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  1. Riyadh's Alley of Movie Theaters and More: Saudi's Cinema HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    Cinemas existed in Saudi Arabia's major cities about half-a-century ago. Westerners working for the California State Oil Company were the first to introduce cinemas to Saudis.

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    Saturday Dec 2 | Art Daily

    The Brooklyn Museum presents Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys, an unprecedented look into the changes unfolding in Mecca, by one of the most significant cultural voices documenting the realities of the iconic city. Saudi artist Ahmed Mater began his monumental documentary project in 2008, bearing witness to the extraordinary expansion, demolition, and new construction transforming the city.

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  3. Bombing of mosques...Rawdah massacre not firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | Egypt Today

    The deadliest attack in the country shocked everyone for the fact that Islamist extremists killed Muslims inside a mosque. Actually, this incident was not the first.

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  4. Dad of Saudi prince killed in helicopter crash at funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Mail on Sunday

    The heartbroken prince: Father of Saudi royal killed in helicopter crash amid kingdom's 'anti-corruption' purge sorrowfully bows his head as he attends his son's funeral An emotional former Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia laid his son to rest after he was killed in a helicopter crash amid the kingdom's anti-corruption purge. His father Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz was today pictured at the funeral, carrying his son's body and sorrowfully bowing his head as the kingdom continued to reel from Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's sweep on suspected fraudsters.

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  5. Saudi Dismisses Rumors of Prince Shot Dead While Resisting Corruption ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Al Bawaba

    A Saudi prince who was thought to have been killed in a gunfight while resisting arrest as part of the kingdom's anti-corruption purge is 'alive and well,' according to the government. Local media in the Gulf earlier reported Prince Abdul Aziz bin Fahd, 44, was shot dead by authorities trying to arrest him as part of the anti-corruption sweep.

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  6. Saudi Arabia: The Geula ConnectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Lazer Beams

    Following Saad Hariri's announcement this past weekend of resignation as Lebanon's prime minister , the Israeli foreign ministry had sent a directive to all of the regime's embassies to appeal to their host countries to oppose the involvement of Iran and Hezbollah in Lebanon's domestic politics. This is an understatement, because Iran and Hezbollah have de facto completed their seizure of total control in Lebanon.

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  7. No, Lebanon And Saudi Arabia Have Not Officially Declared WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Jalopnik

    In this photo provided by the Saudi Press Agency, Saudi King Salman, right, meets with outgoing Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. Hariri's resignation in a televised statement from Saudi Arabia on Saturday stunned Lebanon and plunged the tiny nation into uncertainty.

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  8. Saudi Arabia arrests: Corruption drive 'just the start'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Newsday

    The arrest of dozens of Saudi royal figures, ministers and businessmen is just the start of an anti-corruption drive, the attorney general says. Sheikh Saud Al Mojeb issued a statement describing the detentions as "merely the start of a vital process to root out corruption wherever it exists".

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  9. Helicopter crash kills high-ranking Saudi princeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | ABC News

    A helicopter carrying a high-ranking Saudi prince and other government officials has crashed in the kingdom's south, reportedly killing all eight people on board. The Saudi Interior Ministry said the crash happened on Sunday in Saudi Arabia's Asir province, killing Prince Mansour bin Muqrin.

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  10. Saudi helicopter crash reportedly kills high-ranking princeRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2017 | National Post

    A helicopter carrying a high-ranking Saudi prince and other government officials crashed Sunday in the kingdom's south near the border with Yemen, reportedly killing all eight people aboard. The Saudi Interior Ministry said early Monday that the crash happened in Saudi Arabia's Asir province as the official took part in a tour of local projects near Abha, some 840 kilometres southwest of Riyadh.

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  11. Saudi prince killed in helicopter crashRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2017 | The Daily Star

    A helicopter carrying a high-ranking Saudi prince and other government officials crashed Sunday in the kingdom's south near the border with Yemen, reportedly killing all eight people aboard. The Saudi Interior Ministry said early Monday that the crash happened in Saudi Arabia's Asir province as the official took part in a tour of local projects near Abha, some 840 kilometers southwest of Riyadh.

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  12. videoSaudi helicopter crash kills high-ranking princeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman kisses the hand of former crown prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz during an allegiance pledging ceremony in Mecca, Saudi Arabia June 21, 2017. Prince Muqrin's son, Prince Mansour, was killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday.

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  13. Restaurants in Saudi Arabia to List Calories on Menus SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Al Bawaba

    Restaurants and cafes will now have to display calories on the menus of meals provided by them, according to an initiative launched by the Saudi Food and Drug Authority . The initiative is being carried out in cooperation with the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs and the Consumer Protection Association, Saudi Press Agency reported.

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  14. Saudi Arabia arrests prominent cleric: social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | Reuters

    A prominent Saudi religious leader has been arrested, according to social media postings on Sunday, in what appears to be a crackdown on Islamists seen as critics of the conservative kingdom's absolute rulers. Sheikh Salman al-Awdah, an influential cleric who was imprisoned from 1994-99 for agitating for political change and has 14 million followers on Twitter, appears to have been detained over the weekend, the posting suggested.

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  15. Green Mountain - Abha, Saudi Arabia - " Flicker/Basheer OlakaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Egypt Today

    Abha is the first Saudi Arabian city to win the competition, following the Lebanese city of Byblos in 2016 and Sharjah of the UAE the year before.

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  16. KACST Badir Program to Set up 600 More Companies to Provide 3,600 JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Al Bawaba

    King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology through the Badir program is seeking to establish more than 600 additional companies that would contribute to the creation of 3,600 jobs. Nawaf Al-Sahhaf, chief executive officer of Badir, said here that the program has incubated 127 technical projects through its five incubators, generating a market value of SR331 million for 34 of these projects alone.

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  17. ISIS suspected of planning attack on Grand Mosque in MeccaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ISIS suspected of planning attack on Grand Mosque in Mecca as Saudi leaders condemn 'evil and corrupt' plot which failed after terrorist blew himself up in gunfight Saudi officials have said a foiled attack on the Grand Mosque in Mecca was carried out by foreign-backed terrorist hoping to destabilise the country. No one has claimed responsibility for the planned atrocity, but reports in the Middle East have said ISIS or one of its affiliates are thought to be behind it.

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  18. DLR Group selected for a ground-up mixed-use development in Anaheim Platinum TriangleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | PR Log

    May 23, 2017 - PRLog -- DLR Group has been selected for the design team of LT Platinum Center in Anaheim, Calif. The new 1.2 million SF of mixed-use development is located at the prominent intersections of State College Boulevard and Orangewood Avenue, immediately adjacent to Angel Stadium of Anaheim.

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  19. Boeing negotiating widebody order with SaudiGulf AirlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Air Transport World

    Boeing said it has agreed to negotiate a widebody aircraft order with Saudi Arabian startup SaudiGulf Airlines for as many as 16 aircraft. The Dammam-based carrier started operations in October 2016 and currently operates a fleet of four Airbus A320ceo aircraft.

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  20. Turkish Airlines narrows net loss in 1QRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Air Transport World

    Turkish Airlines recorded a 2017 first-quarter net loss of $373 million, narrowed from a net loss of $421 million for the year-ago quarter. Operating revenue for the quarter was $2 billion, down 10% year-over-year from $2.2 billion in the 2016 1Q.

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