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3 hrs ago | MT Shortwave Central

Ampegon delivers new systems to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Ampegon delivers Shortwave Transmitters and Antenna Systems to Saudi Broadcast Corporation. Turgi, Switzerland, Sept 12, 2014.

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6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Verdict postponed on Saudi Shiite cleric

A Saudi Arabian court has postponed issuing a verdict in a sensitive case against a popular Shiite cleric who faces charges that carry the death sentence. Sheik Nimr al-Nimr's brother Mohammed al-Nimr told The Associated Press that the verdict was delayed until Oct. 21. He says that for the first time since his arrest in July 2012, security officials barred the sheik from attending Tuesday's court session.

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6 hrs ago | AME Info

FGB plans to launch UAE's first personalised credit card

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8 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Saudi Savola says JP Morgan to advise on possible stake...

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's Savola Group has appointed JP Morgan to advise on its potential purchase of a stake in Kuwait Food Co , the Jeddah-based firm said on Tuesday. Savola previously said in August it had held preliminary talks with one of Americana's largest shareholders about buying a stake in the rival food producer.

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9 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Islamic finance body AAOIFI gets new boss as it seeks t...

MANAMA: The Bahrain-based Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions has appointed a new secretary-general, as the standard-setting body looks to keep its influence in an increasingly challenging environment. Saudi Arabian national Hamed Hassan Merah has been chosen for the post, AAOIFI said in a statement late on Monday, replacing Khaled Al Fakih, who left the organisation in May after two and a half years in charge.

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11 hrs ago | Diplomatist

Fight to the Finish! Global Diplomatic Push Picks Up Against ISIS

As ISIS poses grave threat to regional and international security, leaders and diplomats of more than 20 countries assembled for a crisis meeting in Paris. Earlier, David Cameron led international condemnation of the ritualised killing of British aid worker, David Haines and threat against a second UK citizen, Alan Henning.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Business Journal

Napa startup eyes wine quake cure

A local company thinks its new technology for isolating a room or a portion of it from violent earthquake motion enough to protect priceless ancient statues in a museum could also save tall tanks and stacks of barrels such as those that twisted, toppled and ruptured in the recent south Napa major shaker. "We want to isolate the barrel room floor as a whole or in sections," said Paul Segas, a co-founder of EQX Global .

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The Daily Star

Syria's FSA say they need weapons, not training

Armed Free Syrian Army fighters stand on one of the frontlines of Wadi Al-Dayf camp in the southern Idlib countryside September 14, 2014. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia: As President Barack Obama knits together an international coalition to take its campaign against ISIS from Iraq into Syria, fighters like Ammar al-Wawi could make the difference.

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CBC News

Iran rejects call for global strategy against ISIS

French President FranA ois Hollande greets Iraq's President Fuad Masum ahead of a conference bringing together about 30 countries to discuss how to co-operate in the fight against militants of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria . Diplomats from around the world sought a global strategy to fight ISIS extremists Monday, while Iran ruled out working with any international coalition and rejected American requests for co-operation against the militants.

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Newkerala.com

Indians in Saudi Arabia appeal to Modi for 'massive' help in Kashmir

About 20 Riyadh-based Indian organisations have urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a massive response to the unprecedented disaster caused by floods in Jammu and Kashmir on a scale similar to that carried out during the Uttarakhand landslides. A meet, organised by Aligarh Muslim University alumni association , Riyadh, appreciated the efforts of the Indian defence forces in the ongoing rescue and relief operation, Arab News reported Monday.

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GhanaSoccerNet.com

Gyan arrives in Riyadh with Al Ain teammates for Champs Lg clash against Al Ittihad

Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan is in Saudi Arabia with his Al Ain teammates for the opening encounter of their Champions League semi final tie against Al Hilal. The Black Stars captain arrived with his club teammates in Riyadh in the early hours of Monday from their base in Abu Dhabi.

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Russia Taday

'British-US policy to fight ISIS isn't going to work'

Obama-Cameron plan to defeat ISIS is inherently flawed and will fail, causing only more deaths, more chaos and more religious wars, Lawrence Freeman, editor of the Executive Intelligence Review magazine, told RT. RT: David Cameron has condemned the killing of the UK citizen by ISIS as an "act of pure evil."

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Reuters

Posco considers selling part of Posco E&C: Posco official

"The fund proposed the sale to help POSCO E&C expand in Saudi Arabia," the official told Reuters on condition of anonymity because the matter is confidential. POSCO is considering selling about 30-40 percent stake in POSCO E&C to an unnamed Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund, with the stake's value expected to be near 1 trillion won , local newspaper Korea Economic Daily reported, citing unnamed investment banking sources.

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Fox News

Saudi anti-Christian sweep prompts calls for US involvement

Dozens of Christians arrested at a prayer meeting in Saudi Arabia need America's help, according to a key lawmaker who is pressing the State Department on their behalf. Some 28 people were rounded up Friday by hard-line Islamists from the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice in the home of an Indian national in the eastern Saudi city of Khafji, and their current situation is unknown, according to human rights advocates.

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The Fresno Bee

Arab nations offer airstrikes against Islamic State

The offer was disclosed by U.S. officials traveling with Secretary of State John Kerry, who is approaching the end of a weeklong trip that was intended to mobilize international support for the campaign against the group. “There have been offers both to Centcom and to the Iraqis of Arab countries taking more aggressive kinetic action,” said one of the officials, who used the acronym for the U.S. Central Command, which oversees military operations in the Middle East.

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Express India

TCS opens Saudi Arabia's first all-woman BPO centre

India's largest software exporter TCS today said it has opened Saudi Arabia's first all-female business process centre, which will provide employment to up to 3,000 women in three years. Both the clients have already surpassed their target of recruiting 100 women each, while the total number of those employed at the centre stands at 300, it said.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

PIF investments in stock market reach SR459bn [Arab News (Saudi Arabia)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) a HECTING TRADING: Saudi traders take orders in the dealing room. RIYADH: SHARIF M. TAHA The market capitalization of shares owned and invested by the Pubic Investments Fund in Saudi stock market grew by 26.5 percent to SR459 billion by the end of August compared to SR363 billion by the end of 2013, according to a financial report.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

AME Info

E-finance to launch new HQ in Smart Village next May

Dear Candidates, our conpany, Chinese Competitive Sprit Co., Ltd. is a Saudi-Sino joint venture company, which is dealing with the real estate business and trading in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. We are starting to launch the E-commerce of fast moving consumer goods, the team members will be more than 30 female staffs.

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Ghanamma.com

HAAG Holds Seminar For 2014 Pilgrims

As part of its efforts to ensure that the 2014 Hajj operations becomes the most successful in the history of hajj operation in Ghana, the Hajj Agent Association of Ghana collaboration with the National Hajj Committee have organized a seminar for this year's hajj pilgrims. The seminar was aimed at educating the pilgrims about the rituals as well as the dos and don'ts in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as many are those who are making the journey for their first time.

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Weekday Magazine

Wide Array Of Countries Expected To Join Coalition Against Islamic State Militants

Captain Kwestan Mohammed Ali instructs female Peshmerga recruits how to hold an AK-47 near the northern Iraqi city of Sulaimaniya on September 10. Syria's conflict began as a revolution against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Now the country is the arena for multiple wars, with the U.S. plan to roll back Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria adding only the latest level of complexity.

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