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Tag Archives: saudi arabia

O Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques … we have a word

WITHOUT a doubt, the royal directives issued by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz are vital in developing and revitalizing the …

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Gunbattle kills Saudi soldier

DUBAI, May 8, (RTRS): A Saudi soldier died in a gunbattle with militants in the western Taif region outside Mecca on Sunday, state news agency …

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Saudi ‘reshuffle’ highlights serious shift away from oil – Vision 2030 ‘core’

RIYADH, May 8, (Agencies): With a major government reshuffle, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and his powerful son have shown their determination to move the kingdom’s …

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Saudi oil minister axed in government overhaul – Naimi replaced by Al-Falih

RIYADH, May 7, (AFP): Saudi King Salman replaced his long-serving oil minister on Saturday as part of a major government overhaul which comes as the …

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Riyadh plans new labor scheme – Saudi women to see marriage contracts

RIYADH, May 3, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia’s government plans a new set of labor quotas and incentives to reduce unemployment as it tries to wean its …

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Binladin Group lays off 77,000

RIYADH, May 2, (AFP): One of Saudi Arabia’s most powerful firms, the Saudi Binladin Group, has laid off 77,000 foreign workers, a Saudi daily reported …

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Expat ‘green card’ in Saudi ‘Vision 2030’

RIYADH/DUBAI, April 25, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia will introduce a “green card” system within five years to allow resident expatriates in the kingdom to have more …

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Saudi King sacks utilities minister – Dismissal tied to public anger over price hikes

RIYADH, April 24, (Agencies): The king of Saudi Arabia has sacked the country’s water and electricity minister, Abdullah al-Hussayen, amid public anger over price hikes, …

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RIYADH UNDERSCORES INTER-GCC COORDINATION ON IRAN – US urges Gulf to ‘do more’ in Iraq

RIYADH, April 20, (Agencies): US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter pleaded Wednesday for greater Gulf financial and political involvement in Iraq, which is battling both Islamic …

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Saudi divestment risk on US terror bill

WASHINGTON, April 17, (RTRS): The Saudi Arabian government has threatened to sell off hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of American assets should the US …

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