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Reuters
Bahrain may need to boost interest rates to protect currency, IMF warnsbeen hit harder than them by a reduction in its export revenues due to slumping
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been hit harder than them by a reduction in its export revenues due to slumping oil prices, although it is a close ally of Saudi Arabia, which might aid it in any crisis. Last month, Moody's Investors Service downgraded Bahrain's credit rating by... Read more
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Reuters
Saudi to transfer airports to sovereign fund in privatization driveRIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia plans to transfer ownership of all its airports
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RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia plans to transfer ownership of all its airports to its main sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund, as part of a drive to privatize them, a senior aviation official said on Monday. Companies will be set up... Read more
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Inquirier.net
A Test for KianDead bodies are always found with a sachet or two of shabu and a gun. Lorenza,
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 minutes ago
Dead bodies are always found with a sachet or two of shabu and a gun. Lorenza, Kian’s mother, is a household worker in Saudi Arabia. She left three years ago because she wants to give her family “a better life.” Instead, her first vacation was... Read more
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The Washington Times
Terrorist lessons from Barcelonanumber of mosques that practice Salafism, the extreme version of Islam. Salafis
The Washington Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
number of mosques that practice Salafism, the extreme version of Islam. Salafism is promoted and funded worldwide by Saudi Arabia, and is one of the religious filters that warps history and experience into a justification for... Read more
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soccernews
Al Ain 0 Al Hilal 0: All square after scrappy quarter-final first leg– runners-up last year – who played the final 24 minutes a man down and failed
soccernews / Posted 16 minutes ago
– runners-up last year – who played the final 24 minutes a man down and failed to take a lead to next month’s return leg in Saudi Arabia. There was a bright start to proceedings as first Omar Kharbin had a goal disallowed for the visitors, before... Read more
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The Star
Qatar criticises Saudi over haj planes offerDOHA (Reuters) - Qatar has criticised an offer by Saudi Arabia to convey Qatari
The Star / Posted 40 minutes ago
DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar has criticised an offer by Saudi Arabia to convey Qataris to the haj pilgrimage on the kingdom's national carrier, Saudi Arabia Airlines, rather than allowing Qatar's airline or others to fly them to the Islamic rite in... Read more
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EuroNews
Qatar criticises Saudi over haj planes offerDOHA (Reuters) – Qatar has criticised an offer by Saudi Arabia to convey Qatari
EuroNews / Posted 40 minutes ago
DOHA (Reuters) – Qatar has criticised an offer by Saudi Arabia to convey Qataris to the haj pilgrimage on the kingdom’s national carrier, Saudi Arabia Airlines, rather than allowing Qatar’s airline or others to fly them to the Islamic rite in Mecca.... Read more
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Reuters
Qatar criticizes Saudi over haj planes offerDOHA (Reuters) - Qatar has criticized an offer by Saudi Arabia to convey Qatari
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DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar has criticized an offer by Saudi Arabia to convey Qataris to the haj pilgrimage on the kingdom's national carrier, Saudi Arabia Airlines, rather than allowing Qatar's airline or others to fly them to the Islamic rite in... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Mayor’s race upended by S&WB privatization threatthought to be for the next century what petroleum was for the last, and in this
Louisiana Weekly / Posted an hour ago
thought to be for the next century what petroleum was for the last, and in this respect, SE Louisiana is the 21st-Century Saudi Arabia). Few companies are more qualified than Veolia or have more political stroke on the local level. In fact, the... Read more
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New Kerala
LEORON Institute and LSBF Executive Education Sign Agreement for Professional Development Courses in the Middle East - newkerala news #265158Middle East. The agreement covers the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, wh
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
Middle East. The agreement covers the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, which includes Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. The MiniMBA and the Executive Certificate in HR and Business Strategy will be... Read more
