Saudi Arabia

December 6, 2000

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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,

December 4, 2000

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A Saudi national is to be flogged 20 times for using a mobile telephone during an internal flight, a Saudi newspaper reported Thursday.

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Saudi Arabia renewed an assurance on Saturday that it would take steps to calm world oil markets one day after Iraqi crude exports ground to a halt over Baghdad's insistence on a buyers' surcharge.

December 3, 2000

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The Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Jizan, southern Saudi Arabia, recommended the importing of seasonal labor force from Yemen through the conventional legal and official channels.

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Saudi branches of McDonald\'s, the world\'s biggest fast food chain, will donate 26 cents from every meal bought during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan to Palestinian hospitals.

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The balance of trade between Saudi Arabia and the USA has notably tilted during the year 2000 in favor of Saudi Arabia. This basically resulted from the rising oil prices, which hit peak records this

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Saudi Arabia and other OPEC producers could raise their output to make up for Iraq's halt to exports, Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Nuaimi said Saturday.

December 2, 2000

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A group of baboons waited three days to take revenge on a Saudi motorist who ran over one of their number.

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Saudi Arabia could ask Washington to hand over a Saudi national who is suspected of links to alleged terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden and whose ex

November 30, 2000

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A Saudi national is to be flogged 20 times for using a mobile telephone during an internal flight.