March 17, 2001
The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) has recently signed an agreement with the Saudi Telecommunications Company to transmit its news services in Arabic and En
Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdelaziz discussed with Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri by phone on Friday ways of expanding bilateral ties betw
Bahrain’s Emir Shaikh Hamad al Khalifa will visit Saudi Arabia on Saturday to hold talks with King Fahd.
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
March 16, 2001
Saudi Arabia and Egypt have extended an offer to help reduce Pakistan's huge $37 billion foreign debt burden.
OPEC oil ministers met Friday to cut output for the second time this year, possibly by more than expected, despite concerns among already anxious indu
March 15, 2001
An explosion in a metal bin outside a book shop in the centre of the Saudi capital left one Briton and one Egyptian lightly wounded. Earlier reports s
The Saudi authorities have published the names of 35 Muslims who died in a stampede during the pilgrimage earlier this month.
Saudi commandos stormed on Friday the hijacked Russian plane which landed Thursday in the Medina airport and arrested the three Chechen hijackers. Thr
A Saudi Airlines plane that arrived in Amman Thursday on a regular flight from Riyadh was evacuated after authorities were told there was a bomb on bo
In a newly published book titled “the Desert Governess,” Phyllis Ellis, a British widow compares herself to Anna Leonowens, the British governess who
Reports say that Saudi Arabia has kept crude supply to its major western and Asian customers unchanged for April, leaving customers to speculate on Sa
Two cases of foot-and-mouth disease have been discovered in the western Saudi port city of Yanbu. Meanwhile UAE announced that eight news cases of the
Police in Saudi Arabia have rounded up more Britons in secret raids, saying they are linked to a bombing campaign by rival manufacturers of bootleg al
OPEC will cut output by at least 500,000 barrels per day, said Venezuelan Oil Minister Alvaro Silva. That figure is "a minimum".