Saudi Arabia

September 17, 2000

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One Saudi and two Egyptian men were beheaded in Saudi Arabia Sunday, after being found guilty of murder.

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Sixteen of 36 people struck down by Rift Valley Fever in Saudi Arabia have died. The fever was reported from September 11th in Jizan province.

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Realtors in the Saudi capital Riyadh expect land prices to increase because of high demand from investors who now favor the real estate market over the stock market.

September 16, 2000

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At least 30 people have died from a mystery illness in Saudi Arabia in recent days raising fears of West Nile or Ebola viruses, according to newspaper

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<b>Date:</b> Sep 16 - Sep 22, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Dhahran Exhibition Center, Saudi Arabia <b>Specifics:</b> Opportunity for importers and exporters dealing with the Gulf market to meet in one

September 15, 2000

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The Saudi Arabian Jamjoom Public Trading Company intends to acquire the Indian Sun Stars company, which specializes in the cleaning, packaging and exporting of rice.

September 14, 2000

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(Albawaba) JEDDAH  Eleven people have drowned in private swimming pools this summer because of a lack of safety precautions, the civil defense said. “

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An Indian man convicted of smuggling heroin into Saudi Arabia was beheaded Thursday. His execution brings to at least 98 the number of people beheaded

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The Saudi stock exchange has edged up 0.6 percent on the week to Thursday, as investors continued to hold back on volatility in the oil market.

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A milestones was passed in the Saudi financial market at the end of August, when Dr. Ibrahim Al-Assaf, the country’s minister of finance and national economy, announced that the Gulf International Ban

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Crude markets responded somewhat positively to Saudi Arabia’s decision to meet full customer requirements in October when Saudi Aramco’s lifting program became known on September 12th.

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The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) earlier this week made loans worth more than $278 million for development projects in its member countries, it announced in a statement.

September 13, 2000

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Iran names Ali-Asqar Khaji, an advisor to the country's foreign minister, as Tehran's new ambassador to Riyadh.

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A Saudi banking source has estimated that the value of bank guarantees issued by the local banks to students wishing to study abroad during this academic year totals $150 million.

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Crude markets responded somewhat positively to Saudi Arabia’s decision to meet full customer requirements in October when Saudi Aramco’s lifting program became known on September 12th.