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ABC News
Saudi Forces Kill 2 Militants After Failed Car-Bombingtown of Bisha. Saudi Interior Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour al-Turki sa
Saudi Forces Kill 2 Militants After Failed Car-Bombing
ABC News / Posted 14 hours ago
town of Bisha. Saudi Interior Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour al-Turki said in a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency late Friday that security forces tried to stop two cars but the drivers fled and took refuge in nearby... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Islamic State group claims bomb attack on Saudi policethe attack and said militants carried out other assaults in the area. The polic
Islamic State group claims bomb attack on Saudi police
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
the attack and said militants carried out other assaults in the area. The police's statement, carried by the state-run Saudi Press Agency, did not mention any other attack. An Islamic State affiliate in Saudi Arabia has claimed a series of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Islamic State group claims bomb attack on Saudi policethe attack and said militants carried out other assaults in the area. The polic
Islamic State group claims bomb attack on Saudi police
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
the attack and said militants carried out other assaults in the area. The police’s statement, carried by the state-run Saudi Press Agency, did not mention any other attack. An Islamic State affiliate in Saudi Arabia has claimed a series of... Read more
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Denver Post
Islamic State group claims bomb attack on Saudi policethe attack and said militants carried out other assaults in the area. The polic
Islamic State group claims bomb attack on Saudi police
Denver Post / Posted yesterday
the attack and said militants carried out other assaults in the area. The police's statement, carried by the state-run Saudi Press Agency, did not mention any other attack. An Islamic State affiliate in Saudi Arabia has claimed a series of... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
Saudi Aramco issues support of Saudi Vision 2030on producing high-value finished and semi-finished products in the petrochemica
Saudi Aramco issues support of Saudi Vision 2030
Offshore Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
on producing high-value finished and semi-finished products in the petrochemicals conversion sector.” According to the Saudi Press Agency, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told the Al Arabiya News Channel that “the Kingdom of Saudi... Read more
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The Manila Times
Yemen govt forces retake key port city from Qaedaand the United Arab Emirates, as well as coalition air strikes, commanders said
Yemen govt forces retake key port city from Qaeda
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
and the United Arab Emirates, as well as coalition air strikes, commanders said in a statement published by the official Saudi Press Agency. Loyalist forces also recaptured a swathe of the adjacent Arabian Sea coast, including the city of... Read more
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The Star
Saudi prince unveils sweeping plans to end 'addiction' to oilSaudi Arabia's cabinet agrees to implement a broad reform plan known as Vision
Saudi prince unveils sweeping plans to end 'addiction' to oil
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
Saudi Arabia's cabinet agrees to implement a broad reform plan known as Vision 2030 in Riyadh, April 25, 2016. REUTERS/Saudi Press Agency/Handout via Reuters RIYADH: The powerful young prince overseeing Saudi Arabia's economy unveiled... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Yemeni troops recapture key port city Mukalla from al Qaedaand the United Arab Emirates, as well as coalition air strikes, commanders said
Yemeni troops recapture key port city Mukalla from al Qaeda
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
and the United Arab Emirates, as well as coalition air strikes, commanders said in a statement published by the official Saudi Press Agency. Loyalist forces also recaptured a swathe of the adjacent Arabian Sea coast, including the city of al... Read more
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Market Watch
Saudi Arabia approves economic reform programby the cabinet, according to Saudi Arabia’s monarch, King Salman. The Saudi cab
Saudi Arabia approves economic reform program
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
by the cabinet, according to Saudi Arabia’s monarch, King Salman. The Saudi cabinet, in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency, said the government’s economic council would be in charge of overseeing the vision’s implementation.... Read more
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Reuters
Saudi Arabia's cabinet approves reform plan: state mediaSaudi Arabia's cabinet agrees to implement a broad reform plan known as Vision
Saudi Arabia's cabinet approves reform plan: state media
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
Saudi Arabia's cabinet agrees to implement a broad reform plan known as Vision 2030 in Riyadh, April 25, 2016. Reuters/Saudi Press Agency/Handout via Reuters TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.... Read more
