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    Saudi king calls for fair Palestinian solution in Trump call

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 10:11pm on September 07, 2020

    Saudi Arabia supports a ‘fair’ solution for the Palestinian cause, King Salman has told Donald Trump in a phone call, as the US president praised...

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    Pakistan’s army chief visits Saudi amid strained relations

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 10:48pm on August 18, 2020

    Pakistan’s army chief arrived in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Monday, officials said, amid strained relations between the two countries over the disputed region of...

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    Saudi Arabia appoints 10 women in senior roles

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 10:27pm on August 17, 2020

    Saudi Arabia has appointed 10 women in senior roles at Islam’s two holiest sites, authorities said Sunday, as the conservative petro-state seeks to boost female...

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    Saudi Aramco profits dive 73pc as virus batters oil demand

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 10:50pm on August 09, 2020

    Energy giant Saudi Aramco said on Sunday its second-quarter profits plunged a massive 73 per cent due to sharply lower oil prices as the coronavirus...

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    Yemeni separatists push peace deal

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 11:19pm on July 29, 2020

    Yemeni separatists abandoned their declaration of self-rule in the south on Wednesday and pledged to implement a stalled Saudi-brokered peace deal, mending a rift between...

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    King Salman undergoes successful surgery

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 01:11am on July 25, 2020

    King Salman of Saudi Arabia underwent successful surgery on Thursday to remove his gall bladder, three days after he was admitted to hospital. It is...

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    Saudi king admitted to hospital

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 10:05pm on July 20, 2020

    Saudi Arabia’s 84-year-old ruler King Salman was admitted to hospital in Riyadh Monday for gall bladder inflammation, the royal court said, prompting the postponement of...

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    Saudi opens hajj registration for foreign residents

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 01:21am on July 08, 2020

    Saudi Arabia on Monday opened hajj registration for foreign residents in the kingdom, saying they will make up 70 per cent of the pilgrims after...

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    Saudi-led coalition launches operation against Yemen rebels

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 11:39pm on July 02, 2020

    The Saudi-led military coalition Thursday confirmed it has launched a major operation against Yemen’s Huthis and warned it would target the rebel leadership following missile...

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    Curtailed hajj compounds Saudi economic woes 

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 11:34am on June 28, 2020

    Vacant religious sites. Abandoned pilgrim tents. Lifeless hotels. A stunning emptiness — and fears of economic ruin — haunt the usually bustling city of Mecca...

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