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  • >Two Suspected Ebola Patients Flee Hospital in Saudi Arabia - Gulf Business News
    Two Suspected Ebola Patients Flee Hospital in Saudi ArabiaGulf Business NewsTwo men, displaying suspected symptoms of the Ebola virus, ran away from a rural health center located in the Madinah province of Saudi Arabia on Sunday, a Saudi daily report…
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  • >US, UK seek to protect Saudi Arabia from ISIL: Analyst - Press TV
    Press TVUS, UK seek to protect Saudi Arabia from ISIL: AnalystPress TV“The point is they [the US and Britain] created this monster [the ISIL], and they now fear that this monster will now turn on Saudi Arabia in particular, and they are friends wit…
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  • >Trial on hold for Saudi Arabia man - KSPR
    Trial on hold for Saudi Arabia manKSPRMajor changes in the case of a man from Saudi Arabia accused of kidnapping a woman from a Springfield nightclub. Rayan Alqabbaa was supposed to go on trial today, but now everything is on hold. "They were here, r…
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  • >Saudi Arabia exhibiting at the World Travel Market in London for the first time - eTurboNews
    eTurboNewsSaudi Arabia exhibiting at the World Travel Market in London for the first timeeTurboNewsWorld Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to welcome representation from Saudi Arabia onto the exhibition flo…
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  • >Outrage as Saudi Arabia beheads four men in execution - RT
    RTOutrage as Saudi Arabia beheads four men in executionRTARCHIVE PHOTO: Members of Magic Movement, a group of young Bangladeshis, stage a mock execution scene in protest of Saudi Arabia beheading of eight Bangladeshi workers in front of National Muse…
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  • >Why John Burbank's Betting Big on Saudi Arabia? - Bloomberg
    The NationalWhy John Burbank's Betting Big on Saudi Arabia?BloombergAug. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Passport Capital Founder and Chief Investing Officer John Burbank discusses his strategy for investing in Saudi Arabia on “Market Makers.” (Source: Bloombe…
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  • >Top Saudi cleric: Islamic State is Islam's enemy - MiamiHerald.com
    Top Saudi cleric: Islamic State is Islam's enemyMiamiHerald.comRIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- Saudi Arabia's top cleric said Tuesday that extremism and the ideologies of groups like the Islamic State and al-Qaida are Islam's No. 1 enemy and that Muslims hav…
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  • >Saudi Arabia executes four for drug possession - Irish Times
    Saudi Arabia executes four for drug possessionIrish TimesSaudi Arabia has executed four men for possession of hashish, domestic media reported, taking to 17 the number of people put to death in the Islamic kingdom in two weeks and prompting disquiet…
    - 24 hours ago, 19 Aug 14, 12:41pm -
  • How the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Could Rule Energy for the Next 100 Years - Motley Fool
    Arab NewsHow the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Could Rule Energy for the Next 100 YearsMotley FoolLast month, Saudi Arabia announced that it planned to open its stock market to direct foreign investment for the first time, beginning in January 2015. The mo…
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  • Saudi Arabia does not support Islamic State terrorists – or any others - The Guardian
    The GuardianSaudi Arabia does not support Islamic State terrorists – or any othersThe GuardianSaudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud: 'Some people use the word Wahhabism to describe the message of Muhammad Ibn Abd al-Wahhab in order to…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 6:41pm -

