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    Saudi Arabia’s nuclear ambitions

    Saudi Arabia’s nuclear ambitions Nick Butler | Feb 15 12:00 | Saudi Arabia's newly appointed King Salman meets with US President Barack Obama © SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images Having talked vaguely for many years about the possibility of developing nuclear power as an alternative source of energy...
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    GCC sees $67.6bn construction projects completed in 2014

    GCC sees $67.6bn construction projects completed in 2014 By Andy Sambidge Monday, 16 February 2015 1:30 PM Construction projects valued at $67.6 billion were completed in the Gulf region during 2014, according to new research published on Monday. The study conducted by Ventures ME also...
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    Profile: Defense Minister Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

    By Staff writer | Al Arabiya News Tuesday, 27 January 2015 Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz has been appointed by royal decree as Saudi Arabia’s new defense minister and chief of royal protocol. Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the son of King Salman bin Abdulaziz, received his education at...
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    Science & Technology in KSA & GCC

    One of the world’s best supercomputers lands in Saudi Arabia KAUST University purchases Shaheen-2 By MIT TR Pan Arab Freelancer on January 30, 2015 "IBM Blue Gene P supercomputer" by Argonne National Laboratory's Flickr page By Laurene Veale In May of this year, Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah...
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    Portrait of King Salman of Saudi Arabia

    Profile: King Salman bin Abdulaziz By Staff writer | Al Arabiya News Tuesday, 27 January 2015 Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz was proclaimed the seventh king of Saudi Arabia on 23/01/2015, upon the death of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin...
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    Dubai overtakes Heathrow as top international airport

    Dubai overtakes Heathrow as top international airport Traffic at the airport increased 6.1 percent last year (Reuters/Stock image) By AFP | Dubai Tuesday, 27 January 2015 Dubai International Airport has overtaken London’s Heathrow Airport to become the world’s top hub in international travel...
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    World Leaders React to Death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah

    World Leaders React to Death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSJAN. 23, 2015, 6:44 A.M. E.S.T. Comments from world leaders in response to the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, who died early Friday in Riyadh. ___ "As a leader, he was always candid and had the...
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    Algeria and Tunisia at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations

    2015 Africa Cup of Nations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The 2015 Africa Cup of Nations tournament kickstarted yesterday. This is arguably the 3 strongest regional tournament in the world after the UEFA European Championship and Copa América. Only two Arab teams (Algeria and Tunisia)...
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    GCC’s integration with Asian financial system will boost resilience

    GCC’s integration with Asian financial system will boost resilience Dr R. Seetharaman (Analysis) / 30 December 2014 As far as the GCC is concerned the UAE and Qatar capital markets had witnessed significant capital flows after their MSCI upgrade in June 2014 The Asian region has benefited...
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    Saudi Arabians work together to head off sectarian violence

    Saudi Arabians work together to head off sectarian violence A Saudi policeman checks the ID card of a driver at a checkpoint after clashes in the mostly Shiite Qatif region of Eastern Province, Nov. 25, 2011. (photo by AFP/Getty Images/Fayez Nureldine) On Nov. 3, the day of Ashoura, gunmen...
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    Bahrain economy growing despite oil price slump

    Bahrain economy growing despite oil price slump Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain takes the "Michael Schumacher turn" as he drives his car during day four of Formula One's final pre-season test at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) in Sakhir, south of Manama, March 2...
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    The World's Top 100 Airlines in 2014 - 3 GCC Arab airlines in the top 10

    The World's Top 100 Airlines - 2014 1 Cathay Pacific Airways 2 Qatar Airways 3 Singapore Airlines 4 Emirates 5 Turkish Airlines 6 ANA All Nippon Airways 7 Garuda Indonesia 8 Asiana Airlines 9 Etihad Airways 10 Lufthansa The World's Top 100 Airlines in 2014 3 Arab (all from the GCC) airlines in...
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    Arab countries at the 2015 AFC Asian Cup

    The tournament starts tomorrow. 9 out of the 16 participating nations are Arab states. KSA has won the Asian Cup 3 times and been in the final a record 6 times. Also a record 5 final appearances in a row between 1984-2000. Only Japan is more successful with 4 wins. Iraq has won once back in...
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    Any lawyers with knowledge of international law here?

    Are there any law students here who study international law? Or lawyers that have once studied international law? @A.P. Richelieu you seem well-versed in international law. Not a lawyer by any chance? If there are then give some signs of life here in this thread. It would be appreciated. Thanks.
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    Study: Average Saudi Arabian consumes 3 kilograms of coffee annually

    Study: Average Saudi Arabian consumes 3 kilograms of coffee annually Ali Al-Rubaie Okaz/Saudi Gazette BAHA — A study revealed that the Kingdom ranks as the largest coffee consumer in the world, importing 10,000 tons of coffee beans a year. The study, conducted by biology professor Firdous...
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    Nigerian Civil War

    This section of the forum is supposed to cover Africa as well despite 75% of all threads here dealing with issues in the Arab world. Meanwhile Sub-Saharan Africa has a population of almost 1 billion people and a lot of issues are happening there related to military and conflicts. Although there...
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    AMMROC selects AAR for its Al Ain MRO facililty

    AMMROC selects AAR for its Al Ain MRO facililty 23 December 2014 AAR has been selected by AMMROC (Advanced Military Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center) - the Abu Dhabi-based joint venture between Mubadala, Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin, to support in the design, outfitting and integration...
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    Saudi Arabia archiving center restores millions of ancient documents

    Saudi Arabia archiving center restores millions of ancient documents A view of the ruins of the city of Diriyah, which are being restored, 20 kilometers (12 miles) west of Riyadh, Sept. 20, 2012. (photo by REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed) December 12, 2014 Since its establishment 10 years ago, the...
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    Alarab channel’s February launch to revolutionize electronic media

    GIANT OF ITS TIME: Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company, attends a staff meeting at Alarab Channel’s headquarters in Bahrain. MANAMA: ARAB NEWS Published — Tuesday 16 December 2014 Last update 15 December 2014 10:26 pm Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom...
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    French documentary about rabid illegal criminal Jewish settlers preventing peace in Palestine

    They are even harassing Israeli soldiers. The Ultra-Orthodox Jews are a ticking time bomb. I suggest watching it to see what is really going on. It's not something that is reported in Western media and rarely in Arab media too. It's the "invincible" war/conflict that makes people take the next...

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