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Saudi Prince visits Spain Amid Criticism over Defense Sales

MADRID (AP) — The crown prince of Saudi Arabia was on an official visit Thursday to longtime commercial ally Spain, where activists are criticizing past and possible future sales of military equipment to the kingdom.

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Saudi Crown Prince Sued in France for Torture During Visit

PARIS (AP) — A French lawyer has filed a lawsuit in a Paris court against visiting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, accusing him of complicity in torture in Yemen, an embarrassment for the French government as it rolled out the red carpet for its powerful guest.

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Saudi Academic: End Gender Segregation In Islam

TEL AVIV – A Saudi academic has called on Muslims to adapt themselves to the modern age by reforming mosques to be more like churches, with mixed prayers, seating and dim lighting, and to change the “fanatical and sexualized” perception

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Saudi Prince Congratulates Donald Trump on His Victory

Reportedly the richest of many Saudi Princes, Alwaleed Bin Talal demanded that Trump exit the race after Trump called for a temporary ban on Muslim immigration following the San Bernardino massacre of Americans by two Muslims — an immigrant woman and the son of an immigrant.

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Saudi Columnist: Muslim Clerics Too Afraid to Speak Against Suicide Attacks

Suicide – and therefore a suicide attack – is one of the most grievous transgressions of Islamic law, a column in the Saudi daily Al-Watan claimed, and Muslim clerics do nothing to combat the brainwashing by terror groups which convinces young people to carry out these forbidden acts in the name of Allah.

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Saudi Women Vote for the First Time in Landmark Municipal Election

Israel’s Haaretz reports: Thousands of Saudi women headed to polling stations across the kingdom on Saturday, both as voters and candidates for the first time in a landmark election. More than 6,000 men and around 980 women are running as