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Saudi forces say intercept missile fired by Yemen rebels

Riyadh, March 31, 2018 (AFP) -Saudi air defence forces on Saturday intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Huthi rebels at the kingdom’s southern city of Najran, state media reported. State-run Al-Ekhbariya television gave no further details but did not report any casualties or damage from the missile. Yemen’s Saba …

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H’wood hopes to cash in as Saudi Arabia lifts ban on theaters – ME exhibitor Cinemacity to enter Saudi Arabia theater-building derby

LOS ANGELES, March 28, (RTRS): Hollywood is falling head over heels for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Middle Eastern nation is lifting a 35-year old ban on movie theaters, prompting a mad dash by both US and international exhibitors eager to be among the first to build cinemas in …

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LONDON, March 27, (Agencies): Iran’s Revolutionary Guards denied on Tuesday Saudi accusations that Tehran has provided the Houthi movement in Yemen with ballistic capabilities, a day after a Houthi missile hit the Saudi capital, Riyadh. “Everyone knows that all routes to send arms to Yemen are blocked,” political deputy of …

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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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