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Envoy murder plotter gets 25 years in jail
Manssor Arbabsiar is one of two men charged in a murder-for-hire plot against the Saudi ambassador to the US.
Last updated: 30 May 2013 23:43 GMT
Saudi diplomat 'barred' from leaving Iran
News agency says official must remain in country until "clarification" on drink-driving accident that killed Iranian.
Last updated: 08 Apr 2013 07:55 GMT
Dozens sentenced over Cairo embassy attacks
Egyptian court convicts 76 people for attacking the Israeli and Saudi embassies during protests last year.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2012 00:06 GMT
IOC in talks with Saudi over male-only team
Olympic Committee in talks with Riyadh after rights group criticises u-turn on decision to include female athletes.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2012 17:31 GMT
Rules set for Saudi Olympic female athletes
Competitors must dress modestly and not mix with men as Saudi Arabia allow women to compete in Olympics for first time.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2012 13:05 GMT
Saudis allow women to compete at Olympics
Saudi Arabia has given the go-ahead for female athletes to participate at the London Games for the first time.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2012 15:34 GMT
Saudi closes embassy in Egypt over protests
Cairo demonstrations over Egyptian lawyer arrested in Saudi Arabia lead Riyadh to recall ambassador and close missions.
Last updated: 28 Apr 2012 17:07 GMT
Bahrain to try police officers over 'torture'
Five officers to be tried over alleged torture of detainee who later died in custody, weeks after probe into crackdown.
Last updated: 30 Dec 2011 06:41 GMT
Arab League meets in Cairo over Syria
Regional bloc to explore alternative measures to defuse crisis after failing to reach deal on sending monitors.
Last updated: 24 Nov 2011 14:24 GMT
Dozens of deaths reported in Syria crackdown
Activists say at least 41 killed in 24 hours as Turkey says Assad's actions pose risk of regional turmoil.
Last updated: 23 Nov 2011 20:49 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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The outlaw state of Israel, part I
Putin's Soviet 'therapy' for Crimea
In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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