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Saudi Arabia testing Cadbury

Saudi Arabian authorities have said they are testing Cadbury chocolate bars for traces of pork DNA after two of its products in Malaysia were found to contain it. The Saudi…

Somali minister resigned

Somali minister resigned

Somalia’s national security minister has resigned after an attack by al-Shabab fighters on the country’s parliament. The resignation of Abdikarim Guled late on Saturday came after the group set off powerful…

Al-Qaeda fighters raid Yemen town

Al-Qaeda fighters raid Yemen town

Suspected al-Qaeda fighters have launched a series of attacks on army camps and public buildings in a southeastern town in Yemen, security sources say. The attacks on Friday night in…

Al-Shabab attacks Somali parliament complex

Al-Shabab attacks Somali parliament complex

The armed group al-Shabab has launched a bomb and gun assault on the Somali parliament in Mogadishu, in an attack which has killed at least four people. The attack on…

UN approved peacekeeping force for CAR

The UN Security Council has unanimously approved the creation of a UN peacekeeping force in the Central African Republic to try to stop violence between Christians and Muslims that has threatened to spiral into…

Illegal employees won’t be tolerated

Illegal employees won’t be tolerated

The government will remain tough on illegal employment, said Deputy Riyadh Gov. Prince Turki bin Abdullah on Sunday. “Establishments that employ expats in violation of the Kingdom’s labor laws will…

Makkah Metro China’s friendship with Kingdom

Makkah Metro China’s friendship with Kingdom

China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC), the precursor of which is railway corps, initiated by China Railway Construction Corporation, was established on November 5, 2007 in Beijing, and is an ultra-large…

Deadly explosions hit Cairo University

Deadly explosions hit Cairo University

A police brigadier-general has been killed and five others, including the assistant interior minister, after a series of explosions outside Cairo University in Giza governorate, according to state media. Officials said the…

Erdogan calling results a victory for democracy and a blow to the “immoral, aimless politics”

Erdogan calling results a victory for democracy and a blow to the “immoral, aimless politics”

Turkey’s prime minister has claimed victory in local elections, calling results a victory for democracy and a blow to the “immoral, aimless politics” of his rivals. Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned…

Prince Muqrin appointed deputy crown

Prince Muqrin appointed deputy crown

Saudi Arabia’s Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, a former intelligence chief in the kingdom, has been appointed deputy crown prince, making it likely he will one day become king. The appointment…