Friday, November 17, 2017

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Saudi king to step down and hand crown to his 32-year-old...

Saudi Arabia's King Salman plans to step down and announce his son as his successor next week, a source close to the country's royal...

Saudi Arabia swapping assets for freedom

 Nov 17 (Reuters) - Saudi authorities are striking agreements with some of those detained in an anti-corruption crackdown, asking them to hand over assets...

Egyptian singer faces trial after mocking the Nile

CAIRO (AP) - A famous Arab singer will stand trial next month in her native Egypt over a video clip in which she advises...

Lebanon’s PM “free to leave Saudi Arabia when he pleases”

16 November 2017 - The Prime Minster of Lebanon, who is allegedly being 'detained' by Saudi Arabia, has accepted an invitation to meet the French...

Qatar sets $200 minimum wage for migrant workers

Qatar has set a temporary minimum wage for migrant workers worth around $200 a month, its labour minister said Thursday, a benchmark reform following...

Israeli army chief says ready to share information with Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, Nov 16 (Reuters) - The Israeli army's chief of staff told an Arabic language online newspaper that Israel was ready to share "intelligence...

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