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Floods strike Qatar, Saudi Arabia

Gas-rich Qatar has ordered an investigation after a year’s worth of rain in one day paralysed some of the country’s infrastructure and exposed failings in some construction projects. Heavy rain on the Arabian Peninsula also affected oil giant Saudi Arabia,

30,000 Quakes caused by volcano

A swarm of small earthquakes that struck western Saudi Arabia last year was the rumbling of a volcano, geologists reported on Sunday. More than 30,000 minor quakes occurred between April and June 2009 within an ancient solidified lava field called