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Qatar, Saudi rulers meet on Gaza cease-fire talks

By ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI
Associated Press

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- A senior Saudi official says Qatar's emir has flown to Saudi Arabia and met with King Abdullah to discuss cease-fire...full story
updated 2014-07-23 06:42 AM
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Qatar, Saudi rulers meet on Gaza cease-fire talks
By ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI
Associated Press

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- A senior Saudi official says Qatar's emir has flown to Saudi Arabia and met with King Abdullah to discuss cease-fire....Fullstory

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