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Prince Al-Waleed bin Khalid Al Saud, who has been in a coma for 15 years, made hopeful movements in his hospital bed this week.

Saudi Arabia is 'seeking to end the perception of being an ATM' for its neighbours, as the dual economic impact of the coronavirus and low oil prices begins to bite

Saudi Aramco IPO sale more than twice oversubscribed

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Saudi Aramco IPO sale more than twice oversubscribed

Saudi Aramco's IPO has so far been twice oversubscribed but the current bids pale in comparison to Saudi Arabia's other blockbuster listings

Saudi Aramco to meet investors in UAE

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Saudi Aramco to meet investors in UAE

Saudi Arabia's state oil giant Saudi Aramco has arranged to meet with investors in Abu Dhabi and Dubai to shore up support for its ...

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Saudi princess 'under arrest' after attempting escape to Europe

An outspoken daughter of Saudi Arabia's second king has been put under house arrest after attempting to escape the kingdom, according to a new report.

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MbS 'bullying' mega-rich citizens into buying Saudi Aramco stocks

In an effort to bolster confidence in its upcoming IPO of Aramco, Saudi Arabia's government is reportedly pressuring wealthy individuals to ...

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Saudi tribal leader arrested for criticising MBS entertainment tsar

An elder of Saudi Arabia's biggest tribe fell foul of MBS's crackdown on free expression after criticising the country's extravagant spending on ...

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Assad's wife stages 'hostile takeover' of country’s telecoms sector

After decimating Syria's main telecoms company after feuding with 'regime crony' Rami Makhlouf, Assad has cleared the way for his wife to ...

Twitter's removal of UAE spam bots are 'not enough'

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Twitter's removal of UAE spam bots are 'not enough'

Considering Twitter's close links with the Saudi regime, some are arguing that Twitter is not doing enough to combat spam after removing more ...

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Is 'The Independent Arabia' really independent?

Comment: Far from producing high quality, rigorous professional journalism, 'The Independent Arabia' is a propaganda tool of the Saudi regime, ...

US sanctions Syrian mogul for aiding murderous Assad regime

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US sanctions Syrian mogul for aiding murderous Assad regime

The US imposes sanctions on one of Syria's most prominent industrialists, Samer Foz, known for high-end holdings including the Four Seasons ...

Saudi cleric says he will 'sever' links with Qatar

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Saudi cleric says he will 'sever' links with Qatar

Saudi cleric Aid al-Qarni vehemently criticised Qatar and said he would sever his relations with Doha for allegedly supporting ...

Riyadh releases dual Qatari-Saudi poet Nawaf <em>al</em>-Rasheed

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Riyadh releases dual Qatari-Saudi poet Nawaf al-Rasheed

Saudi Arabia authorities released dual Qatari-Saudi poet Nawaf al-Rasheed after spending ten months in arbitrary detention

Saudi prince’s Ritz-Carlton 'shakedown' ends with $106B netted

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Saudi prince’s Ritz-Carlton 'shakedown' ends with $106B netted

Saudi Arabia’s unprecedented 'anti-corruption' sweep that saw top princes, businessmen, military officers and officials detained and tortured at ...

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Saudi Arabia re-arrests billionaire prince Al-Waleed's brother

Saudi authorities have reportedly re-arrested the brother of billionaire Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal just days after their father died.

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Reformist Saudi 'Red Prince' Talal bin Abdul Aziz dies

Saudi Prince Talal bin Abdul Aziz, a half brother of King Salman, died on Saturday at the age of 87, his billionaire ...

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Amid Khashoggi outrage, Saudi prince rumoured killed re-emerges

A Saudi prince, who was rumoured to have been killed or put under house arrest, has re-emerged after a year-long mysterious ...

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Amid Khashoggi outrage, Saudi authorities release prince Al-Waleed's brother

The Royal court appears keen to shore up internal family support amid outrage over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.

Riyadh smuggled disappeared dissident journalist Khashoggi from Turkey: report

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Riyadh smuggled disappeared dissident journalist Khashoggi from Turkey: report

Saudi authorities have informed their Turkish counterparts that a missing opposition journalist has been extradited to the kingdom, Lebanese ...

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US media support Khashoggi, Saudi journalists mock his disappearance

Leading Saudi media figures have poured scorn on missing journalist.

Jamal Khashoggi: journalist and critic of 'extremist' Saudi Arabia

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Jamal Khashoggi: journalist and critic of 'extremist' Saudi Arabia

The self-exiled Saudi journalist has called for public debate and defended both freedom of expression and Islamist groups.

Watchdog 'seriously concerned' about Saudi journalist's disappearance at consulate

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Watchdog 'seriously concerned' about Saudi journalist's disappearance at consulate

A media watchdog says it is concerned by reports about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after visiting the kingdom's ...

Tehran blasts Twitter for shuttering accounts of 'real Iranians'

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Tehran blasts Twitter for shuttering accounts of 'real Iranians'

Iran's foreign minister also criticised Twitter for not clamping down on alleged US-backed bots calling for regime change.

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