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News: Saudi Arabia

We have started to collect the most important news related to Saudi Arabia in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Saudi Arabia: news

Saudis freed from Guantanamo

Friday, September 7th 2007, 9:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Riyadh

Sixteen Saudi prisoners arrive in Riyadh after being released from the US detention camp at Guantanamo Bay.
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Senior Saudi royal demands reform

Wednesday, September 5th 2007, 14:04

A senior Saudi prince says he plans to form a political party and criticises other royals for blocking reform.
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Saudis 'ask Sharif not to return'

Wednesday, September 5th 2007, 5:51
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Sharif

Saudi Arabia reportedly asks Pakistan's ex-PM not to go home from exile, citing a commitment he made in 2001.
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Saudis 'ban' pan-Arab newspaper

Wednesday, August 29th 2007, 10:49
related places: `Arab

Saudi Arabia bans the influential pan-Arab newspaper al-Hayat, after it criticises the government.
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Mystery deaths hit Saudi camels

Sunday, August 26th 2007, 0:02

Nearly 2,000 camels have died this month in Saudi Arabia due to suspected poisoned animal feed.
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Saudis in Syrian diplomatic spat

Friday, August 17th 2007, 16:56
related countries: Syria Syria

Claims from Syria that Saudi Arabian foreign policy is in paralysis provoke a furious response from the kingdom.
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Reptiles found in Saudi's luggage

Sunday, August 12th 2007, 16:59
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Security officers at Egypt's Cairo airport uncover snakes and crocodiles in a passenger's hand luggage.
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Saudis back US Middle East plans

Wednesday, August 1st 2007, 13:22
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Israel Israel, United States United States

Saudi Arabia says it would be keen to attend an Arab-Israeli peace conference proposed by the United States.
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US envoy accuses Saudis on Iraq

Monday, July 30th 2007, 6:33
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US ambassador at the UN Zalmay Khalilzad says Saudi Arabia is undermining efforts to stabilise Iraq.
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US 'plans huge Saudi arms deal'

Saturday, July 28th 2007, 23:34
related countries: United States United States

The US is reported to be preparing a major arms deal with Saudi Arabia worth $20bn over the next decade.
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Morale-boosting final awaits Iraq

Saturday, July 28th 2007, 12:23
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Iraq Iraq
related places: Jakarta

Iraq's players bid to lift their war-weary fans by winning the Asian Cup final against Saudi Arabia in Jakarta.
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Saudi 'virtue police' trial delay

Saturday, June 23rd 2007, 18:44

A trial involving members of Saudi Arabia's feared religious police over the death of a man is delayed, reports say.
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UK official denies BAE cash claim

Friday, June 8th 2007, 10:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The attorney general denies claims he concealed from an anti-bribery watchdog secret payments to a Saudi prince.
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Saudi prince 'was paid arms cash'

Thursday, June 7th 2007, 18:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Saudi prince received secret payments from the UK's biggest arms dealer, a BBC investigation reveals.
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Saudi prince 'was paid arms cash'

Thursday, June 7th 2007, 6:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Saudi prince received secret payments from the UK's biggest arms dealer, a BBC investigation reveals.
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Guantanamo 'suicide' named

Friday, June 1st 2007, 0:51
related countries: United States United States

A detainee who died in an apparent suicide at Guantanamo was a Saudi army veteran, the US says.
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Guantanamo Saudi 'kills himself'

Thursday, May 31st 2007, 1:11
related countries: United States United States

A Saudi Arabian prisoner at Guantanamo Bay apparently commits suicide, the US military says.
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GE in $11.6bn Saudi plastics sale

Monday, May 21st 2007, 14:43

General Electric (GE) agrees to sell its plastics business to a leading Saudi Arabian chemicals firm to $11.6bn.
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Making a public splash in Saudi

Saturday, May 5th 2007, 11:03

Rachel Reid makes her own minor breakthrough for women's' rights in Saudi Arabia.
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Saudis foil 'air attack plotters'

Friday, April 27th 2007, 15:09

Saudi Arabia says it has foiled a plot by militants to carry out suicide air attacks on oil plants and military bases.
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Porn dominates Saudi mobile use

Wednesday, April 25th 2007, 13:09

A Saudi Arabian study says pornographic material accounts for nearly 70% of phone messages between teenagers.
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Joy as Saudis separate twins

Tuesday, April 24th 2007, 11:47
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon

A Saudi doctor who successfully separated Cameroonian conjoined twins says he is hopeful about their recovery.
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Saudis kill murders suspect

Friday, April 6th 2007, 11:12
related countries: France France

Saudi police kill a suspect in the murders of four French citizens in February, the Saudi news agency reports.
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Cool reception for Olmert 'offer'

Monday, April 2nd 2007, 17:37
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: `Arab, Riyadh

Israel must withdraw from Arab lands before it can gain Saudi recognition, say officials in Riyadh.
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Terror suspect 'tortured by US'

Friday, March 30th 2007, 17:12
related countries: United States United States

A Saudi detainee at Guantanamo Bay says he confessed after torture, a US transcript shows.
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Saudi calls for BBC man's release

Thursday, March 29th 2007, 20:15

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister condemns the apparent abduction of BBC Gaza correspondent Alan Johnston.
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Saudi: US Iraq presence illegal

Thursday, March 29th 2007, 9:26
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: `Arab

The Saudi monarch criticises the US presence in Iraq as an "illegal foreign occupation" and appeals for Arab unity.
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