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Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)

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  • Saudi Arabia rejects Security Council seat, lashes U.N. as failure

    Saudi Arabia rejects Security Council seat, lashes U.N. as failure
    A day after the United Nations elected Saudi Arabia to a prestigious seat on the Security Council, the Saudi leadership refused to accept the position and lashed out at the world body for "double standards" and failure to protect peace. It was a...
  • Don't bother yelling 'Taxi!' in Saudi Arabia anymore

     
    Saudi Arabia's Transport Ministry has come up with a novel way to cut traffic in the kingdom's congested cities: Taxis will now be banned from cruising the streets and picking up passengers without an advance booking....
  • Curtis B. Reiber, Army officer

    Curtis B. Reiber, Army officer
    Curtis B. Reiber, an Army intelligence officer whose career spanned three decades, died Nov. 20 of a stroke at Saint Agnes Hospital. He was 77. The son of a DuPont Co. worker and a homemaker, Curtis Brooks Reiber was born in Centre Hall, Pa., and...
  • Oil falls for the day and the week, ending at $101

     
    Oil prices fell Friday, posting their first weekly decline in a month, after a call for protests in Saudi Arabia was largely ignored and Japan's massive earthquake dimmed short-term demand expectations. April crude futures dropped as low as $99.01 a......
  • Bin Laden DNA is a 99.9% match of family's DNA

     
    Bin Laden DNA showed a virtual 100 percent match to Bin Laden's family's DNA...
  • U.S. intends to deliver full aid to Egypt despite objections

     
    The Obama administration announced Friday that it intends to deliver all $1.3 billion in promised aid to Egypt’s military, despite calls from lawmakers and rights advocates to hold back money because of limits on political rights in the North...
  • Saudi single men to be allowed in Riyadh malls during peak hours

     
    Single men in ultraconservative Saudi Arabia will be allowed to enter shopping centers and go mall hopping in the Saudi capital in the evenings and on weekends if they do not "misbehave with women shoppers and follow security regulations" following a...
  • Saudi dynasty names 76-year-old defense minister as crown prince

     
    A council of the multitudinous Saudi royal family named the kingdom's 76-year-old defense minister and former mayor of bustling Riyadh as next in line to succeed King Abdullah, official Saudi media reported Monday....
  • Egypt calls for calm in diplomatic row with Saudi Arabia

     
    Egypt worked to calm a diplomatic squabble Sunday by urging activists to curb protests against Saudi Arabia a day after Riyadh recalled its ambassador over the case of an Egyptian lawyer arrested for allegedly smuggling banned prescription drugs into...
  • McManus: Change in Saudi Arabia

    Women in Saudi Arabia won a small but promising victory this year. No, they aren't being allowed to drive; that's still forbidden. Most of the time, they still can't work, travel or even open bank accounts without the approval of a male guardian. But they...
  • Saudi Prince Salman Seen As Likely Heir To Throne

    Saudi Prince Salman Seen As Likely Heir To Throne
    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Defence Minister Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, seen as more moderate than his hawkish brother Crown Prince Nayef who died on Saturday, is likely to be anointed heir to the throne of the world's top oil exporter....