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Iran's Revolutionary Guards detain Saudi fishing boat, arrest crew - IRNA

BEIRUT Iran's Revolutionary Guards have detained a Saudi Arabian fishing boat and arrested its crew, an Iranian state news agency reported on Saturday, at a time of increased diplomatic tension between the two regional powers.

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Saudi source gives more detail on crown prince's dismissal 21 Jul 2017

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia A source close to Saudi Arabia's rulers has given further details of how Mohammed bin Nayef, the former crown prince, was summarily removed from his post last month.

COLUMN-Saudi Arabia curtails crude flow to United States: Kemp 21 Jul 2017

LONDON, July 21 Saudi Arabia is making good on promises to curtail oil shipments to the United States with the likely intention to drain visible inventories and support prices.

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Addiction and intrigue - Inside the Saudi palace coup 20 Jul 2017

On Tuesday June 20 Mohammed bin Nayef, a powerful figure in Saudi Arabia's security apparatus for the past two decades and the next in line to the throne, was summoned to meet King Salman bin Abdulaziz on the fourth floor of the royal palace in Mecca.

RPT-COLUMN-Saudi Arabia empties domestic crude tanks: Kemp 20 Jul 2017

LONDON, July 19 Saudi Arabia has been progressively reducing its bloated domestic stocks of crude in a sign the global oil market is rebalancing, albeit more slowly than OPEC anticipated.

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Turkish official urges Saudi Arabia to drop demands against Qatar 19 Jul 2017

DOHA A senior Turkish official in an interview broadcast on Wednesday called on Saudi Arabia to drop 13 demands it and other Arab states had made of Qatar, saying they represent an infringement on its sovereignty.

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U.N. says world needs to know about Yemen, journalists need access 19 Jul 2017

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations on Wednesday demanded media access to report on the "man-made catastrophe" in Yemen after a Saudi Arabia-led coalition blocked three foreign journalists from travelling on a U.N. aid flight to the Houthi rebel-controlled capital Sanaa.

Egypt's Sisi appoints new head for judicial body that defied him 19 Jul 2017

CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi appointed on Wednesday a new chief for a judicial body that defied him by blocking a controversial border treaty with Saudi Arabia, in what some judges said was an assault on judicial independence.

COLUMN-Saudi Arabia empties domestic crude tanks: Kemp 19 Jul 2017

LONDON, July 19 Saudi Arabia has been progressively reducing its bloated domestic stocks of crude in a sign the global oil market is rebalancing, albeit more slowly than OPEC anticipated.

UPDATE 1-Saudi finance ministry says 13 banks qualify for domestic sukuk programme 18 Jul 2017

DUBAI, July 18 Saudi Arabia's finance ministry said on Tuesday that 13 domestic banks had qualified to participate in the government's planned issuance programme for local currency Islamic bonds.