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Saudi border guards keep watch along the border with Yemen in the al-Khobh area in the southern Jizan province, in this October 3, 2017 photo. (AFP) ... RIYADH: Saudi Border Guards in the southern border areas have foiled several attempts to smuggle more than half a ton of hashish, and arrested 30 ...
The highway runs from Jawf, the province east of Saada where advancing government forces made several gains on Monday, to the northern area of Saada bordering Saudi Arabia. Control of the route will allow the military to monitor supplies going into Saada, from where the Iranian-backed insurgent ...

The story of art in Saudi began in the 1950s, when Saudi artists were stimulated by the renaissance era in Europe, especially Futurism that found societal acceptance, including Impressionism, Cubism and Abstract. In the mid of 80s and 90s, Surrealism was trending in the kingdom's Eastern Province.
Saudi Arabia has funnelled large amounts of money in the last 18 months to militant groups and madrassas or religious seminaries in the Pakistani province of Balochistan that borders on the Iranian region of Sistan and Baluchistan, both populated by restive Baloch populations. A Riyadh-based think tank ...
Saudi Arabia's daily bombardment of Yemen continues to claim more civilian lives. In the most recent attacks, 24 people were killed when Saudi warplanes hit a residential area in the western province of Hudaydah. The raids came shortly after Saudi jets pounded a farm in the town of Khukha in the same ...
Houthi fighters attend the funeral of their fellow who were killed in Saudi-led airstrikes at end-2017 in Sanaa, Yemen. (Reuters Photo). ADEN, Yemen, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) -- Up to 45 militants of the Shiite Houthi group were killed as Saudi-led airstrikes hit their locations in two provinces of Yemen over the past ...

A police officer and a criminal suspect were killed in a gunfight -- while the body of a missing judge was found -- near the city of Qatif in Saudi Arabia's restive Eastern Province, the Saudi Interior Ministry said Monday. The official Saudi Press Agency quoted ministry spokesman Mansour al-Turki as saying ...
Already, Saudi Arabia and Iran are killing each other's proxies, and indirectly are killing each other's Advisors and troops, in Yemen, Syria, Bahrain, and Saudi Arabia's Shiite Eastern Province. The future is likely to look similar. The existing pattern will intensify, eventually spill over in a short, sharp direct ...
According to reports out of Saudi Arabia, the prince plans to incorporate the discoveries into his vision for a rejuvenated province. Whether that means using the existing gates as the floor plan for new construction, or simply preserving the archeological evidence while building nearby remains to be seen.
The United Nations says two air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen's civil war killed at least 68 civilians in a single day this week. Humanitarian co-ordinator Jamie McGoldrick said Tuesday's first raid, on a busy market in Taiz province, left 54 people dead. The second, in Hudaydah province, ...
Local Yemeni sources confirmed that the cruise missile did not hit the target, having crashed in the northern Yemeni province of al-Jawf. .... The Saudi Press Agency, quoting Colonel Turki al-Maliki, the official spokesman of the Saudi-led coalition fighting the war in Yemen, said the missile was headed ...
RIYADH: The number of households in Saudi Arabia stood at 5.46 million, of which 35.9 percent were foreign, with about 1.96 million households, while ... In terms of the number of households, 52.1 percent of them are in Makkah and Riyadh regions, with 2.84 million dwellings, while the Eastern Province ...
According to reports out of Saudi Arabia, the prince plans to incorporate the discoveries into his vision for a rejuvenated province. Whether that means using the existing gates as the floor plan for new construction, or simply preserving the archeological evidence while building nearby remains to be seen.
Sanaa, Yemen -- Hours after Saudi Arabia threw its support behind former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was once allied with the ... Abdel-Rahman al-Ahnomi, a top Houthi media official, told The Associated Press that Saleh was killed near Marib, the eastern province bordering Saudi Arabia.
It appears to be the same as a photo by Reuters/Pajhwok news agency on Aug. 31, 2015, showing an Afghan judge hitting a 22-year-old woman with a whip in front of a crowd in Ghor province, Afghanistan. The article attributed some of the information to "HRW" without explaining what the acronym stands ...
militant Iranian Arab nationalist exiles this week started broadcasting promos for an allegedly Saudi-funded satellite television station that would target Iran's oil-rich province of Khuzestan. It was the latest indication that Saudi Arabia was mulling an effort to undermine the government in Tehran by ...
Abdulaziz bin Saud's father is governor of the oil-rich Eastern Province, where Saudi Shiites form a local majority. His new powers were curtailed within days of his appointment by the transfer of some of his responsibilities to a new state security organization. If he was upset, he didn't show it publicly.

