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Saudi Social Media Users See Prince’s Execution as Sign of Equality

By Katie Paul and Tom Finn RIYADH/DOHA, Oct 20 – Saudi social media users interpret the rare execution of an Al Saud prince as a sign of equality under Islamic law, approval likely to reassure Riyadh’s absolute rulers as large spending cuts test the kingdom’s welfare-based social contract. Prince Turki bin Saud al-Kabir was found

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Suspects in Saudi Embassy Attack Appear in Tehran Court

DUBAI, July 18 – Twenty-one men accused of storming Saudi diplomatic missions in Iran in January appeared in a Tehran court on Monday, Tasnim news agency reported, weeks after President Hassan Rouhani urged the judiciary to take action. The suspects are accused of “disturbing the public order and damaging embassy buildings”, according to Tasnim. Sunni

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