News Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia, Arab allies in Cairo talks on Iran, Hezbollah
CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and other Arab foreign ministers held an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss ways to confront Iran and its Lebanese Shi‘ite ally Hezbollah, who the Arab allies say are interfering in their internal affairs.
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News Saudi Arabia: A Close-Up on Mysteries Made of Stone in Saudi Arabia’s Desert
For nearly a decade, David Kennedy marveled from behind his computer screen at thousands of mysterious stone structures scattered across Saudi Arabia’s desert. With Google Earth’s satellite imagery at his fingertips, the archaeologist peeked at burial ...
News Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia, Allies Convene in Cairo for Emergency Meeting About Iran, Hezbollah - Haaretz
HaaretzSaudi Arabia, Allies Convene in Cairo for Emergency Meeting About Iran, HezbollahHaaretzSaudi Arabia and other Arab foreign ministers held an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss ways to confront Iran and its Lebanese Shi'ite ally Hezbollah, who the Arab allies say are interfering in their internal affairs. Regional tensions ...and more »
News Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia 'swaps assets for freedom' after arrests
Saudi authorities are striking agreements with some of those held in an alleged anti-corruption crackdown, asking them to hand over assets and cash in return for their freedom, according to sources familiar with the matter. The deals involve separating ...
News Saudi Arabia: 24000 expats in Saudi Arabia detained for violating residency, labour regulations - Dhaka Tribune
Dhaka Tribune24000 expats in Saudi Arabia detained for violating residency, labour regulationsDhaka TribuneEnforcing more stringent measures on foreigners' visas, Saudi authorities have arrested around 24,000 expatriates who have violated their residency (iqama) and labour regulations, reports the Saudi Gazette. According to Gulf Business, the joint ...and more »
News Saudi Arabia: Israel Isn’t Going to Fight Saudi Arabia’s Wars
The late Shimon Peres, Israel’s former president and prime minister, wasn’t very fond of his country’s intelligence agencies. Peres used to mock the agency chiefs for failing to correctly identify crucial developments in the Middle East. He would ...
News Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia to impose 5 per cent VAT on gasoline from January 1 - Times of Oman
Times of OmanSaudi Arabia to impose 5 per cent VAT on gasoline from January 1Times of OmanDubai: Saudi Arabia plans to impose a 5 per cent value added tax on gasoline from January 1, 2018, the Saudi tax department said on one of its Twitter accounts. The announcement on a special VAT Twitter account set up by the General Authority of Zakat ...and more »
News Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia is sideshow compared to our real problems in Middle East
The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill It is all too easy to view the Middle East in terms of what has become something approaching the crisis of the day. The odd spectacle of Saad Hariri, the Prime Minister of ...
News Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia's purge: A quest for media control? - Aljazeera.com
Aljazeera.comSaudi Arabia's purge: A quest for media control?Aljazeera.comIn just two weeks, the new Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman has upended both the domestic and the regional balance of power with a series of moves that have left observers struggling to keep up. And as unprecedented as Lebanon's ...and more »
News Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia 'settlement': Why the kingdom is offering detained elites freedom for their assets
Saudi authorities are reportedly offering elites who were swept up in a corruption crackdown their freedom if they sign over their assets. Analysts say the arrangement could essentially serve as settlements, allowing the country to avoid destabilizing ...
News Saudi Arabia: Zarif advises Saudi Arabia to “contribute to peace in region” - AzerNews
AzerNewsZarif advises Saudi Arabia to “contribute to peace in region”AzerNewsZarif accused the Saudi Arabia of seeking dispersion and discord, saying that if Riyadh reverses its policies, it can contribute to regional peace “instead of waging war.” Following the trilateral meeting Zarif also wrote on his Twitter page that is ...and more »
News Saudi Arabia: The Latest: Lebanese PM arrives in Paris from Saudi Arabia
PARIS – The Latest on developments surrounding Lebanon's crisis with Saudi Arabia in the wake of Prime Minister Saad Hariri's resignation (all times local): 7:45 a.m. Lebanese TV stations have shown Prime Minister Saad Hariri arriving in France from ...
News Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia 'a threat' to Lebanon says former UK FM Jack Straw - Middle East Monitor
Middle East MonitorSaudi Arabia 'a threat' to Lebanon says former UK FM Jack StrawMiddle East MonitorSaudi Arabia poses a threat to stability in Lebanon, former UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said on Saturday, warning calmer heads must prevail in the kingdom to prevent a broader crisis. Policies by the young Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman risk ...and more »
News Saudi Arabia: How Saad Hariri's resignation could backfire on Saudi Arabia
Beirut (CNN)All around the Lebanese capital of Beirut, posters of Prime Minister Saad Hariri have gone up proclaiming "Kulna ma'ak" -- "We are all with you." They don't seem to be an endorsement of Hariri as a politician; rather, they appear to be an ...
News Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia Summons Ambassador in Berlin Following 'Shameful' Gabriel Comments - Asharq Al-awsat English
Asharq Al-awsat EnglishSaudi Arabia Summons Ambassador in Berlin Following 'Shameful' Gabriel CommentsAsharq Al-awsat EnglishSaudi Arabia has summoned its ambassador in Germany for consultations over comments by German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, who implied that resigned Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri was being held against his will in Riyadh. "The false ...and more »
News Saudi Arabia: Why did Saudi Arabia target billionaire media tycoons in its purge?
On Nov. 5, Saudi authorities arrested dozens of the kingdom’s royal, political and business elite. Security forces sequestered princes, cabinet ministers and billionaires in Riyadh’s Ritz-Carlton, as the city’s private airport was shut down to ...
News Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia is set to be a commodities player - Standard-Examiner
Saudi Arabia is set to be a commodities playerStandard-ExaminerSaudi Arabia is on its way to becoming a meaningful influence on global commodity prices. It doesn't produce a broad array of raw materials like the U.S. or China, and it's not a consumer on the scale of its neighbor, the United Arab Emirates. Yet the ...
News Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia, Allies to Convene in Cairo for Emergency Meeting About Iran, Hezbollah
Saudi Arabia and other Arab foreign ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss confronting Iran and its Lebanese Shi'ite ally Hezbollah, who the Arab allies say are interfering in their internal affairs. Regional tensions have ...
News Saudi Arabia: Why Saudi-Israeli normalisation could be dangerous - Aljazeera.com
Aljazeera.comWhy Saudi-Israeli normalisation could be dangerousAljazeera.comBut taking concrete measures to end the Arab boycott of Israel, without reaching a just solution to the Palestinian issue first, will be detrimental to both Palestine and Saudi Arabia. On Thursday, the Israeli army's chief-of-staff, Gadi Eizenkot, gave ...and more »
News Saudi Arabia: Saudis, allies discuss Iran ahead of Arab League meeting - Miami Herald
Miami HeraldSaudis, allies discuss Iran ahead of Arab League meetingMiami HeraldSaudi Arabia asked Arab foreign ministers meeting in Cairo on Sunday to condemn what Riyadh and its allies see as Iran's meddling in Arab affairs and its alleged support for militias in the region, according to Arab diplomats. The diplomats said a ...and more »