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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak, 2012-2014

Saudi Arabia finds 6 new Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) cases as outbreak grows - @Reuters

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Saudi Arabia

Saudi court sentences 3 lawyers to up to 8 years in jail for criticizing Ministry of Justice on Twitter - @WSJ

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al-Qaida

Saudi court sentences 13 people to between 18 months and 30 years in prison for plotting to attack US forces - @AFP

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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's biggest bank, National Commercial Bank, pledges to convert itself into a full-fledged Islamic bank within about 5 years - @Reuters

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Saudi Arabia

'Limited fire,' now contained, broke out on subsidiary oil pipeline in eastern Saudi Arabia after assailants fired shots at patrol - @Reuters

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Yemen crisis

Witness says dozens of armed Yemeni Shi'ite Houthis have staged a protest in front of the Saudi embassy in Sanaa calling for the release of prominent Shi'ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr - @Reuters

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Saudi Arabia

Saudi court convicts 22 on militant charges, sentences 1 to death - @Reuters

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Saudi Arabia

Saudi judge sentences to death an outspoken Shi'ite Muslim cleric whose arrest 2 years ago prompted deadly protests, the cleric's brother says - @Reuters

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US citizens attacked in Saudi Arabia, Oct. 14, 2014

Saudi Interior Ministry statement names suspect held in shooting of Americans as Abdulaziz Fahad Abdulaziz Alrashid, a dual Saudi-American citizen; says he 'worked at the same company as the victims, and was recently dismissed from his job due to drug related issues' - @NBCNews

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US citizens attacked in Saudi Arabia, Oct. 14, 2014

State Department's Jen Psaki, on shooting of US citizens in Saudi Arabia: 'We are in the process of evaluating our security posture and will take appropriate steps to ensure the safety of all US Mission personnel' - @nytimes

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US citizens attacked in Saudi Arabia, Oct. 14, 2014

Editor's note: Some reports from the Saudi capital, citing unnamed sources, are suggesting today's deadly attack on two Americans there was related to a workplace dispute and that the gunman had recently lost his job. We are continuing to pursue information on this or any other possible motive. - Tricia

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US citizens attacked in Saudi Arabia, Oct. 14, 2014

US State Department confirms that 2 US employees from defense contractor Vinnell Arabia were shot at and that 1 of the 2 was killed - @NBCNews

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US citizens attacked in Saudi Arabia, Oct. 14, 2014

US official says 2 Americans shot in Riyadh were in Saudi Arabia working for defense contractor Vinnell Arabia - @APDiploWriter

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US citizens attacked in Saudi Arabia, Oct. 14, 2014

Suspect detained in fatal shooting of an American in Riyadh is a Saudi man born in the US, Interior Ministry spokesman says - @Reuters

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US citizens attacked in Saudi Arabia, Oct. 14, 2014

Saudi authorities say they've arrested gunman suspected of killing a US citizen east of Riyadh - @AlArabiya_Eng

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US citizens attacked in Saudi Arabia, Oct. 14, 2014

Gunmen attack 2 American citizens in eastern Riyadh, Saudia Arabia; 1 killed and the other injured, according to police statement - @ahmed

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

New US, UAE and Saudi airstrikes reported in Syria around Kobani and Raqqa; more US, UK airstrikes also reported in Iraq around Hit, Kirkuk and Ramadi - @JimAcostaCNN

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Syrian civil war

According to Vice President Joe Biden's office, Biden called Saudi Arabia's Prince Saud Al-Faisal and 'clarified his recent remarks' about the early days of Syrian conflict - @MajorCBS

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Hajj pilgrimage is free of Ebola, MERS, Saudi minister says - @AFP

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Hajj

More than 130 pilgrims die during Hajj in Saudi Arabia, International Islamic News Agency reports - @ria_novosti

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