdo