Saudi cabinet under Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques briefed from King Abdullah on latest regional, international developments

Cabinet calls for end to bloodshed in Syria, welcomes establishment of Gulf police agency

King Abdullah, Crown Prince Naif receive SAMA report

Prince Naif to patronize King Khaled Award handing ceremony, receives Iranian intelligence, security minister

Defense Minister Prince Salman discusses Saudi-British relations with ambassador

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques issues royal orders appointing new ministers for industry, hajj, economy, planning and civil service

Minister of Defense Prince Salman selected as personality of Sudairi forum

Prince Salman: We live as one family in our country

Justice Minister: Saudi judicial system applies Islamic Sharia

Prince Fahd bin Sultan opens radio & TV production center in Tabuk

Saudi Arabia to become among 10 top real estate markets worldwide, DAMAC expects

Riyadh Economic Forum discusses five issues next week

British health minister praises Saudi Arabia’s health system as advanced

Governor of Makkah orders timetable to finalize al-Hada development project

Prince Turki al-Faisal calls for fortifying Gulf states and reviewing economic options

Saudi official launches kingdom’s encyclopedia

Saudi Arabia calls for freeing Middle East region of weapons of mass destruction

Saudi Arabia’s non-petroleum exports rose by 54%

Prince Khalid al-Faisal says studies on Makkah, holy sites to merge into King Abdullah project

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Center for Dialogue among Followers of Religions and Cultures lays out plan of action

Saudi Arabia allocates $133 million for projects to expand tunnels in holy sites

GCC parliament session concluded in Jeddah

West, UN confirm death toll rising in Syria, appeal to Russia to back international action against Damascus

Iraq urges Syria to accept Arab initiative on monitors to avoid internationalization of crisis

Syrian troops storm Hama to end strike

Iran passes free trade exchange with Syria

Report reviews most important stages of development in Saudi Arabia’s health sector

415 hospitals with more than 58,000 beds all over kingdom

Physicians are 65,619, nurses 129,000 and more than 10,000 pharmacologists in Saudi Arabia

Oman’s Shura Council approves draft state budget for 2012

Budget targets 7% growth rate, offering 36,000 jobs

Recommendation to set up budget & follow-up committee endorsed

Omani Council of Ministers reviews mechanisms to push forward development

Govt. continues efforts to attract investments for vital projects

Lebanese PM Mikati says paid dues for special tribunal

Lebanese leaders say funding spared Lebanon serious differences

STL, international organizations thank Lebanon for funding

Nasrallah reiterates accusations STL is illegitimate

Former Premier Hariri says even one-thousand speeches won’t cancel state’s recognition of court

Recent developments in the region until December 15:

Saudi Defense Minister Prince Salman receives U.S. official

Sultanate of Oman hosts 7th summit on natural gas

Egypt’s PM says economy is far more serious than widely believed

Tensions continue in South Lebanon as France, Syria and Hezbollah exchange accusations

Palestinian President Abbas witnesses ceremonies to raise Palestinian flag over UNESCO headquarters

Palestinians term Gingrich as “ignorant and racist”