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Gulf News
Saudi Arabia denies request for Iran mediationRiyadh rejects rapprochment with regime which is “spreading terrorism and extre
Gulf News / Posted 38 minutes ago
Riyadh rejects rapprochment with regime which is “spreading terrorism and extremism” Dubai: Saudi Arabia has denied that it made a request for mediation with Iran, an official source told the Saudi Press Agency.The source said that news that has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Neutral' Somalia Finds Itself Engulfed in Saudi Arabia-Qatar DisputeSomalia's biggest trading partner and, following his election this February, Pr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 48 minutes ago
Somalia's biggest trading partner and, following his election this February, President Farmajo's first foreign trip was to Riyadh. With such close links, Mogadishu tends to align with the Kingdom. In January 2016, for instance, Somalia severed... Read more
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Reuters
With a wary eye on Iran, Saudi and Iraqi leaders draw closerpractical results. Sadr's office said there was an agreement to study investme
Reuters / Posted 50 minutes ago
practical results. Sadr's office said there was an agreement to study investment in Shi'ite regions of southern Iraq. Riyadh will also consider opening a consulate in Iraq's holy Shi'ite city of Najaf, Sadr's base. Saudi Arabia would donate... Read more
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Swissinfo
With a wary eye on Iran, Saudi and Iraqi leaders draw closerpractical results. Sadr's office said there was an agreement to study investme
Swissinfo / Posted 50 minutes ago
practical results. Sadr's office said there was an agreement to study investment in Shi'ite regions of southern Iraq. Riyadh will also consider opening a consulate in Iraq's holy Shi'ite city of Najaf, Sadr's base. Saudi Arabia would donate... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
With a wary eye on Iran, Saudi and Iraqi leaders draw closerpractical results. Sadr's office said there was an agreement to study investme
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
practical results. Sadr's office said there was an agreement to study investment in Shi'ite regions of southern Iraq. Riyadh will also consider opening a consulate in Iraq's holy Shi'ite city of Najaf, Sadr's base. Saudi Arabia would donate... Read more
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DEBKAfile
More arrests as terror stalks Jerusalem againAfter all, the emirate formally joined the anti-terror coalition that US Presid
DEBKAfile / Posted an hour ago
After all, the emirate formally joined the anti-terror coalition that US President Donald Trump created during his visit to Riyadh and later to Israel in early April. The terrorist cells operating in Jerusalem mostly belong to Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah... Read more
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Gulf News
Saudi authorities bust trio digging for treasureProsecutors may charge the three excavators under the country’s archaeological
Gulf News / Posted an hour ago
Prosecutors may charge the three excavators under the country’s archaeological protection law Riyadh: Three Saudis may face prison after authorities busted the trio digging through archaeological sites in the kingdom, authorities and reports said on... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Fahrenheitin places;76;55;SSW;4;66%;55%;4 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;Afternoon showers;78;69
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 hours ago
in places;76;55;SSW;4;66%;55%;4 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;Afternoon showers;78;69;Rain and a t-storm;73;69;E;4;78%;92%;2 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia;Mostly sunny and hot;112;85;Mostly sunny, warm;111;84;ESE;8;10%;0%;12 Rome, Italy;Warm with... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Celsiusin places;24;13;SSW;6;66%;55%;4 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;Afternoon showers;25;20
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 hours ago
in places;24;13;SSW;6;66%;55%;4 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;Afternoon showers;25;20;Rain and a t-storm;23;20;E;7;78%;92%;2 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia;Mostly sunny and hot;44;30;Mostly sunny, warm;44;29;ESE;12;10%;0%;12 Rome, Italy;Warm with... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Meeting with Duterte a defining moment for TillersonTillerson hands a note to President Donald Trump during a meeting with leaders
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 hours ago
Tillerson hands a note to President Donald Trump during a meeting with leaders at the Gulf Cooperation Council Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. AP/Evan Vucci "Change for the sake of change can be counterproductive, and that will never be my... Read more
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Aljazeera
US slams allies for violating religious freedomand Saudi Arabia have long been close partners in fighting groups like al-Qaeda
Aljazeera / Posted 9 hours ago
and Saudi Arabia have long been close partners in fighting groups like al-Qaeda and ISIL, which is also known ast ISIS. Riyadh was the first stop on President Donald Trump's maiden international visit earlier this year. Tillerson singled out... Read more
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Breitbart
EXCLUSIVE–Inside General McMaster’s Purge: How National Security Adviser Eliminated Trump Loyalistsinterventionism, Afghanistan, and whether there is such thing as “radical Islam
Breitbart / Posted 13 hours ago
interventionism, Afghanistan, and whether there is such thing as “radical Islam.” McMaster opposed the idea of Trump’s Riyadh summit in Saudi Arabia earlier this year because it was “too ambitious,” the source said. That summit was seen as... Read more
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Aljazeera
Saudi Arabia to reopen border with Iraq after 27 yearsstart for further future cooperation between Iraq and Saudi Arabia," said al-Ra
Aljazeera / Posted 19 hours ago
start for further future cooperation between Iraq and Saudi Arabia," said al-Rawi. The border was closed after Baghdad and Riyadh cut ties following Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait. The announcement follows a decision by the... Read more
