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    Tapes Hint At Arab Leaders’ Acceptance Of Trumps Jerusalem Decision

    As President Trump moved last month to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, an Egyptian intelligence officer quietly placed phone calls to the hosts of several influential talk shows in Egypt.

    West Asia
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    'We put our man on top' in Saudi:Trump

    US President Donald Trump took credit for the shake up on the line of succession that hit Saudi Arabia in the summer of 2017, according to a tell-all book by author and political muckraker Michael Wolff.

    West Asia
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    Norway suspends arms sales to UAE over Yemen war

    OSLO: Norway has suspended exports of weapons and ammunition to the United Arab Emirates over concerns they could be used in the war in Yemen, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

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    Riyadh’s use of anti-terror laws against activists deplored

    United Nati­ons human rights experts deplored Saudi Arabia’s continued use of counterterrorism and security-related laws against human rights defenders, and urged the release of all those detained for.

    South Asia
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    Former Pak PM Nawaz meets Saudi crown prince

    The former premier, who has been in Saudi Arabia for the last two days, also met with Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, confirmed Maryam. An initial meeting between them was reportedly cancelled for 'unknown' reasons.

    South Asia
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    Two Saudi princes released from detention

    Two sons of Saudi Arabia’s late King Abdullah have been released from detention at Riyadh’s Ritz-Carlton hotel, days after nearly 20 other detainees in the two-month-old anti-corruption.

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    UAE Official Strikes Back at Erdogan, Says Arab World Won't Be Led by Ankara

    The Turkish president has spared with UAE's foreign minister last week on Twitter over the fate of Fakhreddin Pasha, the commander of the Ottoman Turkish troops at Medina in 1916, accused of.

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    Saudi Arabia releases corruption detainees, others before trial

    Saudi Arabia has released 23 of the 200-or-so powerful individuals detained since November on corruption charges after they reached deals with the government, Okaz newspaper reported on Tuesday.

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    70 civilians killed by the Saudi-UAE coalition in Yemen

    The last 48 hours in Yemen have brought more death and destruction in war-ravaged Yemen as the Saudi and UAE backed coalition continue to bomb the beleaguered nation. 

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    Saad Hariri’s Strange Sojourn in Saudi Arabia: NYT Reveals Details

    Lebanon’s prime minister, Saad Hariri, was summoned at 8:30 a.m. to the Saudi royal offices — unseemly early, by the kingdom’s standards — on the second day.

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    Arab states that defied Trump at UN attempt damage control

    A number of Arab countries that voted for a resolution calling on the United States to reverse a decision on Palestine at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) have attempted to downplay.

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    Saudi Ritz Carlton prisoner dies after torture :Report

    Major general Ali Alqahtani, who was detained in early November as part of an alleged anti-corruption drive, had been working in the royal guard forces.He was the manager of the private office.

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    Deep Pockets, Deep Cover: The UAE Is Paying Ex-CIA Officers to Build a Spy Empire in the Gulf

    The UAE wanted to build up its intelligence infrastructure, and for assistance it turned to the West. Emirati officials have historically aimed to replicate the West’s security structures as closely as possible.

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    Palestinian president Abbas meets Saudi King

    Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas visited Saudi Arabia on Wednesday for talks with King Salman amid ongoing controversy over US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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    1,000 days of war: Saudi coalition 'pushing Yemen towards apocalypse'

    The Saudi-led coalition is pushing Yemen towards an "apocalyptic situation", aid agencies warned on Wednesday, the 1,000th day since the beginning of a military intervention by Riyadh which has.

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    Saudi-led air strikes kill 136 civilians in Yemen: U.N

    We are deeply concerned at the recent surge in civilian casualties in Yemen as a result of intensified air strikes by the …coalition, following the killing of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa on Dec. 4.

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    Yemeni forces ‘fire ballistic missile at Riyadh palace’

    Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement says its forces have fired a ballistic missile towards the official residence of Saudi King Salman in the Saudi capital city, Riyadh, in retaliation for the regime.

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    Saudi crown prince refuses to discuss Jerusalem, touts Israeli ties

    As the Saudi administration continues to dodge adopting a firm stance against U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Saudi Crown Prince .

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    Turkey to open 'embassy to Palestine in Jerusalem': Erdogan

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed hope on Sunday that Turkey would soon be able to open an embassy to a Palestinian state in East Jerusalem, as he stepped up his attacks on Donald Trump.

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    Saudi Official: Time to Recognize Rights of Jewish People in Jerusalem

    The above words, as amazing as they may seem, are nevertheless the statement by a well-known Saudi individual who was interviewed this past week by the ALHURRA network.

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    Israel delegation to visit Bahrain after furore: report

    A delegation of Israeli business leaders will travel to Bahrain in January amid a warming of ties between the two countries, according to a media report.

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    Qatar blockade taking toll on ordinary citizens: Amnesty

    Families are being torn apart by the rift between Qatar and some other Gulf Arab states that began six months ago, Amnesty International said on Thursday, in spite of measures to ease the impact.

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    Minister suggests Saudi Crown Prince visit Israel

    Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz wants Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to visit, his spokesman said on Wednesday, in what would be a historic trip involving two nations with no.

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    Saudi lifts decades-long ban on cinemas

    Saudi Arabia on Monday lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas, part of a series of social reforms by the powerful crown prince that are shaking up the ultra-conservative kingdom.

    Art and Culture

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