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2006-08-03 08:16:49

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has lifted a ban on photography in public areas, part of a drive by the conservative kingdom's tourism organization to attract more visitors to the birthplace of Islam.

2006-08-03 05:56:36

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest crude exporter, believes oil should not be used as a weapon because it is the economic lifeline of Arab states, its foreign minister said.

2006-08-03 01:07:27

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest crude exporter, believes oil should not be used as a weapon because it is the economic lifeline of Arab states, its foreign minister said.

2006-07-22 03:05:49

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Friday approved an agreement that will let Saudi Arabia buy up to $276 million in spare parts for its M1A2 Abrams tanks, M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles, and other equipment from U.S. stocks.

2006-07-21 20:16:33

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Friday approved an agreement that will let Saudi Arabia buy up to $276 million in spare parts for its M1A2 Abrams tanks, M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles, and other equipment from U.S. stocks.

2006-07-19 13:48:02

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has extended a waiver that avoids imposing sanctions on Saudi Arabia because it has made efforts to improve religious tolerance in the kingdom, U.S. officials said on Wednesday.

2006-07-13 06:09:42

By Andrew Hammond JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - The first Saudi Arabian film festival opened this week, but the silver screen remains so controversial in the conservative kingdom that the word "cinema" does not even appear in the title.

2006-07-08 03:00:23

RIYADH (Reuters) - Six Saudis and a Yemeni held in Saudi Arabia on security charges have escaped a detention center in the capital Riyadh, state news agency SPA said on Saturday.

2006-06-24 16:45:28

DUBAI (Reuters) - A previously unknown group on Saturday vowed vengeance against the Saudi government for the killing of six Saudi militants in a shoot-out in Riyadh the day before, according to an Internet posting. "We warn the Saudi government and those who help it in its war against Islam ...

2006-06-09 14:17:50

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives on Friday took a symbolic jab at Saudi Arabia, accusing the kingdom of fueling religious extremism and violence, as it passed a $21.3 billion foreign aid bill.


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