Saudi Arabia

November 18, 2000

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Flash floods in Saudi Arabia swept away 10 people, killing seven, after heavy rains.

November 17, 2000

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Saudi Arabia pledged Friday at the opening of a major oil forum to work in concert with other producers and consumers to bring stability to the raging

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Four Filipinos and one Saudi were beheaded by sword on Friday after they were found guilty of murder and armed robbery.

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Saudi Arabia hosts Friday a major forum of producers and consumers seeking a deal on a price range as the cost of crude remains dangerously high.

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A Briton died and his wife was slightly injured by a suspected car bomb in the central shopping district of the Saudi capital on Friday.

November 16, 2000

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The Saudi stock exchange made a small downturn of 0.3 percent in the week that ended Thursday as investors waited for annual financial data from the c

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Ministers and officials from 42 countries and nine organizations converged on Riyadh Thursday, the eve of the 7th International Energy Forum aimed at

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Over the past year, rumours of a partial sell-off for the state-owned Saudi Telecommunications Company (STC), have intensified. Although negotiations have apparently broken down with potential investo

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Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil exporter and a major ally of the biggest consumer, the United States, hosts a conference this weekend to try to bridge the growing divide between producers and co

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The Saudi Detergents Arab Company (DAC) is planning to build two new chemical detergent manufacturing factories, reported <I>Al-Hayat</I> newspaper. These two new plants will be built in Saudi Arabia

November 15, 2000

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Saudi Arabia hosts a conference this weekend to try to bridge the growing divide between producers and consumers.

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Saudi Arabia\'s industrial sector recorded growth of 5.5 percent in 1999, while industrial investments totaled more than $60 billion, Saudi Industry Minister Hisham bin Abdullah al-Yamani said Tuesday

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Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil exporter and a major ally of the biggest consumer, the United States, hosts a conference this weekend to try to bridge the growing divide between producers and co

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Recent figures regarding the insurance sector in Saudi Arabia have shown that only 21.3 percent of those employed in this sector are of Saudi origin. The remaining positions are filled by expatriates.

November 14, 2000

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Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Ali Naimi said on Monday he would not rule out further oil production increases by OPEC.