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News on Saudi Arabia continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

10 min ago | Al Bawaba

Can Saudi Arabia revive the waning Syrian opposition?

There are signs that the opposition's foreign backers are trying to reverse the tide and salvage what is left of the waning insurgency.

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News, Terrorism

3 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

WWE wrestlers in Saudi Arabia for live matches

In this Sunday, April 6, 2014 file photo, John Cena celebrates his win during Wrestlemania XXX at the Mercedes-Benz Super Dome in New Orleans.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Randy Orton, Atlanta, GA

7 hrs ago | Fox News

Gulf Arab states strike deal with Qatar in Saudi Arabia to heal rifts after ambassadors row

A statement by the Gulf Cooperation Council says the bloc has agreed on the mechanisms to implement a security pact, marking a possible first step toward bridging deep rifts among its six energy-rich Arab states.

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Related Topix: Qatar, Middle East, World News

8 hrs ago | Jurist

Saudi Arabia detains prominent human rights lawyer

Abu al-Khair, founder and chief of the human rights group Saudi Arabia Monitor of Human Rights, faces charges [AP report] that include inciting public opinion.

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Related Topix: Activism, World News, Middle East

12 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Yemen's foreign minister says will push donors for promised billions in aid

The Yemeni foreign minister said on Thursday he would use a meeting in London this month to push donor countries to release billions of dollars in promised aid that Yemen desperately needs to address its ailing economy and volatile security situation.

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13 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Spate of Mideast virus infections raises concerns

A recent spate of infections from a frequently deadly Middle East virus is raising new worries about efforts to contain the illness, with infectious disease experts urging greater vigilance in combatting its spread.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, University of Minnesota, Australia, Oceania

16 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

Saudi Arabia distribution transformers market: 24% CAGR growth forecast between 2013-18

The countrys increasing population, industrialization and urbanization can be attributed as the key reasons contributing to the growth of the power sector and increasing demand for electricity.

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News

20 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

MERS Cases Rise To 205 In Saudi Arabia

One death and 52 cases of MERS coronavirus were reported by Saudi Arabia's Health Ministry on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Thailand,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Big News Network.com

Saudi Arabia intelligence chief replaced

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News

Crofs Blogs

Saudi Arabia: Jeddah doctors resign over MERS scare

Via the Saudi Gazette , a report evidently written before today's new cases were announced: Doctors resign over coronavirus scare .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Travel, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Travel, Saudi Arabia Travel, Middle East Travel, World News,

Breitbart.com

American Oil Reserves Now Top Saudi Arabia

The U.S. Energy Information Agency just reported that United States " proven reserves " of crude oil in 2012 jumped by 15.4% to 29.2 billion barrels.

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Related Topix: Travel, World News, Saudi Arabia Travel, Middle East, Prison, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), Iraq Travel, United Arab Emirates, Middle East Travel

CBS 47

Prominent human rights lawyer detained in Saudi Arabia

Activists say Waleed Abu al-Khair was taken into custody on Tuesday after attending a court hearing in Riyadh where he faces charges that include inciting public opinion.

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News

The Daily Star

Malaysia reports first Asian death from MERS virus

Saudi medical staff leave the emergency department at a hospital in the center of the Saudi capital Riyadh on April 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Malaysia, United Arab Emirates

Al Bawaba

Al Hilal Takaful Discusses Industry Growth Drivers & Innovation at...

Al Hilal Takaful, an affiliate of Al Hilal Bank, has joined a global gathering of 'Takaful' leaders, experts and decision-makers to discuss the challenges, potentials and future of Islamic insurance at the 9th World Takaful Conference which began on Monday, April 14, 2014 and runs until April 15, 2014 at the Dusit Thani Dubai hotel.

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News

Al Bawaba

Inside the House of Saud: Saudi's rules of succession

Prince Salman's poor health recently motivated King Abdullah to appoint Prince Muqrin as the successor to the throne.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Times of Israel

Kuwait, Saudi Arabia deny ties with Israel

Officials in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia categorically denied on Tuesday claims by Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman that Jerusalem was forging ties with governments in the Gulf states.

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Related Topix: Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, World News, Saudi Arabia Travel, Middle East

OpEdNews

Rationality much Needed in Relations with Saudi Arabia

Recently, cordial relations between Islamabad and Riyadh were much discussed by the domestic media in Pakistan.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Middle East, Iran, US News, Liberal Political News

Northern Daily Leader

Joyce goes live to Saudi Arabia

NEW England MP Barnaby Joyce has controversially flagged relaxing rules governing live animal exports in a bid to gain access to the lucrative Saudi Arabian market.

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News, Agriculture, Science

The Daily Star

U.S. to confirm arming opposition in Syria: sources

File - In this undated picture released on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, and posted on the Facebook page of a militant group, a member of Mujahidin, who fight with Syrian rebels groups against the Syrian government forces, poses for a picture standing next to a missile at an unknown place in Syria.

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Related Topix: World News, Lebanon, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Middle East

Lincoln Daily News

Rebel Videos Show First U.S.-Made Rockets In Syria

Online videos show Syrian rebels using what appear to be U.S. anti-tank rockets, weapons experts say, the first significant American-built armaments in the country's civil war.

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News

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