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Saudis intercept 7 ballistic missiles – Riyadh, Khamis Mushait, Jizan, Najran targeted RIYADH, March 26, (Agencies): Saudi forces intercepted seven Yemeni rebel missiles on Sunday, including over the capital Riyadh, in a deadly escalation on the eve of the third anniversary of the Saudi-led coalition’s intervention in Yemen. One Egyptian was …

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Videos raise questions over Saudi missile intercept claims

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Online videos are raising new questions about Saudi Arabia’s claims that it has intercepted nearly every ballistic missile launched by Shiite rebels in Yemen targeting the kingdom. One video appears to show a Patriot missile launch on Sunday night go rapidly wrong, with the …

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Saudi air defense intercept missile over Riyadh

  Riyadh, March 25, 2018 (AFP) -Saudi forces intercepted a missile over the capital Riyadh late Sunday, in an apparent Huthi rebel attack which coincides with the third anniversary of the Saudi-led coalition’s intervention in Yemen. Witnesses reported loud explosions and bright flashes in the sky, but there were no …

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Saudi pledge for tolerance

LONDON, March 8, (RTRS): Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met the head of the Anglican church in London on Thursday, promising to promote interfaith dialogue as part of his domestic reforms, the British faith leader’s office said. Prince Mohammed is making an official visit to London to promote …

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Red carpet for Crown Prince

LONDON, March 7, (AFP): Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II welcomed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday at the start of a controversial state visit, where he will face questions over his country’s involvement in the Yemen war. The crown prince lunched with the queen at Buckingham Palace ahead of …

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Empowering women is a must in bid to drive economic growth – Women represent 50 pc of Saudi community

RIYADH, March 6: HRH Princess Lamia Bint Majid AlSaud, Secretary General of Alwaleed Philanthropies, chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz AlSaud, attends the Second Edition of Women Empowerment and Integration Forum in Jeddah as the main sponsor of the event, organized by Accor Hotels KSA in association …

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Saudi crown prince says reforms aimed at ‘cancer’ of corruption

Washington, Feb 28, 2018 (AFP) -Saudi Arabia’s crown prince says the anti-corruption drive launched late last year is the “shock therapy” his kingdom needs to root out widespread graft. “You have a body that has cancer everywhere, the cancer of corruption. You need to have chemo, the shock of chemo, …

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Saudi military leaders replaced amid stalemated war in Yemen

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia replaced its military chief of staff and other defense officials early on Tuesday morning in a shake-up apparently aimed at overhauling its Defense Ministry during the stalemated and ruinous war in Yemen. The kingdom also announced a new female deputy minister of …

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Law applies to everyone in Saudi Arabia … no place for corruption

THE Saudi government has recovered 400 billion Saudi riyals from the funds that some people usurped through corruption practices in the implementation of projects for years. This amount makes up for the deficit of the State — about 200 billion Saudi riyals each year. This will also reduce cost of …

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Saudi goods spread in Kuwait criticized – ‘Promote local products’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 20: Top officials of a number of Kuwaiti companies criticized the widespread presence of Saudi products in the Kuwaiti market recently, which has in turn negatively impacted the market, reports Al-Rai daily. They revealed this during a meeting organized by Kuwait Industries Association with the cooperation of …

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