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  • US agrees to US$1.75 bil. arms sale to Saudi Arabia - China Post
    Thu, 02 Oct 2014 16:25:15 GMT

    US agrees to US$1.75 bil. arms sale to Saudi Arabia
    China Post
    It said the sale would improve the security of Saudi Arabia, a nation it said has been an important force for political stability and economic progress in the Mideast. In a statement, the agency noted the move would not change the military balance in the region, ...

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    UPDATE 9-Oil drops under $92 to 27-month low as supply glut grows - Reuters Africa
    Thu, 02 Oct 2014 16:24:21 GMT

    UPDATE 9-Oil drops under $92 to 27-month low as supply glut grows
    Reuters Africa
    LONDON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Oil prices fell to their lowest level since June 2012 on Thursday, after price cuts from top producer Saudi Arabia added to supply glut worries and weak global economic data. Oil declined alongside European stocks as the European ...

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    Saudi Arabia: 2 million in Mecca for start of hajj - KOMO News
    Thu, 02 Oct 2014 16:23:08 GMT

    KOMO News

    Saudi Arabia: 2 million in Mecca for start of hajj
    KOMO News
    Muslim pilgrims moving around the Kaaba, the black cube at center, inside the Grand Mosque, a day before Muslim's annual pilgrimage, known as the Hajj, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalid ...

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    Some in OPEC worried by oil drop, but no plan yet-sources - Yahoo! Maktoob News
    Thu, 02 Oct 2014 16:22:07 GMT

    Some in OPEC worried by oil drop, but no plan yet-sources
    Yahoo! Maktoob News
    The differing views within the 12-member Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) highlight a split between Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies and other members, such as Iran, who face greater budget pressures from sub-$100 oil.

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    Houthis dictate state spending in absence of Yemen government - swissinfo.ch
    Thu, 02 Oct 2014 16:20:58 GMT

    Houthis dictate state spending in absence of Yemen government
    swissinfo.ch
    Saudi Arabia views the Houthis, who hail from the Zaydi branch of Shi'ite Islam, as allies of arch-rival Iran. The Houthis acknowledge they are on good terms with Iran but insist they are not backed by it. Tehran denies meddling in Yemen. Explaining the ...

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    Saudi Arabia: 2 million in Mecca for start of hajj amid Ebola scare - Salt Lake Tribune
    Thu, 02 Oct 2014 16:19:09 GMT

    Saudi Arabia: 2 million in Mecca for start of hajj amid Ebola scare
    Salt Lake Tribune
    Mecca, Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia sought to assure the public that the kingdom was safe and free of health scares as an estimated 2 million Muslims streamed into a sprawling tent city near Mecca on Thursday for the start of the annual Islamic hajj ...

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    Oil traders say OPEC may be heading for price war - Reuters
    Thu, 02 Oct 2014 16:18:48 GMT

    Oil traders say OPEC may be heading for price war
    Reuters
    LONDON/DUBAI, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's decision to slash the official selling price for its oil has sparked trader talk of an emerging OPEC price cutting war, as members of the producer group could compete to defend their market share amid ample ...

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    UPDATE 1-Some in OPEC worried by oil drop, but no plan yet-sources - Reuters UK
    Thu, 02 Oct 2014 16:18:24 GMT

    UPDATE 1-Some in OPEC worried by oil drop, but no plan yet-sources
    Reuters UK
    The differing views within the 12-member Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) highlight a split between Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies and other members, such as Iran, who face greater budget pressures from sub-$100 oil.

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    Saudi Arabia maintains its rank as the Arab World's most competitive cellular ... - Zawya (registration)
    Thu, 02 Oct 2014 16:16:04 GMT

    Saudi Arabia maintains its rank as the Arab World's most competitive cellular ...
    Zawya (registration)
    The Cellular Competition Intensity Index results for 2014 revealed that Saudi Arabia tops the score -as the most competitive Arab market- with a 75.86% mark. This is followed by Jordan (73.16%), Palestine (71.28%), Iraq (66.65%), Egypt (63.80%), Bahrain ...

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    Saudi Arabia Shows Off Anti-Terror Acrobatics - NBCNews.com
    Thu, 02 Oct 2014 16:15:19 GMT

    Saudi Arabia Shows Off Anti-Terror Acrobatics
    NBCNews.com
    Saudi Arabia's military put on an acrobatic show of strength on Sunday as millions of Muslims began to arrive in Mecca for the annual hajj pilgrimage. The event was billed as a demonstration of the anti-terror capabilities of the Saudi armed forces, which are a ...












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