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U.N. report accuses Saudi coalition of deadly migrant boat attack off Yemen.

U.N. investigators accused a Saudi Arabia-led military coalition of carrying out a deadly March attack on a Somali migrant boat off Yemen and said the alliance had become a cover for some states to avoid individual blame, according to a confidential report seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Group of nations urge UN Security Council to act to ensure access for Syrian aid.

The United States, Saudi Arabia, Britain, France and other nations are demanding the U.N. Security Council takes action to ensure aid convoys reach millions of needy Syrians, according to a letter seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Dubai Airport processes 43 mn passengers in first half of 2017.

Dubai, July 26 Passenger traffic at Dubai International has surpassed 43 million in the first half of 2017, a traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports said on Wednesday. During the first six months, the top country destinations in terms of total passenger volumes were India with 5,943,359 passengers, followed by ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Qatar Calls New Terror List 'Disappointing Surprise'.

Qatar said on Wednesday a decision by four Arab states to add 18 groups and individuals allegedly linked to Doha to their "terrorist" lists was "a disappointing surprise" and that it was doing all it could to fight extremism. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain put another nine groups based in Yemen ...

- Voice of America - US

Qatar says new terror list 'disappointing surprise'.

Move by Saudi-led group boycotting Qatar to add names to 'terrorist' list is baseless, communications director says.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Qatar says new Saudi bloc blacklist 'disappointing'.

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain governments named 18 organisations and individuals on Tuesday that they accused of links with Islamist extremism and Qatar. The move came despite mounting international pressure to compromise in their weeks-old boycott of Qatar.

- Times Of India - IN

Qatar could adopt more independent monetary policy if needed: central banker .

By Andrew Torchia DUBAI - Qatar could adopt a monetary policy more independent of the United States if that proves necessary to combat economic sanctions by its Gulf Arab neighbours, a Qatari central banker said. Like most Gulf Arab oil exporters, Qatar pegs its currency to the U.S. dollar, putting pressure on its central ...

- Sify - IN

Pinay OFW na pumanaw sa KSA, naiuwi na; pero internal organs, nawawala.

Matapos ang halos dalawang buwan, naiuwi sa kaniyang bayan sa Pangasinan ang mga labi ng Pinay overseas Filipino worker na pumanaw sa Saudi Arabia dahil sa karamdaman. Pero ikinagulat ng pamilya ng OFW na nawawala ang internal organs ng kanilang mahal sa buhay.

- GMA News - PH

Qatar says new terror list is 'disappointing surprise'.

Move by Saudi-led group boycotting Qatar to add names to 'terrorist' list is baseless, communications director says.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Qatar says new Saudi bloc blacklist 'disappointing'.

Qatar said today that a new blacklist released by Saudi Arabia and its allies came as a "disappointing surprise" in a diplomatic crisis that has split the Gulf.The four Arab governments named 18 organisations and individuals on Tuesday that they accused of links with Islamist extremism and Qatar.The move by Saudi Arabia, ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Amnesty: Saudi should stop 'bloody execution spree'.

Rights groups urge kingdom to halt executions of 14 men, reporting that at least 66 have been beheaded so far this year.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Qatar says new Saudi bloc blacklist 'disappointing'

DOHA, July 26 — Qatar said today that a new blacklist released by Saudi Arabia and its allies came as a disappointing surprise' in a diplomatic crisis that has split the Gulf. The four Arab governments named 18 organisations and...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Family grieves as body of OFW arrives home without internal organs

The body of a Filipino worker who died of brain tumor in Saudi Arabia was finally brought home to Pangasinan, but her family was far from being relieved, a report by GMA News stringer CJ Torida on Balita Pilipinas said Wednesday.

- GMA News - PH

Qatar says new Saudi bloc blacklist 'disappointing'

The move by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain came despite mounting international pressure to compromise in their weeks-old boycott of their fellow US ally.

- Times Of India - IN

Three 'employment agents' held for defrauding citizens

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Authority late Tuesday arrested a Mandi Bahauddin-based ‘employment agent’ in a Rs0.1 million fraud case.The man – Zulfiqar Ahmed – received money from his clientele in exchange for 'guaranteeing' jobs in Saudi Arabia.Quaidabad’s resident Faisal Jameel was also ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Saudi Arabia Must Realize It Can't Win the Feud with Qatar

Qatar has already circumvented the Saudi blockade

- TIME Magazine - US

Qatar says new Saudi bloc blacklist 'disappointing'

Qatar said on Wednesday that a new blacklist released by Saudi Arabia and its allies came as a "disappointing surprise" in a diplomatic crisis that has split the Gulf

- The Daily Star - LB

What is the FBI hiding in redacted 9/11 slide show documents?

By Marnie O'Neill Missing pages from a heavily censored internal FBI report on 9/11 contain explosive information on Saudi Arabia's role in the 2001 terrorist attack, according to a group of investigative journalists.The declassified...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Why Don't Internationalists Care About Yemen?

Juan Cole Saudi-led airstrikes are creating hundreds of Guernicas a month in northern Yemen. The post Why Don't Internationalists Care About Yemen? appeared first on The Nation.

- The Nation - US

Rafizi claims M'sia 'donating' RM142m to Saudi Arabia

PKR veep gives new twist to Saudi donation narrative.

- Malaysiakini - MY

Saudi Arabia Regains Influence Over Oil Markets

Oil prices have spiked at the start of this week, with Brent breaking through the $50 mark in response to Saudi Arabia's promises to cut more oil and its determination to get compliance rates under control.  Chart of the Week • Electricity prices on the California grid are rising for morning and evening hours, and ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Will The UAE Further Boost Its OPEC Compliance?

Following Saudi Arabia's pledge to do the same, the United Arab Emirates announced on Tuesday its plans to reduce oil exports beginning in September of this year. The announcement was delivered on Twitter from UAE's Minister of Energy, Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei, reiterating its commitment to share in OPEC production cut.' ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Report: Iran-Linked Cyber Spies Use Simple Yet Effective Hacks

A cyber spying group with links to Iran and active for the past four years is targeting countries including Israel, Saudi Arabia, Germany and the United States, security researchers said on Tuesday. A new report by Tokyo-based Trend Micro and ClearSky of Israel detailed incidents as recently as April of this year involving ...

- Voice of America - US

Arab States Add Groups, People to Terror Lists in Qatar Row

Four Arab countries have added to their "terrorist" list 18 more groups and individuals who they say are linked to Qatar, Saudi state news agency SPA reported Tuesday, further escalating a regional row with Doha. The lists now include three Yemeni charities, three Libyan media outlets, two armed groups and a religious ...

- Voice of America - US

Anti-Qatar Bloc Adds Names, Entities To 'Terrorism' List

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The four Arab countries isolating Qatar over its alleged support for extremists has added 18 more people and organizations to a designated terrorist list. The countries said Tuesday the designated individuals and groups have direct or indirect ties to Qatar, and include people who have ...

- TPM News - US

Ethiopia urges illegal workers in Saudi Arabia to come home

The Ethiopian government says only 15% of its citizens returned before today's amnesty deadline.

- BBC - UK

Saudi Airlines Hajj flight had technical difficulties, did not catch fire

Civil aviation authorities have denied internet media reports that a Saudi Airlines Hajj flight had caught fire.

- BDNews24 - BD

Seth Meyers scorches Trump's inaction on the opioid crisis with brutal montage of president playing dress up

Seth Meyers on Tuesday destroyed Donald Trump's lack of action in the opioid crisis, noting while the president promised to take on the epidemic, he's instead been busy playing dress-up as a firefighter, truck driver and Saudi Arabian sword. Meyers pointed out that Trump promised he would devote ad...

- The Raw Story - US

Saudi Arabia intends to take further action to boost oil prices

Thomson ReutersAt the meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC producers in St. Petersburg on Monday, Saudi Arabia announced its intention to take further action to bolster flagging oil prices. Saudi oil minister Khaled al-Falih declared Saudi oil exports would be limited to 6.6 million bpd, a decline of almost a million bpd from the ...

- Business Insider - US

Erdogan hopes to woo Saudi Arabia with Gulf damage control tour

President Erdogan said his visit to the Gulf was mainly about the GCC-Qatar crisis, but analysts indicate Ankara is also trying to curry favor with Saudi Arabia.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Arab states add groups, people to terror lists in Qatar row

Four Arab countries have added 18 more groups and individuals that they say are linked to Qatar to their 'terrorist' lists, Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday, further escalating a row with Doha that has stoked regional tensions.

