Mecca, Saudi Arabia Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Saudi Arabia: 50,000 sacked Binladin Company workers to fight against unpaid salariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    About 50,000 workers in Binladin Company, who were issued exit only visas, are sticking to their position of not leaving the country until they are paid their dues - entitlements and salary arrears for over four months, Al-Watan online reported Friday. A source told Al-Watan that the workers are staging a sit-in almost daily.

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  2. Choice Hotels to Enter Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Hotel Business

    Choice Hotels International, Inc. has signed a master development agreement with Equinox Ventures Ltd., a joint venture between Equinox Group Ltd. and Al Tayyar Travel Group, to introduce and develop three Choice brands - Clarion, Comfort and Quality - across the UAE and Saudi Arabia. The master development agreement is anticipated to deliver some 25 hotels and 8,000 hotel rooms for Choice's portfolio in the UAE and Saudi Arabia by 2021.

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  3. Plan to encourage Islamic banking faces setbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    Efforts by the Bank of Ghana to encourage the establishment of an Islamic bank have been dashed as the provisional license that was granted to a Saudi Arabia-based financial institution is withdrawn. Joy Business is learning that the central bank withdrew the license it gave to Makkah after the company failed to meet key requirements for the granting of a full operation licence on two occasions.

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  4. Saudi Vision 2030: A breakdown of the sweeping reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    Vision 2030's emphasis on privatization of state assets is designed to help wean the economy away from oil dependency. The unprecedented reform effort announced by Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman would set the stage for the kingdom to emerge as a major economic powerhouse, with lower dependence on oil, says an Al Rajhi Capital report.

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  5. HMH Targets Saudi as a Strategic Growth MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | PR Log

    In keeping with its strategy to prioritize expansion in GCC focusing on markets with high growth potential for the group AL BARSHA, UAE - April 26, 2016 - PRLog -- In keeping with its strategy to prioritize expansion in GCC focusing on markets with high growth potential for the group, HMH - Hospitality Management Holdings is aggressively targeting opportunities in KSA. Speaking at the Arabian Travel Market 2016, Laurent A. Voivenel, CEO of HMH stated, "Saudi Arabia is a land of opportunity both in terms of domestic, inbound and outbound tourism as well as religious tourism and is a pillar of our expansion strategy that is aimed at capturing maximum market share in the GCC.

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  6. Saudi Arabia is reevaluating what it means to be Saudi.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    The Shoura Council will discuss next week a resolution pertaining to companies owned by non-Saudis that own property in Makkah and Madinah. The applicable qualifications are set out in Article 5 of the Non-Saudi Ownership Law for Properties and Investment.

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  7. CarlsonCast April22--Hour2Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | KVI-AM Seattle

    Muslims gather at The Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia in this file photo. President Obama and the Presidential candidates are at odds over a Congressional bill that would allow families of September 11th victims to sue Saudi Arabia for any connection to the hijackers who killed more than 3000 people in the attacks.

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  8. Classification Decision of 28 Pages from the 9/11 Report: Strategic for Bush, Personal for ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Accuracy In Media

    The information in question consists of 28 pages , totaling 7,200 words, of an 800-page report on the 9/11 attacks against the U.S. released in 2002 by the U.S. House and Senate Intelligence Committees. It deals with " specific sources of foreign support " for the 19 hijackers involved, 15 of whom were Saudi nationals.

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  9. What's Behind Saudi Arabia's Changing Foreign Policy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Voice of America

    ... to record a military parade by Saudi security forces in preparation for the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The war in Yemen is costing the Kingdom $200 million a day. But force costs money. Saudi Arabia spent $87 billion on its ...

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  10. Ahead of Saudi Trip, Obama Wedged in Debate Over 9/11 Report SecrecyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | MSNBC

    ... Forces presenting their skills during a military parade ahead of the Muslim's Hajj Pilgrimage, near Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Assistant Secretary of State Anne Patterson has been up to Capitol Hill to express the administration's concerns about this ...

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  11. StayWell Debuts Park Regis Brand in Saudi Arabia with Two Outstanding Properties in MakkahRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | PR Log

    April 18, 2016 - PRLog -- Australia's largest privately owned hotel management company StayWell Hospitality Group announced the signing of a management agreement to open and operate the company's first Park Regis properties in Makkah Saudi Arabia. In Dubai were StayWell Hospitality Group CEO Simon Wan and Asas Capital Ltd CEO Riyad Alhoraibi for the official signing ceremony.

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  12. Saudi Arabia takes in nine Yemenis from Guant namoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    ... Arabia; not shown: Abdul Rahman al Qyati, 40, born in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Mashur al Sabri, 38, born in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia on Saturday took in nine Yemeni detainees from GuantA namo, a breakthrough deal with the at-times stubborn oil ...

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  13. Makkah Marriott Hotel Receives Guest Review Award From Booking.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | PR Log

    MAKKAH, Saudi Arabia - April 16, 2016 - PRLog -- Makkah Marriott Hotel has been awarded among 800,000 properties on Booking.com. This elite honor is a symbol of excellence based on the reviews and opinions from millions of travelers.

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  14. Survivors of attacked ship gather for reunion in KansasRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... plenty of corroboration over the years of what happened to the Zamzam, which was named for a well in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. It also helps that a photographer from Life magazine had boarded the ship during a stop in Recife, Brazil. Elmer Danielson was ...

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  15. Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - Saudi ArabiaRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2016 | World Health Organization

    Between 18 and 31 March 2016, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 16 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection, including 6 deaths. A 56-year-old male from Buraidah city, Qassim Region.

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  16. Persistent storms prolong flood threat for Iran, Iraq and Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | AccuWeather.com

    ... two areas will have a heightened risk for flooding. The first of these areas will stretch from south of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, to Sana'a, Yemen. While flooding is the greatest threat, hail may also accompany the strongest storms. Rainfall of 12-25 mm ...

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  17. Coney Island Ave Travel Agent Indicted For Stealing Over $350,000 From 25-Plus Pakistani CustomersRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2016 | Ditmas Park Corner

    ... owned and operated Travel Treat and Pearl Travel, which specialized in the sale of travel packages to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, and airline tickets to Pakistani immigrants, the DA's office said. Mirza advertised discounted trips and tickets in ...

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  18. Thunderstorms, flash flooding target Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | AccuWeather.com

    ... but two areas will have a heightened risk for flooding. The first of these areas will stretch from Mecca, Saudi Arabia to Sana'a, Yemen. On Tuesday and Tuesday night, heavy thunderstorms will develop around Mecca, causing flash flooding in typically ...

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  19. Global military spending nearly $1.7T amid Mideast conflictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Sept. 17, 2015 file photo, Saudi security forces take part in a military parade in preparation for the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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  20. Iranian delegation to meet Saudis over hajj pilgrimageRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | The Daily Star

    An Iranian delegation will meet Saudi officials next week to discuss arrangements for this year's hajj pilgrimage, the first dialogue between the rival powers since a diplomatic crisis erupted in January. Riyadh severed diplomatic ties with Iran on January 3, a day after its missions in Tehran and Mashhad were stormed and set alight by mobs following the Sunni kingdom's execution of a prominent Shia cleric.

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