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Both fighters' camps have reportedly agreed to hold the bout in Saudi Arabia.

Boris Johnson admitted to instructing a senior aide to look in to the bid but said he did not intervene.

Ambassador: UAE played part in India-Pakistan cease-fire

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Ambassador: UAE played part in India-Pakistan cease-fire

The UAE had previously been linked to a February ceasefire agreement between India and Pakistan over the disputed Kashmir region.

Can Saudi Arabia and Pakistan mend frayed ties?

Sabena Siddiqui

Can Saudi Arabia and Pakistan mend frayed ties?

Analysis: Amid new geopolitical shifts and realignments in the region, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan appear to be pursuing a reset in relations.

Andrea Bocelli performs in Saudi Unesco World Heritage site

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Andrea Bocelli performs in Saudi Unesco World Heritage site

The singer belted out Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" in a duet with his young daughter Virginia at UNESCO World Heritage site Hegra, in the ...

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Israeli spies impersonate Fox News to target UAE litigants

Two men engaged in lawsuits against Emirati authorities were reportedly targeted by Israeli spies eager to learn more.

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Reported 'black market' dodges unofficial Turkish-Saudi trade blockade

Turkish traders are reportedly shipping products to third countries before they are exported to Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi official denies death threat made to UN investigator

At a meeting with UN officials in Geneva, a senior Saudi official allegedly threatened twice to have Callamard "taken care of" if she was not ...

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Saudi official threatened to 'take care of' UN investigator

The remarks were reportedly made during a meeting between UN officials and a visiting Saudi delegation in Geneva, The Guardian reported.

How diaspora activism lives on after the Arab Spring

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

How diaspora activism lives on after the Arab Spring

In-depth: A decade after the Arab Spring, exiled activists have not given up hope, with groups and individuals working to bring justice and ...

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Saudi crown prince served with lawsuit over Khashoggi killing

A lawsuit filed by Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancée and a US-based NGO has been served to Saudi strongman Mohammed bin Salman, paving the way for it to ...

Biden defends inaction against Saudi prince over <em>Khashoggi</em> murder

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Biden defends inaction against Saudi prince over Khashoggi murder

Biden has defended his decision not to impose any punishment on Saudi strongman Mohammed bin Salman over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, ...

Turkey, Egypt resume first diplomatic contacts since 2013

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Turkey, Egypt resume first diplomatic contacts since 2013

The Turkish foreign minister has announced that Turkey and Egypt have had their first diplomatic contacts since breaking off relations in 2013

Australia contacts Morocco over preacher's extradition to Saudi Arabia

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Australia contacts Morocco over preacher's extradition to Saudi Arabia

Osama al-Hasani, 42, is thought to be wanted by Riyadh over his opposition to Saudi Arabia's Salafist brand of Islam.

Saudi court denies activist's appeal, upholds her travel ban

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Saudi court denies activist's appeal, upholds her travel ban

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday denied the appeal by Loujain Al-Hathloul, one of the kingdom's most prominent political activists, to have her travel ...

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Morocco urged not to extradite Saudi-Australian theologian

Extradition proceedings against Osama al-Hasani began this week.

Sabena Siddiqui

What lies in store for US-Saudi ties?

Analysis: Biden has softened his tough campaign rhetoric since entering office as the US negotiates its future relationship with Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi-backed interfaith centre to leave Vienna

The King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue will leave Vienna after critics say it ...

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Turkish court rejects adding US report to Khashoggi trial

The presiding judge said the addition of the declassified US report would "bring nothing" to Turkey's trial of 26 Saudi suspects for the murder ...

Biden's refusal for direct sanctions against MbS 'endangers dissidents'

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Biden's refusal for direct sanctions against MbS 'endangers dissidents'

Exiled Arab dissidents say they are fearful for their lives after Biden refuses to put direct sanctions on Prince Salman.

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Ilhan Omar introduces bill to sanction Saudi crown prince

The Biden administration has rejected imposing sanctions on Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Saudi activist in court for first time since release

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Saudi activist in court for first time since release

In her first court appearance since her provisional release, Saudi activist Loujain Al-Hathloul appealed restrictions including a five-year ...

How Europe is undermining Biden's Middle East agenda

Eldar Mamedov

How Europe is undermining Biden's Middle East agenda

Comment: France, UK and Germany are undermining US efforts to reinstate the Iran nuclear deal. If this impasse is not resolved soon, it will ...

Saudi envoy disputes crown prince role in <em>Khashoggi</em> killing

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Saudi envoy disputes crown prince role in Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia’s U.N. ambassador disputed the U.S. intelligence report which concluded that the Saudi crown prince approved an operation to kill ...

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