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Tag Archives: saudi arabia

Saudi detains two rights activists – ‘No charges have been filed’

DUBAI, Jan 10, (AFP): Saudi Arabia has arrested two human rights activists, one of whom tweeted a depiction of the birth of Christ on Christmas …

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Dozens of foreign workers have been sentenced to flogging and jail in Saudi over unpaid wages protest

RIYADH: Dozens of foreign workers have been sentenced to flogging and jail for unrest during protests over unpaid wages by Saudi Binladin Group several months …

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Firefight kills Saudi soldier

RIYADH, Dec 25, (AFP): A Saudi soldier was killed in a cross-border firefight with Yemeni rebels, the interior ministry said Sunday. A border post was …

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Saudi plans to borrow $10-15b internationally in 2017: official – Local bond issue likely to resume in Q1

DUBAI, Dec 23, (RTRS): Saudi Arabia plans to borrow between $10 to $15 billion from international markets in 2017 and around 70 billion riyals from …

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Saudi budget to tackle record deficit

Riyadh, Dec 22, 2016 (AFP) – Saudi Arabia on Thursday releases its first budget since announcing a wide-ranging economic reform plan after collapsed oil prices …

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Johnson comment misconstrued: Saudi

RIYADH, Dec 11, (Agencies): The press took out of context comments by Britain’s foreign secretary about “proxy wars” waged by longtime ally Saudi Arabia, the …

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Saudi arrests IS follower accused of killing officer

RIYADH, Nov 26, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia on Saturday revealed the identity of a man it accuses of killing a soldier last week, saying he confessed …

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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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