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Kremlin says Russia-Saudi military cooperation not directed at 3rd party

October 6, 2017 6:30 pm
Kremlin says Russia-Saudi military cooperation not directed at 3rd party

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud attend a welcoming ceremony ahead of their talks at the Kremlin in Moscow on October 5, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has briefed reporters about the peaceful content of recent talks between Russian President […]

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US Muslims mark anniversary of Jannat al-Baqi destruction by Riyadh with anti-Saudi protest rally in Washington

July 4, 2017 12:30 pm
US Muslims mark anniversary of Jannat al-Baqi destruction by Riyadh with anti-Saudi protest rally in Washington

Muslims have held an anti-Saudi protest rally in Washington to commemorate the 92th anniversary Riyadh’s demolition of the historically revered cemetery of Jannat al-Baqi (Garden of Paradise) in the holy city of Medina. During Monday’s event, demonstrators denounced the radical Wahhabi ideology which has inspired the Takfiri Daesh terrorists wreaking havoc […]

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Egypt court votes against transfer of islands to Saudi Arabia

June 21, 2017 7:00 pm
Egypt court votes against transfer of islands to Saudi Arabia

An Egyptian woman holds up a national flag bearing the names “Tiran” and “Sanafir,” two islands that the government has agreed to transfer to Saudi Arabia, in Cairo, January 16, 2017. (Photo by AFP) An Egyptian court has overruled a previous verdict authorizing the transfer of two strategic Egyptian islands […]

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Riyadh doubles price for cigarettes in Saudi Arabia as part of selective tax

June 12, 2017 5:30 am
Riyadh doubles price for cigarettes in Saudi Arabia as part of selective tax

A man smokes outside a tobacco shop in the Saudi capital Riyadh on June 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Riyadh has doubled the price of cigarettes in Saudi Arabia as part of tax measures aimed at helping the cash-strapped kingdom. A collapse in crude oil prices since 2014 which forced […]

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Gunman opens fire in Saudi school in Riyadh, two killed

May 31, 2017 2:55 pm
Gunman opens fire in Saudi school in Riyadh, two killed

A picture taken on May 31, 2017 shows a police car entering through the main entrance of the Kingdom Schools in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by AFP) A man has opened fire inside a school in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, leaving two people dead. The school, opened in 2000, is […]

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Riyadh, Moscow agree to extend oil output cuts

May 15, 2017 1:00 pm
Riyadh, Moscow agree to extend oil output cuts

Russia and Saudi Arabia say they have agreed to extend a landmark agreement to cut their oil output until March 2018. (Photo by Reuters) Russia and Saudi Arabia say they have agreed to extend a landmark agreement to cut their oil output until March 2018 – an announcement which is […]

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Yemeni ballistic missile strikes air base in Saudi capital Riyadh: Report

March 19, 2017 1:50 pm
Yemeni ballistic missile strikes air base in Saudi capital Riyadh: Report

This photo provided by the media bureau of Yemen’s operations command shows Yemeni Borkan-1 (Volcano-1) missiles. Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah fighters and their allies in the army have fired a long-range ballistic missile at an airbase in the Saudi capital Riyadh, marking the second such attack on the city, a report says. The missile […]

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Yemeni fighters reach outskirts of Mocha, in serious blow to Riyadh

February 22, 2017 8:16 pm
Yemeni fighters reach outskirts of Mocha, in serious blow to Riyadh

Fighters for Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement take part in a parade in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, January 3, 2017. (Photo by AFP) In a major blow to the Saudi-led coalition supported by Washington, Yemeni fighters have reached the eastern outskirts of the port city of Mocha, which was overrun in […]

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Riyadh may send forces to Syria to back US campaign against Daesh: Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir

February 21, 2017 10:30 pm
Riyadh may send forces to Syria to back US campaign against Daesh: Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir Saudi Arabia says it is ready to support the United States in its so-called war against the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group in Syria by sending ground troops and special forces to the war-torn Arab country. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir made the remarks in an […]

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Ballistic missile attack reported in Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh : Yemeni media

February 6, 2017 6:30 am
Ballistic missile attack reported in Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh : Yemeni media

This file photo shows a missile being fired from the direction of Yemen toward Saudi Arabia. Yemen’s local media have reported a ballistic missile attack on Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh. The Yemeni army made the announcement of their first ever attack on the city via a statement released by the official state […]

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