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International Business Times
Saudi Arabia to reopen border with Iraq for first time since Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait in 1990 Saudi Arabia will reopen its border with Iraq for the first time in 27 years, o
International Business Times / Posted 22 hours ago
Saudi Arabia will reopen its border with Iraq for the first time in 27 years, officials in Riyadh announced on Tuesday 15 August. The announcement comes a day after the Saudi government agreed to establish a joint trade agreement with Iraq. On... Read more
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DW
Iran's risky nuclear deal threat |cry for help - not to let things get out of hand. The nuclear deal, of course,
DW / Posted 23 hours ago
cry for help - not to let things get out of hand. The nuclear deal, of course, has many opponents in Washington, Tel Aviv, Riyadh and Tehran, as well. Iranian opponents of the deal are mobilizing - all the more so since Rouhani won a landslide... Read more
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International Business Times
Three dissident Saudi princes who mysteriously vanished from Europe 'were kidnapped' deal with an Italian-Russian company "A private plane from the company came an
International Business Times / Posted 23 hours ago
deal with an Italian-Russian company "A private plane from the company came and took Prince Saud. But it didn't land in Rome, it landed in Riyadh," Khaled says. "It turned out Saudi intelligence had fabricated the entire operation," he... Read more
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Reuters
In Iran, Islamic State seeks to fan militancy among minoritiesany future struggle between the two countries "is waged in Iran". Tehran offer
Reuters / Posted 23 hours ago
any future struggle between the two countries "is waged in Iran". Tehran offered no evidence to back up its charge, and Riyadh denied the accusation. Reacting to the Tehran assault, the kingdom said it condemned terrorist attacks... Read more
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Gulf News
Saudi Arabia and Iraq to re-open border crossing after 27 yearsfrom the Iraqi security forces stands guard at a checkpoint during a patrol at
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
from the Iraqi security forces stands guard at a checkpoint during a patrol at the border between Iraq and Saudi Arabia RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and Iraq plan to open the Arar border crossing for trade for the first time since 1990, when it was... Read more
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Swissinfo
In Iran, Islamic State seeks to fan militancy among minoritiesany future struggle between the two countries "is waged in Iran". Tehran offer
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
any future struggle between the two countries "is waged in Iran". Tehran offered no evidence to back up its charge, and Riyadh denied the accusation. Reacting to the Tehran assault, the kingdom said it condemned terrorist attacks... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
In Iran, Islamic State seeks to fan militancy among minoritiesany future struggle between the two countries "is waged in Iran". Tehran offer
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
any future struggle between the two countries "is waged in Iran". Tehran offered no evidence to back up its charge, and Riyadh denied the accusation. Reacting to the Tehran assault, the kingdom said it condemned terrorist attacks... Read more
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The Star
In Iran, Islamic State seeks to fan militancy among minoritiesany future struggle between the two countries "is waged in Iran". Tehran offer
The Star / Posted yesterday
any future struggle between the two countries "is waged in Iran". Tehran offered no evidence to back up its charge, and Riyadh denied the accusation. Reacting to the Tehran assault, the kingdom said it condemned terrorist attacks... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Celsiussunny;24;15;SSE;12;53%;17%;4 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;Cloudy, not as warm;24;20;
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
sunny;24;15;SSE;12;53%;17%;4 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;Cloudy, not as warm;24;20;Spotty showers;25;20;ENE;10;70%;80%;6 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia;Increasing clouds;45;32;Mostly sunny;44;29;E;14;11%;0%;12 Rome, Italy;Sunshine;33;17;Partly... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Fahrenheitsunny;75;59;SSE;8;53%;17%;4 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;Cloudy, not as warm;75;67;S
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
sunny;75;59;SSE;8;53%;17%;4 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;Cloudy, not as warm;75;67;Spotty showers;77;68;ENE;6;70%;80%;6 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia;Increasing clouds;112;89;Mostly sunny;111;85;E;8;11%;0%;12 Rome, Italy;Sunshine;92;63;Partly... Read more
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Aljazeera
Is the time right for Saudi-Iran rapprochement?from a thaw. "There is a political dilemma where the Saudis are playing a role
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
from a thaw. "There is a political dilemma where the Saudis are playing a role in Syria and Yemen ... It is straining Riyadh politically and economically, and [in both] places, Iran is playing an important role," said Mahjoob Zweiri, an... Read more
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Gulf News
95,400 turned back from Makkah for not having Haj permitsto ensure there are no clandestine operations or the smuggling of people into t
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
to ensure there are no clandestine operations or the smuggling of people into the country on the pretext of performing Haj. Riyadh has also often reported that several pilgrims overstayed their pilgrimage visas and sought to settle in Saudi Arabia... Read more
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Reuters
Saudi Arabia and Iraq to re-open border crossing after 27 yearsRIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and Iraq plan to open the Arar border crossing
