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The BBC’s Sally Nabil has been given rare access to Awamiya in Saudi Arabia, a town in the east of the Sunni Muslim-ruled kingdom that has been rocked in recent months by deadly clashes between security forces and ...
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Documentary broadcasting this week asserts three princes were victims of government scheme to kidnap defectors New details have emerged about the abductions of three dissident Saudi princes in what appears to be a systematic state-run Saudi government programme ...
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Arar crossing to reopen for transportation of goods after Riyadh establishes joint trade commission with Baghdad. Saudi Arabia plans to open the Arar border crossing with Iraq for the first time since 1990, according to Saudi local news media and officials. ...
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Qatar calls it a ‘great success’ as planes registered in the country gain some access after over two months of blockade. Qatar Airways can now access a new route over international waters in the Gulf controlled by the United ...
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The Saudi-led bloc is obstructing Kuwait’s efforts to mend the GCC rift. Kuwait has long played a constructive role in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) by bringing opposing parties together. It also enjoys strong relations with both Saudi Arabiaand Qatar. So when Saudi ...
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Sajaad Mohamed Abu Abdallah spent two months in intensive care before succumbing to his wounds after bullets hit his uncle’s car in the besieged Shia neighbourhood of Awamiyah A three-year-old boy has died from injuries sustained from gunfire ...
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Saudi Arabian Airlines (also known as Saudia), the national carrier of Saudi Arabia, has warned passengers about the way they dress, stating that those who are “clothed in a manner that would cause discomfort or offense to other ...
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There are still honourable Israelis who demand a state for the Palestinians; there are well-educated Saudis who object to the crazed Wahabism upon which their kingdom is founded; there are millions of Americans, from sea to shining sea, ...
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Nabeel Rajab must be released ‘unconditionally and immediately’, says UN human rights office. The UN human rights office has called on Bahrain to “unconditionally and immediately” release rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab, who was sentenced to two years in jail this ...
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MONTREAL — The world aviation agency says Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to open up some of their airspace to Qatar’s state-owned airline after it was hit with flight restrictions earlier this summer in a ...
An official from Kuwait's interior ministry puts up a poster on July 20, 2017 in a Citizen Service Centre in Kuwait City, of fugitives convicted of belonging to a cell that had been formed and trained by Iran's Revolutionary Guards who were accused of plotting attacks in the state.
Kuwait expelled Iranian diplomats and closed some embassy missions after the emirate's top court convicted a "terror" cell of links to the Islamic republic, prompting Iran to threaten reciprocal measures. / AFP PHOTO / Yasser Al-Zayyat
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Bruised by its failure to punish Doha and marginalise Tehran, Riyadh is applying pressure on smaller allies like Kuwait to do its dirty work On 20 July 2017, the Kuwaiti official news agency, KUNA, announced Kuwait’s decision to expel 15 ...
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Aides to President Donald Trump were in deep talks about how to defuse tensions between Qatar and other Arab nations when the door to the secure room at the White House burst open. The urgent message: Trump had ...