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  • >Market Report, "The Saudi Arabian Defense Industry - Industry...
    Defense has been a high priority for the Saudi Arabian government and, despite the recent global financial crisis; the country has continued to allocate at least 8% of its GDP to defense procurement since 2004.
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  • >ISIS to America: 'We will drown all of you in blood'
    On Monday, the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, , posted a threatening video to social media.
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  • >Tehran-Riyadh relations taking normal course: Iran
    Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham has described the relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia as normal and expressed hope for the promotion of ties between the two Middle East powers, PressTV reported.
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  • >McCain's ISIS Buddies Now Better Armed Than The Kurds: Thanks, America
    In a textbook example of The Law of Unintended Consequences, the Kurdish Peshmerga fighters are complaining that their Warsaw Pact-era weaponry is no match for the more modern tech being wielded by Sen. John McCain's ISIS chums .
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  • >Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti denounces Iraq's Islamic State group
    Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh, the highest religious authority in the country, said on Tuesday the militant groups Islamic State and al Qaeda were "enemy number one of Islam" and not in any way part of the faith.
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  • >More than 14,000 investment professionals pass level III Cfa exam,...
    CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals that sets the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence, announced that of 26,882 candidates that sat for the Level III CFA exam in June 2014, 54% passed the…
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  • Saudi court sentences one to death, 13 to jail, for attacks
    Saudi Interior Ministry spokesman Mansur al-Turki speaks during a press conference at the Saudi Officers club in Riyadh July 5, 2014.
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  • Saudi court sentences one to death, 13 to jail, for attacks
    A Saudi Arabian court on Monday sentenced one man to death and 13 others to prison terms of up to 30 years for their part in a series of militant attacks against government and foreign targets last decade, state media reported.
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  • Saudi Arabia executes 4 for drug possession
    A Saudi child holds up a national flag with picture of King Abdullah bin Abdelazziz during celebrations marking the 83rd Saudi Arabian National Day in the desert kingdom's capital Riyadh, on September 23, 2013.
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  • The Great DebateREP. Ryan, at Ralph Reed Confab, Turns Down a Bible
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 7, 2011 -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a speech on May 23 in Washington, D.C., in which he said, "I envision an Israel that can dedicate even more of its creative and scientific talents to help solve some…
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  • Mobile-driving ban starts in May
    JEDDAH – Starting in May drivers will be under the scrutiny of a new traffic system which prohibits the use of all mobile phone activity while driving. Traffic agencies all over the Kingdom will begin enforcing the newly approved rules issuing fin…
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  • Way cleared for aviation institute
    JEDDAH – Abdullah Ruhaimi, President of the Civil Aviation Authority, has signed an agreement with the Governor of the General Organization for Technical Education and Vocational Training (GOTEVT) defining mutual cooperation in national manpower de…
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  • Search for ‘Islamic gelatin’
    JEDDAH – Research institutions across the Middle East have been trying to crack the code of gelatin. The main element in medicine capsule production, transparent gelatin, has been the focus of 44 Islamic countries, which have been trying to acquir…
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  • SASO, ISO team up for workshop today in Riyadh
    Riyadh -- Working in close cooperation with International Standards Organization (ISO) will be one of the topics of a two-day workshop of Saudi Arabian Standards Organization (SASO) that opens in Riyadh Sunday.Nabil A. Molla, SASO’s general manager…
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  • Rising from the ruins
    JEDDAH – Al-Balad district slowly crumbles as time takes its toll on many of the buildings abandoned over the last three decades. Last year Prince Sultan Bin Salman, secretary general of the Supreme Commission for Tourism (SCT), inaugurated a clean…
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  • Umrah season begins
    MAKKAH – The Umrah season for the current year has begun with the arrival of at least 10,000 people in Makkah and Madina, intending to perform the minor pilgrimage, said Saad Al-Qurashi, vice chairman of the National Committee on Haj and Umrah at M…
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  • Culture ministry gets ICDL prize
    RIYADH – The Ministry of Culture and Information has been awarded the pioneering prize for spreading Information Technology for 2007 for its decision in approving the International Computer Driving License (ICDL) standard for all its personnel.ICDL…
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  • Chase-death witness goes to court today
    TABUK – The two witnesses who tipped of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice about a man with an unrelated woman – both of whom died last week in a road collision while trying to flee – are scheduled to appear in co…
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  • Ifta member explains the rift over edicts
    Sheikh Saad Bin Nasser Al-Shethri, member of the Council of Senior Ulema and of the Permanent Ifta (Edict) Committee for Saudi Arabia, in this interview with Al-Hayat Arabic daily, examines the issue of controversial edicts that have of late created…
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Arab News

  • >SFDA warns against contaminated chocolate drinks
    Author: JEDDAH: ARAB NEWS Thu, 2014-08-21 05:02 Before consuming any of the chocolate drinks produced by Milchwerke Mittelelbe GMBH and listed below, check the expiry date first.These are some of the drinks produced by Milchwerke M…
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  • >Prince Mishaal vows quality Haj services
    Author: JEDDAH: P. K. ABDUL GHAFOUR | ARAB NEWS STAFF Wed, 2014-08-20 03:00 The Haj Ministry has published the list of companies that provide low-cost Haj services.The full list is available at http://www.haj.gov.sa/ar-SA/Pages/Low-cos…
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  • >Saudization poses challenge for surface transport sector
    Author: Jeddah: Nadim Al-Hamid Wed, 2014-08-20 03:00 Saeed Al-Bassami, vice president of the National Transportation Committee at the Saudi Council of Chambers and Industry, has revealed that Saudization is one of the main challenges f…
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  • >Saudia staff urged to improve services
    Author: JEDDAH: ARAB NEWS Wed, 2014-08-20 03:00 A leading Saudi Arabian Airlines official has urged Saudia executives and field workers at King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA), as well as other employees in mainte…
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  • >KACST scientist wins US physics award
    Author:  RIYADH: RASHID HASSAN Wed, 2014-08-20 03:00 Dr. Dr…
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  • >Holmstrom named as new US CG in Jeddah
    Author:  JEDDAH: ARAB NEWS Wed, 2014-08-20 03:00 New US Consul-General Todd Holmstrom arrived in J…
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  • >JCCI bridges gap between courts and businessmen
    Author:  JEDDAH: FOUZIA KHAN Wed, 2014-08-20 03:00 A delegation from Jeddah Chamber of Commerce an…
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  • >New office to oversee Haj-related activities
    Author:  Jeddah: Fouzia Khan Wed, 2014-08-20 03:00 The Haj Ministry has approved a new management…
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  • >Saudi Aramco’s iThra program attracts thousands of visitors
    Author:  RIYADH: MD RASOOLDEEN Wed, 2014-08-20 03:00 Saudi Aramco’s iThra Knowledge Program has…
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  • >Shelter for minors reduces beggary
    Author:  Jeddah: Nadim Al-Hamid Wed, 2014-08-20 03:00 Child beggary on the streets of Jeddah has d…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 12:42am -

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