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An international team of United Nations human and animal health experts has flown to Saudi Arabia to investigate a recent surge in cases of a deadly...
Saturday, February 21, 2015
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Flogging of Saudi activist Raif Badawi has been postponed for the sixth consecutive week, Amnesty International posted on its Twitter account Friday...
Friday, February 20, 2015
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Deaths from the MERS virus have surged in Saudi Arabia, health ministry figures showed on Friday, after authorities warned of a seasonal increase in...
Friday, February 20, 2015
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An Iraqi and Kurdish military force of some 20,000 to 25,000 troops is being prepared to recapture the city of Mosul from Islamic State of Iraq and...
Friday, February 20, 2015
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Abdel Rahim Assi
Riyadh has seen a flurry of diplomatic activity from the Gulf in the past few days amid talk of changes in Saudi foreign policy under King Salman bin...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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An appeals court in Saudi Arabia has upheld a 15-year jail term for a human rights lawyer who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, a watchdog...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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Updated at 4:15 pm (GMT+ 2): Kuwait's lower court on Wednesday upheld a government decision to shut leading newspaper Al-Watan which has been highly...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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The United States and Turkey have reached a tentative agreement to train and equip so-called moderate Syrian opposition fighters and expect to sign...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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A Saudi military helicopter crashed during a night training exercise in the northeast of the kingdom late on Monday, killing its four-member crew,...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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