Saudi Arabia

February 27, 2001

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UPI reported that U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell and Saudi leaders on Monday discussed a new formula for Iraq that provides lifting the U.N.-imposed embargo and allowing the resumption of civil

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The Saudi Arabian Supreme Economic Council announced on 12 February that it had finalized the country’s “negative list,” which delineates those economic sectors off limits to 100 percent foreign owne

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In 2000, the Persian Gulf countries (Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates) produced nearly 28 percent of the world's oil, while holding 65 percent of the worl

February 26, 2001

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Saudi IT market sources have estimated the volume of computer sales in the kingdom’s markets last year at 223,000 PCs, with a figure of $434.8 million

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The Saudi health authorities have said that a new case of rift valley fever was discovered last week in Assir.

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The Saudi health authorities have said that a new case of rift valley fever was discovered last week in Assir.

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Saudi Arabia will need to invest 300 billion riyals (80 billion dollars) in the water sector over the next 40 years. Meanwhile, the GCC will address w

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Saudi Interior Minister Prince Nayef bin Abdel Aziz has said that the kingdom is not accusing any party of involvement in the 1996 Khobar towers explo

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Saudi Arabia and Yemen have signed an agreement to reschedule 249 million dollars of Yemeni debts to the kingdom.

February 25, 2001

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Two Saudi men have each paid tens of thousands of dollars in an auction for cellular phone lines with unique, easy-to-memorize numbers.

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Saudi Arabia and Yemen signed Saturday in Riyadh an agreement for establishing joint business council aimed at boosting economic relations between the

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The Philippine government has secured a commitment from the Saudi Arabian Oil Co. that it will expand its operations here, a presidential palace statement said Saturday.

February 22, 2001

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The Saudi Telecommunications Co. (STC) will slash tariffs on telephone calls to Arab, Gulf and Asian countries by up to 31 percent from next month.

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Saudi Arabia believes it is "premature" for OPEC to decide to reduce crude oil production, a Saudi oil source told AFP on Wednesday.

February 21, 2001

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Saudi Arabia and Syria signed in Damascus Tuesday an accord to set up a free trade area between the two countries.