• Sat, 21 Apr 2018 13:23:04
    Saudi women's fitness centre shut over 'indecent' video
    Saudi sports authorities shut down a female fitness centre in Riyadh Friday over a contentious promotional video that appeared to show a woman in figure-hugging workout attire.
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  • Sun, 15 Apr 2018 11:00:43
    Syria, Iran dominate Arab League summit
    Arab leaders - minus Syrian President Bashar al-Assad - meet in Saudi Arabia for a summit on Sunday as world powers face off over Syria and tensions rise between Riyadh and Tehran.
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  • Sat, 07 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Saudi reform could change the world
    Saudi Arabia’s de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, spoke only half the truth when he admitted to the Washington Post that his country had funded the spread of Wahhabism at the behest of Western powers to counter the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
  • Fri, 06 Apr 2018 09:00:51
    Saudi crown prince to visit France in whirlwind global tour
    Saudi Arabia's crown prince travels Sunday to France on the next leg of his global tour, extending his diplomatic charm offensive as he seeks to project a new liberal image of his conservative kingdom.
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  • Tue, 03 Apr 2018 06:32:06
    Saudi prince says Israel has 'right' to its land
    The crown prince and de facto leader of Saudi Arabia said Israel has a "right" to a homeland, a notable shift in the kingdom's position published Monday.
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  • Sat, 24 Mar 2018 14:48:51
    Ancient silk road port found in Saudi Arabia
    The prosperity of an ancient seaport on the Maritime Silk Road near Mecca, Saudi Arabia, will soon be unveiled, thanks to an upcoming China-Saudi Arabia joint archaeological excavation.
  • Sat, 24 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    A lover, not a fighter (or a peacemaker)
    As I was perusing Clara Holzer’s letter praising Donald Trump for being a world peacemaker while criticising Theresa May as a belligerent seller of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia, all of a sudden I was interrupted by breaking news on TV.
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  • Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:58:54
    Saudi Arabia beheads Indonesian worker despite Jokowi’s pleas for clemency
    Saudi Arabia has beheaded an Indonesian migrant worker for murder despite President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s repeated pleas that the man be granted clemency.
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  • Sun, 18 Mar 2018 11:49:11
    Pulling no punches: Saudi woman boxer breaks exercise taboo
    Throwing punches in a gym tucked away from prying eyes, a Saudi female boxing trainer asserts a right long denied to many women in the conservative kingdom -- the right to exercise.
  • Tue, 27 Feb 2018 09:12:31
    Rock art and mystery: Ancient camel sculptures in Saudi desert
    Squinting in the Saudi desert, Hussain al-Khalifah points at his unprecedented archaeological discovery -- camels carved on russet-hued rocky spurs that could shed new light on the evolution of rock art.
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  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:12:39
    Saudi Arabia to host first Arab Fashion Week
    Saudi Arabia is set to host in March its first ever Arab Fashion Week, the Arab Fashion Council announced Monday, overturning decades of draconian policies on arts and entertainment.
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  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 14:20:11
    Camels left pouting as Saudis ban botox at beauty pageant
    Al Rumhiya, Saudi Arabia - Huddled together on a dusty racetrack, Saudi judges scrutinise pouty lips and shapely humps in a high-stakes camel beauty pageant mired in scandal after botox and cosmetic fillers were detected.
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  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 15:21:01
    'White oil': Saudi Arabia seeks place on tourism map
    Gazing at a shimmering salt pan below, a group of first-time Saudi hikers descended craggy slopes into a volcanic crater, part of a hidden trove of natural wonders being promoted to kickstart tourism.
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 15:11:25
    Saudi women football fans able to grandstand at last
    For years Areej al-Ghamdi could only cheer her favorite football team from home, but everything changed on Friday when Saudi Arabia allowed women into the stadium for the first time.
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  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 06:09:47
    Saudi women attend football game for the first time
    Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia allowed women to enter a football stadium for the first time to watch a match Friday, as the ultra-conservative kingdom eases strict decades-old rules separating the sexes.
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