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  1. 1. news | 20 Jan 2015

    Nobel laureates urge Saudi academics to condemn Badawi flogging

    By AFP

    » LONDON - Eighteen Nobel prize winners called on Saudi academics to condemn the flogging of Saudi blogger Raef Badawi in an open letter published by British newspaper the Independent on Tuesday.

  2. 2. learning | 01 Apr 2014

    Thai-Saudi relations likely to worsen after murder acquittals

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Relations between Thailand and Saudi Arabia, already cool, are likely to hit a new low after the Criminal Court acquitted five ex-police officers in relation to the murder of a Saudi businessman in 1990.

  3. 3. news | 21 Feb 2015

    Pakistan terror wave sparks rare criticism of Saudi Arabia

    By AFP

    » ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have long enjoyed close relations, but Islamabad's new-found resolve for fighting the root causes of extremism has seen the Gulf state come in for rare criticism.

  4. 4. news | 10 Feb 2015

    Bahrain closes Saudi prince's TV channel after less than 24 hours

    By AFP

    » Bahrain on Monday permanently closed a Saudi billionaire's pan-Arab news channel after less than 24 hours on air, in what an analyst called a worsening of press freedom.

  5. 5. news | 30 Jan 2015

    Two US citizens under fire in new anti-West attack in Saudi

    By AFP

    » Gunmen fired at two US citizens Friday on a road in oil-rich Eastern Province, leaving one wounded, in the fourth anti-Western attack in Saudi Arabia in as many months, police said.

  6. 6. news | 30 Jan 2015

    New Saudi king revamps his govt

    By AFP

    » RIYADH - Saudi Arabia's new King Salman further cemented his hold on power, with a sweeping shakeup that saw two sons of the late King Abdullah fired, and the heads of intelligence and other key agencies replaced a...

  7. 7. news | 23 Jan 2015

    Saudi buries King Abdullah, Salman takes throne

    By AFP

    » RIYADH - Saudi Arabia buried King Abdullah Friday as foreign leaders gathered in the capital for the funeral of the ruler of the world's top oil exporter and the spiritual home of Islam.

  8. 8. news | 23 Jan 2015

    Saudi King Abdullah dies, Salman is new ruler

    By AFP

    » Saudi Arabia's elderly King Abdullah died on Friday and was replaced by his half-brother Salman as the absolute ruler of the world's top oil exporter and the spiritual home of Islam.

  9. 9. news | 23 Jan 2015

    Saudi King Abdullah dies: royal court statement 

    By AFP

    » RIYADH - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz died on Friday and was replaced by Crown Prince Salman, the OPEC-kingpin's royal court said in a statement.

  10. 10. news | 23 Jan 2015

    US oil futures surge after Saudi King's death

    By AFP

    » US oil futures surged Friday following the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah.

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