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International Business Times
The King of Saudi Arabia takes 1,000 underlings on his $100m summer holiday The bill for the king of Saudi Arabia's summer break to Morocco is expected to
International Business Times / Posted 3 hours ago
The bill for the king of Saudi Arabia's summer break to Morocco is expected to come in at $100m (£77m), as the ruler ships his enormous entourage to the North African state. King Salman of Saudi Arabia flew into the port town of Tangier, between the... Read more
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The World Game
Skipper Jedinak nails Socceroos return but could miss Japan showdownold Aston Villa midfielder hasn't played a competitive match since suffering a
The World Game / Posted 4 hours ago
old Aston Villa midfielder hasn't played a competitive match since suffering a groin injury in Australia's 3-2 win over Saudi Arabia on June 8. However, he is likely to return to action for his club against fellow Aussie Callum Elder's Wigan... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Saudi man divorces wife for walking aheadviews towards traditions and social norms, modern technology was the key culpri
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 hours ago
views towards traditions and social norms, modern technology was the key culprit. Lateefa Hamid, a social consultant in Saudi Arabia, said: “Families should educate their young men and women and encourage them to engage in psychological, social... Read more
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FOX News
Barbie doll bomb was to be used to blow up plane, Lebanese official saysAustralian counter-terrorism police arrested four people in raids. Lebanon's i
FOX News / Posted 5 hours ago
Australian counter-terrorism police arrested four people in raids. Lebanon's interior minister, Nouhad Machnouk, told a Saudi Arabia-owned TV channel that four Lebanese-Australian brothers, including one being held in Lebanon, were behind the... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Quo Vadis the Arab Tsunami (a.k.a. “the Arab Spring”)? | Yoram Ettinger | 30 Av 5777 – August 21, 2017accommodate the anti-Hashemite Ayatollahs. A volcanic eruption in Jordan could
The Jewish Press / Posted 5 hours ago
accommodate the anti-Hashemite Ayatollahs. A volcanic eruption in Jordan could spillover, swiftly, into neighboring Saudi Arabia and other pro-US Arab countries, which are threatened by the Ayatollahs and home-grown terrorists. This would... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Alternative Facts Under NY Times Editor Matt Seaton | Gilead Ini | 30 Av 5777 – August 21, 2017to Eilat can now turn to none other than The New York Times for support. In a r
The Jewish Press / Posted 5 hours ago
to Eilat can now turn to none other than The New York Times for support. In a recent Op-Ed about Egypt’s transfer to Saudi Arabia of two islands in the Gulf of Tiran, writer Ahdaf Soueif attached a peculiar history lesson to her geography... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Saudi man divorces wife for walking ahead’views towards traditions and social norms, modern technology was the key culpri
The Hindu / Posted 5 hours ago
views towards traditions and social norms, modern technology was the key culprit. Lateefa Hamid, a social consultant in Saudi Arabia, said: . “Families should educate their young men and women and encourage them to engage in psychological,... Read more
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New Kerala
Saudi Arabia Catering Services Market to be Bolstered by Future Growth in Developing Construction Sector and Enhancing Digital Technology: Ken Research - newkerala news #264987GURUGRAM, India, August 21, 2017 : Saudi Arabia has seen growing number of tour
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
GURUGRAM, India, August 21, 2017 : Saudi Arabia has seen growing number of tourist majorly for religious purpose which has facilitated growth in the hospitality sector. Furthermore, the government has taken initiative to develop the infrastructure... Read more
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New Kerala
U S Terror listed person to contest Nawaz Sharif's National Assembly seat in Pakistan - newkerala news #264849Rabtaa (Communication with Foreign Religious Organisation). A close aide of Ha
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
Rabtaa (Communication with Foreign Religious Organisation). A close aide of Hafiz Saeed, Yakub reportedly visits Saudi Arabia more than two three times in a year for fund raising activities. Central advisory committee member of... Read more
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New Kerala
Meerut: STF arrests Bangladeshi national with fake Indian documents - newkerala news #264819here with his wife, whose family helped him to get the fake Indian document. H
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
