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Breaking News: Novel protest - Saudi women behind steering wheel, wants men in passenger seat
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Riyadh :: Saudi Arabia | updated 2012-07-27 13:12:24 -0700 | travel-news

Women are banned from driving in Saudi Arabia. In order to lodge their protest, they have decided to flout the ban by occupying the seat behind the steering wheel and requesting the men (husband, brother etcetera) to occupy the passenger...
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Source: NOW Lebanon

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2012-05-27 11:39:03 -0700 | political-news

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to Saudi Arabia later in the week to discuss the crisis in Syria. (AFP/Saul Loeb) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was set later in the week to launch a new diplomatic...
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Source: The Daily Star

Islamabad :: Pakistan | updated 2012-04-18 23:42:28 -0700 | political-news

A senior Saudi official on Saturday called on the Taliban to lay down their arms and renounce Al-Qaeda as preconditions for Saudi-mediated peace talks with the Afghan government. "Saudi Arabia's conditions for mediation ... are that the Taliban lay down...
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Source: Newyork Times

Riyadh :: Saudi Arabia | updated 2012-04-11 07:19:03 -0700 | political-news

The police in Saudi Arabia killed a protester Friday for the second time in two days during demonstrations in the oil-rich eastern province of Qatif, where a majority Shiite population has long complained of discrimination by the Sunni Muslim majority,...
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Source: Arab News

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2012-04-09 10:00:22 -0700 | political-news

Russian Ambassador to the Kingdom, Oleg Ozerov, said on Tuesday that his country vetoed the UN Security Council resolution to avoid a civil war in Syria. Speaking to reporters on the Diplomats' Day of Russia at his residence, Ambassador Ozerov,...
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Source: Arab News

Riyadh :: Saudi Arabia | updated 2012-05-10 18:38:07 -0700 | political-news

And these days there is talk about what is the best solution to end the issue of the Palestinian refugees before the UN withdraws its financial support...So, is the Palestinian issue solvable and who can really have a solution?...Here is...
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Source: Leader Post Online

Riyadh :: Saudi Arabia | updated 2012-02-09 06:36:52 -0800 | political-news

Saudi Arabia may consider acquiring nuclear weapons to match regional rivals Israel and Iran, its former intelligence chief Prince Turki al-Faisal said on Monday. "Our efforts and those of the world have failed to convince Israel to abandon its weapons...
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Source: NOW Lebanon

Say'ūn :: Yemen | updated 2012-01-25 21:17:49 -0800 | political-news

Fierce clashes broke out between rival security forces in the Yemeni capital Friday, two days after Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh inked a power transfer deal which sponsors had hoped would end the violence. Dissident troops from the First Armored...
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Riyadh :: Saudi Arabia | updated 2012-11-02 13:59:21 -0700 | travel-news

According to a CBC (Canadian Broadcasting System) report Imam Usama Al-Atar was attacked while on the hajj (pilgrimage) in Medina at a cemetery. The full article is available here. The details of what happened are still to be revealed. As...
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Source: The Daily Herald

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2012-02-24 17:24:15 -0800 | political-news

Army Support Activity in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia at the time of his death, military officials announced Thursday. Robinson was supporting Operation New Dawn and was based from Third Army/U.S...Operation New Dawns stated goal is to have U.S. forces working with...
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Source: United Press International

Riyadh :: Saudi Arabia | updated 2011-12-06 05:26:13 -0800 | political-news

The Saudi Interior Ministry said it would respond with "an iron fist" against any "mercenary" upsetting the peace in the country. The official Saudi Press Agency reported that 11 members of the country's security force were injured in an attack...
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Source: Arab News

Riyadh :: Saudi Arabia | updated 2011-11-20 11:09:51 -0800 | political-news

Britain and the Kingdom are to cooperate in the field of museums and antiquities. The British Institute for Arabian Peninsula Studies' initiative was discussed by British Ambassador to the Kingdom Sir Tom Phillips and Prince Sultan bin Salman, chairman of...
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Source: Arab News

Riyadh :: Saudi Arabia | updated 2011-11-13 02:14:30 -0800 | political-news

Prosecutors on Monday confronted a municipality engineer who was in charge of the rainwater drainage system with five pieces of evidence proving his responsibility in the rain and flood crisis in November 2009. The defendant denied the charges against him...
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Source: Arab News

Riyadh :: Saudi Arabia | updated 2011-10-21 16:16:13 -0700 | political-news

Jeddah has reiterated its call to the Saudi Red Crescent Society not to refuse to transport bodies of people killed on the Kingdom's roads. Saudi citizen about the Red Crescent's refusal to take the body of his son to the...
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Source: Arab News

Riyadh :: Saudi Arabia | updated 2011-10-18 19:00:32 -0700 | political-news

Riyadh patrol police have arrested a teenager for allegedly looting expatriate workers at gunpoint...When its driver noticed police approaching he fled from the spot, a security source said. Security officers then mounted a manhunt and the youth was finally stopped....
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