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Houthi drones attack Saudi Arabia’s Shaybah oil field

A drone strike launched by a Houthi Yemeni rebels on an oil field in eastern Saudi Arabia Saturday ignited a fire at a gas plant but did not affect oil production, Saudi Aramco said. A Houthi military spokesman said the...

2.5 million pilgrims transport huge challenge for Saudi government

The Saudi government admits providing transportation for millions of pilgrims who began flooding the holy city of Mecca for pilgrimage is quite challenging. "We welcome almost 2.5 million pilgrims this year and providing transportation for all these pilgrims is a...

Facebook caps Saudi and UAE manipulation campaigns

Facebook announced Thursday it has blocked two manipulation campaigns, one orchestrated from Saudi Arabia, the other from the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, and directed against multiple countries in the Maghreb and the Middle East, including the Qatar. In all...

Saudi women allowed to travel without the guardian

Saudi women will be allowed to obtain a passport and travel abroad without having to obtain the prior consent of a male "guardian", the government announced in Riyadh on Thursday. "A passport will be issued to any Saudi national who...

US believes Hamza Bin Laden has died

The United States believes Hamza bin Laden, the son of late Osama bin Laden and a prominent figure in the organization, has died, a US official said on Wednesday. The official, who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity, did...

Javad Zarif: We are ready to dialogue with Saudi Arabia

Iran is ready to dialogue, if Saudi Arabia is also willing, Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said on Wednesday, the Iranian news agency reported. Tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia have been mounting amid rising turmoil in West Asia, since...

Saudi Arabia: Prince Bandar bin Abdulaziz dies at 96

Elder-half brother of King Salman,Prince Bandar bin Abdulaziz al Saud died at age 96, reports Saudi Arabia Media Agency (SPA) late last night. Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was the 10th founder of the country's monarchy and was not active...

Saudi Arabia approves US team sponsorship for regional security

Saudi Arabian King Salman has approved the sponsorship of US forces in his country to boost regional security and stability, reports SPA official news agency on Friday. The sponsorship move was taken following the mounting tensions between Washington and Tehran...

Trump cancels military strikes on Iran ten minutes before scheduled time over feared deaths

President Donald Trump confirmed on Friday that he has stopped a planned military strikes on Iran in the short term. Trump said on Twitter that he had canceled the military strike ten minutes before the scheduled time. Three targets...

US Senate blocks arms deals with Saudi Arabia

US Senate has opposed armaments dealings with Saudi Arabia planned by the US government. With 53 votes each, 45 votes were cast by Republican Party President Donald Trump on Thursday, the Congress Chamber dominated two resolutions rejecting part of...
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Buyers flock to the Pakistan Lifestyle furniture expo

Over ten thousand buyers visited the 35th Lifestyle Furniture Exhibition on the first day and bought goods from a long...
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