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  • >Crude prices recover as Saudi Arabia cuts production - FuelFix (blog)
    FuelFix (blog)Crude prices recover as Saudi Arabia cuts productionFuelFix (blog)The worst is over for global oil prices, according to UBS AG and Barclays Plc. After the biggest quarterly drop in more than two years, Brent is set to recover as Saudi A…
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  • >Why stop at Isis when we could bomb the whole Muslim world? - The Guardian
    The GuardianWhy stop at Isis when we could bomb the whole Muslim world?The GuardianIs there not an urgent duty to blow up Saudi Arabia? It has beheaded 59 people so far this year, for offences that include adultery, sorcery and witchcraft. It has lon…
    - 3 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 2:50pm -
  • >Saudi Arabia's terrorist list decline - gulfnews.com
    Saudi Arabia's terrorist list declinegulfnews.comThe updates on the lists, posted on the Interior Ministry's website, showed that the number of people wanted dropped following the death of 57 wanted individuals in clashes with security personnel, and…
    - 5 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 1:37pm -
  • >Saudi Arabia readies for hajj pilgrimage - Al-Arabiya
    Al-ArabiyaSaudi Arabia readies for hajj pilgrimageAl-ArabiyaBatches of pilgrims from about 160 countries arrive to Saudi Arabia to complete the holy journey every year. Hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam and occurs in the month of Dhul Hijjah, the las…
    - 6 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 12:15pm -
  • >Protests erupt in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain after killing of man dubbed 'terrorist' - Middle East Eye
    Middle East EyeProtests erupt in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain after killing of man dubbed 'terrorist'Middle East EyeAn eastern province of Saudi Arabia has erupted in protest on Tuesday night after the funeral of Bassem al-Qadihi, who activists say was kill…
    - 16 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 2:33am -
  • Saudi Arabia 'in denial' over Isis ideology - Financial Times
    Middle East MonitorSaudi Arabia 'in denial' over Isis ideologyFinancial TimesSaudi Arabia's ultraconservative brand of Islam is again in the sights of critics who say it underpins the extremist ideology of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Is…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 2:08pm -
  • Virgin Mobile launches services in Saudi Arabia - Reuters
    Telecoms.comVirgin Mobile launches services in Saudi ArabiaReutersVMMEA is aiming to tap into Saudi Arabia's large and relatively young population. Its economy is forecast to grow 4.2 percent this year, according to a Reuters poll of economists this…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:24am -
  • Saudi Arabia warns of more Yemen violence - Aljazeera.com
    Aljazeera.comSaudi Arabia warns of more Yemen violenceAljazeera.comSaudi Arabia has warned that neighbouring Yemen risks sliding towards further violence, which could damage regional security, after Houthi rebels overran the capital last week. Prince…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 8:24pm -
  • Saudi Arabia asks for clarification on weapons deal for Army - The Daily Star
    The Daily StarSaudi Arabia asks for clarification on weapons deal for ArmyThe Daily StarBEIRUT: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has questions about the arms deal inked with France to deliver $3 billion in military aid to the Lebanese Army, according to M…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 1:23am -
  • Student from Saudi Arabia disappears in Beaumont area - The Desert Sun
    The Desert SunStudent from Saudi Arabia disappears in Beaumont areaThe Desert SunA student from Saudi Arabia who sold his car in Los Angeles, abandoned his university classes and disappeared in the San Gorgonio Pass area nine days ago remains missing…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Sep 14, 6:36am -

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  • >Saudi overhaul reshapes Islam's holiest city Mecca
    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 cube-shaped Kaaba and look…
    - 5 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 1:05pm -
  • >Arabian Pipes in $15.46m Saudi Aramco deal
    The job involves selling books to customers, preparing daily sales reports, keeping track of the outlet's inventory and ordering books from the company when needed. The job also entails communicating with instructors to get their book orders and gath…
    - 9 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 9:18am -
  • >Syria raids show Saudi, UAE ambition to extend regional authority : October 01, 2014,
    DUBAI/RIYADH: The decision by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to join air strikes in Syria reflects an increasingly muscular foreign policy by the Gulf Arab heavyweights that has already started to reshape the balance of power in the Middle…
    - 13 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:32am -
  • >Thales US supplying ATC aids to Saudi Arabia National Guard
    Thales US is to provide the Saudi Arabia National Guard with navigational aids and air traffic control equipment under a contract from the U.S. Air Force. The technology, provided as a result of a U.S. Foreign Military Sales arrangement, will be inst…
    - 13 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:32am -
  • >Saudi Arabia To Buy Georgian Armored Vehicle?
    A Georgian armored vehicle is a finalist in a tender for the Saudi Arabian military, potentially marking a big step forward for Georgia's young arms industry. The vehicle is produced by the state arms manufacturer Delta and would be used for medical…
    - 17 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 1:36am -
  • >Hail Shale: America About to Dethrone Saudi Arabia as Liquid...
    The U.S. shale boom is about to hit another big milestone, as it looks like fracking will propel American liquid petroleum production past Saudi Arabia for the first time in nearly a quarter century. . . .
    - 21 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 9:40pm -
  • Indian deported from Saudi after acquittal in murder case
    Dubai: An Indian, who spent almost nine years in jail in Saudi Arabia in connection with the murder of a Pakistani worker, has been deported to India after he was acquitted of the charges. Abdul Rahman Punnoth, who hails from Kozhikode, was acquitted…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 5:45pm -
  • Huawei releases Global Connectivity Index for Building a Better Connected World
    At its annual Cloud Congress held in China, Huawei released the Global Connectivity Index , a report that details the commitment and progress that various countries have made in bettering their own connections and the impact it is having on GDP. The…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 10:08am -
  • In Mideast torn by extremists, PM reaches out to relative moderates
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu adresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, USA, on September 29, 2014. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's combative address to the United Nations General Assembly on Monday could be called Bibi's…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 6:23am -
  • Interview: Leno on USO, entertaining troops and his 'tank car'
    Comedian Jay Leno signs autographs during a USO-sponsored morale visit to the armed forces in Southwest Asia in 1990. The photograph was taken at 'Dragon City' outside Dhahran in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.
    - 2 days ago, 30 Sep 14, 2:29am -

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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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