here with his wife, whose family helped him to get the fake Indian document. His wife Shabana works as a beautician in Saudi Arabia and will return in few months. They were planning to move to some other city after the locals of the area began... Read more
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SKY News
Barbie bomb plot to blow up plane foiledfrom Australia to Abu Dhabi was targeted by plotters, who hoped to smuggle a bo
SKY News / Posted 6 hours ago
from Australia to Abu Dhabi was targeted by plotters, who hoped to smuggle a bomb on board. Nouhad Machnouk, speaking to a Saudi Arabia-owned TV channel, said four Lebanese-Australian brothers, including one being held in Lebanon, were behind the... Read more
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New Kerala
Hozpitality Group: Online Voting for the Popular Choice Awards for Hospitality Industry in the Middle East in Full Swing - newkerala news #264950Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach - Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rota
New Kerala / Posted 6 hours ago
Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach - Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana Abu Dhabi - Makarem Umm AlQura Hotel, Saudi Arabia - Makarem Alnnakheel Village, Saudi Arabia - Makarem Ajyad Makkah Hotel - Makarem Riyadh Airport Hotel - ART... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Fahrenheitin spots;75;66;N;11;70%;79%;4 Jakarta, Indonesia;Turning cloudy;90;73;Clouds a
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 hours ago
in spots;75;66;N;11;70%;79%;4 Jakarta, Indonesia;Turning cloudy;90;73;Clouds and sun;93;75;NNE;6;59%;44%;9 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia;Sunshine, pleasant;98;87;Sun, some clouds;97;88;NW;10;57%;2%;12 Johannesburg, South Africa;Sunny and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Celsiusin spots;24;19;N;18;70%;79%;4 Jakarta, Indonesia;Turning cloudy;32;23;Clouds a
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 hours ago
in spots;24;19;N;18;70%;79%;4 Jakarta, Indonesia;Turning cloudy;32;23;Clouds and sun;34;24;NNE;9;59%;44%;9 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia;Sunshine, pleasant;36;31;Sun, some clouds;36;31;NW;16;57%;2%;12 Johannesburg, South Africa;Sunny and... Read more
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Gulf News
Rosneft, Trafigura seal $12.9b deal for India’s Essar Oilin July 2015. More suitors later entered the fray as Essar was said to be in ta
Gulf News / Posted 7 hours ago
in July 2015. More suitors later entered the fray as Essar was said to be in talks with the national oil companies of Saudi Arabia and Iran to sell a stake in its refinery business. It took several months to secure approvals for the deal as it... Read more
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The World Game
Skipper Jedinak nails Socceroos return but could miss Japan showdownold Aston Villa midfielder hasn't played a competitive match since suffering a
The World Game / Posted 7 hours ago
old Aston Villa midfielder hasn't played a competitive match since suffering a groin injury in Australia's 3-2 win over Saudi Arabia on June 8. However, he is likely to return to action for his club against fellow Aussie Callum Elder's Wigan... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
UAE nuclear programme edges toward 2018 launchnot add fuel to fire in the region, where the latest diplomatic crisis has seen
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 hours ago
not add fuel to fire in the region, where the latest diplomatic crisis has seen gas-rich Qatar isolated from the UAE and Saudi Arabia over allegations that the emirate is too close to Iran and harbours Islamist extremists. “Our country is and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Gulf crisis casts spotlight on mystery Qatari sheikhTwo months into a bitter Gulf crisis, Saudi Arabia’s use of a previously unknow
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Two months into a bitter Gulf crisis, Saudi Arabia’s use of a previously unknown Qatari royal family member has opened a new - and bizarre - front in the conflict. On August 17, it was announced Saudi’s King Salman had ordered the reopening of the... Read more
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Business Wire
Covalon Releases Third Quarter Financial Resultsof IV Clear and ColActive Plus products, including fulfilling tenders awarded t
Business Wire / Posted 8 hours ago
of IV Clear and ColActive Plus products, including fulfilling tenders awarded to the Company by the Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia and growth in the United States. Gross margins increased to 79% or $13,766,932 for the nine months ended June... Read more
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FOX Business
Qatar denies blocking Saudi planes ferrying pilgrims to hajjcitizens to the annual hajj pilgrimage. Qatar's Civil Aviation Authority issue
FOX Business / Posted 8 hours ago
citizens to the annual hajj pilgrimage. Qatar's Civil Aviation Authority issued the denial early on Monday, saying it told Saudi Arabian Airlines that the request must be coordinated with the Ministry of Islamic Affairs. The airline's general... Read more
