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2008-09-16 09:00:35

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7842aa/saudi_arabia_food) has announced the addition of the "Saudi Arabia Food and Drink Report Q3 2008" report to their offering. The Saudi Arabia Food Drink Report provides independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Saudi Arabia's food and drink industry. Food price inflation continues to dominate the headlines in Saudi Arabia, increasing the pressure on the government to take whatever actions necessary to...

2008-08-18 18:00:41

By The Media Line News Agency; Special to The Jerusalem Post The Saudi cabinet has approved an agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency on the protocols and application of safeguards under the Nuclear Non- Proliferation Treaty, the Saudi paper Arab News has reported. The Saudis established their Atomic Energy Research Institute outside Riyadh in 1988 to conduct research for peaceful purposes. There have been no allegations that the Saudis are trying to build nuclear...

2008-07-23 09:01:22

CHICAGO _ It's not clear if Rajaa Alsanea's first novel, "Girls of Riyadh," was banned in Saudi Arabia because it became a Middle East best seller or if it became a best seller because it was banned. Either way, it was a surprise for Alsanea, a soft-spoken 26-year-old Saudi who is studying dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She wrote the book, which follows the lives of four upper-class young Saudi women who struggle to find love in a restrictive society, in her spare...

2008-07-20 09:00:29

Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, announced today that it has flown more than 10 million passengers since its launch in October 2003. The carrier passed the mark at the end of June 2008. In the first half of 2008, Air Arabia carried more than 1.6 million passengers, an increase of 33 per cent compared to 1.2 million passengers in the corresponding period last year. Passenger average load factor passengers carried as a proportion...

2008-07-15 12:01:00

QuadraMed, a developer of IT solutions for healthcare industry, has announced that the Saudi Arabia National Guard Health Affairs has signed a contract for QuadraMed CPR service expansion, migration to InterSystem's Cache database and interface licenses that represent sales bookings of approximately $8.8 million, with a total contract value of approximately $10.6 million. This agreement covers the rollout of the QuadraMed CPR (QCPR) product to the National Guard Health Affairs (NGHA)...

2008-07-01 09:01:02

The following editorial appeared in the Dallas Morning News on Monday, June 30: ___ Last week's oil conference in Saudi Arabia marked a turning point in U.S.-Saudi relations, raising doubts about whether the oil-for-security formula still guides this longtime alliance. With skyrocketing oil prices endangering U.S. economic stability, Saudi Arabia refused to increase production beyond a token amount. Saudi and U.S. officials bickered about whether the current price spike is because of...

2008-06-25 18:02:22

A massive anti-terror sweep has netted more than 500 suspects allegedly planning attacks on oil installations and other targets, Saudi Arabian authorities say. In a written statement, the Saudi Interior Ministry said the Saudi cell's leader was found with a letter from al-Qaida's second in command, Ayman al-Zawahiri, urging him to raise funds and that he (al-Zawahiri) will provide him with the personnel, whom they called the mujahedin . The ministry claimed that referred to fighters...

2008-06-24 18:02:41

SAUDI Arabia is willing to produce more oil if customers need it, the kingdom's oil minister said yesterday. Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, has been under intense pressure from the US and other oil consumers to increase its crude output to help slow the soaring price of oil. British Prime Minister Gordon Brown called for future commitments from producers for increased oil and gas supply but urged all countries should improve energy efficiency and develop alternative...

2008-06-24 15:00:00

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia Facing strong U.S. pressure and global dismay over oil prices, Saudi Arabia said Sunday that it will produce more crude this year if the market needs it. But the vague pledge fell far short of U.S. hopes for a specific increase and may do little to lower prices immediately. For now, the current "oil shock" leaves Western countries with little choice but to move toward nuclear power and change their energy-consumption habits, Britain's prime...

2008-06-24 02:29:30

By Sebastian Abbot JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia - Facing strong U.S. pressure and global dismay over oil prices, Saudi Arabia said Sunday it will produce more crude this year if the market needs it. But the vague pledge fell far short of U.S. hopes for a specific increase and may do little to lower prices immediately. For now, the current "oil shock" leaves Western countries with little choice but to move toward nuclear power and change their energy-consumption habits, Britain's prime minister...