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Saudi cleric vs Saudi Modernization: Religion losing to Liberalism

Saudi authorities arrested prominent cleric Sheikh Omar al-Muqbil after his video of denouncing the kingdom's entertainment authority resurfaced. Cleric had slammed the Saudi General...
Gulf

Gulf wealth: All that glitters is not gold

Little suggests that fabulously wealthy Gulf states and their Middle Eastern and North African beneficiaries have recognized what is perhaps the most important lesson...
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Saudi Arabia’s first Halal nightclub couldn’t fight Islamic laws, closes on first night

News Desk | Saudi Arabia's General Entertainment Authority shuts down its first ‘Halal Nightclub' on its opening night. The officials of Saudi's Entertainment Authority denied...
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Did a Saudi man actually buy two Airbuses for his son?

News Desk | A satirical aviation-based news outlet, Thin Air Today, published a story mocking the rich Arab men of the Gulf. The story stereotyped...
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Saudi Women See The Dawn of a New Era in the Kingdom

AFP | Saudi Arabia has decided to allow adult women to travel without seeking approval from a so-called male "guardian", a flagship reform as the...
Qatar

Qatar & Pakistan building long term relationship

Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, was in Pakistan for a brief one-day visit in the third week of June 2019....
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Saudi Arab loosens grip on religion- Modernism to boost tourism?

AFP | Janet Jackson, 50 Cent and Chris Brown were among artists who performed Thursday at a concert in Saudi Arabia that rapper Nicki Minaj...
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Left alone in Iran campaign, Trump turns to rich Saudi friends

AFP | Lawmakers, many of whom are outraged with the kingdom over Riyadh's role in the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year, approved...
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US losing another important ally? Future of Saudi Arabia partnership

Anadolu | A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation Wednesday that could dramatically overhaul US-Saudi Arabia ties. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jim Risch was joined...
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Nicki Minaj cancels concert in Saudi Arabia

AFP | Nicki Minaj has canceled a performance in Saudi Arabia in a show of support for women's and gay rights in the ultra-conservative kingdom,...
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Nicki Minaj can twerk in Bikini while I wear ‘Abaya’ to watch her

RT | Hip hop artist Nicki Minaj, known for her scantily-clad shows with twerking and half-nude dancers, will headline a festival in Saudi Arabia. The...
UN

UN official gives proof: Saudi state responsible for Khashoggi murder

Anadolu | A UN special rapporteur has said the evidence gathered during the inquiry into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi suggests that the Saudi state is...
Pompeo

US-Iran crisis: Pompeo meets Saudi King

AFP| US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Monday with the king of Saudi Arabia as he sought to coordinate with allies over soaring tensions...
Saudi Arabia

The evolution of Saudi Arabia’s treatment of Women

AFP | Saudi Arabia on Monday marks one year since it allowed women to drive for the first time, a flagship reform as the petro-state...
Trump

‘Win Win’ for Trump: Impeachment will help re-election

AFP | US President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast Sunday his chances of retaining the White House in 2020 would be strengthened if...
US

US Secratary of State heads to Saudi Arabia, UAE for Iran crisis talks

AFP | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for talks on the crisis...
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One year on: Saudi women savor freedom to drive

AFP | Until June 24 last year, the concept of women driving would have been considered a crime in Saudi Arabia, where hardliners have preached...
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Saudi crown prince lands in hot water: UN report on Khashoggi murder

AFP | Saudi Arabia has sought to move on from the scandal triggered by journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, but a UN expert's report implicating its...
UK

UK declares arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful

Anadolu | UK weapons exports to Saudi Arabia have been declared unlawful as they have contributed to high levels of civilian deaths and casualties in...
Khashoggi

Khashoggi’s fiancee calls out Trump for cover up

Anadolu | The US must act decisively to not only achieve justice for slain Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but to rein in Saudi Arabia's...
Khashoggi

UN’s Khashoggi report incriminates Saudi Arabia – US reviews it ‘closely’

Anadolu | The US said Wednesday it is "closely" appraising a UN report that said the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was an...
IMCTC

Gen Raheel gets extension as IMCTC Commander

News Desk | Pakistan’s former Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has been granted the first extension in his service as the Commander...
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Saudi Arabia sides with US: blames Iran for tanker attack

Anadolu | Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has blamed Iran for recent attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf and called on the international...
Iran'

How Iran and Saudi Arab could bring peace in Middle East

Samira Nasirzadeh | Relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Iran have rarely been worse, regarding the attacks on the...
Houthi

Another missile attack, Houthi got Saudis at toes

News Desk | Sanaa based Houthi rebels of Yemen have launched yet another drone attack on the Saudi airport of Abha, causing injuries to as...
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Saudi Royalty at trial in France

AFP | The sister of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is to be put on trial in Paris next month for allegedly ordering her...
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US Congress challenges Trump administration on Saudi arms deal

Anadolu | House Democrats introduced new legislation Wednesday to stop US President Donald Trump's administration from following through on a number of arms sales to...
Qatar

Qatar blockade just strategy to maintain hegemony over Middle East?

News Desk | What are the Qatari Concerns about Saudi Arabia? Qatar, dissatisfied with the proceedings and culmination of the Mecca summits, has since voiced its...
Gulf

Iran vs US: Can Qatar help prevent war in the Gulf?

News Desk | Qatar's role as a third-party mediator in the on-going Iran-US tussle is being widely acknowledged by the international media and regional observers....
Amir Khan

Amir Khan vs India’s Neeraj Goyat: PM Khan to watch the fight

News Desk | Pakistani origin British boxer Amir Khan has stated to media that Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan will attend his boxing match against...

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