Saudi Arabia

February 26, 2001

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Saudi Arabia will need to invest 300 billion riyals (80 billion dollars) in the water sector over the next 40 years. Meanwhile, the GCC will address w

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Saudi Interior Minister Prince Nayef bin Abdel Aziz has said that the kingdom is not accusing any party of involvement in the 1996 Khobar towers explo

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Saudi Arabia and Yemen have signed an agreement to reschedule 249 million dollars of Yemeni debts to the kingdom.

February 25, 2001

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Two Saudi men have each paid tens of thousands of dollars in an auction for cellular phone lines with unique, easy-to-memorize numbers.

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Saudi Arabia and Yemen signed Saturday in Riyadh an agreement for establishing joint business council aimed at boosting economic relations between the

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The Philippine government has secured a commitment from the Saudi Arabian Oil Co. that it will expand its operations here, a presidential palace statement said Saturday.

February 22, 2001

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The Saudi Telecommunications Co. (STC) will slash tariffs on telephone calls to Arab, Gulf and Asian countries by up to 31 percent from next month.

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Saudi Arabia believes it is "premature" for OPEC to decide to reduce crude oil production, a Saudi oil source told AFP on Wednesday.

February 21, 2001

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Saudi Arabia and Syria signed in Damascus Tuesday an accord to set up a free trade area between the two countries.

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OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia is in favour of fresh output cuts during the next OPEC meeting in a month's time, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

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Saudi Arabia will need to invest 300 billion riyals in the water sector over the next 40 years, experts said in a report published on Saturday, which called for the desert kingdom to speed up the plan

February 20, 2001

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Saudi Arabia will exclude its oil production, broadcasting, land and air transport, and telecommunications sectors from foreign investment, the official SPA news agency reported Monday, February 12.  

February 19, 2001

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Unemployment among Saudi males is set to rise to 15 percent this year, challenging the kingdom's economy, a report by the Saudi American Bank (Samba)

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A senior economist at the Saudi American Bank said that the total amount of private Saudi money invested abroad has reached 700 billion dollars.

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South African President Thabo Mbeki held talks Sunday in Riyadh with King Fahd and Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdelaziz.