Saudi Arabia

September 9, 2000

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A Nigerian found guilty of trying to smuggle cocaine into Saudi Arabia was decapitated by the sword on Saturday.

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Saudi who’s under intense pressure to help ease OPEC’s soaring oil prices has said that it hopes for an easy agreement on raising crude production.

September 7, 2000

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SAUDI ARABIA (Albawaba) – Public schools in Saudi Arabia are losing students to better-equipped private schools, despite the high cost of a private sc

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Saudi Arabia amputated the hand of a Bangladeshi man convicted of robbing Muslim pilgrims in Mecca, according Saudi state television, quoted by Gulf N

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Higher oil prices linked to economic reform are expected to boost growth in Saudi Arabia's GNP (Gross National Product) to 5.3 percent, a Saudi banking report said Tuesday.

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Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah, ahead of a meeting Wednesday with US President Bill Clinton, called for stable oil prices as Western pressure mounted to lower prices from their current 10-year highs.

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India's plan to sell 60 percent of its Air India shares has sparked the interest of major investors in the Gulf. Businessmen from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have suggested setting up a

September 6, 2000

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US President Bill Clinton will meet Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz in New York on Wednesday to discuss current oil prices.

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Al-Zahed Tractor company and the Haji Hussein Alireza Limited company, representing the Volvo and Mazda car companies respectively, have both faced recent demands coming from the Saudi ministry of com

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The Saudi Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC) took the rare step on August 30th of commenting on OPEC production.

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The Saudi American Bank (SAMBA) has recently issued a new credit card, called Platinum Mastercard, which enables cash withdrawal from more than 500,000 ATMs.

September 5, 2000

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Strong oil prices coupled with a quickening pace of reform will help bring a 5.3 percent leap in GDP and a record $21 billion current account surplus

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Gambling machines that offer winners points to play more games instead of cash are illegal, according to a decision handed down Monday in an appeal he

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Saudi authorities will start issuing umra visas according to new regulations which will be in effect next month, reported the Arabic language Al Baya

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The Japanese Pokemon computer virus has hit several computer systems in Saudi Arabia, causing damage and in some cases complete breakdowns.