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Obama, Saudi's King Salman to discuss Yemen, Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama said he planned to discuss Yemen, the Iran nuclear deal and other topics with Saudi Arabia's King Salman at the White House on Friday.

Saudi security forces kill 'terrorist' in Abqaiq: state TV

DUBAI - Saudi Arabian security forces killed what they called "a terrorist" who attempted to attack a security facility in the country's oil-producing Eastern Province, state television reported on Friday.

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New approach to old alliance for Saudi King and Obama

RIYADH - Saudi Arabia's King Salman will meet U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington on Friday, aiming to push him for more support in Riyadh's efforts to counter Iran after it agreed to a nuclear deal that will relieve Tehran of some international pressure.

World, Politics, 03 Sep 2015

Obama to discuss Yemen humanitarian situation with Saudi king: White House

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will tell Saudi Arabia's King Salman that he is deeply concerned about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Yemen, the White House said on Wednesday.

World, Politics, Yemen, 02 Sep 2015

Saudi Arabia, U.S. near deal for two Lockheed warships: sources

WASHINGTON - Saudi Arabia is in advanced discussions with the U.S. government about buying two frigates based on a coastal warship that Lockheed Martin Corp is building for the U.S. Navy, and could reach agreement by the end of the year, according to sources familiar with the talks.

Politics, World, 02 Sep 2015

Fire at Saudi oil workers' compound kills 10, many injured

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia - Fire swept through an oil workers' residential compound in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, killing 10 people, the Civil Defense agency said.

World, 30 Aug 2015

Saudis have made repeated small incursions into Yemen-coalition spokesman

RIYADH - Saudi Arabian forces have made repeated small incursions across the border with Yemen in response to attacks since the start of airstrikes against Houthi forces on March 26, the Saudi-led coalition said on Sunday.

World, Yemen 30 Aug 2015

Coalition poised to retake capital, but Yemen risks grow

SANAA/RIYADH - Weeks after seizing Yemen's southern port, Aden, members of a Saudi-led military coalition and the local fighters it supports say they are poised to oust Iranian-allied Houthi forces from the capital Sanaa.

World, Yemen, 27 Aug 2015

Saudi Arabia holding main suspect in 1996 Khobar Towers bombing: report

DUBAI - The main suspect in the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers residence at a U.S. military base in Saudi Arabia has been captured after nearly 20 years on the run, a Saudi-owned newspaper reported on Wednesday.

World, 26 Aug 2015

Saudi military intercepts Scud missile fired by Yemeni forces

SANAA - Yemeni army units allied to the Houthi militia fired a ballistic missile toward southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday but the Saudi military said it intercepted it and retaliated with air strikes on Yemeni territory. | Video

World, Yemen 26 Aug 2015
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Drowned migrant boys buried as Hungary warns of 'mass inflow' of refugees

KOBANI, Syria/BUDAPEST - - A Syrian father on Friday buried his wife and two little boys, drowned as they tried to flee to Europe, while Hungary's right-wing leader told Europeans they risk becoming a minority on their own continent. | Video