Saudi Arabia

December 5, 2000

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Saudi Arabia has sent long-awaited information regarding proposals for the kingdom’s multi-billion dollar energy opening to international oil majors, according to industry sources on December 4th.

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Saudi Arabia said on December 4th that the kingdom would coordinate with other producers and the International Energy Agency (IEA), which controls emergency oil stockpiles for its 24 member countries,

December 4, 2000

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A Saudi national is to be flogged 20 times for using a mobile telephone during an internal flight, a Saudi newspaper reported Thursday.

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Saudi Arabia renewed an assurance on Saturday that it would take steps to calm world oil markets one day after Iraqi crude exports ground to a halt over Baghdad's insistence on a buyers' surcharge.

December 3, 2000

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The Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Jizan, southern Saudi Arabia, recommended the importing of seasonal labor force from Yemen through the conventional legal and official channels.

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Saudi branches of McDonald\'s, the world\'s biggest fast food chain, will donate 26 cents from every meal bought during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan to Palestinian hospitals.

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The balance of trade between Saudi Arabia and the USA has notably tilted during the year 2000 in favor of Saudi Arabia. This basically resulted from the rising oil prices, which hit peak records this

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Saudi Arabia and other OPEC producers could raise their output to make up for Iraq's halt to exports, Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Nuaimi said Saturday.

December 2, 2000

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A group of baboons waited three days to take revenge on a Saudi motorist who ran over one of their number.

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Saudi Arabia could ask Washington to hand over a Saudi national who is suspected of links to alleged terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden and whose ex

November 30, 2000

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A Saudi national is to be flogged 20 times for using a mobile telephone during an internal flight.

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Lawyers for London-based Saudi businessman Khalid al Fawwaz, who is alleged to have close links with the terrorist network headed by the notorious Osa

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A contract has recently been signed between the Bahraini Al Namal Group and the Dammam-based Jodran Company, reported <I>Gulf Daily News</I>.

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A 200-page, English-language reference book about Saudi Arabia for foreign investors has been published by the Eastern Province Chamber of Commerce and Industry, reports <I>Gulf News,</I> reflected th

November 29, 2000

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An Iraqi alcohol smuggler was hospitalized after having a booty of 30,000 Saudi riyals (7,800 dollars) stuck in his stomach for three months.