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  3/11/2014, Adar Bet 9, 5774

Saudi Arabia: We'll Close Al-Jazeera

A senior member of the royal Saudi family announced, Monday, that the government in Riyadh intends to close offices of the Al-Jazeera network in the kingdom. He also said the kingdom would ban its citizens from cooperating with any Qatar-based media.

The announcement came against the backdrop of deteriorating relations between the two countries.