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Qatar Welcomes Saudi Decision to Open Border for Hajj Pilgrims

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Qatar has responded positively to Saudi Arabia's decision to open its border with with the Gulf Arab nation for Hajj pilgrims, but also criticized a “politicization” of the key pilgrimage, according to reports.

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Halt in Saudi Oil Shipments to Egypt Latest Indication of Worsening Relations

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State-owned oil company Saudi Aramco halted shipments of oil products to Egypt indefinitely, the latest indication that Egypt-Saudi relations are worsening since a visit by Saudi Arabia's King Salman to the country in March.

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