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News Topic - Saudi Arabia

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Hamish McRae: The US oil boom is helping to power global growth but we dont know how sustainable it will be Saudi Arabia has just told Opec that it is cutting its oil production a response to the Brent price dipping below $95 a barrel. That is the lowest for two years and, importantly, below the $95-to-$100 range that was described as fair by the Saudi Oil Mini
The Independent | 5 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
US OKs $1.75 billion arms sale to Saudi WASHINGTON (AP) The Obama administration has approved a $1.75 billion sale of Patriot missiles and associated items to Saudi Arabia to bolster the air defenses of the key U.S. ally in the Arab world.
Yahoo! News | 5 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Saudi Arabia pilgrimage has Ebola contingency plans Ed AdamczykJEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- The Saudi health minister said a precautionary plan is ready if the Ebola virus enters the country during the annual pilgrimage to the city of Mecca.
United Press International | 6 hours ago | comment? | recommend
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Millions of Muslims gather round holy Kaaba for start of annual Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca The religious gathering, one of the largest in the world, takes place at Mecca's Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia.
Mail Online | 7 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Lockheed, Raytheon to replenish Saudi Arabias aging stockpile of Patriot missiles under $1.75B deal Computers aren't the only thing that become paperweights with age. Apparently so do Patriot missiles. Saudi Arabia plans to buy 202 Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles, as well as other system components and services, under a $1.75 billion foreign mili
bizjournals.com | 8 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Saudi Arabia plans for Ebola as millions visit for hajj pilgrimage Health minister says country has coordinated with WHO and Ebola-affected countries to protect annual pilgrimage Continue reading...
The Guardian | 8 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Remaking Mecca: Saudi Arabia overhauls Islam’s holiest city New hotels, malls, skyscrapers edge the most important religious sites as millions of Muslim pilgrims stream to Mecca this week for the annual hajj pilgrimage.
The Seattle Times | 9 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
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Saudi Arabia fears Yemeni tumult may boost its main foe Iran By Angus McDowall RIYADH (Reuters) - The capture of Yemen's capital by rebels with ties to Iran has jolted Saudi Arabia, prompting a scramble by Riyadh to prevent its Shi'ite Muslim rival from exploiting the takeover to make trouble in the kingd
Yahoo! News | 9 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Mecca transformed: Saudi Arabia overhauls Islam's holiest city As Muslims from around the world stream into Mecca for the annual hajj pilgrimage this week, they come to a city undergoing the biggest transformation in its history.
CTV.ca | 12 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Saudi overhaul reshapes Islam's holiest city Mecca MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) As a child, Osama al-Bar would walk from his home past Islam's holiest site, the Kaaba, to the market of spice and fabric merchants where his father owned a store. At that time, Mecca was so small, pilgrims could sit at the c
Yahoo! News | 18 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend