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This from the BBC website: The head of Saudi Arabia's religious police has warned citizens against using Twitter, which is rising in popularity among Saudis. Sheikh Abdul Latif Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh said anyone using social media sites - and especially...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Human Rights, Twitter, Inc., Social Media, BBC
Associated PressRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A Saudi newspaper says a vegetable seller who set himself on fire in Riyadh after police confiscated his goods for standing in an unauthorized area has died. The website for newspaper Sada reported that the man,...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Arab Spring
Reuters* Biggest Arab market dominated by retail traders * Makes prices volatile, distorts money flows * CMA mounts biggest drive in years to cut speculation * Appears to have backing of top officials * Some small-cap shares tumble By Nadia Saleem DUBAI,...
NEW YORK (JTA) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is correct to describe a new proposal by the Arab League to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks as "a very big step forward." Yet there will be no serious movement toward peace until Israeli...
Tags: John Kerry, Islam, Bashar Assad, Israel, National Government
ReutersRIYADH, May 13 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's central bank has asked commercial banks to identify jobs that can be done by Saudi nationals as Riyadh pushes to move more of its citizens into jobs now done by expatriates, Asharq al-Awsat reported on Monday....
ReutersRIYADH, May 12 (Reuters) - The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Sunday it appeared likely that the novel coronavirus, which has killed 18 people in Saudi Arabia and Europe, could be passed from person to person. WHO Assistant Director-General...
Tags: Saudi Arabia
Reuters* Says asked banks for potential acquisition ideas * Plans to sell stakes in 20-30 hotels globally * Backs Citi CEO's "conservative strategy" * Says no rush for Twitter to go public By Mirna Sleiman and Angus McDowall RIYADH, May 6 (Reuters) -...
ReutersBy William Maclean and David Alexander DUBAI/WASHINGTON, April 29 (Reuters) - Washington is signalling its military commitment to its Gulf Arab allies at a time of unfamiliar strain in their decades old partnership. Syria's civil war and Iran's...
Reuters* Decree brings grants of land, loans under one umbrella * Removes hurdle to $67 bln construction programme * Addresses major social, political issue * But administering process may be slow * Solution to housing shortage may take a decade By Martin...
ReutersDUBAI/RIYADH (Reuters) - A royal decree in Saudi Arabia has shaken up the way in which the government allocates vast tracts of land, removing an obstacle to a $67 billion program to ease the country's housing shortage. King Abdullah originally...
Reuters* Kingdom likely to choose more than one reactor design * Varied designs mean a greater range of reactor vendors involved * High capital costs, environmental resistance not issues * Signed nuclear cooperation deals with France, Korea, China, and...
Tags: Japan, Argentina, Energy, France, Abdullah II of Jordan
Curtis B. Reiber, an Army intelligence officer whose career spanned three decades, died Nov. 20 of a stroke at Saint Agnes Hospital. He was 77. The son of a DuPont Co. worker and a homemaker, Curtis Brooks Reiber was born in Centre Hall, Pa., and...
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