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More women in Saudi Arabia are getting divorced than ever before. Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia to notify women of divorce by text message

Saudi courts will notify women by text message when they get divorced, in a new regulation that took effect on Sunday, officials said.
Members of the Sri Lankan web journalist association hold placards with the image of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a demonstration outside the Saudi Embassy in Colombo on October 25, 2018, following Khashoggi's dissapearance on October 2 at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. - Saudi Arabia's crown prince denounced the "repulsive" murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and vowed justice will prevail, in his first public comments on the case, without addressing US accusations of a monumental cover-up. (Photo by LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI / AFP)

Saudi Arabia: Turkish probe shows Jamal Khashoggi murder ‘premeditated’

Saudi Arabia acknowledged on Thursday that the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi appeared to have been premeditated, based on information from Turkey, as it sought to draw a line under the crisis.

Oil prices steady after stock markets plunge

Oil prices steadied on Thursday, recovering from an early sell-off after Asian and European stock markets plunged in the wake of Wall Street’s biggest daily decline since 2011.
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Saudi to relocate students from Canada over diplomatic row

Saudi Arabia has suspended scholarships to Canada and will relocate students already enrolled, state media said Monday, after the kingdom abruptly cut ties with Ottawa over criticism of its jailing of rights activists.

Saudi-led strike ‘kills dozens’ of Yemen rebels

A Saudi-led coalition air strike has killed dozens of Yemeni rebels including two commanders, state media said Saturday, in another blow to the insurgents following the assassination of their political chief.

Yemen strike kills 38 Houthis including two commanders: Saudi TV

An air strike on Yemen's capital by a Saudi-led military coalition has killed dozens of Houthi rebels including at least two commanders, Saudi television reported.

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Court gives labourer six-month jail, 20 strokes of cane for stealing phone

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Special counsel Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report on Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election was released today by attorney general William Barr.

Robert Mueller says he was ‘unable’ to clear Donald Trump of obstruction

Special Counsel Robert Mueller said in his investigation report released Thursday he was unable to declare President Donald Trump not guilty of obstruction of justice based on the evidence.

Edo IRS commences aggressive tax enforcement exercise

The Edo State Internal Revenue Service has commenced aggressive tax enforcement exercise to collect revenue owed the state government.