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Angus McDowall

Angus McDowall

    Aleppo evacuations resume after stand-off over villages
    Aleppo evacuations resume after stand-off over villages
    Convoys of evacuees travelled from a rebel-held area of Aleppo and from two Shi'ite villages besieged by insurgents on Monday after a days-long...
    Saudi Arabia cuts ties with Iran
    Saudi Arabia cuts ties with Iran
    Saudi Arabia cut ties with Iran on Sunday, responding to the storming of its embassy in Tehran in an escalating row between the rival Middle East...
    World leaders due in Saudi Arabia to offer condolences
    World leaders due in Saudi Arabia to offer condolences
    US President Barack Obama will visit Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to meet its new King Salman after the death of his predecessor Abdullah on Friday,...
    Zuma: Saudi king a mediator and peacemaker
    Zuma: Saudi king a mediator and peacemaker
    "The government and the people of South Africa share the grief of the entire Royal Family as well as the government and people of the Kingdom of...
    US reversal on Syria attack a blow to Gulf allies
    US reversal on Syria attack a blow to Gulf allies
    Washington's last-minute decision to call off military strikes against Syria deals a blow to Saudi Arabia and Qatar, but the states that arm...
    Teen killed by riot police during Bahrain protest
    Teen killed by riot police during Bahrain protest
    Thousands rallied on Friday in an officially authorised protest called by the main opposition group al-Wefaq. But as the event ended around 100...
    Saudi King prepares key appointments after heir dies
    Saudi King prepares key appointments after heir dies
    Saudi Arabia mourned the death of Crown Prince Sultan on Sunday, as King Abdullah prepared to nominate his new heir and choose a new occupant of...