Saudi Arabia

February 19, 2001

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A senior economist at the Saudi American Bank said that the total amount of private Saudi money invested abroad has reached 700 billion dollars.

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South African President Thabo Mbeki held talks Sunday in Riyadh with King Fahd and Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdelaziz.

February 18, 2001

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Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez held Sunday in Riyadh talks with King Fahd and Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdelazizon bilateral and regional issues.

February 17, 2001

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The Prince of Wales discussed with Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdelaziz the human rights of Britons being held in Saudi Arabia during a visit to

February 15, 2001

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Saudi Arabia’s higher tourism commission and the British company Earnest and Young International have signed a contract to develop the tourism sector.

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Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC) has signed contracts with Iran and Egypt for exports this year of 260,000 tones of methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), the company announced Wednesday.

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South African President Thabo Mbeki will travel to Saudi Arabia on Saturday for a three-day visit, followed by a stopover in Mali for talks with the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, his off

February 14, 2001

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Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez will start Saturday a three day official visit to Saudi Arabia.

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The US government's lead witness in the embassy bombings trial told the court Tuesday that a group led by Saudi exile Osama bin Laden considered bombi

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Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC) has signed contracts with Iran and Egypt for exports this year of 260,000 tons of methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), the company announced Wednesday, February 14.

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Saudi Arabia and Syria have decided to set up a free trade zone, the official news agency <i>SPA</i> reported Monday, February 12.

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In issuing a “negative list” on February 11th, Saudi Arabia is setting its limits on full foreign ownership in key sectors in an effort not to open the door too widely to outside investment, sources s

February 13, 2001

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The process of scientific investigation is a much more complex and human endeavor than we usually talk about in technical papers, where we clean up all of the dirt and hide the loose ends.

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Suez/Sumed Complex:After passing through the Bab al-Mandab, oil en route from the Persian Gulf must pass either through the Suez Canal or the Sumed Pipeline complex in Egypt.

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Saudi Arabia is looking for investments up to $25 billion to see through a gas project in the south of the country, economic daily al-Iqdissadiya reported Wednesday.