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EU broadens dirty-money blacklist, adds Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Panama

The European Commission added Saudi Arabia, Panama, Nigeria and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations that pose a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the EU executive said on Wednesday. The move, Reuters said, is part of a crackdown against money laundering after several scandals hit EU banks in […]
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Cash strapped Pakistan to host Saudi crown prince

Pakistan is preparing to welcome Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for a state visit over the weekend, the foreign ministry confirmed Wednesday, as Islamabad hopes to sign various investment deals to prop up its slumping economy.
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Oil rises 2% on Saudi Arabia, OPEC cuts

Oil rises 2% on Saudi Arabia, OPEC cuts

Oil prices rallied yesterday amid signs that the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC’s) production cuts are taking hold. Brent crude rose two per cent to $62.74 a barrel. The global benchmark was trading above $63 a barrel at its session highs,  putting it on track for its highest close since late November. West Texas […] …

Family says Saudi postpones cleric Awda’s ‘secret’ hearing

Family says Saudi postpones cleric Awda’s ‘secret’ hearing

A Saudi prosecutor postponed a hearing in the case against Sheikh Salman al-Awda Sunday, the prominent cleric’s son said, more than a year after his arrest. “Today for the third time, the secret trial hearing for the case of my father … has been postponed,” tweeted Abdullah al-Awda. The cleric’s family and Saudi media have […]
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Activists wary of Saudi Davos welcome after Khashoggi murder

Lecturers’ release: Many people still held by Boko Haram, says Red Cross

Activists are criticising the World Economic Forum for allowing a large Saudi presence in Davos this week without devoting time to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Saudi presence “is deeply distressing”, Amnesty International chief Kumi Naidoo told AFP on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the global elite in the Swiss Alps. […]
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Saudi Arabia gives March 3 as deadline for 2019 hajj flight allocation

In two weeks, Lagos will be free of refuse — Ambode

The Saudi Arabia General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has announced March 3, 2019 as deadline to airliners for submission of request for passenger’s allocation for the 2019 hajj exercise. The deadline was announced at the just-concluded 2019 Hajj preparations meeting between Saudi Civil Agency and Nigeria’s Hajj Commission held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. A […]
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Saudi to notify women of divorce by text message

Court adjourns hearing of BVN matter till March 1 at FG’s instance

Saudi courts will notify women by text message when they get divorced, in a new regulation that took effect on Sunday, officials said. The measure approved by the justice ministry appears aimed at curbing seemingly rampant cases of men secretly ending marriages without informing their wives. “Women… will be notified of any changes to their […]
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