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No decision yet on Yemen ground troops, says Saudi Arabia
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No decision yet on Yemen ground troops, says Saudi Arabia

Sunday, 29 March 2015 7:51 PM

Country's ambassador to the United States says Gulf kingdom is keeping its options open as air strikes continue

Some Qatar hotels face legal threat over rate hikes
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Some Qatar hotels face legal threat over rate hikes

Sunday, 29 March 2015 7:04 PM

Qatar Tourism Authority warns hotels after reports of 400-1,200% increases in room rates

Putin letter to Arab summit triggers strong Saudi attack
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Putin letter to Arab summit triggers strong Saudi attack

Sunday, 29 March 2015 5:31 PM

Saudi Arabia accuses Russian President of hypocrisy over support for Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad

New Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen said to kill 35, wound 88
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New Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen said to kill 35, wound 88

Sunday, 29 March 2015 3:13 PM

Saudi Arabia has rallied Sunni Muslim Arab countries in an air campaign to support President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi

Saudi king: Houthi aggression is
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Saudi king: Houthi aggression is "the biggest threat to the stability and security of the region"

Sunday, 29 March 2015 12:06 PM

King Salman has vowed to continue the military intervention against Houthis in Yemen until security is restored

Sweden apologises to Saudi Arabia over diplomatic spat
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Sweden apologises to Saudi Arabia over diplomatic spat

Sunday, 29 March 2015 11:45 AM

King and prime minister have each written affectionate letters to King Salman in a bid to restore ties

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Diplomats and UN staff flee Yemen as Houthis target Aden
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Diplomats and UN staff flee Yemen as Houthis target Aden

Sunday, 29 March 2015 9:46 AM

Gulf Arabs offer Yemeni president support at Egypt summit

Saudi-led alliance sees a month of Yemen strikes, maybe longer
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Saudi-led alliance sees a month of Yemen strikes, maybe longer

Saturday, 28 March 2015 5:48 PM

Gulf diplomatic official says operation against Houthi rebels in Yemen could last as long as six months

Saudi-led air strikes target fresh Houthi advance on Aden
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Saudi-led air strikes target fresh Houthi advance on Aden

Saturday, 28 March 2015 2:32 PM

Saudi navy also evacuates diplomats from the southern port city as offensive against rebels continues

Riyadh named Middle East's top financial centre
Banking & Finance»

Riyadh named Middle East's top financial centre

Saturday, 28 March 2015 10:17 AM

Z/Yen Group's 17th Global Financial Centres Index ranks Riyadh 14th globally ahead of Doha and Dubai

Saudi blogger Badawi views survival of 50 lashes as miracle
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Saudi blogger Badawi views survival of 50 lashes as miracle

Saturday, 28 March 2015 10:03 AM

In a letter, Raif Badawi says "all this cruel suffering happened to me only because I expressed my opinion' - report

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Two Saudi fighter pilots eject over Red Sea, rescued with US help
Transport»

Two Saudi fighter pilots eject over Red Sea, rescued with US help

Saturday, 28 March 2015 9:59 AM

Fighter jet involved in Saudi-led coalition to bomb Houthi rebels in Yemen suffers technical problems

Saudi Arabia decides to restore ambassador to Sweden
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Saudi Arabia decides to restore ambassador to Sweden

Saturday, 28 March 2015 2:08 AM

Saudi Arabia withdrew its envoy earlier this month over Swedish criticism of the monarchy's treatment of women and dissidents

Dubai's Living Legends project sells 88% of available villas
Property»

Dubai's Living Legends project sells 88% of available villas

Saturday, 28 March 2015 2:00 AM

Developer Tanmiyat also says two-thirds of apartments sold at $1.9bn project which was halted in 2008 due to global financial crisis

Saudi, Dubai firms set up fund for $272m mixed use project
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Saudi, Dubai firms set up fund for $272m mixed use project

Saturday, 28 March 2015 2:00 AM

Cayan Group, Shuaa Capital announce agreement for residential and hotel apartment project in Dubai


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