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BBC News
Saudi Arabia's religious police ordered to be 'gentle'new law governing the religious police was approved by the cabinet on Monday, b
Saudi Arabia's religious police ordered to be 'gentle'
BBC News / Posted 7 days ago
new law governing the religious police was approved by the cabinet on Monday, but was not published by the official Saudi Press Agency until Tuesday. Officers will continue to help enforce strict segregation of the sexes, an absolute... Read more
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The Star
Obama starts summit with Gulf leaders in Riyadhof peace and prosperity". Saudi Arabia's King Salman lauded the summit as "con
Obama starts summit with Gulf leaders in Riyadh
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
of peace and prosperity". Saudi Arabia's King Salman lauded the summit as "constructive and fruitful", according to the Saudi Press Agency, and pledged the "desire and commitment" of GCC countries to continue developing their ties with the... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Obama In Saudi Arabia To Mend Fencesmeeting with Obama, who responded that the United States was “very grateful for
Obama In Saudi Arabia To Mend Fences
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 10 days ago
meeting with Obama, who responded that the United States was “very grateful for your hospitality.” The kingdom’s official Saudi Press Agency gave no detail of the talks but said they included “combating terrorism”. Obama was to meet later with... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Obama meets Saudi king as US Iran policy strains alliancemeeting with Obama, who responded that the United States was “very grateful for
Obama meets Saudi king as US Iran policy strains alliance
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
meeting with Obama, who responded that the United States was “very grateful for your hospitality.” The kingdom’s official Saudi Press Agency gave no detail of the talks but said they included “combating terrorism”. Obama was to meet later with... Read more
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Rappler
Obama in Saudi Arabia on fence-mending visitSaudi King Salman (R) meets with US President Barack Obama (L) in Riyadh, Saudi
Obama in Saudi Arabia on fence-mending visit
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
Saudi King Salman (R) meets with US President Barack Obama (L) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 20, 2016. Photo from Saudi Press Agency/EPA RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – President Barack Obama held talks with Saudi Arabia's King Salman on... Read more
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Breitbart
U.S. Transfers 9 Yemeni Detainees from Guantánamo to Saudi Arabiatreatment measures. Saudi Arabia confirmed that the nine detainees arrived in
U.S. Transfers 9 Yemeni Detainees from Guantánamo to Saudi Arabia
Breitbart / Posted 11 days ago
treatment measures. Saudi Arabia confirmed that the nine detainees arrived in the kingdom Saturday evening. The official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reports that the Saudi ministry of interior said Yemeni President Hadi requested the transfer, which... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Yemen peace talks on hold as rebels delay arrivalthe Saudi government voiced hope for "the success of consultations" in Kuwait,
Yemen peace talks on hold as rebels delay arrival
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
the Saudi government voiced hope for "the success of consultations" in Kuwait, in a statement published on the official Saudi Press Agency. The UN's Ould Cheikh Ahmed urged the Huthi rebels and their allies not to "miss this opportunity that... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
HRW wants Saudi Arabia to ease sex rulesshould instead "carry out the duties of encouraging virtue and forbidding vice
HRW wants Saudi Arabia to ease sex rules
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
should instead "carry out the duties of encouraging virtue and forbidding vice by advising kindly and gently", the official Saudi Press Agency reported. The religious police enforce Saudi Arabia's strict interpretation of Islam including... Read more
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Rappler
Saudi flag carrier to launch low-cost offshootchief Saleh al-Jasser said. It will operate independently of its parent firm,
Saudi flag carrier to launch low-cost offshoot
Rappler / Posted 12 days ago
chief Saleh al-Jasser said. It will operate independently of its parent firm, Jasser was quoted as saying by the official Saudi Press Agency at a ceremony on Sunday, April 17. The report gave no further details of its financing or administrative... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Saudia creates new low cost airlineAirlines (Saudia) announced the establishment of a new airline company to provi
Saudia creates new low cost airline
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 12 days ago
Airlines (Saudia) announced the establishment of a new airline company to provide low cost air transport, according to the Saudi Press Agency. The new company will be called Flyadeel. In December, the Director General of Saudia Saleh Al-Jasser... Read more
