Saudi Arabia

September 21, 2000

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The Gulf International Bank opened its doors in Riyadh Wednesday, becoming the first non-Saudi Gulf bank to operate in the kingdom.

September 20, 2000

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Saudi Arabia and Brazil have signed a bilateral agreement to access goods and services to their markets.

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Starting next year, Saudi Arabians will be able to call more than 99 countries through satellite-linked public phones, Saudi and Swiss officials stated after signing a communications agreement.

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The price of oil was the highest for 10 years here on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia said it was ready to increase its output of oil immediately to hold the price down.

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The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority is to allow foreign companies to fully own five industrial projects in the kingdom, the <I>Al-Iqtissadiya</I> newspaper said Tuesday.

September 19, 2000

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Sakhr Software Co., the pioneer of Arabic software industry, announced signing a deal with the Saudi Arabia Passport Authority at Riyadh for the imple

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Saudi Arabia said Monday that it had brought under control the outbreak of Rift Valley Fever that has killed 16 people in the kingdom this month.

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Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz has announced in Brasilia that his country is ready to increase oil output to control the price of crude oi

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With front month West Texas Intermediate (WTI) cruising to new post Gulf war heights and breaching $37 a barrel, Saudi Oil Minister Ali Naimi sought to reassure oil markets on September 18th that pric

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Saudi Arabia has established a center specialized in developing grazing fields to improve the quality of the country's fields, livestock, and their products.

September 18, 2000

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Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia has denied reports that Osama bin Laden, wanted by the United States for terrorism, recently survived an assassin

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Saudi Arabia is considering tolls on the kingdom's major highways. The taxes would be accompanied by additional services for motorists.

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The British-based Saudi International Bank, which merged with the Gulf International Bank (GIB) half a year ago, has changed its name to Gulf Internat

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The British-based Saudi International Bank, which merged with the Gulf International Bank (GIB) half a year ago, has changed its name to Gulf International Bank (UK) Ltd.

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Saudi Arabia is considering tolls on the kingdom's major highways, Transportation Minister Nasser al-Sallum said Sunday.