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Trump Backed Libyan Warlord After Saudi Arabia and Egypt Lobbied Him - WSJWSJ - 2020-05-24 00:04
The Beachwood Reporter - China, Saudi Arabia, Turkey Are World's Worst Jailers Of WritersBeachwoodreporter - 2020-05-21 22:50
PEN America: China, Saudi Arabia, Turkey Are World’s Worst Jailers of Writers - PEN AmericaPEN - 2020-05-19 19:31
US Military Drawdown in Saudi Arabia Threatens to Fuel Arms Race - Modern DiplomacyModerndiplomacy - 2020-05-14 17:13
Now it’s your turn: Saudi Arabia urges other oil producers to join output cuts | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-05-14 14:48
Saudi Arabia: Just how deep are its troubles?BBC - 2020-05-13 02:01
It has been rocked by coronavirus, an oil price collapse and the fallout from a high-profile murder. ...
Saudi Arabia, Iran congratulate Kadhimi as Iraq’s new Prime MinisterGulan Media - 2020-05-09 01:21
Russia, Saudi Arabia, and the US: A Slippery Oil TriangleBesacenter - 2020-05-06 06:36
Activists Decry Bid by Russia, Cuba, Saudi Arabia to Join UN Rights Body | Voice of America - EnglishVoanews - 2020-05-05 06:06
Why Economic & Military Cooperation Between The US & Saudi Arabia Is At A Grave Risk? | EurAsian Times: Latest Asian, Middle-East, EurAsian, Indian NewsEurasiantimes - 2020-05-03 17:45
Saudi Arabia scraps death penalty for minors convicted of crimes | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2020-04-29 00:24
Saudi Arabia scraps execution for those who committed crimes as minors: CommissionGulan Media - 2020-04-26 20:22
Saudi Arabia abolishes floggingGulan Media - 2020-04-25 14:37
Saudi Arabia rolls the dice with bid for Newcastle United - Modern DiplomacyModerndiplomacy - 2020-04-19 13:58
Saudi Arabia executes dance troupe attackerBBC - 2020-04-18 01:33
November's attack on performers took place as the country eased restrictions on public entertainment. ...
Saudi Arabia is starting oil war with Russia but US is also a target - Business InsiderBusinessinsider - 2020-04-17 11:22
Saudi Arabia blocks access to Turkey news portals – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2020-04-14 17:07
Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia extends curfew as deaths mountAlkhaleejtoday - 2020-04-13 17:33
Is America Shifting on Arming Saudi Arabia? - Pacific StandardPsmag - 2020-04-12 12:08
Saudi Arabia Extends Coronavirus Curfew until Further NoticeBAS News - 2020-04-12 11:56
ERBIL — Saudi Arabia has extended a nationwide curfew on Sunday to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. Saudi interior minister said King Salman had ordered the extension after the country reported more than 300 new infections on each of the last f ...
OPEC+ meeting delayed as Saudi Arabia and Russia row over price collapseGulan Media - 2020-04-04 18:22
Saudi Arabia and Iran may finally be ready for rapprochement | Iran | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2020-04-03 06:08
A Coronavirus Ceasefire Offers a Way Out for War-torn YemenInternational Crisis Group - 2020-03-28 01:55
The UN has called for a freeze in fighting in Yemen to prepare for a COVID-19 outbreak and preserve an opportunity to end the war. The Huthis, Yemeni government, other key armed actors and Saudi Arabia have all agreed. They should immediately carry out t ...
Saudi Arabia’s clear response to the coronavirus outbreak is in stark contrast to the West ǀ View | EuronewsEuronews - 2020-03-27 23:56
Saudi Arabia: Unmarried foreign couples can now share hotel rooms | News | DW | 05.10.2019DW - 2020-03-27 13:13
The Yemen war at 5 yearsAEI - 2020-03-27 00:01
Since Saudi Arabia intervened in Yemen five years ago, the Yemenis have been devastated by war, the Iranian-backed al Houthi movement has consolidated power in areas under its control, and the internationally recognized government only nominal governs the ...
Umrah returnee tests positive, bringing Coronavirus number to 6ANF - 2020-03-15 09:42
The return of 21,000 Turkish citizens from Saudi Arabia causes concerns over the spread of coronavirus as they will not be subject to state-controlled quarantine. ...