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Weekly Times
Saudi chemical plant fire kills 12state-run news agency says a fire at a chemical plant in the kingdom's east has
Saudi chemical plant fire kills 12
Weekly Times / Posted 13 days ago
state-run news agency says a fire at a chemical plant in the kingdom's east has killed 12 people and injured 11. The Saudi Press Agency said Saturday's fire in al-Jubail happened around 11.40am on Saturday at the Jubail United Petrochemical... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
12 killed, 11 injured in Saudi Arabia chemical plant fireinjured in a fire at a chemical plant in Saudi Arabia’s east, a state-run news
12 killed, 11 injured in Saudi Arabia chemical plant fire
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 days ago
injured in a fire at a chemical plant in Saudi Arabia’s east, a state-run news agency said on Saturday. According to the Saudi Press Agency, the fire in al-Jubail happened around 11.40 am on Saturday at the Jubail United Petrochemical Co. The... Read more
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Breitbart
Saudi Arabia Strips Morality Police of Power to Arrest Sharia Violators“allowed to pursue, question, request identification from or arrest suspects,”
Saudi Arabia Strips Morality Police of Power to Arrest Sharia Violators
Breitbart / Posted 13 days ago
“allowed to pursue, question, request identification from or arrest suspects,” Reuters reports, citing state-controlled Saudi Press Agency (SPA). SPA indicates that “members must instead report suspected crimes to the police or drug... Read more
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News.com.au
Saudi chemical plant fire kills 12state-run news agency says a fire at a chemical plant in the kingdom's east has
Saudi chemical plant fire kills 12
News.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
state-run news agency says a fire at a chemical plant in the kingdom's east has killed 12 people and injured 11. The Saudi Press Agency said Saturday's fire in al-Jubail happened around 11.40am on Saturday at the Jubail United Petrochemical... Read more
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Perth Now
Saudi chemical plant fire kills 12state-run news agency says a fire at a chemical plant in the kingdom's east has
Saudi chemical plant fire kills 12
Perth Now / Posted 14 days ago
state-run news agency says a fire at a chemical plant in the kingdom's east has killed 12 people and injured 11. The Saudi Press Agency said Saturday's fire in al-Jubail happened around 11.40am on Saturday at the Jubail United Petrochemical... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Saudi chemical plant fire kills 12state-run news agency says a fire at a chemical plant in the kingdom's east has
Saudi chemical plant fire kills 12
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 days ago
state-run news agency says a fire at a chemical plant in the kingdom's east has killed 12 people and injured 11. The Saudi Press Agency said Saturday's fire in al-Jubail happened around 11.40am on Saturday at the Jubail United Petrochemical... Read more
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New Kerala
12 die in Saudi factory fire - newkerala.com #50420Royal Authority of Jubail district said the fire occurred at 11.40 a.m. during
12 die in Saudi factory fire - newkerala.com #50420
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
Royal Authority of Jubail district said the fire occurred at 11.40 a.m. during routine maintenance, Xinhua reported citing Saudi Press Agency. The spokesperson attributed the deaths to suffocation because of smoke inhalation. The Saudi civil... Read more
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dna
Fire at chemical plant in Saudi Arabia kills 12, injures 11state-run news agency says a fire at a chemical plant in the kingdom's east has
Fire at chemical plant in Saudi Arabia kills 12, injures 11
dna / Posted 14 days ago
state-run news agency says a fire at a chemical plant in the kingdom's east has killed 12 people and injured 11. The Saudi Press Agency said the fire in al-Jubail happened around 11:40 am on Saturday at the Jubail United Petrochemical Co. The... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Fire at chemical plant in Saudi Arabia kills 12, injures 11state-run news agency says a fire at a chemical plant in the kingdom's east has
Fire at chemical plant in Saudi Arabia kills 12, injures 11
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 14 days ago
state-run news agency says a fire at a chemical plant in the kingdom's east has killed 12 people and injured 11. The Saudi Press Agency said the fire in al-Jubail happened around 11:40 a.m. Saturday at the Jubail United Petrochemical Co. The... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Fire at Saudi Arabia kills 12, injures 11state-run news agency says a fire at a chemical plant in the kingdom's east has
Fire at Saudi Arabia kills 12, injures 11
KWWL Iowa / Posted 14 days ago
state-run news agency says a fire at a chemical plant in the kingdom's east has killed 12 people and injured 11. The Saudi Press Agency said the fire in Al-Jubail happened around 11:40 a.m. Saturday local time at the Jubail United... Read more
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Daily Mail
Saudi orders 'kinder, gentler' religious policewill no longer be allowed to detain people and instead must report violators to
