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As Saudis prepare to sell shares in oil giant, some have misgivings

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KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia/DUBAI Jamil Farsi, a prominent Saudi Arabian jewelry tycoon, made an impassioned plea to the investment minister at a meeting of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce this month.

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As Saudis prepare to sell shares in oil giant, some have misgivings 24 Feb 2017

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia/DUBAI Jamil Farsi, a prominent Saudi Arabian jewellery tycoon, made an impassioned plea to the investment minister at a meeting of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce this month.

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Saudi King Salman launches investment drive with Asia tour 24 Feb 2017

RIYADH Saudi Arabia's King Salman starts a month-long Asian tour on Sunday to build ties with the world's fastest growing importers of Saudi oil and promote investment opportunities, including the sale of a stake in its giant state firm Saudi Aramco.

CORRECTED-Saudi King Salman launches investment drive with Asia tour 24 Feb 2017

RIYADH, Feb 24 Saudi Arabia's King Salman starts a month-long Asian tour on Sunday to build ties with the world's fastest growing importers of Saudi oil and promote investment opportunities, including the sale of a stake in its giant state firm Saudi Aramco.

Exclusive: Egyptian real estate developers say Saudi project suspended 23 Feb 2017

CAIRO Three Egyptian real estate executives said on Thursday that their companies have suspended housing deals with the Saudi Arabian government amid political tensions between the two countries.

Egyptian real estate developers say Saudi project suspended 23 Feb 2017

CAIRO Three Egyptian real estate executives said on Thursday that their companies have suspended housing deals with the Saudi Arabian government amid political tensions between the two countries.

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Comics and music shows in Saudi Arabia draw rebuke from clerics 23 Feb 2017

RIYADH A comic show and a recent pop concert have drawn rebuke from powerful religious figures and social media users in Saudi Arabia this week, highlighting the sensitivity of cultural reforms underway in the conservative kingdom.

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Comics and music shows in Saudi Arabia draw rebuke from clerics 23 Feb 2017

RIYADH A comic show and a recent pop concert have drawn rebuke from powerful religious figures and social media users in Saudi Arabia this week, highlighting the sensitivity of cultural reforms underway in the conservative kingdom.

Tronox to acquire titanium dioxide business of Cristal 21 Feb 2017

Chemical maker Tronox Ltd announced plans on Tuesday to buy the titanium dioxide business of Cristal, a subsidiary of Saudi Arabia's Tasnee, for $1.67 billion cash and new shares.

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Saudi king to visit Indonesia in March with entourage of 1,500 - Indonesian officials 21 Feb 2017

JAKARTA Saudi Arabia's King Salman will visit Jakarta and Bali on the Indonesian leg of his Asian tour next month, bringing 1,500 people in his entourage including 10 ministers, Indonesian officials said.

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Malaysia says will issue arrest warrant for North Korean diplomat in Kim Jong Nam murder

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia said on Saturday it would issue an arrest warrant for a North Korean diplomat wanted for questioning over the murder of Kim Jong Nam if he doesn't voluntarily cooperate with the police.