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Fire damages six buildings in Jeddah (VIDEO)

A huge blaze damaged at least six buildings, three of which collapsed completely, in Jeddah's historic centre on Tuesday, forcing occupants to evacuate. According to Saudi Press Agency, more than 12 Civil Defense fire-fighting and …

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Saudi Arabia doesn't rule out more oil cuts

Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih does not rule out another oil production cut but stressed that the kingdom will not take any unilateral action, the Al Sharq Al Awsat newspaper reported. "The …

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 Oil prices drop amid oversupply concern

Oil prices fell on Friday, dragged lower by persistent oversupply worries despite a bigger-than-expected drawdown in U.S. crude inventories. Brent crude was at $51.62 a barrel at 0652 GMT, down 28 cents (0.54%) from its last close. That …

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Doha is arming

Qatar has drastically increased its spend on military imports since 2015 and is now the world's third biggest importer, according to data released by the Ministry of Justice. As Business Insider writes in the article  …

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North Caucasus prepares for Hajj-2017

More than 13.5 thousand inhabitants of the North Caucasus Federal District (NCFD) will fly to Saudi Arabia to perform the Hajj this year. The first flight from Makhachkala will take place on August 14. Pilgrims from Karachay-Cherkessia …

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Saudi Prince Salman bin Saad dies

Saudi Prince Salman bin Saad bin Abdullah bin Turki Al Saud has passed away, the Saudi Royal Court said in a statement issued today. The funeral prayer will be performed for the deceased today after Asr (afternoon) prayer at the Imam …

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Saudi Arabia plans luxury beach resorts on Red Sea

Saudi Arabia has launched a massive tourism development project that will turn 50 islands and other sites on the Red Sea into luxury resorts, BBC reports. It hopes to attract both foreign tourists and domestic visitors as part of …

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Arab states to allow Qatar use emergency air corridors

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain will allow Qatari planes to use air corridors in emergencies, the Saudi state news agency SPA said, citing a statement from the Saudi aviation authority. "Nine corridors …

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