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Iran to push for Saudi oil output cut at OPEC - Mehr news agency

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VIENNA - Iran will try to persuade Saudi Arabia to cut oil production when the oil ministers from the two OPEC members meet this week in Vienna, Iran's semi-official Mehr news agency reported on Sunday citing a television interview with the country's oil minister.

Iran to push for Saudi oil output cut at OPEC: Mehr news agency 3:07pm GMT

VIENNA - Iran will try to persuade Saudi Arabia to cut oil production when the oil ministers from the two OPEC members meet this week in Vienna, Iran's semi-official Mehr news agency reported on Sunday citing a television interview with the country's oil minister.

UPDATE 1-Saudi Mobily suspends CEO after results shock 8:47am GMT

* Etisalat owns 27.5 pct of Mobily (Adds further details)

U.S. releases Guantanamo prisoner to Saudi Arabia 22 Nov 2014

WASHINGTON - A Saudi inmate held for 12 years at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on suspicion of fighting in Afghanistan for al Qaeda has been transferred to Saudi Arabia, the U.S. Defence Department said on Saturday.

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Saudi Arabia tackles MERS virus, still hunting source 21 Nov 2014

LONDON, Nov 21 - Saudi Arabia has not yet traced the source of a mysterious camel virus, leaving many questions about a disease that has killed 346 people in the Kingdom.

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Saudi Arabia tackles MERS virus, still hunting source 21 Nov 2014

LONDON, Nov 21 - Saudi Arabia has not yet traced the source of a mysterious camel virus, leaving many questions about a disease that has killed 346 people in the Kingdom.

UPDATE 2-MIDEAST STOCKS-Petchems lift Saudi Arabia, Egypt up 20 Nov 2014

DUBAI, Nov 20 - Saudi Arabia's stock index edged up in early trade on Thursday after oil prices appeared to stabilise, while Egypt's bourse continued to recover from a bout of profit-taking.

Soccer-Saudis complete a Gulf Cup revival with a win over Yemen 20 Nov 2014

RIYADH, Dec 19 - A first half thunderbolt by Nawaf Al Abed gave hosts Saudi Arabia a 1-0 win over surprise package Yemen and a place in the semi-finals in the Gulf Cup on Wednesday.

Riyadh fears Islamic State wants sectarian war in Saudi Arabia 18 Nov 2014

RIYADH - Tighter security in Saudi Arabia has made it hard for Islamic State to target the government so the militants are instead trying to incite a sectarian conflict via attacks on the Shi'ite Muslim minority, the Saudi Interior Ministry said.

Riyadh fears Islamic State wants sectarian war in Saudi Arabia 18 Nov 2014

RIYADH - Tighter security in Saudi Arabia has made it hard for Islamic State to target the government so the militants are instead trying to incite a sectarian conflict via attacks on the Shi'ite Muslim minority, the Saudi Interior Ministry said.

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Iran, powers set to miss nuclear talks deadline, seek extension

VIENNA - Iran, the United States and other world powers are all but certain to miss Monday's deadline for negotiations to resolve a 12-year stand-off over Tehran's atomic ambitions, forcing them to seek an extension, sources say. | Video