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Iran president calls on Muslims to punish Saudi 'crimes'
Iran president calls on Muslims to punish Saudi 'crimes'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called Wednesday on the Muslim world to unite and punish the Saudi government.

Iran president calls on Muslims to punish Saudi 'crimes'
OPEC happy with oil market, kingpin Saudi says
OPEC happy with oil market, kingpin Saudi says

Saudi Arabia expressed confidence that oil prices will keep recovering.

OPEC happy with oil market, kingpin Saudi says
Obama seeks Gulf help against IS despite strains
Obama seeks Gulf help against IS despite strains

US President Barack Obama met Gulf leaders in Saudi Arabia to push for increased efforts against the Islamic State group.

Obama seeks Gulf help against IS despite strains
Saudi to take $10 billion foreign loan
Saudi to take $10 billion foreign loan

Saudi Arabia will take a $10 billion loan from foreign banks to help close the gap in its state finances from collapsed oil revenues.

Saudi to take $10 billion foreign loan
Oil plummets on Doha failure
Oil plummets on Doha failure

Oil plunged Monday a day after top producers failed to reach a deal in Doha to cap output.

Oil plummets on Doha failure
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Saudi orders 'kinder, gentler' religious police

Saudi Arabia has stripped its frequently criticised religious police of their powers to arrest, urging them to act "kindly and gently" in enforcing Islamic rules.

Saudi orders 'kinder, gentler' religious police
Six children killed, maimed daily in Yemen since Saudi air strikes began: UN
Six children killed, maimed daily in Yemen since Saudi air strikes began: UN

Six children have been killed or maimed daily in Yemen since Saudi-led air strikes began a year ago, the UN said Tuesday, warning the conflict was taking a horrifying toll on the country's youth.

Six children killed, maimed daily in Yemen since Saudi air strikes began: UN
Putin says agreement sealed with Russian oil firms to freeze output
Putin says agreement sealed with Russian oil firms to freeze output

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that he had sealed a pact with the country's oil majors to freeze production.

Putin says agreement sealed with Russian oil firms to freeze output
Chaotic mix of actors and interests in Syria war
Chaotic mix of actors and interests in Syria war

Syria's brutal five-year war has turned increasingly messy tangle of internal and external players with their own multi-faceted agendas.

Chaotic mix of actors and interests in Syria war
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Saudi police arrest 33 'terror' suspects, including one Kazakh

Saudi authorities have arrested nine American citizens and one Kazakhstani among 33 'terror' suspects.

Saudi police arrest 33 'terror' suspects, including one Kazakh
Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry comments on Iran-Saudi crisis
Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry comments on Iran-Saudi crisis

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan calls the leaders of both countries to cooperate to resolve the crisis.

Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry comments on Iran-Saudi crisis
Gulf monarchs seek united front at annual summit
Gulf monarchs seek united front at annual summit

Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates face regional divisions, but will struggle to find common ground.

Gulf monarchs seek united front at annual summit
UN chief condemns Saudi air strikes on Yemen MSF hospital
UN chief condemns Saudi air strikes on Yemen MSF hospital

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition on a hospital run by the MSF medical charity in Yemen and called for an end to the fighting.

UN chief condemns Saudi air strikes on Yemen MSF hospital
Putin, Saudi King seek solution to Syria crisis
Putin, Saudi King seek solution to Syria crisis

Russian President Vladimir Putin held phone talks with King Salman of Saudi Arabia focussed on seeking a solution to the Syria crisis, the Kremlin said.

Putin, Saudi King seek solution to Syria crisis
France signs deals worth $10 bn with Saudi: French PM
France signs deals worth $10 bn with Saudi: French PM

France announced a series of deals worth 10 billion euros ($11.4 billion) with Saudi Arabia, during a visit by Prime Minister Manuel Valls.

France signs deals worth $10 bn with Saudi: French PM
'Something was going to happen,' pilgrim feared before tragedy
'Something was going to happen,' pilgrim feared before tragedy

Sirens wailed and helicopters hovered overhead as dozens of ambulances brought in victim after victim from a stampede that killed more than 700 in the holy Saudi valley of Mina.

'Something was going to happen,' pilgrim feared before tragedy
Mecca crane collapse highlights city's development boom
Mecca crane collapse highlights city's development boom

The deadly collapse of a construction crane in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca has highlighted the controversial pace of high-end urban development in the birthplace of Islam.

Mecca crane collapse highlights city's development boom
Crane collapse kills 107 at Mecca's Grand Mosque ahead of hajj
Crane collapse kills 107 at Mecca's Grand Mosque ahead of hajj

At least 107 people died when a massive construction crane crashed into Mecca's Grand Mosque, with scores more injured, Saudi authorities said, days before the annual hajj pilgrimage.

Crane collapse kills 107 at Mecca's Grand Mosque ahead of hajj
Saudi oil minister says OPEC strategy working
Saudi oil minister says OPEC strategy working

OPEC's strategy of not cutting production in order to maintain market share is working, Saudi Arabia's oil minister said.

Saudi oil minister says OPEC strategy working
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Saudi Arabia interested in importing Kazakh grain

Saudi Arabia has expressed interest in importing grain from Kazakhstan.

Saudi Arabia interested in importing Kazakh grain