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Agence France-Presse . Riyadh

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    Saudis agree need for thorough probe: US

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:59am on October 17, 2018

    US top diplomat Mike Pompeo met Tuesday with Saudi King Salman and the crown prince seeking to defuse a crisis over missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi,...

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    Imran Khan in KSA on maiden visit

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2018

    Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan arrived in Saudi Arabia Tuesday on his first foreign visit since coming to power, with speculation swirling that he may...

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    Saudi seeks death penalty for prominent cleric

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 07:06pm on September 04, 2018

    Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor sought the death penalty against prominent cleric Sheikh Salman al-Awda at the start of his trial Tuesday in Riyadh, a year...

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    Bangladeshi, 4 others killed in Saudi Arabia checkpoint shootout

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:05am on July 10, 2018

    A drive-by shooting against a checkpoint in central Saudi Arabia and an ensuing gunfight Sunday left a security officer, a Bangladeshi civilian and two attackers...

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    Saudi Arabia gears up to end women driving ban

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:01am on June 24, 2018

    Saudi Arabia will allow women to drive from Sunday, ending the world’s only ban on female motorists, a historic reform marred by what rights groups...

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    First Saudi women get driving licences

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:09am on June 05, 2018

    Saudi Arabia on Monday began issuing its first driving licences to women in decades, state media reported....

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    Saudi Arabia reshuffles cabinet with eye on culture

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:05am on June 03, 2018

    Saudi Arabia announced another cabinet reshuffle Saturday with a heavy focus on culture and religion, as the kingdom undergoes a major image overhaul....

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    Pogba on Mecca pilgrimage ahead of WC

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:05am on May 24, 2018

    French midfielder Paul Pogba has posted a video of himself at the holiest site of Islam in Saudi Arabia, as he prepares to join his...

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    53 injured as Saudi jet makes emergency landing

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:22am on May 23, 2018

    A Saudi Arabian Airlines Airbus A330 jet made an emergency landing in the western Red Sea city of Jeddah, injuring 53 people, aviation officials said...

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    Saudis suspend WC referee over bribery

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:05am on May 17, 2018

    The Saudi Football Federation have banned referee Fahad al-Mirdasi for life over bribery and urged FIFA to remove him from the pool of referees for...

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