Saudi Arabia

December 10, 2000

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The director general of the Saudi fish resources department stated that although Saudi Arabia endows tremendous capabilities and resources as far as the fishing sector is concerned, during the past fe

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Despite the decline in the Saudi imports from the United Kingdom, the UK remains the largest European exporter country to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi Aramco has found a new gas field with commercial quantities of gas and condensates in the east of the oil-rich Gulf Arab state, Oil Minister Ali al-Nuaimi said Saturday.

December 7, 2000

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Saudi Arabia\'s new seventh five-year plan (2000-05) has focussed on the entry of more Saudi nationals into the workforce and a greater role for the p

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Saudi Arabia said Thursday it had given up its demand for the extradition of two of its nationals who hijacked a Saudi plane to Baghdad on October 15,

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Saudi Arabia has grouped foreign oil companies into three potential consortia for investment in the kingdom’s much-anticipated energy sector opening, according to industry sources on December 6th.

December 6, 2000

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Muslim pilgrims to Saudi Arabia will be allowed to stay on in the kingdom for tourism purposes starting from March 2001.

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Saudi security forces have arrested almost 43,000 people who infiltrated into the oil-rich kingdom across the border with Yemen since the start of Nov

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A Saudi economic specialist estimates the current Saudi budget to achieve a 50 billion Saudi riyals ($13.3 billion) surplus, which is the first budget surplus since 1981.

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Despite the continuously rising international oil prices and the $13 billion projected Saudi budget deficit by the end of this year, the local stock exchange continued to move downward for the third w

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Lucent Technologies announced Tuesday that it successfully conducted a trial of its General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) jointly with the Saudi Telecom Company (STC) in the Jeddah GSM network in Saudi

December 5, 2000

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A Saudi newspaper warned Israel on Tuesday that any new war in the Middle East would lead to a level of Arab popular resistance unknown in previous co

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Recent moves towards Saudi telecom privatization have introduced new dynamics in network development. <i>Pyramid Research</i> revealed that STC (Saudi Telecommunications Company), the kingdom’s sole m

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Saudi Arabia has sent long-awaited information regarding proposals for the kingdom’s multi-billion dollar energy opening to international oil majors, according to industry sources on December 4th.

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Saudi Arabia said on December 4th that the kingdom would coordinate with other producers and the International Energy Agency (IEA), which controls emergency oil stockpiles for its 24 member countries,