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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.

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

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.

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.

2008-09-18 09:00:13

Saudi Telecom is likely to reduce 14% of its workforce in its home market, to expand in the North African telecom market. The move may affect nearly 3,000 employees.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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