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    Anti-graft drive nets 201 in Saudi Arabia

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 01:05am on November 10, 2017

    Saudi Arabia said Thursday 201 people are being held for questioning in a massive anti-graft swoop on the elite, with at least $100 billion estimated...

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    Saudi princes, ministers, tycoon arrested in sweeping purge

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:05am on November 06, 2017

    Saudi Arabia has arrested dozens of senior figures including princes, ministers and a top business tycoon, with authorities on Sunday pledging ‘fair’ justice after a...

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    US embassy in KSA issues warning after attack reports

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | Updated at 12:05am on October 08, 2017

    The American embassy in Saudi Arabia Saturday cautioned its citizens after reports of an attack around the royal palace in the Red Sea city of...

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    Saudi king orders reopening of Qatar border to pilgrims

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:05am on August 18, 2017

    Saudi Arabia on Thursday ordered the reopening of its border with Qatar to Muslim pilgrims, a move which Doha said was welcome but too little...

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    11 migrant workers including Bangladeshi die in Saudi house fire

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:52am on July 13, 2017

    Eleven migrant labourers died of asphyxiation in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday in a fire that engulfed the windowless house they shared, Saudi authorities said. The...

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    Suicide bomber targeting Makkah hurts six

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 01:16am on June 25, 2017

    Six foreign pilgrims were hurt on Friday in Saudi Arabia when a suicide bomber targeting Islam’s holiest site of Makkah blew himself up, the interior...

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    Saudi king ousts nephew, names son as heir

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2017

    Saudi Arabia’s King Salman ousted his nephew as crown prince on Wednesday and installed his son Mohammed bin Salman, capping a meteoric rise for the...

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    Arab states cut Qatar ties

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:31am on June 06, 2017

    Arab nations including Saudi Arabia and Egypt on Monday cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting extremism, in the biggest diplomatic crisis to hit...

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    Pogba on Mecca pilgrimage sends Ramadan greetings

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:05am on May 30, 2017

    The world’s most expensive footballer Paul Pogba has posted pictures of himself at the holiest site of Islam, days after helping Manchester United to victory...

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    Fight global extremism

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:29am on May 22, 2017

    US president Donald Trump on Sunday urged Islamic leaders to take a stand against violence done in the name of religion, describing the struggle against...