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State Dep't: Obama Was Not Suggesting Countries Like Qatar, Turkey Are Helping ISIS

President Obama's reference to the need for Middle East governments to work against the "cancer" of jihadist terrorism was not intended to signal suspicion that some were supporting the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant , State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said Wednesday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Reuters

Saudi Arabia sentences 18 to jail for militant offences

A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced 18 men to prison terms of 10 months to 25 years for their part in a series of militant attacks against government and foreign targets between 2003-06, state media reported late on Wednesday.

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JD Journal

Middle East Team of 23 Lawyers Leaves Squire Patton Boggs

Summary: The law firm of Squire Patton Boggs has lost a team of 23 lawyers from the Middle East following its merger.

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AME Info

Volkswagen Middle East announces appointment of new After Sales Director

Peters was appointed to the position following the departure of his predecessor, Norbert Fischer, who has returned to the Volkswagen Group headquarters in Wolfsburg after a successful three-year service.

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TEFL.com

Saudi Arabia: Female English Language Teachers-Saudi Arabia, 30-35K basic+extras

I/We have read and accept the Terms and Conditions of TEFL Professional Network Ltd. and confirm this acceptance by entering my/our user name and password above and accessing the service.

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Vanguard

Saudi Arabia beheads Pakistani for Afghan's murder

A Pakistani national was beheaded by sword in the south west of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday for the murder of an Afghan, the interior ministry said.

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AME Info

Saudi Arabia contribution saves lives, allows WFP to rapidly respond to food crisis in Iraq

The United Nations World Food Programme has been able to scale up food assistance to hundreds of thousands of Iraqis displaced from their homes in recent weeks thanks to a generous contribution of US$148.9 million from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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The Age

Heist victim: A file photo of Saudi Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Fahd, taken in 2003.

The mystery prince whose convoy was robbed by masked gunmen on the northern edge of Paris turns out to be the youngest and reportedly favorite son of the late King Fahd of Saudi Arabia.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Revealed: the prince who lost $375,000 in Paris heist

The mystery prince whose convoy was robbed by masked gunmen on the northern edge of Paris turns out to be the youngest and reportedly favorite son of the late King Fahd of Saudi Arabia.

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Cybercast News Service

Al-Qaeda in Yemen Announces 'Solidarity' With 'Our Muslim Brothers in Iraq'

A statement purportedly by al-Qaeda's Yemen-based branch -- al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula -- expresses support for the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant , the Yemen Times reported on Tuesday.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

PR-inside.com

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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Examiner.com

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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Trend

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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Daily Kos

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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The Baltimore Sun

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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AME Info

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 third and final exam.

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The Daily Star

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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The Baltimore Sun

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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The Daily Star

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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Mon Aug 18, 2014

American Reporter

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 of the great challenges of the day, foremost of which is finding a clean and affordable substitute ... (more)

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