"If you don't handle the negative side of big data there is always a risk of a backlash"
EU Competition Commissioner
"Thanks for the congrats, everyone! Much love to my #InsecureHBO family & congrats to the other nominees! #GoldenGlobes"
Star of TV's "Insecure"
"Nationalism, the oldest and worst European disease. How can it possibly creep back into our present tense?"
"While drug lord Cabello gets rich & dictator @NicolasMaduro consolidates power the elderly suffer in #Venezuela"
Republican US Senator for Florida
"For now, as frustrating as it might be, smugglers are winning. Winning bigger, in fact, and to the migrants’ expenses."
University of Cambridge
"‘We must not turn away from #Rohingya refugees’"
Actress, director and campaigner
Oil prices jump on word that OPEC producers have achieved over 90 percent of the output cuts they had pledged.
Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission president, mused why no one ever grilled him on the interactions with Saudi Arabia when discussing the “loathsome” regimes that have dealings with the…
A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a member of the royal family to be flogged.
Saudi Arabia has expressed “great concern” and warned of “serious unintended consequences”, following the US Congress’s decision to overrule President Obama and push through a law allowing legal acti
Thousands of Muslims carried out the “stoning of the devil” ritual on Monday (September 12) to mark the beginning of Eid al-Adha celebrations which is the end of the annual haj…
No incident has been reported so far during the ritual that caused a devastating stampede last year.
Muslims around the world celebrate one of the most important festivals of the Islamic calendar on Monday (September 12): Eid al-Adha.
After spending the night in the massive valley of Mina, Hajj pilgrims headed to Mount Arafat on Sunday (11 September), some 20 kilometers (12 miles) east of Mecca, for the pinnacle of the…
Thousands of Muslim pilgrims have begun the ritual of the stoning of the devil in the Saudi City of Mina.
Some two million Muslims have converged on Mount Arafat for the second and most important day of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
Regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran have had an unusually harsh exchange in the lead up to the annual haj pilgrimage in Mecca.
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After last year's devastating stampede, Iran and Saudi Arabia's top clerics quarrel over management of the pilgrimage
Saudi Arabia and Russia have agreed to cooperate over oil, with a task force to recommend measures and actions, but no immediate action by the world's two top producers.
A freeze of oil output by major producers is looking more likely as Saudi Arabia signals a change in approach ahead of an OPEC meeting in Algeria later this month.
Thousands of migrant construction workers – abandoned by their employers in filthy desert camps in Saudi Arabia amid the kingdom’s economic slump – say they will not accept a government offer of free
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The atrocious war in Syria is dragging on, Turkey is teetering, there is war in Yemen and the Middle East is, again, in turmoil.
Twin brothers in Saudi Arabia allegedly killed their mother after she tried to stop them from joining ISIL in a case that outraged Saudi Arabians worried about rising Islamic…
Three suicide bombers have struck in three Saudi Arabian cities just before the end of Ramadan, which runs through Tuesday and Wednesday.
A suicide bomber has died in a blast opposite the US Consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, state TV reports.