Saudi Arabia

April 3, 2001

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US Taconic Industrial Products LLC of Petersburgh is suing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for about $3 million.

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Two Austrians were sentenced to three years in prison in Monaco Tuesday for procuring up to 30 prostitutes a month for a Saudi prince in Monaco.

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A recent Saudi economic study concluded that the Kingdom will need SR 300 billion ($80 billion) investments to meet the rising water consumption throughout the next 40 years, reported <I>Al-Watan</I>

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In response to the announcement that the administration of US President George W. Bush will not seek congressional ratification of the Kyoto Protocol, a Saudi official told MEES that his country "unde

April 2, 2001

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No cases of the rift valley fever (RVF) were detected last week in Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi King, Crown Prince and Defense minister have donated a total of SR 10 million to support the Wild Life Fund.

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Japan’s giant game manufacturer, Nintendo, is investigating whether the popular Pokemon game has elements that may be deemed objectionable to some Isl

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A Saudi caravan of vehicles arrived in Beirut Sunday carrying dates that are “destined for the poor in Lebanon.”

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Pepsi Cola has decided to suspend its Saudi promotion campaign, which featured the children’s pokemon cartoon figure, following a ruling that banned the game throughout the kingdom.

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A Saudi solidarity committee announced a grant of $2.44 million to Palestinian residents of the West Bank and Gaza Strip on Sunday, April 1, raising its backing over the past six months to a total of

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The board of directors of the Pharmaceuticals conglomerate, Glaxo-SmithKline, has approved the establishment of an antibiotics plant in Algeria.

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A delegation of Moroccan business executives will travel to Saudi Arabia on April 7, for a three-day visit aimed at improving ties between the two countries’ industrial sectors.

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The Saudi Arabian government is studying the possibility of levying income tax on workers from foreign countries, sources report from Riyadh. But such a move is only one of several policy changes bein

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A delegation comprised of Moroccan business executives will travel to Saudi Arabia on April 7, for a three-day visit meant to improve ties between the two countries industrial sectors.

April 1, 2001

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The third Saudi relief plane arrived in the Indian state of Gujarat on Sunday loaded with tents, blankets and foodstuffs in aid to the victims of the