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1 hr ago | The Independent

Saudi Arabia executes 19 during one half of August in 'disturbing surge of beheadings'

The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Interior said King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is keen on combating narcotics due to their "great harm" Saudi Arabia has beheaded at least 19 people since the beginning of August in a surge of executions, the Human Rights Watch has said.

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4 hrs ago | Travelution

MTT to develops mobile platform and apps for Saudi Arabia Airlines

Irish technology firm Mobile Travel Technologies is to develop Android and iPhone apps as well as a mobile web platform for Saudi Arabian Airlines .

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6 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Junta angers Saudis

Saudi Arabia has recalled its most senior diplomat to Thailand after learning the brother of a key suspect in the 1990 murder of Saudi businessman Mohammed al-Ruwaili would be appointed to the National Legislative Assembly , a Saudi embassy source says.

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10 hrs ago | AME Info

Ramady spearheads Middle East expansion for MSS Electrical

Having recently returned to the UK, well-respected GCC business consultant, Hassan Ramady, has chosen development of family-owned UK Company, MSS Electrical, as his next project in the Middle East.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Infection Control Today

Saudi Arabia Supports WHO's Response to the Iraq Health Crisis

Humanitarian health services in Iraq have received a much-needed boost through a $49 million grant provided by Saudi Arabia to the World Health Organization for its response to the health crisis facing millions of people affected by the ongoing conflict in Iraq.

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Reuters

UPDATE 2-Saudis propose 10 pct foreign ownership cap for bourse

Saudi Arabia's stock market regulator proposed rules on Thursday for opening the $580 billion market to direct investment by foreign institutions, including a 10 percent cap on foreign ownership of the market's value.

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KMIR 6

Saudi court sentences 18 more on terror charges

A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced 18 more people on terrorism charges, wrapping up a week of verdicts on nearly every person in an alleged 50-member cell charged with launching attacks aimed at toppling the monarchy around a decade ago.

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ABC News

Saudi Court Sentences 18 to Prison for Terrorism

A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced 18 people to prison on charges of financing terrorism, collecting information about compounds where foreigners reside, providing hideouts for fugitives and possessing unlicensed weapons.

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PR-inside.com

Conference discussing the current developments of the converting & polymer industry in Saudi Arabia

90 percent of plastics conversion of GCC is concentrated in Saudi Arabia, spread across five industrial parks, making the conversion industry a vital part of the region's development strategy.

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Cybercast News Service

State Dep't: Obama Was Not Suggesting Countries Like Qatar, Turkey Are Helping ISIS

President Obama's reference to the need for Middle East governments to work against the "cancer" of jihadist terrorism was not intended to signal suspicion that some were supporting the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant , State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said Wednesday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Reuters

Saudi Arabia sentences 18 to jail for militant offences

A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced 18 men to prison terms of 10 months to 25 years for their part in a series of militant attacks against government and foreign targets between 2003-06, state media reported late on Wednesday.

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JD Journal

Middle East Team of 23 Lawyers Leaves Squire Patton Boggs

Summary: The law firm of Squire Patton Boggs has lost a team of 23 lawyers from the Middle East following its merger.

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AME Info

Volkswagen Middle East announces appointment of new After Sales Director

Peters was appointed to the position following the departure of his predecessor, Norbert Fischer, who has returned to the Volkswagen Group headquarters in Wolfsburg after a successful three-year service.

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TEFL.com

Saudi Arabia: Female English Language Teachers-Saudi Arabia, 30-35K basic+extras

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Vanguard

Saudi Arabia beheads Pakistani for Afghan's murder

A Pakistani national was beheaded by sword in the south west of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday for the murder of an Afghan, the interior ministry said.

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AME Info

Saudi Arabia contribution saves lives, allows WFP to rapidly respond to food crisis in Iraq

The United Nations World Food Programme has been able to scale up food assistance to hundreds of thousands of Iraqis displaced from their homes in recent weeks thanks to a generous contribution of US$148.9 million from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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The Age

Heist victim: A file photo of Saudi Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Fahd, taken in 2003.

The mystery prince whose convoy was robbed by masked gunmen on the northern edge of Paris turns out to be the youngest and reportedly favorite son of the late King Fahd of Saudi Arabia.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Revealed: the prince who lost $375,000 in Paris heist

The mystery prince whose convoy was robbed by masked gunmen on the northern edge of Paris turns out to be the youngest and reportedly favorite son of the late King Fahd of Saudi Arabia.

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Cybercast News Service

Al-Qaeda in Yemen Announces 'Solidarity' With 'Our Muslim Brothers in Iraq'

A statement purportedly by al-Qaeda's Yemen-based branch -- al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula -- expresses support for the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant , the Yemen Times reported on Tuesday.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

PR-inside.com

Market Report, "The Saudi Arabian Defense Industry - Industry...

Defense has been a high priority for the Saudi Arabian government and, despite the recent global financial crisis; the country has continued to allocate at least 8% of its GDP to defense procurement since 2004.

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