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FOX Business
Qatar denies blocking Saudi planes ferrying pilgrims to hajjpilgrimage. Continue Reading Below Qatar's Civil Aviation Authority issued th
FOX Business / Posted 8 hours ago
pilgrimage. Continue Reading Below Qatar's Civil Aviation Authority issued the denial early on Monday, saying it told Saudi Arabian Airlines that the request must be coordinated with the Ministry of Islamic Affairs. The airline's general... Read more
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The Economic Times
Little-known Qatari sheikh embraced by Saudis in sudden moveSheikh Abdullah Bin Ali Al-Thani, a descendant of Qatar’s founder, was welcomed
The Economic Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Sheikh Abdullah Bin Ali Al-Thani, a descendant of Qatar’s founder, was welcomed warmly in Saudi Arabia by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, then jetted off to Morocco, where Saudi King Salman hosted him at his vacation spot in Tangier. And while the... Read more
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Gulf News
Qatar hindering its people from attending Haj, says Bahrain minister‘Any abuse of Saudi Arabia is an insult to Bahrain that we do not accept and to
Gulf News / Posted 8 hours ago
‘Any abuse of Saudi Arabia is an insult to Bahrain that we do not accept and to which we will vigoursly respond to’ Bahraini Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmad Al KhalifaAFP Dubai: Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmad Al Khalifa... Read more
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asianage
Qatar denies blocking haj pilgrimage flights as Saudi wait for landing rightsDubai: Saudi Arabia’s state carrier said on Sunday it had been unable to send p
asianage / Posted 8 hours ago
Dubai: Saudi Arabia’s state carrier said on Sunday it had been unable to send planes to transport Qatari pilgrims to the kingdom because it had been unable to get permission to land at Doha airport amid a diplomatic dispute between the two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mahmoud, Saudi Ambassador Discuss Issues of Concern to the Two Countriesof President of the Republic, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud discussed in the Republi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
of President of the Republic, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud discussed in the Republican Palace, Sunday, with Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Sudan, Ali Hassan Ja'afer, ways of consolidation of bilateral relations in all fields. The Saudi Ambassador... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Saudi Ambassador Congratulates Ali Mahdi for Selection to ITIKhartoum — The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Ali Hassan Ja'afar, h
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Khartoum — The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Ali Hassan Ja'afar, has visited the actor Ali Mahdi at his house in Riyad area in Khartoum to congratulate him for his selection as secretary general for the International Theater... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Qatar Insists 'No Delays' for 2022 World Cupreplied: "Projects are on schedule. No delays have occurred." Qatar has been i
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
replied: "Projects are on schedule. No delays have occurred." Qatar has been isolated in the Gulf since June 5 when Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt cut ties with the World Cup host -- accusing it of backing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Musa Hilal - 'Darfur Border Guards Will Not Integrate With RSF'from foreign countries every six months," he alleges. "They are real mercenari
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
from foreign countries every six months," he alleges. "They are real mercenaries being used for begging from Qatar and Saudi Arabia." Hilal mocked the members of the RSF and their recruiting methods saying: "they take rank badges in sacks and... Read more
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Business Standard India
Qatar denies banning Saudi's Haj pilgrimage flights, slams Riyadh claimsQatar today denied it had banned Saudi Arabian flights from landing in the emir
Business Standard India / Posted 10 hours ago
Qatar today denied it had banned Saudi Arabian flights from landing in the emirate to transport Muslim pilgrims to Mecca, after an accusation by authorities in Riyadh. Saudi Arabian Airlines on Sunday said Qatari authorities had refused to grant a... Read more
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Gulf News
Saudi man divorces wife for walking aheadfamily without his permission and a wife speaking with a tone that did not plea
Gulf News / Posted 10 hours ago
family without his permission and a wife speaking with a tone that did not please her husband.Growing calls are emerging in Saudi Arabia for to provide married couples—especially newlyweds—with counselling services amid a growing trend in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hajj 2017 - Nahcon Begins Return Airlift Sep. 7(NAHCON) has said it would commence the return airlift of pilgrims to this year
