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Insight - Syria sees Islamist threat bringing detente with West, but not soon

Aug 22, 2014

Insight - Syria sees Islamist threat bringing detente with West, but not soon

, appears increasingly worried by Islamic State's strength. While many believe Riyadh's puritanical brand of Islam is to blame for the spread of radical Sunni
Islamic State opens new anti-U.S. front with beheading video

Aug 21, 2014

Islamic State opens new anti-U.S. front with beheading video

."But we have to admit that they are targeting all of us. If they can launch a terrorist attack in Riyadh, New York or London, they'll do that
Countries backing shaky Yemen transition warn Houthis against violence

Aug 20, 2014

Countries backing shaky Yemen transition warn Houthis against violence

a seat at the bargaining table." (Reporting by Mohammed Ghobari in Sanaa and Angus McDowall in Riyadh; Editing by Mark Heinrich)This story has
S.Arabia opens family courts, first step in wider legal reform

Aug 20, 2014

S.Arabia opens family courts, first step in wider legal reform

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia on Tuesday opened new courts focusing on family disputes, the first of a series of specialised tribunals aimed at
Saudi court sentences one to death, 30 to jail for militant attacks

Aug 20, 2014

Saudi court sentences one to death, 30 to jail for militant attacks

RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced one man to death and 30 others to prison terms of up to 30 years for their part in a series of
Saudi prince's convoy robbed of 250,000 euros in Paris - police

Aug 18, 2014

Saudi prince's convoy robbed of 250,000 euros in Paris - police

) (Reporting by Gerard Bon Antony Paone, Miranda Alexander-Webber, Gregory Blachier and Sunaina Karkarey and Angus Mcdowall in Riyadh; Writing by John Irish and
Lashes for Saudi woman who called morality police liars - newspaper

Aug 17, 2014

Lashes for Saudi woman who called morality police liars - newspaper

RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian judge has upheld a sentence of a month in prison and 50 lashes for a businesswoman convicted of insulting members
Saudi Arabia, Kuwait to abide by UN blacklisting of citizens

Aug 17, 2014

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait to abide by UN blacklisting of citizens

is a main backer of the rebellion against Assad, a member of the Alawite sect of Shi'a Islam and an ally of Riyadh's rival Shi'ite Iran, it says it is
Guinea declares public health emergency amid Ebola outbreak

Aug 14, 2014

Guinea declares public health emergency amid Ebola outbreak

keeping its embassies there open.In Riyadh, representatives of the Gulf monarchies met to discuss ways to guard against the epidemic ahead of the arrival of
Saudi jolts wife by taking 10 and 11-year-old boys to fight in Syria

Aug 13, 2014

Saudi jolts wife by taking 10 and 11-year-old boys to fight in Syria

one of the boys also held a grenade in his other hand.Many Saudis have joined foreign Islamist militant groups but another Saudi newspaper, al-Riyadh