Saudi orders 'kinder, gentler' religious police
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
will no longer be allowed to detain people and instead must report violators to police or drug squad officers, the official Saudi Press Agency said yesterday. Officers of the Haia force, also known as the Mutawaa, must 'carry out the duties of... Read more
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Aljazeera
Saudi Arabia strips religious police of arresting powerwill no longer be allowed to detain people and instead must report violators to
Saudi Arabia strips religious police of arresting power
Aljazeera / Posted 17 days ago
will no longer be allowed to detain people and instead must report violators to police or drug squad officers, the official Saudi Press Agency said. Officers of the Haia force, also known as the Mutawaa, must "carry out the duties of encouraging... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Presidency tight lipped on report that Zuma opened Saudi weapons factory(RDM) and Saudi Military Industries Corporation (Samic) had joined forces in th
Presidency tight lipped on report that Zuma opened Saudi weapons factory
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 days ago
(RDM) and Saudi Military Industries Corporation (Samic) had joined forces in the factory venture. "According to the Saudi Press Agency, the facility, which is in the Al-Kharj military industrial complex south of Riyadh, was officially opened... Read more
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iafrica.com
Saudi orders religious police to be kinderwill no longer be allowed to detain people and instead must report violators to
Saudi orders religious police to be kinder
iafrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
will no longer be allowed to detain people and instead must report violators to police or drug squad officers, the official Saudi Press Agency said, reporting the changes late Tuesday. Officers of the Haia force, also known as the Mutawaa, must... Read more
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The Economic Times
Saudi Arabia orders 'kindler, gentler' religious policewill no longer be allowed to detain people and instead must report violators to
Saudi Arabia orders 'kindler, gentler' religious police
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
will no longer be allowed to detain people and instead must report violators to police or drug squad officers, the official Saudi Press Agency said, reporting the changes late yesterday. Officers of the Haia force, also known as the Mutawaa, must... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Saudi orders 'kinder, gentler' religious policewill no longer be allowed to detain people and instead must report violators to
Saudi orders 'kinder, gentler' religious police
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
will no longer be allowed to detain people and instead must report violators to police or drug squad officers, the official Saudi Press Agency said, reporting the changes late Tuesday. Officers of the Haia force, also known as the Mutawaa, must... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Saudi Arabia orders religious police to act ‘kindly, gently’will no longer be allowed to detain people and instead must report violators to
Saudi Arabia orders religious police to act ‘kindly, gently’
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 days ago
will no longer be allowed to detain people and instead must report violators to police or drug squad officers, the official Saudi Press Agency said, reporting the changes late on Tuesday. Officers of the Haia force, also known as the Mutawaa, must... Read more
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Rappler
Traffic chaos, schools shut as Saudi capital hit by rare floodingplan to deal with the flooding, the spokesman for the municipal council, Mohamm
Traffic chaos, schools shut as Saudi capital hit by rare flooding
Rappler / Posted 17 days ago
plan to deal with the flooding, the spokesman for the municipal council, Mohammed al-Shwayman, was quoted by the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) as saying. Residents were urged not to gather in affected areas "for the sake of taking pictures... Read more
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CBS News
New hope in war that has quietly killed 6,000 in a yearSunday, and the rebels also pledged to halt hostilities. The coalition said in
New hope in war that has quietly killed 6,000 in a year
CBS News / Posted 19 days ago
Sunday, and the rebels also pledged to halt hostilities. The coalition said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency that it retains the right to respond to any violations of the cease-fire, but that it intended to halt all... Read more
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The China Post
Saudi-led coalition says it will adhere to Yemen cease-fireSunday, and the rebels also pledged to halt hostilities. The coalition said in
Saudi-led coalition says it will adhere to Yemen cease-fire
The China Post / Posted 19 days ago
Sunday, and the rebels also pledged to halt hostilities. The coalition said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency that it retains the right to respond to any violations of the cease-fire, but that it intends to halt all... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Saudi-led coalition says it will adhere to Yemen cease-fireSunday, and the rebels also pledged to halt hostilities. The coalition said in
