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Saudi Arabia's anti-graft authority and Central Bank reportedly uncovered a multi-billion-dollar money laundering scheme.

Oman's Dhi Yazan bin Haitham was announced as the heir apparent, following Sultan Qaboos' death at the age of 79.

History whispers to blockading states as GCC rift ends

Rami G. Khouri

History whispers to blockading states as GCC rift ends

Comment: As blockading states agree to end their irrational boycott of of Qatar, Rami Khouri highlights how diplomacy and statecraft also helped preserve the ancient Nabataean Arab Kingdom.

Saudi businessmen, ex-officials arrested in anti-corruption sweep

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Saudi businessmen, ex-officials arrested in anti-corruption sweep

The kingdom's anti-corruption watchdog said the arrests were made in connection to cases involving bribes and financial irregularities.

US court summons MbS, MbZ over Al-Jazeera reporter hacking

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US court summons MbS, MbZ over Al-Jazeera reporter hacking

The Lebanese journalist is suing Saudi and UAE rulers after her private photos were leaked in an alleged hack to smear campaign.

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Saudi king, Turkish president to 'resolve differences' through dialogue

A phone call between Saudi King Salman and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan mulled ways to resolve differences between the two countries.

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Saudi King calls Erdogan over G20 plans

King Salman called Erdogan in order to discuss the upcoming G20 Summit, which will be hosted remotely for the first time due to covid-19 ...

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WATCH: 'Sleeping' Saudi prince moves hands amid 15-year coma

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.

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Saudi Arabia arrests 45 in fresh 'anti-corruption' campaign

Dozens of people, including public servants, are the latest to be arrested as part of Saudi Arabia's wide-reaching anti-corruption drive.

UK MPs launch investigation into missing Saudi royals

Diana Alghoul

UK MPs launch investigation into missing Saudi royals

Three British MPs are launching an investigation into the whereabouts of missing Saudi princes Mohammed bin Nayef and Ahmed bin ...

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Saudi chambers of commerce calls for Turkish goods boycott

Saudi Arabia appears to be calling for an official boycott of Turkish goods.

HRW launches campaign to counter Saudi 'image laundering'

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HRW launches campaign to counter Saudi 'image laundering'

On the second anniversary of Jamal Khashoggi's murder, Human Rights Watch launches a campaign to counter Saudi 'image laundering'.

Kuwait's late emir buried after successor is sworn in

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Kuwait's late emir buried after successor is sworn in

Kuwait's late ruler Sheikh Sabah was laid to rest following the swearing-in of his successor.

Kuwait swears in new emir after death of ruler

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Kuwait swears in new emir after death of ruler

Kuwait swore in its new emir following the death of the Gulf country's ruler Sheikh Sabah.

Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah dies age 91

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Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah dies age 91

Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah died on Tuesday, aged 91.

Giorgio Cafiero

Naming Qatar a major non-NATO ally

Analysis: The move would be a huge boost to the US-Qatar partnership and another reminder of how the blockade has failed to drive a wedge between Washington and Doha.

Courtney Freer

Under anti-corruption guise, Saudi crown prince targets royal rivals

Comment: The arrest of two Saudi princes reflects Mohammed bin Salman's power to increase central control over the defence sector, ...

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HRW raises alarm over safety of ex-Saudi Crown Prince

Human Rights Watch has said that there are growing fears over the safety of former Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who was arrested last ...

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Saudi sacks military commander over alleged corruption

A top Saudi military commander and his son were sacked on Monday over graft allegations, state media said, in the government's latest purge.

Mounting discontent among leading Saudi royals over MbS' rule

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Mounting discontent among leading Saudi royals over MbS' rule

Mohamed bin Salman's cousins are said to regret the crown prince's rise to power.

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Campaigners to file UN complaint over Saudi prince's detention

The Geneva-based MENA Rights Group and the London-based ALQST are expected to file a complaint to the United Nations over the 'arbitrary' ...

Saudi officials sacked over 'violations' in Red Sea project

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Saudi officials sacked over 'violations' in Red Sea project

Senior officials at tourism developments were dismissed on suspicion of corruption.

Mohammed bin Zayed's preferences regarding UAE foreign policy

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Mohammed bin Zayed's preferences regarding UAE foreign policy

Comment: Kristian Coates Ulrichsen takes a deep dive into what's driving bin Zayed's aggressive foreign policy agenda, the risks involved, and ...

Saudi Arabia considering income tax and asset sales

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Saudi Arabia considering income tax and asset sales

Saudi Arabia has suffered from low oil prices and the coronavirus epidemic.

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