Saudi Arabia

April 1, 2001

03:00 GMT

A recent report appearing in <I>Al-Riyadh</I> newspaper has revealed that the Saudi Al-Jazira Bank recorded a net operating income of SR 52.1 million in 2000, compared with SR 37 million in 1999.

March 29, 2001

03:00 GMT

Indian and Sudanese expatriates wishing to renew their Saudi work permits will have to produce medical certificates showing that they are not sufferin

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An order banning selling cigarettes in residential areas of National Guards personnel in Saudi Arabia has been issued.

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Saudi Arabia has launched a project to upgrade and modernize its French-supplied anti-aircraft missiles.

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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, by SR 2.5 billion capital, reported <I>Al-Sharq Al-Awsat</I> newspaper, following the finaliza

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.

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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.