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Saudi-led coalition announces ceasefire in five-year Yemen war; move aimed, in part, to avoid potential coronavirus outbreak
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Saudi-led coalition announces ceasefire in five-year Yemen war; move aimed, in part, to avoid potential coronavirus outbreak

The ceasefire will go into effect at midday on Thursday for two weeks and is open to extension

Thirty-five foreigners killed, four injured in Saudi Arabia's Madinah after bus crashes with heavy vehicle
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Thirty-five foreigners killed, four injured in Saudi Arabia's Madinah after bus crashes with heavy vehicle

Thirty-five foreigners were killed and four others injured after a bus crashed with another heavy vehicle in western Saudi Arabia, state media said on Thursday.

Imran Khan visits Iran to act as 'facilitator' between Tehran and Riyadh amid rising tensions in the Gulf
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Imran Khan visits Iran to act as 'facilitator' between Tehran and Riyadh amid rising tensions in the Gulf

Imran Khan visited Iran on Sunday on a mission to act as a 'facilitator' between Tehran and Riyadh and try to defuse rising tensions in the Gulf.

Imran Khan discusses situation in Kashmir with Saudi, UAE foreign ministers amid tensions with India over Article 370
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Imran Khan discusses situation in Kashmir with Saudi, UAE foreign ministers amid tensions with India over Article 370

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday discussed the situation in Kashmir with visiting foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia and the UAE

Saudi Arabia implements landmark reform easing travel restrictions on women aged 21 years and above
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Saudi Arabia implements landmark reform easing travel restrictions on women aged 21 years and above

Saudi Arabia began implementing a landmark reform allowing women over the age of 21 to receive passports and travel abroad without permission from a male 'guardian', authorities said.

Saudi Arabia derecognises Pakistan’s PG medical degree programmes; hundreds of medics asked to leave or 'be ready' to be deported
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Saudi Arabia derecognises Pakistan’s PG medical degree programmes; hundreds of medics asked to leave or 'be ready' to be deported

Saudi Arabia has derecognised postgraduate medical degree programmes of Pakistan and asked several Pakistani doctors in the kingdom to be ready to leave or be deported, according to a media report on Wednesday.

US-Iran tensions: Tehran says it has breached stockpile limit on low-enriched uranium under 2015 nuclear deal
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US-Iran tensions: Tehran says it has breached stockpile limit on low-enriched uranium under 2015 nuclear deal

Iran acknowledged it had broken the limit set on its stockpile of low-enriched uranium by the 2015 nuclear deal, marking its first major departure from the unraveling agreement a year after the US unilaterally withdrew from the accord.

Jamal Khashoggi case: Independent UN rights expert says there is 'credible evidence' linking Saudi Arabia's crown prince to killing
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Jamal Khashoggi case: Independent UN rights expert says there is 'credible evidence' linking Saudi Arabia's crown prince to killing

There is 'credible evidence' linking Saudi Arabia's crown prince to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi last October, an independent UN rights expert said Wednesday, calling for an international investigation.

US releases footage of 'Iran removing unexploded mine' from oil tanker, Tehran dismisses 'unfounded' allegations
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US releases footage of 'Iran removing unexploded mine' from oil tanker, Tehran dismisses 'unfounded' allegations

The United States military released a video showing Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz.

Pakistan to receive Saudi oil for 3 years on deferred payments from July; move may ease woes of South Asian nation's weakening economy
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Pakistan to receive Saudi oil for 3 years on deferred payments from July; move may ease woes of South Asian nation's weakening economy

In a tweet, late Wednesday, Prime Minister's Advisor on Finance Abdul Hafeez Shaikh said Saudi Arabia will supply oil to Pakistan worth $3.2 billion per year on deferred payments for three years.

Tension flares up in Gulf after 4 Saudi ships are mysteriously 'sabotaged'; US warns Iran against any misadventures
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Tension flares up in Gulf after 4 Saudi ships are mysteriously 'sabotaged'; US warns Iran against any misadventures

Turning up the pressure on Tehran after the United States deployed B-52 bombers, President Donald Trump warned that Iran would 'suffer greatly' was it to 'do anything' to threaten US interests

Donald Trump's dilemma over Jamal Khashoggi's murder: Preserve US-Saudi alliance or declare crown prince a murderer?
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Donald Trump's dilemma over Jamal Khashoggi's murder: Preserve US-Saudi alliance or declare crown prince a murderer?

US President Donald Trump has refrained from attacking Prince Mohammed bin Salman ever since Jamal Khashoggi, a veteran Saudi journalist who had written articles critical of Riyadh for The Washington Post, was killed at a Saudi consulate on 2 October.

Daily bulletin: Sabarimala temple opens today, new allegations against MJ Akbar, Hurricane Michael toll rises; top stories
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Daily bulletin: Sabarimala temple opens today, new allegations against MJ Akbar, Hurricane Michael toll rises; top stories

Sabarimala temple reopens today, Amit Shah to launch BJP's poll campaign in Mizoram today, the hunt for BSP leader's son who brandished gun in Delhi still persists - here are the day's top stories

Saudi authorities arrest Egyptian man over 'offensive' breakfast video with woman, urge expats to respect value, traditions of society
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Saudi authorities arrest Egyptian man over 'offensive' breakfast video with woman, urge expats to respect value, traditions of society

The footage, which sparked outrage on social media in the ultra-conservative kingdom, showed the pair sharing a meal at a desk. The woman, draped head-to-toe in Islamic niqab, is seen waving to the camera and feeding the man — who was filming — with her hand.

Saudi Arabian woman arrested for hugging singer Majid al-Mohandis during his concert in Taif
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Saudi Arabian woman arrested for hugging singer Majid al-Mohandis during his concert in Taif

Women in Saudi Arabia are not allowed to mix in public with men who are unrelated to them

Saudi-led forces backing Yemen's exiled govt begin assault on port city of Hodeida
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Saudi-led forces backing Yemen's exiled govt begin assault on port city of Hodeida

A Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen's exiled government began an assault today on Yemen's port city of Hodeida, a crucial battle in the 3-year-old conflict that aid agency warned could push the Arab world's poorest country into further chaos

Yemen army with coalition forces converges on port city of Hodeida, seeks to liberate it from Houthi rebels
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Yemen army with coalition forces converges on port city of Hodeida, seeks to liberate it from Houthi rebels

Forces from Yemen, along with coalition forces are ready to take control of the rebel- held city of Hodeida. They seek to liberate the city from the Huthi- Islamic political, armed movement.

Saudi Arabia issues drone restrictions day after security forces shoot down device hovering over royal palace
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Saudi Arabia issues drone restrictions day after security forces shoot down device hovering over royal palace

Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry on Sunday instructed drone enthusiasts to obtain permission to fly the devices until regulations were finalised, a day after security forces shot down a recreational drone near the king’s palace in Riyadh.

Saudi forces shoot down unidentified drone hovering over royal palaces; govt rules out security breach
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Saudi forces shoot down unidentified drone hovering over royal palaces; govt rules out security breach

Saudi forces on Saturday shot down an unidentified toy drone that hovered over a Riyadh neighbourhood home to royal palaces, state media said

King Salman replaces top Saudi military commanders, including chief of staff; no reason given for overhaul
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King Salman replaces top Saudi military commanders, including chief of staff; no reason given for overhaul

Saudi king Salman on Monday replaced top military commanders including the chief of staff, state media said, in a major shake-up of the kingdom's defence establishment