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King Salman names son crown prince – Nephew replaces Prince Mohammed bin Nayef as Interior Minister

AMIR CONGRATULATES SAUDI KING ON APPOINTMENT DUBAI, June 21, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia’s King Salman made his son next in line to the throne on Wednesday, handing the 31-year-old sweeping powers as the kingdom seeks radical overhaul of its oil-dependent economy and faces mounting tensions with regional rival Iran. Although Mohammed …

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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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