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    Saudi Arabia halts all international flights over virus variant

    Agence France-Presse .Riyadh | Updated at 11:04am on December 21, 2020

    Saudi Arabia on Sunday halted international flights and suspended entry through its land and sea ports for at least a week, after a new fast-spreading...

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    Rare Christmas sales in Saudi Arabia

    Agence France-Presse .Riyadh | Updated at 07:35pm on December 20, 2020

    Christmas trees and glittery ornaments are for sale at a Saudi gift shop, a once unthinkable sight in the cradle of Islam where all public...

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    Saudi Arabia, Russia express unity ahead of OPEC+ summit

    Agence France-Presse .Riyadh | Updated at 10:22am on December 20, 2020

    Saudi Arabia and Russia on Saturday said that they backed each other ahead of a key OPEC+ oil summit, following a tumultuous year of differences...

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    Trump goes golfing in middle of G20 summit

    Agence France-Presse .Riyadh | Updated at 10:47am on November 22, 2020

    The United States president Donald Trump went golfing after making a brief online appearance at the G20 summit on Saturday, an event hosted by Saudi...

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    Saudi prince vows ‘iron fist’ against extremists

    Agence France-Presse .Riyadh | Updated at 10:48am on November 13, 2020

    Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pledged on Thursday to strike extremists with an ‘iron fist’, after a bombing against a gathering of Western diplomats...

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    Saudi Arabia to resume ‘umrah’ from October 4

    Agence France-Presse .Riyadh | Updated at 10:13am on September 23, 2020

    Saudi Arabia will gradually resume the year-round umrah pilgrimage for Muslims from October 4, the interior ministry said on Tuesday, seven months after it was...