Dubai (Reuters) - Two men wanted by Saudi authorities were injured ... in the Qatif province, where many Shi'ite Muslims live, SPA reported ...
Manama: The brother of Saudi prince Mansour Bin Muqrin Bin Abdul Aziz ... Prince Mansour, the deputy governor of Asir Province, and seven ...
His first mission was to go to Kandahar province, where some plant - I seem to remember it was a vegetable packing facility - was believed to ...
murder in The Hague: Saudi-Iranian proxy war heats up ... in the province of Balochistan have reported a massive flow of Saudi funds in the last ...
Canadian exports of military arms and equipment to Saudi Arabia jumped ... province who are part of Saudi Arabia's minority Shia communities.
The arrest of dozens of allegedly corrupt Saudi princes and businessmen ... officials in the country's Eastern Province, and he lived in splendor.
The Saudi Interior Ministry said the crash happened on Sunday (local time) in Saudi Arabia's Asir Province, killing Prince Mansour bin Muqrin.
Ask anyone in Saudi Arabia and they will tell you that King Khalid ... is considered the first civil institute established in the Eastern Province in ...
Houthi forces launch long range missile at Saudi army base - video ... missile at a Saudi Army base in the Al-Jarbah area of the Assir Province.
The Director General of education in Najran province, Dr. Mohsen Hakmi, ordered a committee to be formed to investigate the incident.
Shares of companies such as Saudi Cement Co, Southern Province Cement Co and Yanbu Cement Co, the country's biggest by market value, ...
RIYADH: The number of marriage contracts issued by the Saudi ... in Asir, 490 in the Eastern Province and 53 in the northern border region.
... Chairman of the Saudi Federation of Marine sports, announced the ... Al-Mishaan stressed the ability of Yanbu province to make the success ...
Mohammad Nabi Ahmadi, deputy governor of Afghanistan's northwestern province of Kunar, had crossed over from Afghanistan into Pakistan ...
Al-Sharif said that the coordinating meeting will be followed by a forum to activate the project in the province including training sessions; ...
A total of 4,152 Saudi men and women in hail region will be the ... to more than 41,000 beneficiaries in the Eastern Province with an amount of ...
With the fall of Raqqa, the US-backed Kurdish-led militia known as the Syrian Democratic Forces will turn its attention to Deir El-Zour province, ...
... champion the bill and ensure that it is adopted by all the provinces of Canada. ... Do the tribal mores of the Wahabi societies of Saudi Arabia ...
A Saudi news report said that under the orders of Crown Prince ... official in the Eastern Province was also arrested. the official was detained on ...
They did what many in Saudi Arabia considered unthinkable: getting ... the governor of Riyadh province - telling him that they planned to drive.
RIYADH- 17 October 2017: Saudi Arabia strongly condemned Tuesday the suicide attacks which hit Gardiz and an area in Ghazni province in ...
The archaeological site Mada'in Saleh within the Province of Al-Madinah was bathed in pink lights to support awareness campaigns during ...
Saudi border guards keep watch along the border with Yemen in the al-Khubah area in the southern Jizan province, in this October 3, 2017 ...
Saudi border guards keep watch along the border with Yemen in the al-Khubah area in the southern Jizan province on October 3, 2017.
The Brief: Turkey backs Syria rebels, Saudi-Russia ties ... a major operation in Syria's Idlib province against former al-Qaeda-linked fighters.
Yemeni children gather at a crater left at the site of a Saudi airstrike against a health center in the Abas district of Yemen's northern province of ...
In a historic visit to Moscow, Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin ... rebels who refused to lay down their arms to the northwestern province of Idlib, ...
Qatif dignitaries and sheikhs meet with province's governor and deputy ... and the people of Qatif are united with all their Saudi brothers and ...
On Tuesday, Saudi Arabia said it will allow women to drive for the first time ... video circulated showing her driving a car in the Eastern Province.
A woman drives a car in Riyadh as part of a campaign to defy Saudi ... human value", a spokesman for the governor of Asir Province said.
But the Aramco compound -- a gated residential community built close to the world's largest oil reserve, in Saudi's Eastern Province -- is no ...
A ballistic missile from Yemen has been intercepted on Thursday by Saudi air defense forces in southern city of Khamis Mushait in the south western province of Assir. The missile attack is the second this month since the November 4 missile intercepted near King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh.
The deputy governor of Saudi Arabia's southern Asir Province and several colleagues were killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday, Saudi state ...


 

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