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Donald Trump urges Saudi Aramco listing in US

President Donald Trump has urged Saudi Arabia to list the state-owned oil giant Aramco in the United States stock exchange market.

Saudi Princes detained in anti-corruption crackdown

A new Saudi anti-corruption body has detained 11 princes, four sitting ministers and dozens of former ministers, media reports say.

Saudi women to be allowed into stadiums from 2018

Saudi women have won another right from their conservative male overlords. From next year, they will be allowed into three sports stadiums for the first time.

Saudi plans Jazz festival under moderate Islam

Saudi Arabia is forging ahead with its moderate Islam ideology as an industrial zone plans to host a jazz festival around the end of this year.

Saudi Arabia not ready for dialogue with Qatar – Rex Tillerson

The U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, on Monday said that Saudi Arabia is not ready to talk to Doha to end the diplomatic crisis which started on June 5.

Saudi Arabia denies diplomatic visit to Israel

Saudi Arabia on Sunday denied that any of its officials had visited Israel, after Israeli media reported that a senior prince had made a secret diplomatic trip there.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson renews Gulf crisis talks in Saudi Arabia

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Saudi Arabia for the start of his Middle East tour as part of a new push to end the Gulf crisis.

Saudi Arabia cancels charity gig by Egyptian pop star

Saudi authorities on Sunday cancelled a charity concert by Egyptian pop sensation Sherine Abdel Wahab, which had been hailed as a boon for the entertainment industry in the ultra-conservative kingdom.

Saudi Arabia now allows women to drive

Saudi Arabia said Tuesday it would allow women to drive, the last country in the world to do so, sparking euphoria and disbelief among activists in the ultra-conservative kingdom, where social restrictions are increasingly being loosened.

Qatar ruler phones Saudi crown prince about starting talks

Qatar’s ruler phoned Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to express interest in talks to resolve a three-month-old diplomatic crisis, Saudi state media said early Saturday.

Saudi Arabia suspends any dialogue with Qatar

Saudi Arabia on Saturday suspended any dialogue with Qatar, accusing it of “distorting facts”, just after a report of a phone call between the leaders of both countries suggested a breakthrough in the Gulf dispute.

Qatar restores diplomatic ties to Iran amid regional crisis

Qatar restored full diplomatic relations with Iran early Thursday, disregarding the demands of Arab nations now locked in a regional dispute with the energy-rich country that it lessen its ties to Tehran.

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UK officially enters recession for first time in 11 years

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INEC to conduct six senatorial bye-elections, others on October 31

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed 12 state and national assembly bye-elections for October 31.

Robbers steal N1.6 million from fishermen in Lagos

The Police in Badagry, Lagos, on Tuesday, said they had arrested three suspects, who allegedly robbed three fishermen of N1.6 million and other valuables at Gberefu beach in Badagry.
The Eze Igbo of Zamfara, Chief Egbuna Obijiaku, on Saturday commended Gov. Bello Matawalle for tackling the security challenges in the state.

Politicians exploit insecurity for personal gains – Zamfara governor

Zamfara State Governor, Mr. Bello Matawalle, has accused politicians of being responsible for the insecurity challenges bedeviling the country.
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​Lebron James sends personalised Liverpool kits to US sport personalities

Los Angeles Lakers basketball star LeBron James sent personalised Liverpool jerseys to sports personalities in the United States.