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    Saudi Arabia calls urgent Gulf, Arab League meetings over tensions

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 02:02pm on May 19, 2019

    Saudi Arabia has called for urgent meetings of the regional Gulf Cooperation Council and the Arab League to discuss escalating tensions in the...

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    Eight ‘terrorists’ killed in KSA

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:55pm on May 12, 2019

    Eight members of a ‘terrorist’ cell were killed on Saturday in a police raid in Saudi Arabia’s eastern Qatif region, a Shiite minority stronghold...

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    Saudi Arabia executes 37

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 02:26am on April 24, 2019

    Saudi Arabia on Tuesday executed 37 of its citizens convicted of terrorism, three years after another mass execution that ultimately led to a break in...

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    Saudi women activists on trial after detention

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2019

    Ten Saudi women appeared in court Wednesday for the first time since being detained last year in a sweeping crackdown on activists, ratcheting up scrutiny...

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    Kushner discusses Mideast peace with Saudi rulers

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2019

    White House advisor Jared Kushner held talks with Saudi Arabia’s king and crown prince during a regional tour to rally support for a long-awaited Middle...

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    Saudi Arabia announces princess as US envoy

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on February 25, 2019

    Saudi Arabia on Saturday named a princess as its first woman ambassador to the United States, a key appointment as the fallout over journalist Jamal...

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    Saudis blast ‘guardianship’ laws after woman’s escape

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 07:54pm on January 09, 2019

    A Saudi teen’s live-tweeted asylum plea has cast a renewed spotlight on women’s rights just months after women won the right to drive, and sparked...

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    Saudi to notify women of divorce by text message

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on January 07, 2019

    Saudi courts will notify women by text message when they get divorced, in a new regulation that took effect on Sunday, officials said.The measure approved...

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    Khashoggi murder trial opens

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2019

    Saudi Arabia’s attorney general sought the death penalty for five of 11 defendants charged with the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as their high-profile trial...

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    Saudi king orders government reshuffle after Khashoggi fallout

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 11:06am on December 28, 2018

    Saudi Arabia's King Salman ordered a sweeping government reshuffle Thursday, replacing key security and political figures including the foreign minister, as the kingdom grapples with...

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