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Saudi prince loses UK court battle over jet deal

A prominent Saudi prince has lost a case in Britain over the handling the sale of a jet to the late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi. Full story

Billionaire Saudi prince loses UK court battle over Gaddafi jet

LONDON (Reuters) - A billionaire Saudi prince lost a London court battle on Wednesday when a judge ordered that he should pay a $10-million commission linked to the sale of a luxurious private jet to former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. Full story

Rights group condemns lashing, jailing of Saudi blogger on Islam

DUBAI (Reuters) - An international rights group condemned the sentencing of a Saudi Arabian website founder to be whipped 600 times and jailed for seven years for violating Islamic values, saying it undermined the kingdom's stated support for religious debate. Full story

Prison, lashes for liberal Saudi web forum founder

The founder of a liberal-minded website in Saudi Arabia has been sentenced to seven years in prison and 600 lashes after angering Islamic authorities in the ultraconservative kingdom, a newspaper reported Tuesday. Full story

US energy supplies concerns Saudi prince

   Helima Croft, Barclays senior geopolitical strategist, discusses how growing natural gas supplies in the U.S. could threaten Saudi Arabia's oil future and increase political unrest.

Saudi forces capture man wanted for links to Shi'ite unrest

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has captured a man who features on a list of Shi'ites being sought in connection with unrest in the eastern part of the kingdom after a shootout with security forces, state news agency SPA reported late on Monday. Full story

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Saudi man dies in kingdom from MERS coronavirus: Health Ministry

Deadly Middle East virus unlikely to cause SARS-like epidemic

Risk from MERS virus "very low" for haj pilgrims: WHO

Support high for travel screening to stem MERS spread: poll

Saudi suspect in underwear bomb plots trained others, U.S. says

Six new MERS coronavirus cases reported in UAE, Saudi

Turks find solace in virtual pilgrimage as Saudi cuts haj quotas

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  Saudi craze has cars driving on two wheels

A new racing craze in Saudi Arabia called "sidewalk skiing" has cars driving on two wheels while people cling to the outside of the vehicle. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

  4 new cases of deadly Corona virus found in Saudi Arabia

World Health officials are concerned that a deadly virus is making a comeback in Saudi Arabia after four new cases of the coronavirus were discovered. It had killed 15 in the past year.

  Lawyer for jailed Saudi man: He’s a victim of the time

A Saudi man, arrested after airport security officials noticed his passport was missing a page a pressure cooker was in his luggage, denies ill intent. WDIV’s Hank Winchester reports.

  Saudi man with pressure cooker arrested at airport

A Saudi man was arrested at Detroit Metro Airport after customs agents say they noticed a page missing from his passport and a pressure cooker in his luggage. WDIV’s Steve Garagiola reports.

  Congress questions the FBI’s handling of the Boston marathon case

Next week, the House Homeland Security Committee will hold the first in what is likely to be a series of hearings into how intelligence agencies and the FBI handled information prior to the Boston Marathon bombings. Rep. Jason Chaffetz discusses.

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