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Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile over Riyadh

Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for a ballistic missile attack on Saudi Arabia in which at least one person died. Saudi armed forces said they intercepted a missile over Riyadh.One person was killed and two others were wounded in a ballistic missile attack on Saudi Arabia on Sunday, state media reported. Saudi armed forces said …

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Saudi Arabia rebuffs Iran’s accusations over hajj stampede

Saudi officials have dismissed Iran’s criticism of the deadly hajj stampede, in which several hundred Muslim pilgrims died. Previously, Iran vowed international legal action against its regional rivals. The Iranians “should know better than to play politics with a tragedy”, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir told reporters on Saturday. Riyadh has ordered an investigation into …

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US-Saudi alliance stays strong after Iran nuclear deal

Will the Iran nuclear deal strain ties between Saudi Arabia and the US? Hardly. The alliance between the world’s largest absolute monarchy and its oldest constitutional republic remains strong, Spencer Kimball reports. One is an officially Islamic nation ruled by the same family for 83 years, where religion dictates who drives (men) and what women …

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Erdogan doesn’t deserve a Saudi red carpet

By Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor On Saturday, the Turkish President, Recip Tayyip Erdogan, is scheduled to begin a four-day visit to Saudi Arabia to hold talks with King Salman, who recently acceded to the throne following the passing of King Abdullah. There has been a flurry of media speculation that Saudi foreign policy could see …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt and Gulf security equations

By Khaled Okasha At the end of last week, a statement was issued by the King of Saudi Arabia announcing the Riyadh supplementary agreement, whose goal is to clear the air in the Gulf. He hoped that moving forward with the agreement would bring about cooperation, free of past disagreements. Just one day before this, …

Daily News Egypt