Saudi Arabia

March 26, 2001

03:00 GMT

The Standing Committee for Scientific Research and Fatwa in Saudi Arabia has issued a fatwa, banning the children's game of Pokemon as too much like g

March 25, 2001

03:00 GMT

Qader Mizbani, an Iranian cyclist, has become champion of the third stage of the Saudi International Contests.

03:00 GMT

Wicat Systems, Inc, based in Provo Utah, recently announced that they have been awarded a contract to develop and a large number of computer-based tra

March 24, 2001

02:00 GMT

Belgian defense minister, Andre Flahaut has decided to postpone a planned Gulf tour because of the deteriorating security conditions in Macedonia.

02:00 GMT

The Saudi ministry of commerce has banned Friday the import of chilled, frozen or canned meat from several Arab and foreign countries following the ou

02:00 GMT

The Saudi-Korean joint committee for economic and investment cooperation started in Riyadh on Saturday its 11th session.

March 22, 2001

02:00 GMT

Saudi Arabia is considering the replacement of its inter-bank electronic bourse with a transparent stock market supervised by an independent body.

02:00 GMT

A power grid will be established soon linking Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Kuwait.

02:00 GMT

A new private electricity and water company will be established in Saudi Arabia.

02:00 GMT

Despite Saudi Arabia’s leading role in the coalition of countries that faced off against Iraq in the 1991 Gulf War, the volume of trade between the two, within the framework of the UN oil-for-food pro

02:00 GMT

The Saudi Insurance Cooperative Company and the Al-Amthal Financing & Leasing Company have signed a two-year long agreement, according to which Saudi Insurance will provide insurance coverage for cars

March 21, 2001

02:00 GMT

The Gulf International Bank investment banking division has been appointed as an independent financial advisor to Saudi Jubail United Petrochemical Co

02:00 GMT

Qatar and Saudi Arabia signed a final border agreement won Wednesday, bringing the curtain down on a 35-year-old territorial conflict in the second su

02:00 GMT

Newly-found Egyptian Saudi Insurance Co has been granted a preliminary license approval to operate casualty insurance business in Egypt by the country

02:00 GMT

According to a leading Saudi Internet banking expert, Arab banks need to build knowledgeable human resources around Internet solutions and to take up the on-line challenge.