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Riyadh or Riad is the capital of Saudi Arabia and Riyadh Province. It is the largest city in Saudi Arabia and one of the most populated cities in the Arab world, with a population of 6.9 million people as of 2018.

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GCC calls for participation in Iran's nuke deal talks
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GCC calls for participation in Iran's nuke deal talks

Riyadh, Feb 24 Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary General, Nayef Al-Hajraf has called for the participation of GCC countries ...

Biden reverses Trump's designation of Houthis as terrorists
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Biden reverses Trump's designation of Houthis as terrorists

Joe Biden's US Secretary of State Antony Blinken last Friday, recognizing the dire humanitarian situation in Yemen, announced the reversal of former President Trump's designation of Ansarallah (the Houthis Movement) as a foreign terrorist organisation and specially designated global terrorist group. The decision comes into effect on 16 February.

COVID-19: Saudi Arabia suspends entry from 20 countries, including India
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COVID-19: Saudi Arabia suspends entry from 20 countries, including India

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, Saudi Arabia temporarily suspended entry of people from 20 countries, including India, informed Indian Embassy in Riyadh on Thursday.

Prominent Saudi women's rights activist released from prison after nearly 3 years
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Prominent Saudi women's rights activist released from prison after nearly 3 years

Loujain al-Hathloul, one of Saudi Arabia's most prominent women's rights campaigners, was released on Wednesday after spending over 1,000 days in prison for what critics have called as politically-motivated charges.

Saudi-led coalition intercepts bomb-laden drone
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Saudi-led coalition intercepts bomb-laden drone

Riyadh, Feb 8 The Saudi-led coalition involved in the war in Yemen said it intercepted a second bomb-laden ...

EU diplomatic delegation arrives in Yemen's Aden
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EU diplomatic delegation arrives in Yemen's Aden

Aden, Feb 7 A high-level delegation of European Union (EU) ambassadors to Yemen arrived in Aden, almost two ...

US State Secy Blinken, Saudi FM hold discussions on Yemen war
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US State Secy Blinken, Saudi FM hold discussions on Yemen war

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud spoke over telephone on Saturday, where they discussed the war in Yemen after the US made a series of moves towards easing the humanitarian crises there, The Hill reported.

EU delegation arrives in Aden to discuss its efforts to improve Yemen's economy
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EU delegation arrives in Aden to discuss its efforts to improve Yemen's economy

A high-level EU delegation has arrived in the Yemeni city of Aden to hold talks with the country's internationally recognized government, a source told Sputnik on Saturday.

Houthi-fired projectile lands near hospital in Saudi border city
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Houthi-fired projectile lands near hospital in Saudi border city

Riyadh, Jan 31 The Saudi Civil Defence has announced that a projectile launched by the Houthi militia in ...

Saudi crown prince announces plan for Riyadh
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Saudi crown prince announces plan for Riyadh

Riyadh, Jan 29 Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud announced a strategy for capital Riyadh ...

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