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Taleban leader seeks king’s help for peace

  • A senior member of the Afghan High Peace Council has made a plea for Saudi Arabia to help negotiate peace among the war-torn nation’s warring factions.Maulvi Muhammad Hassan, who describes himself as a moderate Taleban, is part of a large group of prominent Afghans invited to perform Haj this...
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King gives green light for key economic conference

  • Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has granted permission to the Council of Saudi Chambers (CSC) to host a conference on Middle East economies and the role of the private sector in Riyadh on Dec. 3, the organization announced on Wednesday....
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Saudi dates reach world markets with wrong ‘certificates of origin’

  • Abdul Aziz Al-Twaijri, a member of the National Council for Palms and Dates, has alleged that huge quantities of Saudi dates are being sold in European markets with a “country of origin” label other than that of Saudi Arabia....
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Misconception about Islam needs to be removed, says MWL

  • The London branch of the Muslim World League on Thursday organized a seminar on the role of Islamic centers in correcting misconceptions about Islam at the Islamic Cultural Center.The seminar was organized with the aim of clarifying the role of Islamic centers in spreading awareness about Islam...
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‘Kill hatred and look up to bright future’

  • Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah, Crown Prince Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, and other princes and top officials performed Eid Al-Fitr prayers at the Grand Mosque in Makkah along with millions of other worshippers on Thursday....
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Stringent steps under way to reduce sexual harassment

  • The government has taken steps to address the issue of sexual harassment after an increase in the number of such cases in the Kingdom. The Shoura Council has finalized an anti-sexual harassment law that prescribes punishment for violators including jail terms and lashes. A recent report in a...
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Salman bin Sultan named deputy defense minister

  • Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has appointed Prince Salman bin Sultan deputy defense minister with the rank of minister, a royal court announcement said on Tuesday....
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