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Stories with organization: Saudi Arabia government
  • Report: Saudi king censors TV host, pro-Brotherhood scholar 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 7:58 pm

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A government-linked Saudi news website reported Thursday that King Salman ordered an investigation and trial of a pro-Muslim Brotherhood scholar and a television host after an episode that was critical of his predecessor King Abdullah's policies toward the outlawed Islamist group.

  • Kuwait mosque bomber raised no red flags, transited Bahrain story has photos
    Updated: Jun-29-15 11:38 am

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The Saudi man who blew himself up inside a Shiite mosque in Kuwait managed to slip out of his home country without raising any red flags and board a commercial flight transiting nearby Bahrain less than 24 hours before the deadly attack.

  • Saunas and art therapy: Rehab for convicted Saudi extremists story has photos
    Updated: Jun-24-15 3:46 am

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - For most of his 20s, all Badr al-Enezi could think about was becoming a jihadi fighter. After getting in touch with former Guantanamo Bay prisoners who had returned to militancy, he began plotting how to take up arms.

  • Saudi cables suggest money links with media 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 5:12 pm

    BEIRUT - A financially troubled Lebanese TV network received a $2 million Saudi bailout in return for adopting a pro-Riyadh editorial policy. A news agency in Guinea got a $2,000 gift, while small publications across the Arab world received tens of thousands of dollars in inflated subscription fees.

  • Saudi sentences 2 ex-army officers, 6 others for terrorism 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 9:49 am

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia's counterterrorism court has convicted two former military officers on terrorism charges, including supporting al-Qaida attacks on Saudi officials and "rejoicing" at an assassination attempt against the kingdom's deputy interior minister.