Saudi-led coalition says it will adhere to Yemen cease-fire
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
Sunday, and the rebels also pledged to halt hostilities. The coalition said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency that it retains the right to respond to any violations of the cease-fire, but that it intends to halt all... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Saudi-led coalition says it will adhere to Yemen ceaseSunday, and the rebels also pledged to halt hostilities. The coalition said in
Saudi-led coalition says it will adhere to Yemen cease
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 19 days ago
Sunday, and the rebels also pledged to halt hostilities. The coalition said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency that it retains the right to respond to any violations of the cease-fire, but that it intends to halt all... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Saudi-led coalition says it will adhere to Yemen cease-fireSunday, and the rebels also pledged to halt hostilities. The coalition said in
Saudi-led coalition says it will adhere to Yemen cease-fire
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 19 days ago
Sunday, and the rebels also pledged to halt hostilities. The coalition said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency that it retains the right to respond to any violations of the cease-fire, but that it intends to halt all... Read more
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ABC News
Saudi-Led Coalition Says It Will Adhere to Yemen Ceasea cease-fire slated to take effect just before midnight Sunday. The coalition
Saudi-Led Coalition Says It Will Adhere to Yemen Cease
ABC News / Posted 20 days ago
a cease-fire slated to take effect just before midnight Sunday. The coalition said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency that it retains the right to respond to any violations of the cease-fire, but that it intends to halt all... Read more
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Market Watch
Saudi Arabia, Egypt to partner on Sinai bridgewill be an international port for the promising projects of both countries," th
Saudi Arabia, Egypt to partner on Sinai bridge
Market Watch / Posted 21 days ago
will be an international port for the promising projects of both countries," the king said, according to the official Saudi Press Agency. "It will be essential for travelers, pilgrims, Umrah [pilgrimage] performers, and tourists. It will also... Read more
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Breitbart
American, Saudi Sanctions Target Jihadi Fundraisers in Americathey have within U.S. jurisdiction and bans Americans from doing business with
American, Saudi Sanctions Target Jihadi Fundraisers in America
Breitbart / Posted 25 days ago
they have within U.S. jurisdiction and bans Americans from doing business with them.” As reported by Al-Arabiya, the Saudi Press Agency cited that nation’s Law of Terrorism Crimes and Financing, along with relevant royal decrees, and... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Terror group bombs Saudi police stationsa person was killed by an improvised explosive device near the police station i
Terror group bombs Saudi police stations
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
a person was killed by an improvised explosive device near the police station in al-Dalam. The statement, carried by the Saudi Press Agency, said police are investigating the incident, which took place on Saturday, but gave no further details on... Read more
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New Kerala
One killed in bomb blast in Saudi Arabia - newkerala.com #44453on Sunday. The blast targeted a police vehicle in the region on Saturday night
One killed in bomb blast in Saudi Arabia - newkerala.com #44453
New Kerala / Posted 27 days ago
on Sunday. The blast targeted a police vehicle in the region on Saturday night, the ministry's spokesperson was quoted by Saudi Press Agency as saying. The explosion left two other patrol vehicles damaged. The nationality of the victim was yet... Read more
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Rappler
ISIS-claimed attack on Saudi police kills foreignerparked near a police station in the Kharj area of Riyadh late on Saturday, the
ISIS-claimed attack on Saudi police kills foreigner
Rappler / Posted 27 days ago
parked near a police station in the Kharj area of Riyadh late on Saturday, the ministry said, quoted by the official Saudi Press Agency. It did not specify the victim's nationality but said two security patrols were damaged. ISIS said in a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Six children among victims in Saudi Arabia crashafter two vans collided in south-western Saudi Arabia. Saudi Red Crescent spok
Six children among victims in Saudi Arabia crash
Irish Examiner / Posted 27 days ago
after two vans collided in south-western Saudi Arabia. Saudi Red Crescent spokesman Ahmed Asiri was quoted by the official Saudi Press Agency as saying the road accident took place just before 6am on Sunday in the Wadi bin Hashbal region of Asir... Read more
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