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
(NAHCON) has said it would commence the return airlift of pilgrims to this year's hajj on September 7, a day after the Saudi Arabian authorities would have opened the airports. The Commissioner Operations of the commission Abdullahi Modibbo... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hajj Pilgrims Left for Saudi ArabiaAsmara — 400 followers of the Islamic faith, out of which 40% women, left for S
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Asmara — 400 followers of the Islamic faith, out of which 40% women, left for Saudi Arabia to take part at the annual Hajj and Umrah pilgrimage. The coordinator of Hajj and Umrah, Sheik Mohammed-Ali Saleh indicated that 150 nationals left today, 18... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bankole - Air Transport Environment in Nigeria Is Worrisomeis increasing or decreasing? The airlift exercise in the past, because of the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
is increasing or decreasing? The airlift exercise in the past, because of the construction work in the two holy houses of Saudi Arabia, the number was cut down. But today that number has returned and Nigeria has about 95,000 quota. So the economic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hajj 2017 - 295 Bauchi Intending Pilgrims Leave for Saudi ArabiaHajj 2017: Katsina's 7th flights departs with 510 pilgrims Pilgrims from Bauch
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Hajj 2017: Katsina's 7th flights departs with 510 pilgrims Pilgrims from Bauchi flew to Saudi Arabia from the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport. The first flight took off with 295 intending pilgrims from Darazo local government area and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Smugglers Target Ethiopian, Somali Teens for Deadly Trip to Yemendisease, war and famine-like conditions, Yemen has become a popular layover for
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
disease, war and famine-like conditions, Yemen has become a popular layover for African migrants traveling to Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states. "When you ask them if they knew that there is war in this country, they say it is better... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Saudi haj pilgrimage flights wait for landing rights, Qatar denies blocking themSaudi Arabia’s state carrier said on Sunday it had been unable to send planes t
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Saudi Arabia’s state carrier said on Sunday it had been unable to send planes to transport Qatari pilgrims to the kingdom because it had been unable to get permission to land at Doha airport amid a diplomatic dispute between the two countries. Qatar... Read more
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Reuters
Saudi plane for Qatari pilgrims waits on Doha for landing rights: airlineDUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's state carrier said on Sunday it had been unabl
Reuters / Posted 12 hours ago
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's state carrier said on Sunday it had been unable to send planes to transport Qatari pilgrims to the kingdom because it had been unable to get permission to land at Doha airport amid a diplomatic dispute between the two... Read more
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The Economic Times
Islamic terrorism is the real enemy, the rest just anti-India smear campaignsSpain PM, Jose Maria Aznar) fault just like 9/11, which was blamed on everythin
The Economic Times / Posted 12 hours ago
Spain PM, Jose Maria Aznar) fault just like 9/11, which was blamed on everything from CIA activities to American troops in Saudi Arabia and support for Israel. In India, this manifested itself in a ‘hate-Modi’ campaign which looked at every... Read more
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Scotsman
Brian Monteith: Free trade is breaking down barriersnow queuing up for a deal with the UK, not least some of the largest economies
Scotsman / Posted 12 hours ago
now queuing up for a deal with the UK, not least some of the largest economies such as the US, China and India – but also Saudi Arabia and the five other nations of the Gulf Co-operation Council. International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has... Read more
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Rappler
Murder charges likely vs cops in Kian delos Santos slay – PAOGRIEVING. Kian's mother, overseas domestic helper Lorenza delos Santos, goes ho
Rappler / Posted 12 hours ago
GRIEVING. Kian's mother, overseas domestic helper Lorenza delos Santos, goes home from Saudi Arabia to her dead son. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Public Attorney's Office (PAO) Chief Persida Acosta said on Monday, August 21,... Read more
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