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Saudi authorities arrest assistant professor in crackdown on dissent

Riyadh (Web Desk) Saudi authorities have arrested a university lecturer as part of an ongoing crackdown against Muslim preachers and intellectuals led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The rights group ALQST, which is an independent non-governmental organization advocating human rights in Saudi Arabia, announced in a post on its …

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Saudi Arabia signs deal for five warships with Spain’s Navantia

RIYADH (Web Desk) Saudi Arabia’s state-owned defence company has forged a deal with Spanish shipbuilder Navantia for a joint venture to build five warships, state media said Thursday.The agreement with Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) for the design and construction of five Avante 2200 corvettes warships will start this autumn,With …

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Yemeni drone targets Aramco refinery in Riyadh

RIYADH (Web Desk) Yemeni army, backed by fighters from allied Popular Committees, has attacked a refinery of the Saudi oil company Aramco in the capital Riyadh using a new drone unveiled on Wednesday, with the kingdom confirming a fire at the plant.”Our drone air forces have targeted the refinery of …

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Yemeni missile targets Saudi Jizan Airport

JIZAN (Web Desk) Yemeni army forces, supported by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have fired a domestically-designed and -developed ballistic missile at a strategic economic target in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border region of Jizan in retaliation for the Riyadh regime’s devastating military aggression against their impoverished country.A Yemeni military source, …

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Yemeni forces fire drone, hit Aramco refinery in Saudi capital

RIYDH (Web Desk) Yemeni army, backed by fighters from allied Popular Committees, has attacked a refinery of the Saudi oil company Aramco in the capital Riyadh using a new drone unveiled on Wednesday, with the kingdom confirming a fire at the plant.”Our drone air forces have targeted the refinery of …

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Saudi Arabia detains Islamic scholar as crackdown on dissent intensifies

RIYADH (Web Desk) Saudi Arabia has taken into custody a prominent Muslim scholar as part of an ongoing campaign to silence dissidents in the kingdom.Human rights campaigners and online activists said on Thursday that Sheikh Safar al-Hawali had been detained, without providing further details.Hawali is a leading figure in Saudi …

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Saudi Arabia issues royal pardon for soldiers fighting in Yemen

RIYADH (Web Desk) Saudi Arabia on Tuesday issued a sweeping royal pardon for its soldiers deployed in Yemen, lifting any “military and disciplinary” penalties for troops taking part in its support of pro-government forces in the devastating conflict.Yemeni government forces, backed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, are …

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Bahraini cleric Sheikh Qassim taken to airport for trip

MANAMA (Web Desk) Prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim has been taken to Bahrain International Airport by ambulance to be flown abroad for medical treatment, local reports say.Bahrain Foreign Minister Khalid Al Khalifa on July 6 wrote on Twitter that King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa had allowed Sheikh Isa …

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Israel draws ‘red lines’ on Saudi nuclear ambitions

TEL AVIV (Web Desk) Israel has reportedly drawn a number of “red lines” it expects the United States to observe regarding a deal being finalized for the sale of nuclear reactors to Saudi Arabia.According to Israel’s Channel 10 News, Israeli officials have realized that they would not be able to …

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