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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: 55 Middle Eastern Countries, Trump Pledge 34,000 Troops to Fight ISIS in Iraq, Syria

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: 55 Middle Eastern Countries, Trump Pledge 34,000 Troops to Fight ISIS in Iraq, Syria 0

Described as Riyadh Declaration, the document was signed “to combat terrorism in all its forms, address its intellectual roots.”

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PALESTINE POLITICS: 3 Palestinians Sentenced to Death By Hamas for Killing Mazen Fuqaha

PALESTINE POLITICS: 3 Palestinians Sentenced to Death By Hamas for Killing Mazen Fuqaha 0

“The field court has sentenced the three convicted of carrying out the crime of the assassination of martyr Mazen Fuqaha to death,” said Brigadier-General Naser Suleiman, chairman of the Hamas-run military judiciary.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Trump Wins Warm Welcome in Saudi

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Trump Wins Warm Welcome in Saudi 0

It was a warmer welcome than had been granted to Trump’s predecessor, Barack Obama, who was seen in Arab kingdom as soft on Iran and hesitant on Syria.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: US Eager to Sell Arms Worth Billions of Dollars to Saudi Arabia: US Sources

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: US Eager to Sell Arms Worth Billions of Dollars to Saudi Arabia: US Sources 0

Saudi Arabia is Trump’s first stop on his maiden international trip, a sign of his intent to reinforce ties with a top regional ally.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Prince Khaled bin Salman Who Bombed ISIS, Yemen Now Ambassador to US

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Prince Khaled bin Salman Who Bombed ISIS, Yemen Now Ambassador to US 0

Prince Khaled bin Salman position will allow Trump direct line to Saudi monarchy, signalling warmer relations after a cooling following Obama administration’s nuclear agreement with regional rival Iran.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: China to Set Up Hunter-Killer Aerial Drones Factory in Saudi Arabia

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: China to Set Up Hunter-Killer Aerial Drones Factory in Saudi Arabia 0

Beijing sold more than three dozen of its then-advanced, nuclear-capable, intermediate-range DF-3A ballistic missiles to Saudi Arabia in 1988 at a cost of US$3.5 billion.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Meet Donald Trump

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Meet Donald Trump 0

Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in charge of Saudi Arabia’s reforms, left on Monday for Washington to meet President Donald Trump.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: King Salman Embraces Selfie

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: King Salman Embraces Selfie 0

“I’m very happy to be here in Indonesia and with the Indonesian people,” King Salman says to the camera, as an interpreter sitting behind him translates into Bahasa Indonesia.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to Work With Indonesia to Defeat Islamic State

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to Work With Indonesia to Defeat Islamic State 0

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, who kicked off a month-long Asian tour, lands in Indonesia with an entourage that could number up to 1,500.

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