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Thursday, November 04, 2004

Middle East News

Code of Conduct for Candidates Announced by Javid Hassan, Arab News
"RIYADH, 4 November 2004 — The Ministry of Municipalities and Rural Affairs has announced that electioneering for the Kingdom’s forthcoming municipal elections should be conducted according to a prescribed mode. ..." Sounds like a new dawn...
First Woman Appointed Hopital Manager by Maha Akeel, Arab News
JEDDAH, 4 November 2004
"...— Director of Jeddah Health Affairs Dr. Abdullatif Alderees has appointed Dr. Sana Filimban as manager of King Saud Hospital for treating contagious and transmitted diseases. Dr. Sana is the first woman to be a public hospital manager. ..."
'al-Qaeda in Saudi Arabia' Names New Leader by Raid Qusti, Arab News
"..."Al-Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula” has named Saud ibn Hamoud Al-Otaibi — one of the top terrorists on the 26 most wanted list — as a replacement to Saleh Al-Oufi, the former leader who it claims was killed after receiving gunshot wounds when security forces raided a house in Riyadh last summer." ..."