Saudi Arabia

January 4, 2001

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The Microsoft-Arabia company forecasts a 19 percent profit rise in Saudi Arabia by the end of 2000. This optimistic prediction was made despite a 65 percent piracy ratio in this market.

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The Saudi Arab Monetary Association (SAMA), reported <I>Al-Hayat</I> newspaper, revealed that the market value of the issued shares on the Saudi Stock Exchange totaled SR 254.46 billion ($67.8 billion

January 3, 2001

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Saudi Arabia Tuesday called for hefty supply curbs when the Opec meets this month to prevent a further slide in world oil prices, Bahrain Tribune repo

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Five Britons held in Saudi Arabia for alcohol-related offences could face an Islamic court, which hands down the punishment of flogging.

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Nine Saudis were killed and four others seriously injured in a road accident in the north of the kingdom.

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Riyadh Development Company is planning to launch a number of projects in and out of Qasr Al-Hakam neighborhood in the heart of Riyadh.

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Only two days after Saudi Oil Minister Ali Naimi had cautioned that Riyadh would support a production cut at OPEC’s next meeting January 17th, a Saudi oil official was quoted as saying that the kingdo

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Only two days after Saudi Oil Minister Ali Naimi had cautioned that Riyadh would support a production cut at OPEC’s next meeting on January 17th, a Saudi oil official was quoted as saying that the kin

January 2, 2001

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Iran and Saudi Arabia have ironed out the details for an historic security agreement as the two nations work toward moving on from their past difficul

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An Iraqi foreign ministry official said Tuesday that the case of a Saudi pilot downed in Iraq during the 1991 Gulf War, and whose presumed remains wer

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Saudi Arabia began selling unleaded petrol (gasoline) domestically Sunday to support regional and international efforts to protect the environment.

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Saudi Arabia beheaded by the sword two nationals for murder Monday in the first executions of 2001.

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Five Britons have been detained in Saudi Arabia over alcohol-related offences, but British consular officials have been unable to visit two of them si

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Official statistics revealed that the number of registered automobiles in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia grew to 7,046,154 in 1997-1998, translating into a 20 percent rise since 1994.

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A Saudi fish specialist estimates the total fish and shrimps consumption in the kingdom at 100,000 tons per annum.