Reuters / Posted yesterday
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and Iraq plan to open the Arar border crossing for trade for the first time since 1990, when it was closed after the countries cut ties following Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait, Saudi local media reported on... Read more
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Aljazeera
Central Bank: Saudi coalition starving Yemen of cashmilitary commander who is closely linked to Islah. At a recent meeting with Ye
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
military commander who is closely linked to Islah. At a recent meeting with Yemeni tribal leaders in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, Hadi accused the Emiratis of "dictating" candidates for security and military posts, according to two tribal leaders... Read more
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Aljazeera
Saudi Crown Prince MBS 'wants out' of Yemen warKing Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and MBS had asked Baghdad to act as an interm
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and MBS had asked Baghdad to act as an intermediary and help mend relations between Riyadh and Tehran. Sadr, an anti-American figure, commands a large following among the urban poor of Baghdad and the... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Cash crisis exposes rift within Saudi-led coalition in Yemenmilitary commander who is closely linked to Islah. At a recent meeting with Ye
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted yesterday
military commander who is closely linked to Islah. At a recent meeting with Yemeni tribal leaders in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, Hadi accused the Emiratis of "dictating" candidates for security and military posts, according to two tribal leaders... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Cash crisis exposes rift within Saudi-led coalition in Yemenmilitary commander who is closely linked to Islah. At a recent meeting with Ye
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
military commander who is closely linked to Islah. At a recent meeting with Yemeni tribal leaders in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, Hadi accused the Emiratis of "dictating" candidates for security and military posts, according to two tribal leaders... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Cash crisis exposes rift within Saudi-led coalition in Yemenmilitary commander who is closely linked to Islah. At a recent meeting with Ye
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
military commander who is closely linked to Islah. At a recent meeting with Yemeni tribal leaders in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, Hadi accused the Emiratis of "dictating" candidates for security and military posts, according to two tribal leaders... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Cash crisis exposes rift within Saudi-led coalition in Yemenmilitary commander who is closely linked to Islah. At a recent meeting with Ye
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
military commander who is closely linked to Islah. At a recent meeting with Yemeni tribal leaders in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, Hadi accused the Emiratis of "dictating" candidates for security and military posts, according to two tribal leaders... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Cash crisis exposes rift within Saudi-led coalition in Yemenmilitary commander who is closely linked to Islah. At a recent meeting with Ye
The New Canaan News / Posted yesterday
military commander who is closely linked to Islah. At a recent meeting with Yemeni tribal leaders in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, Hadi accused the Emiratis of "dictating" candidates for security and military posts, according to two tribal leaders... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Cash crisis exposes rift within Saudi-led coalition in Yemenmilitary commander who is closely linked to Islah. At a recent meeting with Ye
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
military commander who is closely linked to Islah. At a recent meeting with Yemeni tribal leaders in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, Hadi accused the Emiratis of "dictating" candidates for security and military posts, according to two tribal leaders... Read more
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The Star
Saudi Arabia to resume building mammoth Mecca hotelseveral helipads and a section reserved for the Saudi royal family. Renewed pl
The Star / Posted yesterday
several helipads and a section reserved for the Saudi royal family. Renewed plans for the government-funded project signal Riyadh is again willing to spend on strategic economic development projects such as tourism and are a boost for Saudi... Read more
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Gulf News
Bid to bring Iraq back into the Arab foldPrince Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan late Sunday. That followed a meeting with S
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
Prince Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan late Sunday. That followed a meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman in Riyadh last month, another rare face-to-face visit with a senior Gulf official.“Our ambition is to see an Arab, stable and... Read more
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Reuters
Saudi Arabia to resume building mammoth Mecca hotelseveral helipads and a section reserved for the Saudi royal family. Renewed pl
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
several helipads and a section reserved for the Saudi royal family. Renewed plans for the government-funded project signal Riyadh is again willing to spend on strategic economic development projects such as tourism and are a boost for Saudi... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Fahrenheitwith some sun;72;54;ESE;1;55%;1%;5 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;Clouds and sun, nice
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
