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Iran

White House says Saudi King Salman to visit President Obama at White House on Sept. 4; leaders will discuss conflicts in Yemen, Syria, and steps to counter Iran's destabilizing activities in the region - @Reuters

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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak, 2012-2015

MERS virus kills 19 in week in Saudi Arabia, according to country's health ministry statistics - @ahramonline

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Iran

Iranians begin traveling to Mecca and Medina for The Hajj months after minor pilgrimage suspended amid tensions with Saudi Arabia - @AP

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Yemen crisis

Saudi soldier killed along border in exchange of fire with Yemen's Shiite rebels, Saudi military says - @AP

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United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates stock markets slide in early trading in response to further weakness in oil prices, Saudi Arabia concerns - @Reuters

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Yemen crisis

Saudi-led coalition says 2 pilots killed when Apache helicopter came down near border with Yemen - @Reuters

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Egypt

Saudi Arabia to supply Egypt with $1.4 billion in oil products for 3 months starting in Sept., Egypt's oil minister says - @Reuters

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Russia

Saudi Arabia's King Salman to visit Russia on August 25, attend air show with Putin - @yurybarmin

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Saudi Arabia

Sudan finance minister says Saudi Arabia made $1 billion in Sudan's central bank - @AFP

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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court again reviewing case of jailed blogger Raif Badawi - @Independent

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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak, 2012-2015

4 new MERS cases in reported Riyadh, Saudi Arabia outbreak; victims in critical condition - @HelenBranswell

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Syrian civil war

Russia and Saudi Arabia agree practical steps to help resume inter-Syrian dialogue, Lavrov says - Interfax

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Saudi crown prince calls for vigilance after Islamic State bombing in kingdom - @Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Saudi Arabia government says mosque suicide bomber was Saudi - @AFP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Islamic State vows more attacks after Saudi mosque bombing - @AP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Suicide bombing on Thursday at mosque in Saudi Arabia killed mostly special forces recruits - @AP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Islamic State group claims responsibility for bombing against police in Saudi Arabia; 15 people killed - @AFP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Update: 17 security forces killed after suicide bombing targets southern Saudi Arabia mosque used by military men - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Suicide bomber targets mosque in Saudi Arabia's southern province of Aseer - @AlArabiya_Eng, @Reuters

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Former Saudi soldier jailed and fined for joining Islamic State - @Saudi_Gazette

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