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Pakistan eyes $20bn deals with Saudi Arabia

After decades of dependence on Saudi grants, Pakistan is poised to sign around 20 billion dollars of investment deals with the kingdom during an upcoming visit of Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman, including a multibillion dollar oil…

Saudi teen asylum seeker expected in Canada

The young Saudi woman who fled her family seeking asylum abroad is scheduled to land in Canada on Saturday after successfully harnessing the power of Twitter to stave off deportation from Thailand. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, was already…

Saudi Arabia bans child marriages

Saudi Arabia has banned the marriage of minors subsequent to the ruling by the Kingdom’s Shoura Council, according to a statement issued by the council on its website.