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Saudi Arabia pledges to invest R133-billion in SA energy sector
Saudi Arabia pledges to invest R133-billion in SA energy sector
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s ambitious plan to attract $100-billion to kick start the country’s struggling economy got a major boost on...
Jeddah starts oil-price dialogue, but no quick fix
Jeddah starts oil-price dialogue, but no quick fix
World energy powers embarked on a new level of dialogue to rein in runaway oil prices at an emergency meeting in the Red Sea city of Jeddah on...
Oil powers seek tonic to record prices
Oil powers seek tonic to record prices
The world's top energy policymakers meet in the Red Sea city of Jeddah on Sunday for emergency talks on halting oil's unrelenting rally, but...
Will former shepherd boy pour oil on world's troubles?
Will former shepherd boy pour oil on world's troubles?
There will be speeches on Saturday from King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown at the energy summit in Jeddah that...
Tracing Saudi fault lines
Tracing Saudi fault lines
The mood among expatriates in Riyadh remains sombre. It is only a fortnight since the beheading of the American engineer Paul Johnson, and there is...
Idi Amin wakes from coma
Idi Amin wakes from coma
Former Ugandan dictator Idi Amin has come out of a coma and his condition is improving, a source at a hospital in this Red Sea city said on...
Seven die in US consulate gun battle
Seven die in US consulate gun battle
Gunmen suspected of links to al-Qaeda stormed the United States consulate in the Saudi port of Jeddah on Monday, triggering a three-hour siege and...
Islamic bloc condemns anti-Danish attack in Pakistan
Islamic bloc condemns anti-Danish attack in Pakistan
The Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) condemned on Monday a suicide bombing against the Danish embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, saying it...
Palestinian leaders gather for crisis summit
Palestinian leaders gather for crisis summit
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas supremo Khaled Meshaal prepared on Tuesday for crisis talks in Saudi Arabia aimed at ending a power...
Cupid flutters over Saudi Arabia despite ban
Cupid flutters over Saudi Arabia despite ban
Young Saudis defied on Tuesday the ultra-conservative kingdom's ban on Valentine's Day celebrations to exchange sweets, red teddy bears, greeting...
Death toll set to rise following hajj stampede
Death toll set to rise following hajj stampede
At least 85 people were killed on Thursday in a stampede at the procession symbolising the stoning of the devil during the annual hajj pilgrimage,...
Death toll rises in Mecca hotel tragedy
Death toll rises in Mecca hotel tragedy
The death toll from the collapse of an ageing hostel in the holy city of Mecca rose to 53 on Friday, as Saudi rescue teams hunted through the...

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