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Saudi Arabia executes dance troupe attacker

A man who stabbed at least three Spanish dancers in Saudi Arabia during a live performance has been executed. The assault on the theatre group took place during a festival in the capital Riyadh in November. State media linked the attacker, named as Imad al-Mansouri, 33, from terrorist group Al-Qaeda. …

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Saudi Crown Prince’s sister on trial.

The sister of Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud is on trial in Paris, facing allegations she ordered a bodyguard to beat and humiliate a local craftsman who was renovating her luxury apartment three years ago. Ashraf Eid, an Egyptian-born French national, alleges that the princess’s …

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Saudi Arabia buys spyware worth $300mn from Israel: Reports.

Saudi Arabia has reportedly purchased $300 million worth of spy software from Israel as Riyadh presses ahead with its crackdown against dissidents and pro-democracy campaigners in the ultra-conservative kingdom. Arabic-language al-Khaleej Online news website, citing unnamed senior Arab sources, reported that representatives from the Riyadh regime and Israeli firms met …

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