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New Batch Of Turkish Soldiers Land In Qatar

A new batch of Turkish soldiers have arrived in Qatar to continue the joint defence agreement between the two countries. The arrival at the Al Ubeid airbase in Doha was announced by the Qatar’s defence ministry. The new group, which includes soldiers from the Turkish Joint forced command, will be …

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Saudi Traffic Police Force Will Soon Have Women

Saudi Arabia women population is celebrating aother victory after Director General of Traffic, Mohammed Al Bassami, announced that women will soon be joining the traffic police forces, Al Madina newspaper reported on Thursday. During the interview with the press, Al Bassami said a recommendation on the matter has been sent to higher authorities in the …

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BREAKING: Saudi Arabia Has Closed Its Only Land Border With Qatar Permanently

According to a letter issued by Saudi Arabia’s customs directorate on Tuesday, the Salwa border gate, the only land border with Qatar had been shut-off permanently since Monday night. The move comes as an ongoing diplomatic crisis nears eight months. The gate was first closed two weeks into the blockade …

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Breaking! Saudi Women Will Also Be Allowed To Drive Motorcycles And Trucks

Months after the historic decision to grant women their right to drive in the kingdom, Saudi women will be able to drive trucks and motorcycles, officials have said. In a starling change of the stringent rules in the desert country, in late September Saudi Arabia had announced that it will finally …

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Saudi Arabia peeved over Trump-Salman image in Algeria

Supporters of Algeria’s Ain Melilla football club staged a pro-Palestine rally in an Algiers stadium on Saturday which has angered the Saudi government. Saudi officials are irked after an image used by pro-Palestine demonstrators in Algiers comparing Saudi Arabia’s king to the US president, according to news media reports. The …

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Prominent Saudi Cleric Slammed For Keeping Mum On Jerusalem

Prominent Saudi cleric Sheikh Mohammed al-Arifi has been criticized for focusing on simple issues like the permissibility of wiping socks before prayer and maintaining silence on Jerusalem issue. “Jerusalem is lost and you are talking about socks,” one commented on Sheikh Arifi’s socks tweet. Other were upset because Arifi posted what appeared …

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Mystery Buyer Of  Da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ Revealed

The art world was surprised when a mystery buyer paid a whopping $450.3 million for an original Leonardo da Vinci painting ‘Salvator Mundi’ during an auction last month. It was a record purchase, beating the previous record of $179.4 million paid for Picasso’s ‘Women of Algiers’. Coming back to the …

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Saudi Women Shell Out SR11.6 Million To Obtain Driving Licenses In Three Countries

The total number of driving licenses obtained by Saudi women in the UAE, Bahrain and Jordan has reached 7550, costing SR11,627 million, according to a report. The women got their licenses after attending 22 hours of training courses, and clearing mandatory tests. Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University (IMSIU) in …

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Shocking! Another Saudi Prince Killed After He Resisted Arrest

Following the death of Prince Mansour bin-Muqrin in a helicopter crash near the Yemen border yesterday, the Saudi Royal Court has confirmed the death of Prince Abdul Aziz bin Fahd – killed during a firefight as authorities attempted to arrest him. The prince was killed when his security contingent got …

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