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U.S. warns of potential imminent threat to citizens in Jeddah

WASHINGTON The U.S. Embassy in Saudi Arabia said on Thursday it had received reports of a "potential, imminent threat" against U.S. citizens in areas of the city of Jeddah frequented by Westerners.

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Saudi Arabia denies issuing new fatwa against Pokemon 21 Jul 2016

DUBAI Saudi Arabia denied on Thursday that the conservative kingdom's top clerical body had renewed a 15-year-old edict declaring that the Pokemon game was un-Islamic.

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Saudi Arabia denies issuing new fatwa against Pokemon 21 Jul 2016

DUBAI Saudi Arabia denied on Thursday that the conservative kingdom's top clerical body had renewed a 15-year-old edict declaring that the Pokemon game was un-Islamic.

Saudi Arabia denies issuing new fatwa against Pokemon 21 Jul 2016

DUBAI, July 21 Saudi Arabia denied on Thursday that the conservative kingdom's top clerical body had renewed a 15-year-old edict declaring that the Pokemon game was un-Islamic.

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia regains top ranking in China crude supply 21 Jul 2016

* Supplies from Kuwait, Venezuela jump (Adds fuel exports, NDRC figures on H1 oil demand; chart)

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia regains top ranking in China crude supply 21 Jul 2016

BEIJING, July 21 Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil exporter, regained its position as China's top crude supplier in June, after losing out to Russia in the previous three months, customs data showed on Thursday.

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Top Saudi clerical body renews fatwa against Pokemon 20 Jul 2016

DUBAI Saudi Arabia's top clerical body has renewed a 15-year-old edict that the Pokemon game franchise is un-Islamic, Saudi media said on Wednesday, although the fatwa made no mention of the successful new Pokemon GO mobile game.

Top Saudi clerical body renews fatwa against Pokemon 20 Jul 2016

DUBAI, July 20 Saudi Arabia's top clerical body has renewed a 15-year-old edict that the Pokemon game franchise is un-Islamic, Saudi media said on Wednesday, although the fatwa made no mention of the successful new Pokemon GO mobile game.

Iraq undercuts Saudi Arabia in Q2 to grab top spot in India oil market 19 Jul 2016

* Strong India demand for heavy crude boosts Iraq's market share

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Despite reform, Saudi 'guardianship' still restricts women - HRW 17 Jul 2016

DOHA Saudi Arabian laws requiring women to have male guardians have been reformed in recent years but continue to restrict and endanger them, obstructing government plans to reform the economy, U.S.-based Human Rights Watch says in a report.

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Munich gunman fixated on mass killing, had no Islamist ties

MUNICH A German-Iranian teenager who shot dead nine people in Munich was a deranged lone gunman obsessed with mass killings who drew no inspiration from Islamist militancy, police said on Saturday. | Video