Saudi Arabia

April 2, 2001

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Japan’s giant game manufacturer, Nintendo, is investigating whether the popular Pokemon game has elements that may be deemed objectionable to some Isl

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A Saudi caravan of vehicles arrived in Beirut Sunday carrying dates that are “destined for the poor in Lebanon.”

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Pepsi Cola has decided to suspend its Saudi promotion campaign, which featured the children’s pokemon cartoon figure, following a ruling that banned the game throughout the kingdom.

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A Saudi solidarity committee announced a grant of $2.44 million to Palestinian residents of the West Bank and Gaza Strip on Sunday, April 1, raising its backing over the past six months to a total of

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The board of directors of the Pharmaceuticals conglomerate, Glaxo-SmithKline, has approved the establishment of an antibiotics plant in Algeria.

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A delegation of Moroccan business executives will travel to Saudi Arabia on April 7, for a three-day visit aimed at improving ties between the two countries’ industrial sectors.

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The Saudi Arabian government is studying the possibility of levying income tax on workers from foreign countries, sources report from Riyadh. But such a move is only one of several policy changes bein

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A delegation comprised of Moroccan business executives will travel to Saudi Arabia on April 7, for a three-day visit meant to improve ties between the two countries industrial sectors.

April 1, 2001

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The third Saudi relief plane arrived in the Indian state of Gujarat on Sunday loaded with tents, blankets and foodstuffs in aid to the victims of the

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Secretary General of the International Islamic Relief Organization (IIRO) has discussed in Jeddah relief programs with Afghani minister of borders and

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The second meeting for the experts committee assigned by the GCC ministers of justice to formulate the draft of the unified law of legal proceedings w

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Saudi Arabia's mufti has banned the popular children's game of Pokemon as too much like gambling and suspiciously Jewish

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The Yemeni Al-Kuthairy Investment Group has announced that an initial agreement was signed with Saudi businessmen to join an oil refinery project in Makla region in eastern Yemen.

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The Jubail and Yanbu Electricity and Water Facilities Company (Marafeq) was officially launched recently, with a SR 2.5 billion capital.

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The Saudi Arabian government is studying the possibility of levying income tax on workers from foreign countries, sources report from Riyadh.