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Saudi policeman shot dead

Riyadh, Nov 19, 2016 (AFP) – A Saudi policeman was shot dead Saturday in the kingdom’s Shiite-populated east, the interior ministry said. The officer was …

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Prince of Saudi flogged in court-ordered punishment – Council rejects study of women driving

DUBAI, Nov 2, (Agencies): A prince of Saudi Arabia’s ruling Al Saud family was given lashes in a prison in Jeddah as a court-ordered punishment, …

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Organization of Islamic Cooperation chief Amin Madani quits after ‘Egypt joke’

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Nov 1, (Agencies): The secretary general of the Saudi-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation has resigned after making a joke about the purportedly …

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Saudi finance minister sacked by royal decree

Riyadh, Oct 31, 2016 (AFP) -Saudi Arabia on Monday sacked its veteran finance minister as the kingdom undergoes a major economic restructuring because of lower …

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Saudis stop attack on ‘World Cup’ qualifier – Officer killed in drive-by

RIYADH, Oct 30, (Agencies): Saudi authorities said Sunday they had foiled a plot to bomb a football stadium during a World Cup qualifying match and …

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Saudi Arabia: 2 security officers shot, killed in its east

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia says two security officers have been shot and killed in the kingdom’s predominantly Shiite east. The Interior Ministry …

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Saudi visa fees surge

RIYADH, Oct 21, (AFP): A seven-fold hike in visa fees to do business in Saudi Arabia risks deterring the foreign investment needed to transform its …

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Hike in Saudi visa fees seven fold could impact business ties

Riyadh, Oct 21, 2016 (AFP) -A seven-fold hike in visa fees to do business in Saudi Arabia risks deterring the foreign investment needed to transform …

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U.S. says it will review support to Saudi-led coalition in Yemen

WASHINGTON, Oct 8 (Reuters) – The United States will review its support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, a U.S. National Security Council spokesman said …

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Riyadh grooves to new beat – Saudis lighten-up on entertainment

RIYADH, Oct 7, (AFP): With pumping hip hop beats and electrifying dancers, Saudi Arabia has launched what’s being hailed as an entertainment revolution for the …

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