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2009-11-10 10:01:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Captain Joseph Grant, a U.S. World War II pilot, will be in the Washington, DC area this week for the national book launch of "King Abdulaziz...His Plane and His Pilot," by Michael Saba. Captain Grant will provide a rare first-hand account of the history and the beginning of the diplomatic Saudi-U.S. relationship as the first pilot to King Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al-Saud, the founder of the third Saudi state, in 1945. Captain Grant, who is...

2009-09-24 17:29:00

Speaks Out on Saudi-U.S. Relationship and Bilateral Investment WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An interview with Saudi Ambassador to the United States, Adel A. Al-Jubeir was released in the fall issue of U.S.-Arab Tradeline, a publication of the National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce's (NUSACC). The discussion covered a series of topics including, the Saudi economy, U.S. investment in the Kingdom, and the Saudi-U.S. relationship. (Photo:...

2009-08-18 15:56:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today praised the strength of the Saudi economy in a public information notice, which also highlighted the Kingdom's "leadership role in stabilizing world oil markets." The IMF released the notice following its Executive Board's Article IV consultation with the Kingdom which concluded on July 13, 2009. "The IMF's report validates Saudi Arabia's efforts to diversify its economy and maximize opportunities...

2009-07-28 08:58:00

ROCKFORD, Ill., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- SupplyCore Middle East's (SCME) newly redesigned website goes live today on the World Wide Web. This new, interactive, full service website offers customers a variety of information on SCME's supply chain management, water bottling, and power capabilities. The information includes product offerings, a partner listing, equipment information, and technical specifications, all backed with responsive customer support. With the launch of the new website,...

2009-05-22 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- You probably already know that women are not allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia, but do you know why? Susie highlights the bizarre reasoning for it right from the mouth of a Muslim cleric. So put on your thick skin and check out Susie's Big Adventure this week... http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2009/05/case-against-women-driving-in-ksa.html Susie of Arabia's Jeddah Daily Photo Journal is a visual treat, bringing you new photos every day...

2009-04-24 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Being widowed at a young age with small children is bad enough - but imagine a Western woman being widowed in Saudi Arabia. Although many Western women move to Saudi Arabia for love and end up staying for decades enjoying their happily-ever-afters, some women are not so lucky. Read the true story of Asima on Susie's Big Adventure. PART 1: http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2009/04/widowed-in-saudi-arabia-part-1.html PART 2:...

2009-04-17 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- For those of you living in the USA, yesterday's news was likely filled with images of long lines at post offices and dire reminders to those who like to leave things until the last minute, to get their taxes in on time. No such things here in Saudi Arabia - there are no income taxes at all in this country! Read Susie of Arabia's latest post about taxes and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia:...

2009-04-10 12:28:08

A Saudi man has become the first in his country to divorce his wife by sending her a text message. A court in the city of Jeddah finalized the divorce, which under Saudi Arabia's Islamic Shariah law only requires a man who wants a divorce to tell his spouse I divorce you three times, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. The Telegraph said the divorce is believed to be the first in Saudi Arabia to be initiated by a text message. The man, who was in Iraq at the time the message was sent, called...

2009-03-27 13:46:40

Taking photographs during Saudi Arabia's first authorized fashion show was strictly outlawed under Islamic law, a model says. An unidentified model taking part in this week's fashion show in the city of Jeddah said no paparazzi or cameras were present as models showed off new Western and Oriental fashion trends to an all-female audience, al-Arabiya reported Friday. A fashion show in Saudi Arabia is different from anywhere else, the model said. We took part in this one after making sure no...

2009-02-17 09:15:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council (USSABC) and the American Businessmen's Group of Riyadh (ABGR) hosted a delegation of the Board of Directors of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs at a breakfast in Riyadh on Saturday, February 14, 2009. The $67.3 billion in trade between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia in 2008 was the background of a joint USSABC-ABGR panel that discussed key topics, such as the current status of the Saudi economy, the legal...


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