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2006-01-16 00:14:47

By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney headed to Egypt and Saudi Arabia on Sunday for meetings with leaders that are expected to focus on counterterrorism, the Palestinian election and energy.

2006-01-15 20:28:24

By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney headed to Egypt and Saudi Arabia on Sunday for meetings with leaders that are expected to focus on counterterrorism, the Palestinian election and energy.

2006-01-13 11:45:36

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney next week will travel to Egypt and Saudi Arabia for meetings with leaders there, his office said on Friday. Cheney will meet with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and with King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, January 17.

2005-12-25 07:14:01

RIYADH (Reuters) - Crown Prince Sultan has held open the possibility that Saudi Arabia could lift its ban on women drivers -- but said Saudi men would have the final say.

2005-12-07 17:52:07

By Caroline Drees, Security Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A prominent U.S. lawmaker urged President George W. Bush on Wednesday to put more pressure on Saudi Arabia to fight the financing of terrorism in the kingdom, home to 15 of the 19 September 11 hijackers. Rep.

2005-12-07 05:40:02

By Souhail Karam MECCA, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah appealed to Muslim leaders on Wednesday to unite and tackle extremists who he said have hijacked their religion.

2005-11-19 02:51:05

By Ghaida Ghantous and Simon Webb RIYADH (Reuters) - Global oil consumers and producers met in Saudi Arabia on Saturday to discuss calls for greater transparency in oil markets and investment in production capacity to curb volatile crude prices.

2005-11-08 14:06:59

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia on Tuesday rejected criticism it had not done enough to fight terrorism and said the United States must do more to end the Arab-Israeli conflict which gave "lifeblood to the evil cult of hate." Speaking just days before Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice travels to Saudi Arabia, the new Saudi ambassador to the United States sought to ease U.S.

2005-10-28 09:28:07

By Robert Evans GENEVA (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia, the top global oil exporter, got the nod on Friday from all major trading nations to join the World Trade Organization (WTO), probably by mid-December, after 12 years of tough on-off negotiations.

2005-10-15 10:51:03

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen said on Saturday it has asked neighboring Saudi Arabia to extradite Abdullah al-Asnaj, a prominent exiled opposition figure, accusing him of subversive activities. "We have asked the kingdom to hand over Asnaj based on the ...


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  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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