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London Free PressThe turnaround in jobs and perhaps self-confidence came Friday in the announcement of a $10-billion to $13-billion, 14-year contract won by London’s General Dynamics Land Systems Canada (GDLS) to build armoured vehicles for Saudi Arabia.Historic manufacturing contract announced in London will create 3000 jobsCTV NewsLondon epicentre of epic export dealLondon Community News all […]

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UN Rescinds Invitation to Iran for Syria Peace Talks – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalThe United Nations rescinded its invitation to Iran to attend a Syria peace conference this week. The U.S. and Saudi Arabia had demanded the invitation be retracted and the Syrian opposition threatened to pull out of the conference if Iran attended.UN rescinds invitation to Iran to attend talksBusinessweekUN Withdraws Its Invitation for Iran […]

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Militant chief Majid al-Majid ‘dies in Lebanon’ – BBC News

BBC NewsMajid al-Majid, the commander of the al-Qaeda-linked Abdullah Azzam Brigades, has died in custody in a hospital in Lebanon, state media say. Majid al-Majid, a Saudi who is on Saudi Arabia’s most-wanted-terrorists list, was arrested in Lebanon recently.Top al-Qaida commander dies in Lebanese jailWashington PostSaudi jihadist held in Lebanon dies: Judicial sourceTimes of IndiaAl-Qaeda […]

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Hollande meets Crown Prince Salman at end of Saudi visit – Al-Arabiya

Al-ArabiyaSaudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud (R) walks alongside French President Francois Hollande (L) following a meeting with Saudi businessmen in Riyadh on Dec. 30, 2013. (AFP). Tweet. Text size A A A. Staff Writer, Al Arabiya NewsSaudis Pledge $3 Billion to Support Lebanon’s ArmyWall Street JournalSaudi to give Lebanon $3B to […]

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Saudi Arabia to give Lebanon $3-billion to strengthen national army, buy French … – The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailSaudi Arabia has pledged $3-billion to Lebanon to help strengthen the country’s armed forces and purchase weapons from France, Lebanon’s president said Sunday, calling it the biggest grant ever for the nation’s military. Michel Sleiman, who made the …Saudi to grant Lebanese army 3 billion USD in aidXinhuaSaudis Pledge $3 Billion to […]

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Saudi Arabia Offers $3 Billion to Strengthen Lebanon’s Army – Businessweek

BusinessweekSaudi Arabia has offered $3 billion to strengthen Lebanon’s army to protect the country from the threat of “sectarianism and extremism,” Lebanon’s president said. “Strengthening the army is a national and popular demand of everyone” in Lebanon, Michel …Saudi prince’s firm says to file complaint vs France’s EDFReutersFeeling US snub, Saudis strengthen ties elsewhereWKEF ABC […]