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A statement from the princess's official Twitter account says she has not been heard from since April 17.

Daily flights from the US to Saudi Arabia will resume this week as the kingdom continues evacuating its citizens.

Investigation reveals widespread torture in Saudi women's prisons

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Investigation reveals widespread torture in Saudi women's prisons

A documentary by Al Jazeera revealed shocking testimonies from female former detainees about the extent of torture and sexual harassment in Jeddah's Dhahban Central Prison.

Jailed Princess Basmah fears coronavirus risk in Saudi prison

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Jailed Princess Basmah fears coronavirus risk in Saudi prison

A year after landing in jail without charge, her mercy plea unanswered by Saudi rulers and in fear of a coronavirus outbreak behind bars, a ...

Saudi police bust illegal hand sanitiser factory, arrests workers

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Saudi police bust illegal hand sanitiser factory, arrests workers

Saudi Arabia's ministry of commerce busted an illegal hand sanitiser factory on Tuesday.

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Coronavirus: Is Saudi Arabia facing food shortages?

Saudi Arabia may face food shortages, reports suggested, feeding fears amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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Up to 150 Saudi royals have coronavirus: report

Prince Faisal bin Bandar Abdulaziz Al-Saud, governor of Riyadh and nephew of King Salman, is currently in ICU care after being infected.

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Saudi Arabia halts parental visitation rulings to curb Covid-19

Saudi Arabia has issued a ruling banning parents and children from visiting each other in a new measure to curb coronavirus.

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Saudi expects Covid-19 cases to spike to 200,000

Saudi Arabia's health minister warned that coronavirus cases in the kingdom may spike to up to 200,000 within weeks.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Moroccans face jail time if they are caught in public without face masks, Saudi Arabia imposes a 24-hour virus lockdown in five cities, while in ...

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Saudi imposes 24-hour virus lockdown in five cities

Saudi Arabia extended the duration of daily curfews in four governorates and five cities, including the capital, to 24 hours to combat ...

Riyadh imposes stricter lockdown as 140 new cases confirmed

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Riyadh imposes stricter lockdown as 140 new cases confirmed

The Saudi Health Ministry has announced 140 new cases and four deaths from coronavirus, as a new curfew took effect in seven districts of the ...

Saudi Arabia seizes 5 million 'illegally stockpiled' medical masks

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Saudi Arabia seizes 5 million 'illegally stockpiled' medical masks

More than five millions illegally stored medical face masks were recovered by Saudi security forces in the kingdom, authorities confirmed on ...

Britain, US working with Saudis to repatriate citizens

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Britain, US working with Saudis to repatriate citizens

Saudi Arabia is working with Britain and the US to fly citizens home.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Troop withdrawals, social clampdowns, and an impending airline collapse. Here are six stories you need to know about coronavirus in the Middle ...

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Riyadh asks travellers arriving from Lebanon, Egypt to self-quarantine

Saudi Arabia asked people returning from Lebanon, South Korea, Egypt and Italy to self-quarantine for two weeks upon arrival in the kingdom.

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Saudi Arabia reopens area around Kaaba amid coronavirus measures

Muslim visitors are able to enter the area next to the Kaaba but the area between two hills that pilgrims must go between seven times to ...

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Muslim women writers who are changing the narrative

#IWD2020: For International Women's Day we list some female Muslim writers who are fighting the system back with words by contributing stories ...

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WATCH: Rapper Akon performs Umrah in Saudi Arabia

US-Senegalese rapper Akon was filmed performing the Umrah pilgrimage, shocking many on social media.

Saudi Arabia to 'deep clean' Mecca mosque daily

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Saudi Arabia to 'deep clean' Mecca mosque daily

Saudi authorities say the grounds of the Grand Mosque in Mecca will be washed and sterilised four times a day as coronavirus grips region.

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PM Khan in Doha amid Saudi abandonment over Kashmir

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan will discuss regional and international issues with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

Is Saudi disinterest in Kashmir due to business interests?

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Is Saudi disinterest in Kashmir due to business interests?

Stopping short of completely ignoring the situation in the Kashmir Valley since the Indian government completely scrapped its special status, ...

Saudi launches arrest campaign against Palestinian residents: report

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Saudi launches arrest campaign against Palestinian residents: report

The latest campaign has left Palestinian residents in the Gulf country in a state of fear, with some opting to leave.

Italian union workers refuse to resupply Saudi weapons ship

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Italian union workers refuse to resupply Saudi weapons ship

Italian union dock workers have refused to load electricity generators onto a ship carrying weapons, citing concerns about the deadly war in ...

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