with some sun;72;54;ESE;1;55%;1%;5 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;Clouds and sun, nice;81;69;Partly sunny;77;69;SE;6;70%;57%;3 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia;Partial sunshine;112;86;Partly sunny and hot;111;87;NNE;6;8%;0%;12 Rome, Italy;Plenty of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Celsiuswith some sun;22;12;ESE;2;55%;1%;5 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;Clouds and sun, nice
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
with some sun;22;12;ESE;2;55%;1%;5 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;Clouds and sun, nice;27;21;Partly sunny;25;20;SE;9;70%;57%;3 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia;Partial sunshine;44;30;Partly sunny and hot;44;31;NNE;10;8%;0%;12 Rome, Italy;Plenty of... Read more
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EuroNews
UAE pushes for better ties with cleric Sadr amid efforts to contain Iran$10 million to help Iraqis displaced by the war on Islamic State in Iraq, to be
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
$10 million to help Iraqis displaced by the war on Islamic State in Iraq, to be paid to the Iraqi government. Baghdad and Riyadh had announced in June they would set up a coordination council to upgrade ties, as part of an attempt to heal troubled... Read more
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Reuters
UAE pushes for better ties with cleric Sadr amid efforts to contain Iran$10 million to help Iraqis displaced by the war on Islamic State in Iraq, to be
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
$10 million to help Iraqis displaced by the war on Islamic State in Iraq, to be paid to the Iraqi government. Baghdad and Riyadh had announced in June they would set up a coordination council to upgrade ties, as part of an attempt to heal troubled... Read more
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express
'Hard Brexit is deeply damaging' Europhile Tory baroness calls for Hammond to REPLACE MayArabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (R) meeting with British Prime Minis
express / Posted 2 days ago
Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (R) meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May in the capital Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 05 April 2017. May is visiting Saudi Arabia as part of her Middle East trip to boost diplomatic ties in... Read more
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asianage
Saudi top prosecutor summons Twitter users for harming public orderRiyadh: A group of Twitter users will be indicted in Saudi Arabia on charges of
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
Riyadh: A group of Twitter users will be indicted in Saudi Arabia on charges of harming public order for threatening the "safety and moderate ideology of society" through extremism, according to a statement on state news agency SPA. The country's... Read more
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The Star
Arab bloc won't discriminate against U.S. firms in Qatar riftsigned business deals worth tens of billions of dollars with U.S. companies dur
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
signed business deals worth tens of billions of dollars with U.S. companies during U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Riyadh in May. State-owned airlines in the UAE and Qatar are leading customers of U.S. planemaker Boeing , and Doha,... Read more
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The Star
Saudi top prosecutor summons Twitter users for harming public orderRIYADH (Reuters) - A group of Twitter users will be indicted in Saudi Arabia on
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
RIYADH (Reuters) - A group of Twitter users will be indicted in Saudi Arabia on charges of harming public order for threatening the "safety and moderate ideology of society" through extremism, according to a statement on state news agency SPA. The... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Saudi top prosecutor summons Twitter users for harming public orderRIYADH: A group of Twitter users will be indicted in Saudi Arabia on charges of
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
RIYADH: A group of Twitter users will be indicted in Saudi Arabia on charges of harming public order for threatening the "safety and moderate ideology of society" through extremism, according to a statement on state news agency SPA. The country's... Read more
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EuroNews
Saudi top prosecutor summons Twitter users for harming public orderRIYADH (Reuters) – A group of Twitter users will be indicted in Saudi Arabia on
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
RIYADH (Reuters) – A group of Twitter users will be indicted in Saudi Arabia on charges of harming public order for threatening the “safety and moderate ideology of society” through extremism, according to a statement on state news agency SPA. The... Read more
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Reuters
Saudi top prosecutor summons Twitter users for harming public orderRIYADH (Reuters) - A group of Twitter users will be indicted in Saudi Arabia on
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
RIYADH (Reuters) - A group of Twitter users will be indicted in Saudi Arabia on charges of harming public order for threatening the "safety and moderate ideology of society" through extremism, according to a statement on state news agency SPA. The... Read more
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Aljazeera
Saudi Arabia 'seeks Iraq's help' to mend ties with IranThe government of Saudi Arabia has sought the help of Iraq's prime minister to
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
The government of Saudi Arabia has sought the help of Iraq's prime minister to mend relations Riyadh and Tehran, according to news reports. Citing Qasim al-Araji, Iraq's interior minister, the Iraqi satellite channel Alghadeer reported that Mohammed... Read more
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The Economic Times
Saudi Arabia favours New York over London for Aramco IPORIYADH: Saudi Arabia favours New York for the main foreign listing of state oil
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia favours New York for the main foreign listing of state oil giant Aramco, even though some financial and legal advisers have recommended London as a less problematic and risky option, people familiar with the matter told... Read more
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