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Saudi Arabia warns women not to join protest against ban on driving

Oct 24, 2014

Saudi Arabia warns women not to join protest against ban on driving

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry on Thursday issued a warning to women not to get behind the wheel in defiance of the kingdom
Saudi Arabia jails al Qaeda suspects over plot to hit U.S. forces

Oct 23, 2014

Saudi Arabia jails al Qaeda suspects over plot to hit U.S. forces

and of Syria, whose government is backed by Shi'ite Iran.The news agency SPA said the Riyadh specialist criminal court on Tuesday ruled that the 13 men
Two rioters sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia

Oct 22, 2014

Two rioters sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Oct 22 (IANS) A special court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced two men to death and another person to 12 years in jail for taking part in
Saudi Arabia sentences 13 over plot to attack U.S. soldiers

Oct 22, 2014

Saudi Arabia sentences 13 over plot to attack U.S. soldiers

, defence lawyers and Saudi media said.Sectarian tensions have plunged several neighbours of Riyadh into complex multi-sided wars. U.S. forces based in
Saudi man's American wife files for e-mail divorce

Oct 20, 2014

Saudi man's American wife files for e-mail divorce

Riyadh, Oct 20 (IANS) An American woman has been allowed to file for divorce from her Saudi husband via e-mail after the man left the US with her
Saudi Arabia sentences outspoken Shi'ite cleric to death-brother

Oct 16, 2014

Saudi Arabia sentences outspoken Shi'ite cleric to death-brother

RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi judge sentenced to death a prominent cleric on Wednesday who has called for greater rights for the kingdom's Shi'ites, the
U.S. national shot dead in Saudi capital <b>Riyadh</b>

Oct 14, 2014

U.S. national shot dead in Saudi capital Riyadh

RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian gunman killed a U.S. national and wounded another in the capital Riyadh on Tuesday, officials said, heightening
France says $3 billion Lebanon arms deal to go ahead

Oct 08, 2014

France says $3 billion Lebanon arms deal to go ahead

agreed in December, has been under intense scrutiny for several months as negotiations between Paris and Riyadh over the deal have proved more complicated
Haj pilgrimage has been free from Ebola, MERS Saudi health minister

Oct 06, 2014

Haj pilgrimage has been free from Ebola, MERS Saudi health minister

September 2012.The health ministry on Sunday reported two more MERS deaths, one in the capital Riyadh and another in Taif, 80 kilometres (50 miles) east of