Saudi Arabia

January 15, 2001

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It seems that Saudi ISP’s can expect some challenging times ahead. A 70 percent rate cut on backbone connections introduced last week is set to reshuffle the Saudi Internet Service Providing market. A

January 14, 2001

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Saudi Arabia will host an international economic gathering between January 20-22 during which participants will discuss the impact of the internet and

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The joint Saudi-Iranian commission for economic and cultural cooperation will start its third session in Riyadh on Tuesday.

January 13, 2001

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Saudi telecommunications company has blocked telephone calls with 21 countries to prevent its youth from having \"sex chat\" with girls from these cou

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US Energy Secretary Bill Richardson arrived Saturday in Riyadh for talks with officials on enhancing US-Saudi oil cooperation as well other topics.

January 11, 2001

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A Saudi foreign ministry spokesman on Thursday attacked some local newspapers for their \"severe criticism\" of US President Bill Clinton\'s peace eff

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Saudi Arabia could establish special foreign investment decrees covering three core natural gas projects under its multi-billion dollar gas opening, according to sources on January 10th.

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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