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Spain walks again choice to halt bomb gross sales to Saudis

MADRID (AP) — Spain will go forward with a cargo of precision bombs to Saudi Arabia, officers mentioned Thursday, reversing on a earlier choice and…

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Spain mentioned to nix bomb sale to Saudi Arabia over Yemen considerations

MADRID — Spain mentioned it has canceled the sale of 400 laser-guided bombs to Saudi Arabia amid fears that the weapons might be used within…

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Defense minister signifies Israel might hit Iranian targets in Iraq

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman appeared to indicate Monday that Israel might hit Iranian targets in Iraq, days after the Reuters information company reported that Tehran…

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Tehran denies offering ballistic missiles to Iraqi militias

Iran on Saturday denied a Reuters report that it has transferred ballistic missiles to militias loyal to it in Iraq. “The lie disseminated by some…

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Iran criticizes Saudi plans to execute human rights activists

Iran’s High Council of Human Rights, a subdivision of the judiciary, criticized Saudi authorities on Saturday for looking for the dying penalty towards 5 human…

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Muslims have fun Eid al-Adha as pilgrims conduct hajj rites

MINA, Saudi Arabia — Muslims are celebrating Eid al-Adha as over 2 million pilgrims perform the ultimate rites of the hajj in Saudi Arabia. Pilgrims…

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At pilgrimage, Muslims blame Arab disunity for US embassy transfer to Jerusalem

ARAFAT, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – Muslims on the annual haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia criticized what they described as discordant Arab leaders for failing to…

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Over 2 million Muslims kick off annual hajj pilgrimage

MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — More than 2 million Muslims started the annual hajj pilgrimage Sunday in Saudi Arabia, circling the cube-shaped Kaaba from first…

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Saudi Arabia checks Japan-inspired ‘nap pods’ for hajj

MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AFP) — Mansour al-Amer swipes a card to disclose a slender sleep pod, paying homage to Japan’s famed capsule inns. But this…

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Death toll of kids in Yemen bus strike rises to 40, Red Cross says

SANAA, Yemen — Forty kids had been amongst 51 folks killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike on a bus in rebel-held northern Yemen, the Red…

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US, Europe search solutions from Riyadh however avoid Canada spat

BRUSSELS — The United States and the European Union mentioned Tuesday that they’re looking for particulars in regards to the arrest of girls’s rights activists…

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Saudi Twitter account axed after seeming to threaten 9/11-style assault on Canada

Amid an escalating spat between Canada and Saudi Arabia and Riyadh’s expulsion of Ottawa’s ambassador, a Saudi pro-government Twitter account on Monday tweeted a picture…

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Saudi Twitter account axed after seeming to threaten 9/11-style assault on Canada

Amid an escalating spat between Canada and Saudi Arabia and Riyadh’s expulsion of Ottawa’s ambassador, a Saudi pro-government Twitter account on Monday tweeted a picture…

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Abbas condemns ‘Canadian intervention’ in inner Saudi Affairs

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday condemned what he termed as “Canadian interference” in inner Saudi affairs, hours after Riyadh expelled the Canadian ambassador…

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US allies in Yemen don’t defeat al-Qaeda, they pay it to go away as a substitute

ATAQ, Yemen (AP) — Again and once more over the previous two years, a army coalition led by Saudi Arabia and backed by the United…

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America’s About To Unleash Its NOPEC Superweapon Against The Russians & Saudis

The US Congress has revived the so-called “NOPEC” invoice for countering OPEC and OPEC+. Officially referred to as the “No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels…

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Saudi Arabia expels envoy after Canada requires launch of jailed activists

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AFP) — Saudi Arabia mentioned Monday it was expelling the Canadian ambassador and had recalled its envoy whereas freezing all new commerce,…

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Osama bin Laden’s household in first interview: Now we fear about his son

In a first-ever interview printed Friday, the household of Osama bin Laden, together with his mom, mentioned their relationships with the person who grew to become…

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