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Saudi Arabia, Kuwait tighten controls on clerics

Nov 25 2013

DUBAI/KUWAIT Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have been quietly reining in their clerics on concerns that preachers could use their influence to stir up trouble and inflame sectarian divisions at a time of high tension over the crises in Syria and Egypt.

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait tighten controls on clerics

Nov 25 2013

DUBAI/KUWAIT Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have been quietly reining in their clerics on concerns that preachers could use their influence to stir up trouble and inflame sectarian divisions at a time of high tension over the crises in Syria and Egypt.

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait tighten controls on clerics

Nov 25 2013

DUBAI/KUWAIT Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have been quietly reining in their clerics on concerns that preachers could use their influence to stir up trouble and inflame sectarian divisions at a time of high tension over the crises in Syria and Egypt.

Saudi religious leader urges youths not to fight in Syria

Oct 28 2013

DUBAI Saudi Arabia's grand mufti, the highest religious authority in the birthplace of Islam, has urged young Saudis to refrain from fighting in Syria.

Saudi religious leader urges youths not to fight in Syria

Oct 28 2013

DUBAI Saudi Arabia's grand mufti, the highest religious authority in the birthplace of Islam, has urged young Saudis to refrain from fighting in Syria.

Bahrain defends use of teargas following criticism

Oct 26 2013

DUBAI Bahrain has defended its use of teargas after rights groups criticized the Gulf kingdom's reported plans to buy 1.6 million canisters of the material.

Bahrain defends use of teargas following criticism

Oct 26 2013

DUBAI Bahrain has defended its use of teargas after rights groups criticised the Gulf kingdom's reported plans to buy 1.6 million canisters of the material.

Call to naturalise some expats stirs anxiety in the UAE

Oct 10 2013

DUBAI A call for the United Arab Emirates to consider allowing expatriates to apply for citizenship has sparked a debate about national identity in the Gulf Arab state, where foreigners outnumber the local population by more than five to one.

Call to naturalize some expats stirs anxiety in the UAE

Oct 10 2013

DUBAI A call for the United Arab Emirates to consider allowing expatriates to apply for citizenship has sparked a debate about national identity in the Gulf Arab state, where foreigners outnumber the local population by more than five to one.

Call to naturalise some expats stirs anxiety in the UAE

Oct 10 2013

DUBAI A call for the United Arab Emirates to consider allowing expatriates to apply for citizenship has sparked a debate about national identity in the Gulf Arab state, where foreigners outnumber the local population by more than five to one.

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