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Saudi Arabia girls 'dream' big with launch of first football league
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Saudi Arabia girls 'dream' big with launch of first football league

Saudi Arabia lifted a decades-old ban on female footballers only a few years ago, and it is now aiming to develop a national team strong enough to contest major tournaments.

Israel floods West Bank with troops to hunt down six Palestinian escaped prisoners
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Israel floods West Bank with troops to hunt down six Palestinian escaped prisoners

Demonstrations were held in several West Bank towns late Wednesday in support of the fugitives. In Nablus, youths set tyres alight during confrontations with Israeli security forces

S Jaishankar's trip to Kuwait crucial, but New Delhi must not take its eye off renewed Saudi-Pakistan ties
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S Jaishankar's trip to Kuwait crucial, but New Delhi must not take its eye off renewed Saudi-Pakistan ties

But through the bonhomie, India would do well to keep one eye firmly on another partner in West Asia with whom it has enjoyed cordial ties largely based on its energy requirements: Saudi Arabia

US to release report linking Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman to Jamal Khashoggi murder
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US to release report linking Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman to Jamal Khashoggi murder

Former US president Donald Trump's administration had avoided making the classified report public or naming Prince Mohammed in the case in order to strengthen relations with Riyadh

Ethiopian Airlines' cargo craft makes emergency landing at Mumbai Airport, no one injured
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Ethiopian Airlines' cargo craft makes emergency landing at Mumbai Airport, no one injured

The freighter ET-690 with eight crew members, which was on its way from Riyadh to Bengaluru, was diverted to Mumbai due to a technical issue

Jeddah knife attack: Man arrested in Saudi Arabia for stabbing guard at French consulate
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Jeddah knife attack: Man arrested in Saudi Arabia for stabbing guard at French consulate

The assault took place the same day as three people were killed in a knife attack at a church in the French city of Nice

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee sues Saudi Arabia's crown prince over journalist's murder
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Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee sues Saudi Arabia's crown prince over journalist's murder

In the civil lawsuit filed in Washington DC on Tuesday, Hatice Cengiz, Khashoggi’s fiancee, claims personal injury and financial losses over his death

Saudi Arabia to host G20 summit virtually on 21-22 November in view of coronavirus pandemic
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Saudi Arabia to host G20 summit virtually on 21-22 November in view of coronavirus pandemic

The summit was originally to be held in Riyadh, with Trump, Putin, Modi and Xi Jinping in attendance, just two years after Jamal Khashoggi's killing

Former Saudi intelligence official accuses Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of trying to kill him
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Former Saudi intelligence official accuses Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of trying to kill him

Saad Aljabri has accused Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of using increasingly aggressive tactics to try to return him to Saudi Arabia, including offering him a job, threatening to have him extradited on corruption charges, and arresting two of his children

Saudi Arabia's King Salman admitted to Riyadh hospital in Riyadh after inflammation of gallbladder
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Saudi Arabia's King Salman admitted to Riyadh hospital in Riyadh after inflammation of gallbladder

The Kingdom's royal court in a brief statement said the 84-year-old monarch is being tested at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital

In Arab States, coronavirus pandemic traps African domestic workers who find themselves unemployed, abused
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In Arab States, coronavirus pandemic traps African domestic workers who find themselves unemployed, abused

In Arab states, fear of contagion has upset relations between many domestic workers and their employers.

'Forgive those who killed our father': Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's sons write on Twitter
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'Forgive those who killed our father': Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's sons write on Twitter

Salah Khashoggi said of the December verdict that “it has been fair to us and that justice has been achieved.”

Doha, Riyadh submit official bids for hosting 2030 Asian Games
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Doha, Riyadh submit official bids for hosting 2030 Asian Games

Qatari capital Doha hosted the 2006 Games but Saudi Arabia has never organised an OCA multi-sport event

Coronavirus Outbreak: UAE extends curfew as COVID-19 cases increase, warns of reviewing labour ties with countries refusing to take back citizens
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Coronavirus Outbreak: UAE extends curfew as COVID-19 cases increase, warns of reviewing labour ties with countries refusing to take back citizens

Millions of migrant labourers, mainly from Asian countries, including Nepal, India and the Philippines, are among the region’s large expatriate population

Saudi Arabia reluctant to accept Pakistan's request for immediate OIC meeting on Kashmir, says media report
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Saudi Arabia reluctant to accept Pakistan's request for immediate OIC meeting on Kashmir, says media report

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan voiced frustration over the OIC's silence on Kashmir

Saudi Arabia plans to convene OIC foreign ministers' meeting on Kashmir; move seen as attempt to please Pakistan
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Saudi Arabia plans to convene OIC foreign ministers' meeting on Kashmir; move seen as attempt to please Pakistan

Saudi Arabia plans to convene a meeting of the foreign ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation on Kashmir, in an apparent move by the Gulf Kingdom to please Pakistan which skipped a recent summit of Muslim nations in Malaysia

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister Prince Faisal visits Pakistan to address concerns after Imran Khan pulls out of Malaysia summit
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Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister Prince Faisal visits Pakistan to address concerns after Imran Khan pulls out of Malaysia summit

Pakistan faced huge domestic and international embarrassment after prime minister Imran Khan refused to attend the summit at the eleventh hour

Jamal Khashoggi murder case: Saudi Arabia court sentences five people to death, three others to prison for killing scribe
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Jamal Khashoggi murder case: Saudi Arabia court sentences five people to death, three others to prison for killing scribe

A court in Saudi Arabia on Monday sentenced five people to death for the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last year by a team of Saudi agents

128 Houthi prisoners detained in Saudi Arabia released, flown to Yemen’s Sanna in efforts to end five-year conflict
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128 Houthi prisoners detained in Saudi Arabia released, flown to Yemen’s Sanna in efforts to end five-year conflict

Prisoners arrived on three ICRC planes and were met inside the airport by rebel commanders and some family members

Lionel Messi marks international comeback from three-month ban with winning goal for Argentina against Brazil in friendly
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Lionel Messi marks international comeback from three-month ban with winning goal for Argentina against Brazil in friendly

Lionel Messi struck on his return to international duty on Friday following a three-month ban as Argentina defeated fierce rivals Brazil 1-0 in a friendly in Riyadh.