Saudi Arabia

February 7, 2001

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Saudi Arabia's Supreme Petroleum Council, chaired by King Fahd, said Tuesday that the kingdom was seeking to preserve the stability of the oil market.

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Saudi's petrochemical giant SABIC posted a record $6.5 billion in revenue and a $968 million net profit for the year 2000, up 113 percent from 1999, Saudi Industry Minister Hashem bin Abdullah Yamani

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Saudi King Fahd on Tuesday received French Secretary for Foreign Trade Francois Huwart, who is on a three-day trip to the kingdom to boost trade between the countries.

February 5, 2001

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أعلن مصرف \"انفستكورب\" عن تحقيق أرباح صافية قيمتها 70 مليون دولار في نهاية 2000 مسجلا بذلك انخفاضا مقداره 43.5% عن أرباحه الصافية التي حققها في العام

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Saudi interior minister, Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz, on Sunday announced the arrest of three western men, one British, a Canadian and a Belgian, for

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Saudi Arabia and Kuwait approved maps demarcating their maritime borders in Stockholm on January 30th, according to the Kuwaiti news agency KUNA on January 31st.

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The Saudi stock market shed another 1.1 percent in the week ending Thursday, February 1, as major banks reported declining profits, Bakheet Financial Advisors (BFA) reported.

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A 35-member business delegation will head to Saudi Arabia next week on a four-day trip to encourage Saudi business people to explore joint ventures with their Jordanian counterparts.

February 4, 2001

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The Saudi private sector registered a growth rate estimated at nearly 2.4 percent in 1999.

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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.