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In a televised speech, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah expressed a belief that dialogue involving Iran at any level 'contributes to calming the region'.

Officials from both countries have reportedly signed two agreements addressing the treatment of criminals, and crime, in addition to agreeing two memorandums of understanding.

Pakistani PM due in <em>Saudi</em> Arabia to enhance relations

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Pakistani PM due in Saudi Arabia to enhance relations

Pakistani PM Imran Khan is due to meet Saudi leaders in the Red Sea city of Jeddah during a three-day visit.

Yemeni conjoined twins arrive in <em>Saudi</em> Arabia for operation

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Yemeni conjoined twins arrive in Saudi Arabia for operation

Yemeni conjoined twins 'Yousuf and Yassin' travelled with their parents to Riyadh for a medical check.

Abu Dhabi <em>crown</em> <em>prince</em> visits <em>Saudi</em> Arabia for talks

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Abu Dhabi crown prince visits Saudi Arabia for talks

Abu Dhabi's crown prince visited Jeddah for talks with Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince.

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Turkish foreign minister plans Saudi visit next week: source

Mevlut Cavusoglu is to visit Saudi Arabia, in a sign of warming relations between the two countries.

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Saudi Arabia swaps red carpets for lavender

The move to opt for lavender carpets instead of the typically used red for ceremonial events comes as part of the Kingdom's 2030 vision

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Saudi oil firm Aramco's first-quarter profits up by 30%

Aramco said the increase in profits primarily reflects the impact of higher crude oil prices, which have steadily climbed amid increased global ...

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Saudi Arabia could benefit from slow fiscal adjustment: IMF

Saudi Arabia tripled VAT to 15 percent in July 2020 to help its economy recover.

<em>Saudi</em> Arabia's futuristic mega-city mired by employee doubts, resignations

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Saudi Arabia's futuristic mega-city mired by employee doubts, resignations

Engineers working on NEOM doubt the Saudi crown prince's multi-billion dollar vision is possible, according to a new report.

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Iran welcomes Saudi change of tone, sees 'new chapter'

Iran's foreign ministry said Tehran welcomes the change of tone from Saudi Arabia on Thursday, after reports this month revealed secret ...

Qatar FM backs <em>Saudi</em> call for dialogue with Iran

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Qatar FM backs Saudi call for dialogue with Iran

Doha has expressed support for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's desire for a 'good and special relationship ...

Chinese investors in talks to buy Aramco stake: report

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Chinese investors in talks to buy Aramco stake: report

The report come after Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said a 'leading global energy company' was in talks to buy a one ...

Jordanian government's legitimacy on trial in <em>Prince</em> Hamzah case

William Christou

Jordanian government's legitimacy on trial in Prince Hamzah case

Analysis: The trial of the remaining suspects in the Prince Hamzah affair is crucial to proving the Jordanian government's version of ...

Iran's Zarif backs Yemen ceasefire in talks with Houthis

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Iran's Zarif backs Yemen ceasefire in talks with Houthis

Iran's foreign minister expressed 'support for a ceasefire and Yemeni-Yemeni talks'.

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'Saudi Newcastle United consortium' partner is 'donor to Conservatives'

A partner to the Saudi consortium whose planned takeover of Newcastle United is currently undergoing legal arbitration has reportedly given £700,000 to the Conservatives.

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Saudi economic assistance to Yemen's Houthis after ceasefire: MbS

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said Riyadh would 'provide… everything they need' if the Houthis agree to ...

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As MBS rises, giant Bin Laden construction company declines

The giant Saudi Bin Laden construction company, founded by Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden’s father, survived the fallout of September ...

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Saudi prince strikes conciliatory tone with rival Iran

In a television interview broadcast late Tuesday, the de facto Saudi ruler said that 'all we aspire for is a good and special ...

Talks underway to sell 1% of <em>Saudi</em> Aramco: <em>prince</em>

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Talks underway to sell 1% of Saudi Aramco: prince

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman did not name which of the world's 'leading energy companies' was interested in ...

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Saudi king invites Qatari emir to visit

Saudi Arabia's King Salman invited Qatar's ruler Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani to visit the kingdom, the latest sign of ...

Could <em>Saudi</em>-Iran talks finally defuse the region's biggest rivalry?

Giorgio Cafiero

Could Saudi-Iran talks finally defuse the region's biggest rivalry?

Analysis: Few expect major changes in Saudi-Iranian relations any time soon, but recent talks in Iraq signal a potential de-escalation ...

US votes <em>Saudi</em> arms sales limits over Khashoggi killing

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US votes Saudi arms sales limits over Khashoggi killing

The legislation would restrict arms sales to Saudi Arabia as long as the violation of dissidents' and detainees' rights continues.

Can <em>Saudi</em> Arabia's fanciful climate plan actually work?

Courtney Freer

Can Saudi Arabia's fanciful climate plan actually work?

Comment: Saudi Arabia's ability to comply with its own green goals may remain elusive, but its rhetorical commitment to renewable ...

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