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MIDEAST STOCKS-China fears weigh on Saudi, Egypt bourses

DUBAI, Sept 1 - Saudi Arabian stocks quickly gave up initial gains and Egypt's fell in early trade on Tuesday, as global equities came under pressure from weak Chinese manufacturing data.

Saudi Al Tayyar founder to retain stake despite resignation -report 31 Aug 2015

DUBAI, Aug 31 - The founder of Saudi Arabia's Al Tayyar Travel Group will retain his stake in the company despite his resignation, he was quoted as saying on Monday by Al Arabiya television's website.

UPDATE 1-MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi drops on oil, Egypt jumps after gas find 31 Aug 2015

DUBAI, Aug 31 - Saudi Arabia's bourse dropped on Monday, tracking volatile oil prices, while Egypt's stock market jumped after energy major Eni announced a potentially huge natural gas discovery off the country's coast.

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi Arabia, Egypt join regional pull-back 31 Aug 2015

DUBAI, Aug 31 - Stock markets in Saudi Arabia and Egypt fell in early trade on Monday after oil prices dropped and emerging market equities in Asia slipped.

Saudis have made repeated small incursions into Yemen - coalition spokesman 30 Aug 2015

RIYADH - Saudi Arabian forces have made repeated small incursions across the border with Yemen in response to attacks since the start of airstrikes against Houthi forces on March 26, the Saudi-led coalition said on Sunday.

Saudis have made repeated small incursions into Yemen-coalition spokesman 30 Aug 2015

RIYADH - Saudi Arabian forces have made repeated small incursions across the border with Yemen in response to attacks since the start of airstrikes against Houthi forces on March 26, the Saudi-led coalition said on Sunday.

Trend-driven funds profit on oil’s slippery path 28 Aug 2015

- The oil market's 10 percent surge on Thursday offered a visceral reminder that many of its most active participants could not care less about global oil inventories, Saudi Arabia’s stressed finances or the American shale revolution.

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Saudi King Salman to meet Obama at White House on September 4 27 Aug 2015

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE - Saudi Arabia's King Salman will meet President Barack Obama at the White House on Sept. 4, the White House said, as Washington and Riyadh seek to shore up relations after a period of tension mainly over a U.S.-led nuclear deal with Iran.

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Saudi King Salman to meet Obama at White House on Sept. 4 27 Aug 2015

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE - Saudi Arabia's King Salman will meet President Barack Obama at the White House on Sept. 4, the White House said, as Washington and Riyadh seek to shore up relations after a period of tension mainly over a U.S.-led nuclear deal with Iran.

UPDATE 1-Saudi King Salman to meet Obama at White House on Sept. 4 27 Aug 2015

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE, Aug 27 - Saudi Arabia's King Salman will meet President Barack Obama at the White House on Sept. 4, the White House said, as Washington and Riyadh seek to shore up relations after a period of tension mainly over a U.S.-led nuclear deal with Iran.

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Migrant trains reach Germany as EU asylum system creaks

VIENNA/MUNICH - Trainloads of migrants arrived in Austria and Germany from Hungary on Monday as European Union asylum rules collapsed under the strain of a wave of migration unprecedented in the EU. | Video