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Pakistan to sell combat jets to Saudi Arabia

NEW DELHI, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Pakistan is to sell JF-17 Thunder combat jets and trainer aircraft to Saudi Arabia.
Security high for annual Mecca pilgrimage

Security high for annual Mecca pilgrimage

MECCA, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Some 95,000 members of Saudi Arabia's security forces have been deployed in Mecca to safeguard the annual Muslim pilgrimage known as the hajj, officials said.

Saudi princess arrested in California

IRVINE, Calif., July 11 (UPI) -- Saudi Princess Meshael Alayban has been charged in California with human trafficking for allegedly forcing a Kenyan woman to work as a servant, police said.

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Japan, Saudi Arabia to talk on nuclear technology export

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, May 1 (UPI) -- Japan and Saudi Arabia agreed to discuss conducting negotiations for the export of Japanese nuclear energy technologies, an official said.
2 die in protests over cleric's arrest

2 die in protests over cleric's arrest

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, July 10 (UPI) -- Two protesters were killed during rallies in Saudi Arabia over the shooting and capture of a cleric advocating joy in the crown prince's death, activists said.
Saudi Crown Prince Sultan dies in New York

Saudi Crown Prince Sultan dies in New York

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz, half-brother of King Abdullah and heir to the Saudi throne, has died, the Saudi government said Saturday.

Saudi king coming to U.S. for treatment

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Saudi Arabia's king is scheduled to fly to the United States for treatment of a blood clot and for medical tests, a high-level Saudi official told CNN.
Citigroup troubles could lead to sale

Citigroup troubles could lead to sale

NEW YORK, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- A precipitous slide in Citigroup Inc. shares this week has prompted talks of selling part or all of the company, sources said.

Saudi king limits successor electors

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- King Abdallah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia issued a royal order stating that only the kingdom creators' decedents can name the country's king.

Saudi prince on Palestinian violence

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, May 17 (UPI) -- Fighting between Hamas and Fatah in Gaza has left at least 47 people dead, the Ministry of Health reported Thursday.

Bush hears tough Saudi message

CRAWFORD, Texas, April 25 (UPI) -- After daylong talks Thursday with Saudi Arabia's crown prince, President Bush again urged Israel to withdraw its forces from the Palestinian territories and bri
NICHOLAS HORROCK, UPI Senior White House Correspondent
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