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2006-05-12 12:18:34

RIYADH (Reuters) - A man was arrested after shooting from his car on guards at the U.S. consulate in the Saudi city of Jeddah on Friday, a security source said. No one was hurt in the shooting.

2006-05-09 11:57:15

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia confirmed on Tuesday women would replace male sales assistants in lingerie shops from next month, ending an awkward anomaly in the ultra-conservative Islamic state.

2006-05-06 14:07:53

By Andrew Hammond RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S.-allied Gulf Arab leaders called on Iran on Saturday to do more to show it was not trying to obtain an atom bomb, thereby saving the region from another war. Gulf Arab countries, wary of Iranian power since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, share U.S.

2006-05-06 13:05:39

By Andrew Hammond RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S.-allied Gulf Arab leaders met in Riyadh on Saturday to seek a peaceful solution to the crisis between Iran and Western nations over Iran's nuclear ambitions, officials and analysts said.

2006-05-06 04:02:16

By Andrew Hammond RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S.-allied Gulf Arab leaders who meet in Riyadh on Saturday will call for a peaceful solution to the crisis between Iran and Western nations over its nuclear ambitions, analysts and officials said.

2006-04-23 05:15:22

By Andrew Hammond RIYADH (Reuters) - Chinese President Hu Jintao told Saudi Arabia on Sunday that the world's most populous country was ready to help bring stability to the Middle East.

2006-04-19 09:45:00

Casting a suspicious eye over a photo exhibition in Riyadh this week, Saudi men had a hard time believing their womenfolk could have posed as the models.

2006-04-18 13:13:42

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday it had arrested five militants linked to a failed al Qaeda attack on a major oil facility in February, and seized 1.5 tonnes of explosives.

2006-04-03 07:31:03

RIYADH (Reuters) - Five Saudi women have undergone sex change operations because they developed a psychologic complex in the male-dominated Muslim society, a newspaper reported on Monday.

2006-04-01 08:57:56

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has foiled about 90 percent of attacks militants had planned to carry out in the world's largest oil exporting country, a top official said in remarks published on Saturday.


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