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Saudi Arabia bans imports of Egyptian strawberries

Ban effective from July 11, due to pesticide residues CAIRO, June 18, (RTRS): Saudi Arabia is banning imports of Egyptian strawberries due to pesticide residues, said Abdel Hamid al-Demerdash, the head of Egypt’s Agriculture Export Council, the latest such ban to hit Egypt as it struggles to revive its economy. …

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Amir condoles death of Saudi officer

KUWAIT CITY, June 12, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Monday a cable to King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, expressing his sorrow over the terror incident in Qatif governorate which led to the death of a police officer and injury to others. …

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QATAR AMIR ARRIVES AS KUWAIT OFFERS MEDIATION

Gulf row rattles Trump anti-Iran axis DUBAI/DOHA, May 31, (Agencies): Just 10 days after President Donald Trump called on Muslim countries to stand united against Iran, a public feud between Qatar and some of its Gulf Arab neighbours is jolting his attempt to tip the regional balance of power against …

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Saudis to build own missile capability

Riyadh launches Saudi Arabian Military Industries … SAMI to localise 50 percent of military spend U.S. STICKS TO IRAN N-DEAL … SANCTIONS BALLISTICS RIYADH, May 18, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s biggest defence spenders, on Thursday said it is creating a new military industries firm as part of …

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Saudi soldier killed in Qatif

DUBAI, May 16, (Agencies): A Saudi soldier was killed and five others were wounded fighting suspected militants in the Kingdom’s Qatif province, the interior ministry said on Tuesday, days after a child and a Pakistani builder were killed in the same town of al-Awamiya. The town, in an oil-producing province …

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Mohammad Bin Salman … Saudi is fine and camel will not die of thirst

MANY issues affecting people in the region — Saudi Arabia, Arabian Gulf and Arab world — require clarification by a government official at the level of Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense Prince Mohammad bin Salman. This is the reason why he spoke at length to clear the …

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Saudi Arabia arrests 46 over ’16 Madinah attack

DUBAI, April 30, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had arrested 46 members of a militant cell responsible for a deadly suicide bombing attack on the Prophet’s Mosque in the holy city of Madinah last summer that was blamed on Islamic State. The suspects, which included foreign and Saudi …

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Saudi, German leaders discuss regional and int’l developments

Several MoUs including security, industrial and energy signed RIYADH, April 30, (Agencies): Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed Sunday the latest regional and international developments. Both leaders also addressed Saudi-German relations and horizons of bilateral cooperation in various fields, Saudi Press Agency …

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US for strong Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, April 19, (AFP): The United States wants to see a strong Saudi Arabia, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said during talks Wednesday aimed at reinvigorating the Riyadh- Washington alliance. Mattis, meeting top officials in the Saudi capital, also hinted that President Donald Trump could visit the kingdom, a longtime US …

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King Salman hosts Philippine president

Leaders discuss labor, anti-narcotics RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, April 11, (AP): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte met Tuesday with King Salman in Saudi Arabia, where hundreds of thousands of Filipinos work as nurses, domestic helpers, drivers, waiters and technicians. It was Duterte’s first time meeting with the Saudi king. Philippine media outlets …

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