Saudi Arabia

October 17, 2000

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Delegations from Saudi Arabia and Iraq will begin a meeting Thursday in preparation for a search in southern Iraq for the remains of a Saudi pilot who

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South Korean President Kim Dae-Jung on Tuesday held talks with Saudi Arabia's defense minister on the Middle East crisis and high oil prices, official

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The Supreme Petroleum Council headed by King Fahd took over management of state-owned Saudi Aramco, which has a monopoly on oil production in the country with the world's largest oil reserves.

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Saudi Arabia announced on October 16th that the Supreme Petroleum Council for Petroleum and Mineral Affairs (SCPM) will be given the powers of the Higher Council of state oil company Saudi Aramco.

October 16, 2000

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The Supreme Petroleum Council headed by King Fahd took over management of state-owned Saudi Aramco, which has a monopoly on oil production in the coun

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Saudi Arabia called on Iraq to extradite two Saudi security officers who used a service revolver to hijack a plane to Baghdad.

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Four contracting groups have submitted bids in Saudi Arabia for the Haradh gas development project worth an estimated $2 billion, the Middle East Economic Digest reported Sunday.

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Al-Rajhi Trading Est., with 60 branches across Saudi Arabia, is planning a four-stage development and modernization program to provide more comprehensive services and better access for its customers.

October 15, 2000

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The passengers and crew of a Saudi airliner hijacked to Baghdad took off from Saddam International airport on Sunday around 1905 GMT heading to Riyadh

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Four contracting groups have submitted bids in Saudi Arabia for the Haradh gas development project worth an estimated two billion dollars, the Middle

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US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright is expected to travel to Saudi Arabia following the Middle East summit in Egypt to hold talks with Crown Prin

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South Korea's Hyundai Engineering and Construction Co. has won three power contracts worth of a total of $210 million dollars in Saudi Arabia, a newspaper reported Saturday.

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Silki La Silki National Telecommunications (SLS) has been recently awarded a seven year BOT contract (build, operate and transfer) for the payphone network of Saudi Arabia.

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US Energy Secretary Bill Richardson on Friday foresaw no output cutbacks by oil producers because of current Middle East tension and said he would seek a dialogue on energy prices during a trip next m

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Statistics recently published by the Saudi stock exchange authority have shown that the value of shares traded on the stock market had grown to SR 50 million in the first nine months of 2000, up from