Saudi Arabia

January 11, 2001

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The Saudi banking system’s C-list, which contains the names of Saudi national and expatriates who are considered bad risks, stood at 106,000 customers at the end of November, reported <I>Al-Sharq Al-A

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A Saudi company and a German concern have been awarded the contract to mark the 1,500-km-long border between Saudi Arabia and Yemen, reported <I>Al-Sharq Al-Awsat</I>.

January 10, 2001

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An explosion occurred in a phone cabinet at the entrance of a shopping area in the Saudi capital on Wednesday, but no one was hurt.

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A Saudi woman entered the Guinness book of World records for being the first woman to have a pregnancy lasting 12 years.

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Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal and his Egyptian counterpart Amr Moussa insisted the issue of Jerusalem was not negotiable.

January 9, 2001

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Saudi Arabia and Iran will sign a security pact during the upcoming visit by Saudi Arabian Interior Minister Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz to Tehran.

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Saudi Arabia and Egypt will announce soon a 40 percent reduction on custom fees on goods and materials in the year 2001.

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Syrian President Bashar Assad received on Monday Saudi Defense Minister Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz, who started a two-day visit to Damascus to discu

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is in the process of liberalizing many of its laws, permitting, for example, foreigners to own property and removing the need for sponsors, in a move to attract increasing

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British Trade Minister Richard Caborn arrived in Saudi Arabia on Monday for a visit that will include the opening of a factory run by a Saudi-British company.

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Saudi Arabia’s much-anticipated opening of its multi-billion-dollar natural gas sector is picking up speed, according to media reports on January 8th.

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Riyadh aims to sign memorandums of understandings (MOUs) with oil majors by April 1 on a gas initiative expected to inject 100 billion dollars into the kingdom, Middle East Economic Survey (MEES) said

January 8, 2001

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Saudi Defense Minister Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz began Monday a two-day visit to Syria aimed at reinforcing bilateral cooperation.

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Saudi Arabia on Monday beheaded an Indian and a Pakistani found guilty of smuggling heroin into the kingdom.

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Saudi Interior Minister Nayef bin Abdul Aziz said Monday he would visit Iran shortly to sign an historic security agreement, the first between Tehran