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  1. Now is the right time to rethink security in the GCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Jazeera

    One could be forgiven for thinking that the Arab Spring never really occurred in large parts of the Gulf Cooperation Council . Cushioned by plentiful hydrocarbon reserves and healthy government budgets, and populations who largely prefer stability to chaotic political change, the GCC has been able to avoid instability reaching its own territory.

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  2. Oil prices drop on profit-takingRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Xinhuanet

    "Markets are calm now, demand is growing," al-Naimi said at a conference in the port city of Jizan, southwest Saudi Arabia. However, the worries of global supply glut dragged oil prices down Thursday as traders believed the oversupply situation could not change overnight.

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  3. RPT-UPDATE 10-Brent crude up 5 pct as Saudi sees improved demand for oilRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Reuters

    ... a lift from comments by Saudi oil minister Ali al-Naimi, who spoke to reporters in the port city of Jizan, Saudi Arabia. "Markets are calm now ... demand is growing," said Naimi, who drove a change in the strategy of the Organization of the ...

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  4. Oil prices rebound despite growing inventoriesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Xinhuanet

    The Energy Information Administration , the Energy Department's statistical arm, Wednesday released its report covering U.S. crude supplies of the week ending on Feb. 20. U.S. crude stockpiles increased 8.4 million barrels to 434.1 million, 71.7 million barrels more than a year earlier. Oil prices were boosted by the optimistic remarks from Ali al- Naimi, Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister.

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  5. Oil up on Saudi demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Business World

    ... a lift from comments by Saudi oil minister Ali al-Naimi, who spoke to reporters in the port city of Jizan, Saudi Arabia. "Markets are calm now ... demand is growing," said Naimi, who drove a change in the strategy of the Organization of the ...

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  6. UPDATE 8-Oil rises above $59 as Saudis say demand growingRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Reuters

    Brent crude oil rose above $59 a barrel on Wednesday after data showed Chinese factories were producing more than expected and Saudi Arabia's oil minister said oil demand was growing. Gains were capped, however, by data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration showing U.S. crude stocks rose 8.4 million barrels last week to a record level, including a 2.4 million barrel rise at Cushing, Oklahoma, delivery point of the U.S. crude oil contract.

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  7. UPDATE 1-Saudi's Naimi says oil demand is growing, markets calmRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Reuters

    Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said on Wednesday that oil demand is growing and markets are calm, in some of his first public comments since the price of crude rebounded from a near six-year low. Oil crashed by 60 percent between June and January to a post-2009 low of $45 a barrel, with losses accelerating after OPEC decided in November to hold output at 30 million barrels per day to try to preserve its market share.

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  8. Saudi's Naimi says oil demand is growing, markets calmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said on Wednesday that oil demand is growing and markets are calm, in some of his first public comments since the price of crude rebounded from a near six-year low. JIZAN, Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said on Wednesday that oil demand is growing and markets are calm, in some of his first public comments since the price of crude rebounded from a near six-year low.

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  9. An alternate reality: Saudi oil minister says oil demand is growingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Al Bawaba

    Al-Naimi was the driving force behind Opec's recent shift in policy choosing not to cut output at its last meeting in November to support oil prices. Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Ali Al-Naimi said on Wednesday that oil demand is growing and markets are calm.

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  10. Saudi Arabia's national oil company ventures into nation-building workRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Star Tribune

    Saudi Aramco, above, is involved in investments outside of the oil industry, a move influenced by the drop in the price of oil. The contrast between the compound of Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia's national oil company, and the kingdom beyond its walls is stark.

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  11. An overburdened championRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Economist

    THE contrast between the compound of Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia's national oil company, and the kingdom beyond its walls is stark. The box-style houses with neatly manicured lawns make it look more like American suburbia than the surrounding city of Dammam, with its apartment blocks.

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  12. Saudi Arabia executes Yemeni drug traffickerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Al Bawaba

    Saudi Arabia on Wednesday beheaded a Yemeni charged with trafficking hashish, upping its number of executions this year to 28, according to the AFP. The ministry told AFP Nayef al-Briki was convicted of moving large amounts of hashish into the country and trying to sell it and said the government was determined to crack down on narcotics.

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  13. Q&A: Life on the Saudi borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | WMDH-AM New Castle

    CNN Senior International Correspondent Nic Robertson just returned from the border town of Jizan, Saudi Arabia, where troops are searching for terrorists among the flood of smugglers and illegal workers trying to sneak into the country from Yemen. Yemen is home to al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and Saudi officials are concerned the recent takeover of the capitol by Houthi rebels will give the terrorist group a greater foothold.

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  14. Getting creative after the oil crisis? Saudi Arabia's massive...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Al Bawaba

    The $400 million project is looking to capitalise on low energy costs in the world's top oil exporter and the advantages of its Red Sea location. A new sugar refinery is due to start operations in Jizan in southwest Saudi Arabia by the end of 2017, adding to a stream of projects that will significantly raise the Middle East's refining capacity.

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  15. How to spot a potential terroristRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | CNN

    I'd been asking the Saudi Interior Ministry to take me there for several years. Now I was in the desert kingdom covering King Salman bin Abdulaziz's ascent to the throne, and that permission had finally come through.

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  16. Saudi dilemma: How to spot potential terrorist amid tide of human miseryRead the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | GantDaily.com

    I'd been asking the Saudi Interior Ministry to take me there for several years. Now I was in the desert kingdom covering King Salman bin Abdulaziz's ascent to the throne, permission had finally come through.

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  17. Rev. Graham Bluntly States the Truth: 'Islam is Not a Peaceful...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | Right Wing News

    ... and blindness kills. Five convicted criminals were beheaded and 'crucified,' put on public display in Jizan, Saudi Arabia, their severed heads put in plastic bags dangling from their necks, May 13, 2013. The AP reported that a man convicted of rape ...

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  18. Rev. Graham: 'Islam is Not a Peaceful Religiona They Butcher, They Behead People'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Cybercast News Service

    ... on the campus quad. Five convicted criminals were beheaded and 'crucified,' put on public display in Jizan, Saudi Arabia, their severed heads put in plastic bags dangling from their necks, May 13, 2013. The AP reported that a man convicted of rape ... 21 comments

  19. Saudi Arabia says 12 percent of its a rehabilitateda terrorists have relapsedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | The Washington Post

    A Saudi soldier stands guard near a damaged house in Jizan on the border with Yemen on Nov. 3. It's often argued that the people who commit acts of terrorism are troubled and vulnerable individuals. In Saudi Arabia, the government takes that thinking further: In 2004, it set up a high profile "rehabilitation" system for terrorists which hoped to deradicalize them through religious education and psychological counseling.

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  20. New delays hit Saudi Aramco's Jizan refineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Peninsula

    KHOBAR/SEOUL: A contract disagreement between Saudi Aramco and South Korea's SK Engineering & Construction is delaying construction of a 400,000-barrel-per-day oil refinery in Jizan in southwest Saudi Arabia, industry sources said. Despite the disagreement, which focused on claims for compensation for change orders, the contract has not been terminated, the industry sources in Saudi Arabia said, denying reports in Gulf business media.

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