Tag: Saudi Arabia

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Trump uses veto to unblock $8bn weapons sale to Saudi Arabia

The US president has vetoed resolutions in Congress to block the sale of $8.1bn worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia ...

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Nicki Minaj cancels Saudi Arabia appearance

Rapper Nicki Minaj has cancelled a scheduled performance in Saudi Arabia next week, citing her support for the rights of ...

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Saudi corruption crackdown ‘ends with $106bn recovered’

Saudi Arabia has ended a sweeping crackdown on corruption ordered by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, ...

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Saudi Arabia opens Khashoggi murder trial

The trial of 11 individuals over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has begun in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, ...

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Saudi jokes get Netflix comedy banned

The second episode of Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj has been removed from Netflix in Saudi Arabia following a legal ...

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Saudi outreach to Israel ‘faces setbacks’ after Khashoggi crisis

A covert US-backed initiative to improve ties between Saudi Arabia and Israel is facing setbacks after Crown Prince Mohammed bin ...

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Filipina women detained at Halloween party in Saudi Arabia

Seventeen Filipina workers in Saudi Arabia have been detained after they took part in a Halloween party, the Philippines foreign ...

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Khashoggi fiancée snubs Trump invitation

The fiancée of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi says she has declined an invitation to the White House by US ...

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Amnesty urges UN investigation, independent autopsy in Khashoggi death

Amnesty International said Saturday that Saudi Arabia’s explanation of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul appeared ...

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Pompeo arrives in Ankara for Khashoggi talks

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Wednesday in Ankara for talks with the Turkish leadership over the disappearance of ...