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Egyptian court voids transfer of islands to Saudis

CAIRO, June 21, (AP): An Egyptian court on Tuesday rejected as “unconstitutional” a border agreement that would have transferred two Red Sea islands to Saudi …

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Riyadh denies threat to UN funding

UNITED NATIONS, United States, June 9, (AFP): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday rebuked Saudi Arabia and its allies for resorting to “undue pressure” to …

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Tax fears in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH/DUBAI, June 8, (RTRS): Expatriates in Saudi Arabia and their Saudi employers alike voiced unease about a proposal the government is studying to impose income …

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Saudi-led coalition taken off blacklist

UNITED NATIONS, June 7, (Agencies): Following a vehement protest from Saudi Arabia, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday removed the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in …

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US ‘reveals’ how much Treasury debt Saudi Arabia owns in March – Kingdom holds $116.8 bln, ranked 13th largest foreign holder of Treasury securities

WASHINGTON, May 17, (AP): Foreign holdings of US Treasury securities rose in March, with the Treasury Department revealing for the first time in four decades …

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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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