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  • UPDATE 2-Saudi pipeline set alight after shots fired at patrol - Reuters Africa
    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:36:37 GMT

    UPDATE 2-Saudi pipeline set alight after shots fired at patrol
    Reuters Africa
    DUBAI/RIYADH, Sept 2 (Reuters) - A small fire erupted on a gas pipeline in eastern Saudi Arabia on Tuesday after assailants shot at a security patrol, security and oil industry sources said, in an incident that may heighten concern about the vulnerability of ...

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    Ministry of Culture provides help for hajj pilgrims with delayed visa approvals - Thailand National News Bureau
    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:35:37 GMT

    Ministry of Culture provides help for hajj pilgrims with delayed visa approvals
    Thailand National News Bureau
    The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Culture acknowledged that the new visa approval system of the Saudi Arabia Embassy caused the delayed issuing of visas. Hajj pilgrims to Saudi Arabia due to go on the 30th-31st August have also been delayed ...

    Saudi gas pipeline set alight briefly after shots fired at patrol - Daily Mail
    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:32:25 GMT

    Saudi gas pipeline set alight briefly after shots fired at patrol
    Daily Mail
    DUBAI/RIYADH, Sept 2 (Reuters) - A small fire broke out on a gas pipeline in eastern Saudi Arabia on Tuesday after assailants shot at a police patrol, security and oil industry sources said, in an incident that may heighten concern about the vulnerability of ...

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    Saudi Arabia Arrests 88 Suspects in Alleged al-Qaida Cell - WDIO-TV
    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:31:13 GMT

    Saudi Arabia Arrests 88 Suspects in Alleged al-Qaida Cell
    WDIO-TV
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Saudi Arabia says it has arrested 88 men who are suspected of being part of an al-Qaida cell that was plotting attacks inside and outside of the kingdom. The announcement Tuesday comes amid the advance of the Islamic State ...

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    Boeing Wins FMS Contract to Suppy AH-6is To Saudi Arabia - Aviation International News
    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:27:09 GMT

    Aviation International News

    Boeing Wins FMS Contract to Suppy AH-6is To Saudi Arabia
    Aviation International News
    The U.S. Army awarded Boeing a $234 million foreign military sales contract to supply 24 AH-6i light attack/reconnaissance helicopters to Saudi Arabia, affirming a long pending order. The Department of Defense announced the contract award on August 29; ...

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    Saudi arrests 88 suspects in alleged al-Qaida cell - Town Hall
    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:25:56 GMT

    Saudi arrests 88 suspects in alleged al-Qaida cell
    Town Hall
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A top Saudi security official said Tuesday that police had arrested 88 men suspected of being part of an al-Qaida cell that was plotting attacks inside and outside of the kingdom. Interior Ministry spokesman Mansour al-Turki did ...

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    Saudi 'religious police' assault British man - KSPR
    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:21:34 GMT

    Saudi 'religious police' assault British man
    KSPR
    In an apparent reference to the incident, one member of Saudi Arabia's Consultative Assembly, or Shura Council, addressed the "lack of discipline" among religious police field workers and their "flawed judgment" in a session on Monday, according to the ...

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    Wahhabi clerics are asking King Abdullah to destroy the tomb of Mohamed. - Catholic Online
    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:17:41 GMT

    Wahhabi clerics are asking King Abdullah to destroy the tomb of Mohamed.
    Catholic Online
    LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - A proposal to dismantle Mohamed's tomb in Saudi Arabia, and to anonymously bury the remains of the Islamic prophet in a common grave has sparked heated debate in Saudi Arabia and highlighted differences ...

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    Why Sunni Arab States are dragging their feet - The Age
    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:16:44 GMT

    Why Sunni Arab States are dragging their feet
    The Age
    There is a belief among many in the West that many Gulf states, and Saudi Arabia in particular, act as security "free riders". Operating under the umbrella of US security guarantees, they are big on offering financial or basing support but short on being in the ...

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    Saudi Arabia arrests 88 over 'terrorist' plots - ABS CBN News
    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:13:36 GMT

    Saudi Arabia arrests 88 over 'terrorist' plots
    ABS CBN News
    RIYADH - Saudi Arabia has detained 88 people, more than half of them Saudis, on suspicion of plotting "terrorist" attacks at home and abroad, the interior ministry said on Tuesday. Ministry spokesman Major General Mansour Turki told a news conference that ...

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