Saudi Arabia

April 14, 2001

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Internet giant Yahoo said Friday it would remove pornographic material from its Web networks in response to consumer complaints and a Saudi fatwa that

April 12, 2001

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Piracy losses to software companies in Saudi Arabia amounted to more than one billion riyals ($267m) last year.

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The Saudi evening daily Al-Massaiya will cease publication from April 19 after 18 years on the newsstands, publishing group Al-Jazira announced Wednesday, April 11.   Al-Jazira said it would inst

April 11, 2001

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Saudi Arabia wants to know if any progress has been made in the more than a decade-old jewellery theft investigation and the murder of four Saudi dipl

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Saudi Aramco company has renewed its contract with the international China Limited company for the purchse of petroleum and chemical materials.

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Saudi companies will soon showboat their products at Baghdad's international fairground, a newspaper reported Tuesday, April 10.  "The coming days will see an exhibition dedicated to Saudi firms," exh

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The Tabouk pharmaceuticals manufacturing company has become the first Saudi company to have its medical products officially registered in the 12 member countries of the European Union.

April 10, 2001

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A top Saudi official said that King Fahd is alive and well and has held a series of meetings, denying rumors of his death that sent oil prices rocketi

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Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden has pledged his allegiance to the reclusive leader of the ruling Taliban militia in Afghanistan.

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Oil prices skipped higher in London on Monday, April 9, as rumors swept financial markets that Saudi Arabia's King Fahd had died. Riyadh quickly denied the rumors, saying the king of the world's large

April 9, 2001

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Saudi Interior Minister Prince Nayef bin AbdelAziz will visit Tehran next Sunday to sign a security pact with the Islamic republic.

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A Saudi delegation arrived in Islamabad on Sunday to look into the possibility of establishing cooperation between the two countries in the railway se

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The religious authorities in Dubai have joined an Islamic ban on Pokemon films and games already declared in Saudi Arabia and Qatar, a newspaper reported Sunday, April 7.  The religious affairs depart

April 7, 2001

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Saudi police have raided an illegal gambling den, which was electronically linked to a casino in Taiwan.

April 5, 2001

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has awarded a multi-million, multi-phased contract to the consulting firm Arthur D. Little, Inc. to advise on the restruct