Saudi Arabia

May 16, 2000

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Saudi Prince al-Walid bin Talal said Tuesday he had invested a further one billion dollars in 15 "new and old economies", raising his stake in technol

May 15, 2000

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Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC est. 1976) announced new agreements with two Thai firms to supply them with 600,000 tonnes of urea per year. The Saudi industrial giant, which is 70% st

May 14, 2000

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Saudi Arabia's first skyscraper was due to be officially opened in the capital, Riyadh, on Sunday, reported bbc.online the same day.  After decades of

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In one of the largest executions in the kingdom in two decades, Saudi Arabia beheaded seven Nigerians Saturday for taking part in a bank heist, accord

May 11, 2000

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The "price war crisis" in the Saudi milk market, which has spanned four months, appears to be nearing its end. In their 15th meeting yesterday, the 24 market players reached a two-year agreement reg

May 10, 2000

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Saudi Arabia appointed Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul-Aziz to head a recently-formed state body to promote tourism in the kingdom, Saudi News Agen

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Saudi Crown prince Abdullah discussed bilateral relations and international developments with Sudanese President Omar Beshir by telephone Tuesday, the

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Saudi authorities say they are winning the war against pornography on the Internet.  The director of the government organization that monitors all Sau

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Saudi Arabia slammed critics of its human rights record as enemies of God, religion and humanity and said its Islamic Sharia law was the best guarante

May 9, 2000

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Saudi authorities have called off a briefing due on Tuesday for foreign oil companies aiming to invest in the country's energy sector, industry source

May 6, 2000

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  President Bill Clinton said Friday that the United States remained hopeful that Saudi exile Osama bin Laden could be tracked down, said Kuw

May 4, 2000

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Japanese Sumitomo Corporation and Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) are in talks with Saudi Arabia to build a power plant to meet soaring electrici

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Danish paint producer, Dyrup, opened in Jeddah the regional offices and consultancy center for the Arabian Danish Paint Co.. Dyrup is a partner of ADP. Dyrup boasts three predominant brand-names: Dy

May 3, 2000

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The prevailing quality of Iran-Saudi ties is based on trust and friendship, Iran’s defense minister was quoted by Kuwait news agency (KUNA) as saying

May 2, 2000

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Saudi Arabia has banned cabinet ministers from holding positions in companies, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported Monday.  SPA quoted a st