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Human, animal footprints dating back 1,20,000 years found in Saudi Arabia's Nefud Desert
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Human, animal footprints dating back 1,20,000 years found in Saudi Arabia's Nefud Desert

The fossils were first recorded for Homo sapiens outside of Africa between roughly 210 and 180 thousand years in southern Greece and the Levant.

Risk of top US officials being charged with war crimes grows over Saudi strikes in Yemen
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Risk of top US officials being charged with war crimes grows over Saudi strikes in Yemen

At a congressional hearing on Wednesday, Democrats on the House Foreign Affairs Committee accused the state department’s top lawyer and the assistant secretary overseeing weapons sales of negligence on civilian deaths and of covering up the legal risks.

Jamal Khashoggi murder: Saudi court overturns death sentences of five convicts, sends eight to prison
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Jamal Khashoggi murder: Saudi court overturns death sentences of five convicts, sends eight to prison

The final ruling came after Khashoggi's sons in May said they'd "pardoned" the killers, a move condemned by a UN expert

Saudi Arabia wants 'fair' solution for Palestinian issue: King Salman tells Donald Trump
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Saudi Arabia wants 'fair' solution for Palestinian issue: King Salman tells Donald Trump

The announcement came just days after the first direct commercial flight from Tel Aviv to Abu Dhabi passed through Saudi airspace

First direct commercial flight from Israel takes off  for UAE after historic peace deal
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First direct commercial flight from Israel takes off for UAE after historic peace deal

The El Al flight carrying high-ranking Israeli and American delegations flew into Saudi airspace shortly after take-off

Pakistan denies Saudi Arabia rift, but Qureshi's rush to China soon after Bajwa snub tells different tale
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Pakistan denies Saudi Arabia rift, but Qureshi's rush to China soon after Bajwa snub tells different tale

Reports of strain in relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have been doing the rounds ever since Riyadh declined to toe Islamabad's line on Kashmir

CanSino Biologics to begin final phase of human trials for its COVID-19 vaccine in Saudi Arabia
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CanSino Biologics to begin final phase of human trials for its COVID-19 vaccine in Saudi Arabia

This final leg of human vaccine trials will recruit 5,000 volunteers above age 18 in Riyadh, Dammam and Mecca.

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

Scaled-down Hajj begins with social distancing measures; pilgrims tested for COVID-19, given special attire
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Scaled-down Hajj begins with social distancing measures; pilgrims tested for COVID-19, given special attire

The 1,000 pilgrims selected for Hajj this year were seen standing apart and moving in small groups of 20

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.

Expat quota bill set to impact 8 lakh Indians in Kuwait; foreign workers in Gulf bear brunt of coronavirus pandemic
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Expat quota bill set to impact 8 lakh Indians in Kuwait; foreign workers in Gulf bear brunt of coronavirus pandemic

According to the draft expat quota bill, Indians, currently the largest expat community in Kuwait with a population of 1.45 million, should not exceed 15 percent of the population

Mandatory masks and social distancing: Saudi Arabia's hajj health measures for domestic pilgrims
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Mandatory masks and social distancing: Saudi Arabia's hajj health measures for domestic pilgrims

Saudi Arabia in June decided to limit the number of domestic pilgrims attending the hajj to 1,000 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus

Was told to light up the oven after Jamal Khashoggi’s arrival, says worker at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul
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Was told to light up the oven after Jamal Khashoggi’s arrival, says worker at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul

The prominent Saudi Arabian journalist had disappeared after going to the consulate to get papers for his marriage in October 2018

India bids for hosting rights of Asian Cup 2027; will compete with four other countries
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India bids for hosting rights of Asian Cup 2027; will compete with four other countries

The other bidders for Asia's premier football tournament are Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Uzbekistan.

Centre says Indian pilgrims will not go for Haj this year due to COVID-19; full refunds to be processed soon
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Centre says Indian pilgrims will not go for Haj this year due to COVID-19; full refunds to be processed soon

The money will be refunded through online Direct Benefit Transfer mode into bank accounts of applicants, the Minority Affairs Minister said, adding this will be the first time since Independence that pilgrims from India will not be going for Haj

Saudi Arabia says this year's hajj will not be cancelled, 'very limited' number of people allowed to perform pilgrimage
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Saudi Arabia says this year's hajj will not be cancelled, 'very limited' number of people allowed to perform pilgrimage

Saudi Arabia said Monday that this year's hajj will not be cancelled, but that due to the coronavirus only 'very limited numbers' of people will be allowed to perform the major Muslim pilgrimage.

Russia has no objection to earlier OPEC Plus meeting; Saudi Arabia to extend record cuts till year-end: Report
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Russia has no objection to earlier OPEC Plus meeting; Saudi Arabia to extend record cuts till year-end: Report

Algeria, which currently holds the presidency of the the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), has proposed the meeting planned for 9-10 June be brought forward to facilitate oil sales for countries such as Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Kuwait.

Premier League: Sheffield United's official filings reveal possible 'conflict of interest' in Saudi bid for Newcastle
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Premier League: Sheffield United's official filings reveal possible 'conflict of interest' in Saudi bid for Newcastle

Rules state that a person would be disqualified if he/she is involved in or has any power to determine the management or administration of another Football League club

'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.”