Saudi Arabia

December 26, 2000

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AC Ventures, the venture capital arm of professional services firm Andersen Consulting, and the Saudi Rasmala investment fund announced the launch of an Internet portal for investments in Islamic fina

December 25, 2000

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The director general of the Saudi HaIl Agriculture Development Company (Hadco) expects the output of the company to grow remarkably during the next two years.

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AC Ventures, the venture capital arm of professional services firm Andersen Consulting, and the Saudi Rasmala investment fund announced the launch of an Internet portal for investments in Islamic fina

December 24, 2000

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The Rift Valley Fever virus has left 113 dead in Saudi Arabia.

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A Briton wounded in a car bombing in the Saudi capital has lost the sight in his right eye and all but the stubs of two fingers on his right hand.

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King Fahd of Saudi Arabia will pay for 1,000 relatives of Palestinians killed or injured in the uprising against Israel to go on a pilgrimage to Mecca

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The Saudi ministries of commerce and municipalities affairs are planning to enforce a new law as part of the framework of the ‘Saudization policy’.

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On December 13, Sir Mark Moody Stuart, the chairman of Royal Dutch/Shell, signed a letter of intent (LOI) signaling his group’s interest in participating in the long-awaited opening by the government

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Saudi Arabia\'s domestic debt amounts to more than 600 billion riyals ($160 billion), almost as high as the gross domestic product (GDP) in 2000, newspapers reported on Wednesday, December 20.

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TotalFinaElf announced on December 21st that it had signed three letters of intent covering Saudi Arabia’s natural gas development projects.

December 23, 2000

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A Saudi official said Saturday that the inquiry into three anti-British car bombings in Saudi Arabia has yet to produce a real breakthrough, despite s

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Three Britons have been arrested in Saudi Arabia on suspicion of producing or smuggling alcohol.

December 21, 2000

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A Belgian and a Lebanese are among several men arrested as part of inquiries into three car bombings that have killed one Briton and wounded five peop

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As the Saudi Arabian government initiates measures designed to make its economy more amenable to foreign business interests, other, more ominous developments are occurring that may serve to keep Weste

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The total assets value of the investment funds run by the 10 biggest Saudi banks grew to SR37.6 billion ($10 billion) by the end of the first quarter of this year—up from SR34.6 billion ($9.23 billion