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In-depth: Can Saudi Arabia's planned megacity Neom function as an economically successful hub in the desert, asks Stasa Salacanin.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is setting his sights on assets belonging to Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri in Saudi Arabia, The New Arab has learned.

Released Palestinian billionaire returns to Jordan after Saudi 'shakedown'

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Released Palestinian billionaire returns to Jordan after Saudi 'shakedown'

Palestinian billionaire Sabih al-Masri returned to Amman on Tuesday after Saudi authorities secured his release in an unspecified financial settlement, sources close to the matter said, according to

World's most expensive home 'linked to Saudi's MbS'

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World's most expensive home 'linked to Saudi's MbS'

Two years ago a French chateau sold for $300 million, making it the most expensive home on earth. An investigation has shown the sale was linked ...

Saudi Arabia releases influential Jordanian businessman <em>Sabih</em> <em>al</em>-<em>Masri</em>

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Saudi Arabia releases influential Jordanian businessman Sabih al-Masri

One of Jordan's best-known businessmen Sabih al-Masri has been released from his mysterious detention in Saudi ...

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Jordanian businessman Sabih al-Masri detained in Saudi Arabia

Jordan's best-known businessman Sabih al-Masri and head of the influential Arab Bank has been held in Saudi Arabia, allegedly over King Abdullah vocal anti-Israel stance following the US' Jerusalem

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank demolition dispute

Clashes broke out in the West Bank village of Kfar Akab after locals protested Israeli forces' planned demolition of a house in the area.

Uri Levy

Pride and politics: Middle East football this week

In the first week of football after an international break, fans in the Arab world saw new faces heading teams in Saudi Arabia, a Dubai derby, ...

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Yemeni pilgrims stranded on Saudi border in difficult conditions

Thousands of Yemeni pilgrims intending to travel to Saudi Arabia to perform the hajj in Mecca are stranded at al-Wadia, the only ...

Operation Fallujah: Starving Iraqis risk all to flee IS Operation Fallujah: Starving Iraqis risk all to flee IS

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Operation Fallujah: Starving Iraqis risk all to flee IS

The Fallujah battle has already yielded a huge wave of displaced civilians, but as the fighting intensifies more are expected to follow in their ...

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Iraq forces push into streets of IS-held Fallujah

Led by an elite counter-terrorism unit, Iraqi forces have pushed deeper into IS-held Fallujah, marking a new and potentially perilous urban ...

Good reception: Palestinian 3G and the economic peace plan

Imogen Lambert

Good reception: Palestinian 3G and the economic peace plan

Analysis: Israel and Palestine have come to an agreement on building a 3G mobile network, in what may be part of a peace quartet initiative.

Syria seizes pro-regime business tycoon's assets

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Syria seizes pro-regime business tycoon's assets

The Syrian Central Bank has issued a decree seizing the assets of Saeb Nahas and his sons, reportedly for non-payment of debts.

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