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Saudi's Naimi says oil markets are settling

JIZAN, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said on Wednesday that oil markets are settling.

Saudi's Naimi says oil markets are settling

JIZAN, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said on Wednesday that oil markets are settling.

26 Feb 2015

Saudi ambassador moves to Aden from Houthi-controlled capital: Hadi aide

SANAA - Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Yemen is moving to the southern city of Aden, an aide to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi said on Thursday, in an apparent snub to the Shi'ite Houthi faction that has taken control of the capital Sanaa.

World, Yemen, 26 Feb 2015

Brent crude up 5 percent as Saudi sees improved demand for oil

NEW YORK - Brent crude oil futures surged 5 percent on Wednesday, after Saudi Arabia's oil minister said oil demand was growing and data showed Chinese factories were producing more than expected.

25 Feb 2015

Saudi's Naimi says oil markets are settling

JIZAN, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said on Wednesday that oil markets are settling.

25 Feb 2015

Saudi's Naimi says oil demand is growing, markets calm

JIZAN, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said on Wednesday that oil demand is growing and markets are calm, in some of his first public comments since the price of crude rebounded from a near six-year low.

25 Feb 2015

Saudi court gives death penalty to man who renounced his Muslim faith

RIYADH - An Islamic court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a man to death for renouncing his Muslim faith, the English-language daily Saudi Gazette reported on Tuesday.

World, 24 Feb 2015

Saudi Arabia condemns attacks in Copenhagen and North Carolina

DUBAI - Saudi Arabia on Sunday condemned a deadly attack in Denmark which bore similarities to Islamist shootings in Paris, while also deploring the killing of three Muslims in North Carolina.

World, 15 Feb 2015

Saudi Arabia, West evacuate embassy staff from Yemen on security fears

SANAA - Saudi Arabia has joined Western states in evacuating staff from Yemen after a power grab by Shi'ite Muslim Houthi militia there, a move reflecting the hostility of majority Sunni Muslim neighbors towards the Iranian-backed Houthis.

World, Yemen, 13 Feb 2015

Saudi Arabia evacuates embassy staff from Yemen on security fears

DUBAI - Saudi Arabia has suspended all work at its embassy in Yemen and evacuated its staff "due to the deterioration of the security and political situation" there, state news agency SPA reported on Friday, citing an official at the foreign ministry.

World, Yemen 13 Feb 2015
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Russians to march in memory of murdered critic of Putin

MOSCOW - Opposition supporters will march through Moscow on Sunday in memory of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, whose murder has increased concern about Russia's future among opponents of President Vladimir Putin. | Video