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News Topic - Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia jails 23 more men for militancy in security crackdown RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian court sentenced 23 men to jail terms of up to 22 years for their role in militant attacks, state media said on Wednesday, part of a security crackdown in which scores of people have been imprisoned over the past week.
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Saudi princes visit Qatar as Gulf states try to end rift Three Saudi princes including Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal visited Qatar on Wednesday, state media said, amid efforts to repair a rift within the U.S.-allied Gulf Cooperation Council. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates recalled t
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Islamic State: Arab leaders reluctant to heed US call for 'allies against Isis' Saudi Arabia, UAE and Jordan know dangers of Isis but tribal ties and fears of boosting Syria's Assad are prompting caution Continue reading...
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Top Saudi Officials Head to Qatar in Effort to Heal Rift Three Saudi princes, including Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal, flew to Qatar on Wednesday, state media reported, amid efforts to repair a rift in the U.S.-allied Gulf Cooperation Council. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates recalled
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Ancient Arabian Stones Hint at How Humans Migrated Out of Africa Ancient stone artifacts recently excavated from Saudi Arabia possess similarities to items of about the same age in Africa a discovery that could provide clues to how humans dispersed out of Africa, researchers say. Modern humans originated about 200,000
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Al Ain to play Al Hilal in ACL semifinals JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) Al Ain advanced to the semifinals of the Asian Champions League for the first time in nine years after the United Arab Emirates club beat Saudi Arabia's Al Ittihad 3-1 in a near-empty King Abdulaziz Sport City on Tuesday.
Yahoo! News | Aug 26, 2014 10:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Saudi Arabia continues its outrageous repression of human rights activists BEING IN a minority, even in a minority of one, did not make you mad, George Orwell wrote in 1984. There was truth and there was untruth, and if you clung to the truth even against the whole world, you were not mad. For months now, the Saudi human rights
Washington Post | Aug 26, 2014 10:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iranian minister says Saudi talks 'constructive' By Michelle Moghtader DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's deputy foreign minister said he held "positive and constructive" talks with Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Tuesday where Islamist militancy in Iraq - that both see as a threat - was on
Yahoo! News | Aug 26, 2014 6:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Five-month-old baby killed by stray bullet 'fired into the air up as part of tradition in Saudi Arabia' The baby's father was at a travel agent in the Saudi city of Khamis Mushayt when his baby Tufaha was reportedly hit while waiting outside with her mother.
Mail Online | Aug 26, 2014 1:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UAE's boldness in Libya reveals new strains between west and its Arab allies The Emiratis' secret bombing in Libya shows the strength of their desire to combat Islamists: Saudi Arabia is more reticent Continue reading...
The Guardian | Aug 26, 2014 1:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend