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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. news | 14 Dec 2014

    Female Saudi fan red-carded for entering men-only stadium

    By AFP

    » JEDDAH (SAUDI ARABIA) - A female fan who disguised herself to infiltrate the male-only domain of a football stadium in Saudi Arabia has been red-carded, a police statement obtained on Sunday says.

  3. 3. 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.

  4. 4. 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...

  5. 5. 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.

  6. 6. 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.

  7. 7. 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.

  8. 8. 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.

  9. 9. news | 23 Jan 2015

    Saudi King Abdullah: patient reformer who battled hardliners

    By AFP

    » Saudi King Abdullah was in his early 80s when he ascended the throne in 2005 but he sprang into action in a campaign to free the kingdom from dependence on oil and the influence of hardline Islamists.

  10. 10. news | 23 Jan 2015

    Saudi King Abdullah dies, 90

    » RIYADH - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has died, state television reported early on Friday and his brother Salman became king, it said in a statement attributed to Salman.

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