Saudi Arabia

February 4, 2001

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A Saudi army officer has been condemned to 70 lashes for using a mobile phone on a domestic flight, in the second such conviction since November.

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Saudi Arabia has signed an accord with Pakistan focusing on ways of boosting cooperation in trade and industry, newspapers reported Thursday.

February 3, 2001

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Bahrain and Saudi Arabia will allow foreigners soon to own land for development purposes.

February 1, 2001

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A security agreement between Saudi Arabia and Iran will be signed before the hajj season that starts late February.

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The Arab world's third largest bank, Saudi American Bank (Samba), saw its profits rise 10.7 percent in 2000 to two billion riyals ($542 million), the bank said Wednesday, January 31.

January 30, 2001

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Saudi Arabia says it\'s ready to receive Iraqi pilgrims and will provide them with all facilities.

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Introduction: The following article was written by Dr Majid al-Moneef, Adviser to the Saudi Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources.

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January 29, 2001

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Saudi interior minister, Prince Nayef bin Abdelaziz, denied on Sunday any arrangements for a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart during the meetings of

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Saudi meat importers have accused several Gulf meat processing companies of importing products into Saudi Arabia which include banned Irish and Indian meat.

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Saudi Oger signed a preliminary agreement worth $2 billion with the Saudi mining company Maaden.

January 28, 2001

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Europe has been recently swept into scandals concerning allegations of illegal arms sales in which Iran and Saudi Arabia are involved

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Saudi industry needs $160 billion in investments over the next 20 years to double the sector\'s share of gross domestic product to 20 percent, a senior official said in an interview.

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Saudi Arabia has chosen Japan\'s Sumitomo Corp. to build a $2.2-billion desalination plant in the Gulf industrial city of Jubail.

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A Saudi transport firm has signed a contract with Iraq for direct exports through a border crossing to the sanctions-hit state, the company said Saturday.