Saudi Arabia

January 9, 2001

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British Trade Minister Richard Caborn arrived in Saudi Arabia on Monday for a visit that will include the opening of a factory run by a Saudi-British company.

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Saudi Arabia’s much-anticipated opening of its multi-billion-dollar natural gas sector is picking up speed, according to media reports on January 8th.

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Riyadh aims to sign memorandums of understandings (MOUs) with oil majors by April 1 on a gas initiative expected to inject 100 billion dollars into the kingdom, Middle East Economic Survey (MEES) said

January 8, 2001

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Saudi Defense Minister Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz began Monday a two-day visit to Syria aimed at reinforcing bilateral cooperation.

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Saudi Arabia on Monday beheaded an Indian and a Pakistani found guilty of smuggling heroin into the kingdom.

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Saudi Interior Minister Nayef bin Abdul Aziz said Monday he would visit Iran shortly to sign an historic security agreement, the first between Tehran

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The Saudi Arabian Petrochemicals Company (Petrokemya), which is a subsidiary of Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC), the giant Saudi Arabian industrial concern, has announced that it has awarded a tur

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Saudi Arabia will meet later this month with foreign oil companies bidding for a role in huge upstream gas projects expected to inject more than 100 billion dollars into the kingdom, a senior Saudi of

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Two firms from Kuwait and Saudi Arabia have launched a joint $200 million fund for Islamic investment in Japanese markets, the managing director of Kuwait\'s International Investment Group (IIG) said

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An advisor to the Saudi King Fahd was recently quoted in <I>Asia Pulse</I>, stating that businessmen from Saudi Arabia, as well as from other Gulf countries, are willing to invest a sum of approximate

January 7, 2001

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Saudi Arabia will meet later this month with foreign oil companies bidding for a role in huge upstream gas projects expected to inject more than 100 b

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At least 20 teenage boys have been given 30 lashes each for harassing schoolgirls in the Saudi holy city of Medina, in a crackdown on young troublemak

January 4, 2001

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A $1.6 billion arms deal has been concluded between the United States and Saudi Arabia, according to a Riyadh-based US diplomat, for the maintenance of Saudi Arabia’s F-16 jet fighters.

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Most of the ISP’s operating in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia described the recent Internet fee cuts offered by the King Abdul-Aziz Sciences and Technologies City as a step in the right direction.

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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.