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Saudi Arabia's former intelligence chief, Prince Muqrin, once told American diplomats the Middle East's so-called Shi'ite Crescent where the Muslim sect holds sway was "becoming a full moon" as Iranian influence spread.
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New Delhi, Jun 18: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Tuesday lauded the gesture of Saudi Arabian Government to grant three months respite to Indian immigrant workers overstaying or illegally residing in that country.
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National Bank of Kuwait Group and Kuwait Telecommunication Co. have yesterday signed a multi-currency financing agreement of USD 270 million to finance VIVA's plans to upgrade its network and expand in Kuwait.
Saudi authorities will impose a 50% cut on Saudi pilgrims and a 20% cut on foreigners in 2013 as construction works take place in Mecca.
A man stands on top of the emergency entrance of a hospital in Sarafand, south Lebanon, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012.
A fighter from the Sadik unit of Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade reacts as a missile fired by Syrian air force jet explodes near by during heavy fighting in Mleha suburb of Damascus, Jan. 22, 2013.
Rebels fought to halt an advance by President Bashar al-Assad's forces into northern Syria on Monday while U.S. President Barack Obama faced a showdown with Russia's Vladimir Putin over Obama's decision last week to arm the insurgents.
Saudi Arabia's location at the crossroads of vital trade routes in the ancient world has given it a rich history and vibrant culture.
Four people have died from the MERS virus in Saudi Arabia, bringing the death toll from the SARS-like virus in the kingdom to 32, the health ministry said on its website Monday.
First I picked up this Pandemic Information News item, a computer-translated report from Al Mowaten : About 7 injuries "Corona" in a hospital in Taif .
RIYADH: The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia congratulated moderate cleric Hassan Rowhani on his election as the new president of Iran, the kingdom's Shia rival across the Gulf.
Closing in: Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on the outskirts of Aleppo on Saturday.
Iranian President-elect Hassan Rohani's vow to improve ties with the world carried him to a surprise first-round win.
Saudi Arabia plans to block WhatsApp in coming weeks if the makers of the mobile chat app don't comply with local regulations.
Prince Nawaf Faisal Fahd Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia waits to meet with the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon June 6, 2013 at the United Nations in New York.
In an unprecedented move aimed at preventing congestion and stampedes and ensuring safety of the guests of God, Saudi authorities have urged domestic and foreign pilgrims to postpone their Haj plans for this year if possible due to ongoing expansion work at Makkah's Grand Mosque.