Saudi Arabia

March 17, 2001

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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

March 16, 2001

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Saudi Arabia and Egypt have extended an offer to help reduce Pakistan's huge $37 billion foreign debt burden.

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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

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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

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The Saudi authorities have published the names of 35 Muslims who died in a stampede during the pilgrimage earlier this month.

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Saudi commandos stormed on Friday the hijacked Russian plane which landed Thursday in the Medina airport and arrested the three Chechen hijackers. Thr

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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

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In a newly published book titled “the Desert Governess,” Phyllis Ellis, a British widow compares herself to Anna Leonowens, the British governess who

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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

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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

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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

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OPEC will cut output by at least 500,000 barrels per day, said Venezuelan Oil Minister Alvaro Silva. That figure is "a minimum".