Saudi Arabia

April 10, 2001

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Oil prices skipped higher in London on Monday, April 9, as rumors swept financial markets that Saudi Arabia's King Fahd had died. Riyadh quickly denied the rumors, saying the king of the world's large

April 9, 2001

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Saudi Interior Minister Prince Nayef bin AbdelAziz will visit Tehran next Sunday to sign a security pact with the Islamic republic.

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A Saudi delegation arrived in Islamabad on Sunday to look into the possibility of establishing cooperation between the two countries in the railway se

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The religious authorities in Dubai have joined an Islamic ban on Pokemon films and games already declared in Saudi Arabia and Qatar, a newspaper reported Sunday, April 7.  The religious affairs depart

April 7, 2001

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Saudi police have raided an illegal gambling den, which was electronically linked to a casino in Taiwan.

April 5, 2001

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has awarded a multi-million, multi-phased contract to the consulting firm Arthur D. Little, Inc. to advise on the restruct

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Bahrain’s emir Shaikh Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa will visit Saudi Arabia on Thursday.

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Saudi and Lebanese army chiefs of staff discussed in Beirut on Wednesday ways to strengthen military cooperation between the two countries.

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A recent economic study concluded that the Saudi Kingdom will require some 300 billion Saudi riyals ($80 billion) in investment to meet the rising water consumption needs for the next 40 years.

April 4, 2001

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The Saudi Development Fund (SDF) has extended Morocco a sum of 45 million Saudi Rials loan (about $ 11.36 million) to co-finance low-cost housing proj

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Saudi Arabia's agriculture ministry announced Tuesday that 3,800 cases of foot-and-mouth disease had been detected in 67 sites.

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Saudi Interior Minister Nayef bin Abdul Aziz said Tuesday that the "Iraqi regime was still a threat to the entire Gulf region."

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Saudi Arabia has taken the first step to allowing trade unions in the kingdom, authorizing the creation of "labor committees" in businesses employing more than 100 people, the SPA news agency report

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Saudi Arabia's agriculture ministry announced Tuesday, April 3, that 3,800 cases of foot-and-mouth disease had been detected in 67 sites.  "Sixty-seven sites of the foot-and-mouth pandemic had been de

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The world’s biggest crude producer will comply 100 percent with OPEC’s output cut announced last month in Vienna, according to an unnamed high ranking Saudi aide, reported Energy24.