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Saudi Arabia has ‘no intention’ of 1973 oil embargo replay

  • Falih said that if oil prices went up, it would slow down the global economy and trigger a recession
  • Falih said Saudi Arabia would soon raise output to 11 million barrels per day (bpd) from the current 10.7 million
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‘People acting beyond their authority’ responsible for Khashoggi’s death, says Saudi FM

  • Senior Saudi official reveals new details of operation that led to journalist’s death in Istanbul
  • The Kingdom was working on finding out location of the body and determining full details
By Arab News ·

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Saudi official provides further, new details on Khashoggi case: Reuters

  • Variation in narrative due to government being given ‘false information reported internally at the time’
  • Reuters interview suggests negotiation team defied orders, resorted to violence and gave body to local cooperator rolled in carpet to get rid of it
By Arab News ·

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KSA to set up first special economic zone in Riyadh

  • A royal decree has been issued to approve the regulation of the “Integrated Logistics Bonded Zone (ILBZ)”
By Arab News ·

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Barzani makes comeback on both Kurd, Iraq fronts

  • ‘Now that he is the great heavyweight of Kurdish politics, no-one can do without him in Baghdad’
By AFP ·

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Outrage as Philippines probes farmer ‘massacre’

  • Up to 40 gunmen attacked a group of about 25 people who had entered the plantation near the city of Sagay just hours earlier to sow their own crops
  • Previously, nine farmers were gunned down in a sugar plantation in central Philippines
By AFP ·

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UK households grow less confident about their finances in October — IHS Markit

  • 23 percent of households expect their finances to weaken over the next year
  • The survey asked 1,500 respondents
By Reuters ·

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NBA fracas, Jose Mourinho's antics prove action needed to prevent rise of violence in sport

  • In LeBron James’ home debut for the Lakers, he ended up playing peacemaker, not play-maker
  • Sport stars are extremely wealthy individuals and the vast majority of fines issued by sporting governing bodies are a drop in the ocean
By DANIEL FOUNTAIN ·

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Biopic tribute to slain war reporter Marie Colvin as journalism comes ‘under attack’

  • The movie, which got its world premiere in Toronto last month, hits screens as reporters face ever more threats
  • American war correspondent Marie Colvin died in an alleged government bombardment of a media center in the war-ravaged Syrian city of Homs
By AFP ·