Saudi Arabia

November 30, 2000

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A 200-page, English-language reference book about Saudi Arabia for foreign investors has been published by the Eastern Province Chamber of Commerce and Industry, reports <I>Gulf News,</I> reflected th

November 29, 2000

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An Iraqi alcohol smuggler was hospitalized after having a booty of 30,000 Saudi riyals (7,800 dollars) stuck in his stomach for three months.

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The SR 500 million contract recently signed between the French Danone Group and the Saudi Al-Safi Foods Company has enhanced the total French investments in the kingdom by 67 percent.

November 28, 2000

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The Saudi branches of McDonalds, the giant US fast food chain, have launched a campaign to help the Palestinians and stop people boycotting their prod

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Saudi authorities are still looking for suspects in the two bombings that killed one Briton and wounded three others earlier this month.

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Saudi Arabia opposes the use of the oil weapon as an Arab lever to apply pressure in the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, the kingdom's Oil Minister Ali al-Nuaimi said in an interview published Monday.

November 27, 2000

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The international oil market during the last five decades has witnessed several major crises, which have taken the shape of a severe and abnormal increase or decrease in prices or a shortage or excess

November 24, 2000

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Britain's Foreign Office confirmed Friday that two attacks on Britons in Saudi Arabia in the past week were car bombs, and urged its nationals in the

November 23, 2000

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Three Britons were injured, one seriously, in a car bomb attack in Riyadh late Wednesday. Police opened an inquiry into the blast, the second within a

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The Saudi economy grew by 8.8 percent in 1999 as oil prices soared, according to a central bank report published Wednesday, which foresaw even higher growth this year.

November 22, 2000

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The Saudi economy grew by 8.8 percent in 1999 as oil prices soared, according to a central bank report published Wednesday, which foresaw even higher

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The Saudi economy grew by 8.8 percent in 1999 as oil prices soared, according to a central bank report published Wednesday, which foresaw even higher growth this year.

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The Saudi-based American General Electric Company has announced that it is planning to construct three large Internet portals. These portals will include Saudi consortiums consisting of companies from

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Saudi Arabia said on November 21st that a U.N. pact to halt climate change, under discussion this week in The Hague, would cause damage to its economy.

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The Saudi French Bank achieved net profits of SR 509 million in the first nine months of this year, reported <I>Al-Watan</I> newspaper. This figure represents a 20 percent increase compared to the cor