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Saudi Arabia squeezes detainees as it tries to seize assets

Added: 21.11.2017 2:03 | 0 views | 0 comments

November 21, 2017 10:03 AM
BEIRUT (NYTIMES) - A tycoon was called home to Saudi Arabia from abroad for a business meeting and detained when he returned. A billionaire was ordered to turn himself in or be picked up like a common criminal. An official was called in to discuss an attack that apparently never happened.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Qatari Foreign Minister Accuses Saudi Arabia Of Sowing 'Drama And Discord' In Mideast

Added: 20.11.2017 23:07 | 5 views | 0 comments

Qatar's chief diplomat warned of "dark ages" in the Middle East on Monday, calling out neighboring states for perpetuating "drama and discord" as part of a "dangerous game of power," CNN reports. The foreign minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, took particular aim at a bloc of four countries, led by Saudi Arabia, who imposed an embargo on Qatar earlier this year."It seems these powers are willing to use unbridled means of intimidation." – Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani He went on to list a myriad of offenses: "silencing dissenters, creating humanitarian crises, shutting down communications, manipulating financial markets, bullying smaller nations, blackmailing,...

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Riyad Hijab quits as head of Syrian opposition's HNC

Added: 20.11.2017 21:16 | 4 views | 0 comments

Riyad Hijab announces his resignation ahead of a meeting in Saudi Arabia aiming to 'unify' the Syrian opposition.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Saudi Arabia's reforming crown prince has youth on his side

Added: 20.11.2017 16:24 | 11 views | 0 comments

Saudi Arabia's crown prince may have unsettled investors with his dramatic anti-corruption sweep, but young people in the kingdom are cheering him on.

From: rss.cnn.com

Qatar-Gulf crisis: All the latest updates

Added: 20.11.2017 9:17 | 5 views | 0 comments

An air, sea and land blockade imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt is now in its fourth month.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Lebanon: The economic cost of Saudi's power play

Added: 20.11.2017 7:23 | 5 views | 0 comments

What does Saudi Arabia's regional power struggle mean for Lebanon's economy and the Lebanese living in the Gulf region?

From: www.aljazeera.com

Lebanon's Hariri to visit Egypt on Tuesday: Hariri's office

Added: 20.11.2017 6:58 | 15 views | 0 comments

Saad al-Hariri, who announced his resignation as Lebanese prime minister in a televised broadcast from Saudi Arabia on Nov. 4, will visit Egypt on Tuesday to meet Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Hariri's office said on Sunday.

From: feeds.reuters.com

World War 3: Iran's ballistic missiles 'will send' every Arab capital 'into the abyss'

Added: 20.11.2017 4:58 | 13 views | 0 comments

SAUDI Arabia warned “no Arab capital is safe from Iran’s aggression” during a meeting of Arab League nations in Cairo.

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Saudi state budget deficit shrinks nearly 10% in third quarter

Added: 19.11.2017 20:10 | 8 views | 0 comments

Saudi Arabia's state budget deficit shrank nearly 10 percent from a year earlier in the third quarter of 2017, keeping the government on track to meet its full-year target for strengthening its finances, official data showed on Sunday.

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Israeli minister reveals covert contacts with Saudi Arabia

Added: 19.11.2017 19:42 | 14 views | 0 comments

An Israeli cabinet minister said on Sunday (Nov 19) that Israel has had covert contacts with Saudi Arabia amid common concerns over Iran, a first disclosure by a senior Israeli official of such contacts.

From: www.straitstimes.com

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