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Saudi Arabia MERS cases double in April
International concern over spread of the MERS virus is growing after reports of new cases in Riyadh and abroad.
Last updated: 02 May 2014 15:05 GMT
MERS deaths in Saudi Arabia pass 100
Riyadh announces eight new deaths from coronavirus, bringing total fatalities since its discovery in 2012 to 102.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2014 20:05 GMT
Migrant dies in Saudi detention centre riot
Officials say that one was killed and nine others injured when chaos broke out at a deportation centre in Jeddah.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2014 15:21 GMT
Nigerian airline back in the sky after crash
Dana Airline resumes flights 18 months after its plane crashed outside Lagos, killing 159 people on board and on ground.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2014 17:14 GMT
Saudi rights activist accused of apostasy
Raef Badawi, jailed for setting up "liberal" network and insulting Islam, could face death penalty.
Last updated: 26 Dec 2013 15:31 GMT
Saudi police crack down on foreign workers
Police arrests thousands of people in cities across kingdom in latest drive against illegal foreign workers.
Last updated: 05 Nov 2013 15:02 GMT
Shifting gear: Saudi women defy driving ban
Dozens of women took part in a "drive-in" protest, despite warnings from government, and mixed signals from the police.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2013 16:00 GMT
US extends embassy closures
State department says 19 embassies in Middle East and Africa would be closed for up to a week "out of caution".
Last updated: 05 Aug 2013 02:36 GMT
Gazan suffering treated as side show to Egyptian ‘main stage act’
No matter who is president or which party rules in Egypt, the Palestinians of Gaza pay the price when turmoil reins.
Last updated: 19 Jul 2013 19:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia accuses Syria of 'genocide'
Saudi foreign minister says Bashar al-Assad government waging "genocide" against rebels.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2013 21:15 GMT
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