- GMA News - PH

Egypt tells EU no Qatar 'compromise'

Egypt warned the EU Tuesday that the Saudi-led alliance would accept no compromise in their dispute with Qatar over allegations the emirate supports terrorism.

- The Daily Star - LB

Saudi Arabia raises $4.5B in bond sale

Saudi Arabia raised 17 billion riyals from its first local Islamic bond sale this year as the biggest Arab economy seeks funds to bridge a budget deficit amid low oil prices.

- The Daily Star - LB

Arab states add groups, people to terror lists in Qatar row

DUBAI - Four Arab countries have added 18 more groups and individuals that they say are linked to Qatar to their "terrorist" lists, Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday, further escalating a row with Doha that has stoked regional tensions.

- Reuters - US

Amnesty: 14 Saudi Arabians at 'Imminent Risk' of Execution

Fourteen Saudi Arabians face "imminent" execution after a "grossly unfair mass trial" in which they were convicted of rioting, theft and rebellion, Amnesty International warned on Tuesday. Saudi Arabia has one of the world's highest execution rates. The ultraconservative kingdom has executed 66 people this year alone, ...

- Albawaba - UK

Saudi- Shura Council's Deputy Speaker receives Mexican Ambassador

Saudi- Shura Council's Deputy Speaker receives Mexican Ambassador...

- MENAFN - JO

Saudi- Jordanian Foreign Minister meets US Middle East envoy

Saudi- Jordanian Foreign Minister meets US Middle East envoy...

- MENAFN - JO

Saudi- Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates Maldives' President on Independence Day

Saudi- Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates Maldives' President on Independence Day...

- MENAFN - JO

Saudi- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates Maldives' President on Independence Day

Saudi- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates Maldives' President on Independence Day...

- MENAFN - JO

Saudi Clinics distribute 2058 prescriptions to Syrians in Zaatari camp, Jordan

Saudi Clinics distribute 2058 prescriptions to Syrians in Zaatari camp, Jordan...

- MENAFN - JO

Reduced Saudi oil imports lead U.S. oil inventories lower

Low imports of crude oil from Saudi Arabia, coupled with firm domestic petroleum demand, will likely reduce U.S. oil inventories, analysts said Tuesday.

- UPI - US

Brent crude oil prices rise above $50 a barrel after extending gains

Oil prices have extended gains by around three per cent following yesterday's meeting of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries . Global benchmark Brent crude was trading 2.96 per cent, or $1.44, higher at $50.04 per barrel. West Texas Intermediate crude, the US benchmark, gained 3.15 per cent, or ...

- City AM - UK

14 Saudis at 'imminent risk' of execution: Amnesty

Fourteen Saudi Arabians face "imminent" execution after a "grossly unfair mass trial" in which they were convicted of rioting, theft and rebellion, Amnesty International warned Tuesday

- The Daily Star - LB

Saudi Arabia, allies add 18 more groups, people linked to Qatar to terrorist lists

Four Arab countries have added 18 more groups and individuals that they say are linked to Qatar to their "terrorist" lists, Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday, further escalating a row with Doha that has stoked regional tensions.

- BDNews24 - BD

Saudi, allies unveil Qatar 'terrorist' blacklist

RIYADH, July 25 — Saudi Arabia and its allies unveiled a terrorist' blacklist today of 18 organisations and individuals suspected of links with Islamist extremism that they said had ties with regional rival Qatar. The move by the four...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Iran-linked cyber spies use simple yet effective hacks: report

TEL AVIV - A cyber spying group with links to Iran and active for the past four years is targeting countries including Israel, Saudi Arabia, Germany and the United States, security researchers said on Tuesday.

- Reuters - US

Brent poised for best day in 3 weeks after Saudi remarks

- Financial Times - US

Egypt: No compromise in dispute with Qatar

Foreign Minister tells EU's Mogherini that Qatar must accept in full demands by Egypt, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Saudi Arabia and Allies Add Names to Qatar Terror List

Saudi Arabia and allies have added new organizations and individuals allegedly linked to Qatar to their terror lists, intensifying the protracted diplomatic standoff.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Saudi-led group blacklists 18 individuals, groups

Additions to 'terror list' include nine groups from Libya and Yemen, and nine Qataris, Yemenis and Kuwaitis.

- Al Jazeera - QA

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