Saudi Arabia increase oil output to record highGulan Media - 2020-03-10 20:33
Saudi Arabia Oil Price War Leads to Global Stock Market PanicForeignpolicy - 2020-03-10 15:34
A Royal Purge: The Political Power Grab in Saudi ArabiaForeign Policy Research Institute - 2020-03-10 02:40
On March 7, 2020, Saudi Arabia’s de-facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MbS, as he is commonly referred to) detained and arrested former head of army intelligence Prince Nayef bin Ahmed, along with Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, the younger brother ...
Iraq hosts regional archrivals Iran and Saudi Arabia | News | DW | 20.04.2019DW - 2020-03-09 14:00
Saudi Arabia detains three senior members of royal familyGulan Media - 2020-03-07 18:09
Saudi Arabia: Raab to press 'valued partner' on human rights - BBC NewsBBC - 2020-03-06 01:53
Saudi Arabia: Raab to press 'valued partner' on human rights - BBC NewsBBC - 2020-03-04 12:16
Russia explores way to draw UAE, Saudi Arabia to its Syria policiesAl Monitor - 2020-02-29 07:50
German foreign minister urges Saudi Arabia to pursue reformGulan Media - 2020-02-22 00:31
Idlib crisis, Trump vs Iran, Pro-Israeli group visits Saudi Arabia, SinophobiaUwidata - 2020-02-17 17:00
Trump "Locked and Loaded" for Iran Attack on Saudi Arabia's Behalf - Tikun Olam תיקון עולםRichardsilverstein - 2020-02-16 03:23
‘Blind’ man brands Iraqi Kurdish cleric Kalak a ‘liar’ in healing video falloutE-Kurd - 2020-02-14 18:24
MADINA, Saudi Arabia,— An elderly man who appeared in a divine healing video that landed a controversial Kurdish cleric in Saudi authority detention earlier this week has branded the cleric a “liar”. Mullah Ali Kalak, more widely known as Mala Ali Kurdist ...
Iraqi Kurdish Islamic mullah Ali Kalak arrested in Saudi Arabia over fake healingE-Kurd - 2020-02-12 11:30
AL MADINA, Saudi Arabia,— An Iraqi Kurdish mullah was arrested by Saudi authorities on Tuesday for staging the divine healing of a blind man, two days after announcing he had left the Kurdistan Region to seek freedom to practice in the Gulf state. Mullah ...
Controversial Kurdish mullah arrested in Saudi Arabia, accused of fake healing | Rudaw.netRûdaw - 2020-02-12 09:53
Less Than 24 Hours After Saying 'Time to Bring 'Em Home,' Trump Orders 1,800 US Troops to Saudi Arabia | Common Dreams NewsCommondreams - 2020-02-06 21:43
Pentagon announces new troop deployments to Saudi ArabiaWTKR - 2020-02-06 21:43
Pentagon announces new troop deployments to Saudi Arabia | fox43.comFox43 - 2020-02-06 12:48
Saudi Arabia Blocks Iran From OIC Meeting Over Middle East Peace Plan | EurAsian Times: Latest Asian, Middle-East, EurAsian, Indian NewsEurasiantimes - 2020-02-04 09:40
Uyghurs in Saudi Arabia Flee to Turkey As Chinese Embassy Ends Passport RenewalsRFA - 2020-01-31 23:45
Trevor Noah Accuses Trump of ‘Renting’ U.S. Military to Saudi ArabiaThedailybeast - 2020-01-28 18:22
Amnesty International Says Possible Saudi Arabia Purchase Of Newcastle United Is ‘Blatant Whitewash’ Of Khashoggi MurderForbes - 2020-01-27 18:59
Saudi Arabia sentences five to death for murder of Jamal Khashoggi | World news | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2020-01-24 06:18
Independent UN rights experts call for ‘immediate investigation’ into alleged Bezos phone hack by Saudi Arabia | UN NewsUN - 2020-01-23 01:18
Saudi Arabia demands end of Turkish intervention in SyriaChicagomorningstar - 2020-01-18 06:18
Saudi Arabia has paid $500M to cover cost of US troops in country - CNNPoliticsCNN - 2020-01-17 12:36
Despite Trump's claims, Saudi Arabia does not appear to have paid $1 billion to house US troops - CNNPoliticsCNN - 2020-01-15 10:02
Despite Trump's claims, Saudi Arabia does not appear to have paid $1 billion to house US troops - KTVZKTVZ - 2020-01-14 22:56
Civil Society Groups Pledge To Boycott Saudi Arabia’s G20 PresidencyForbes - 2020-01-13 07:36
Protesters attack US embassy in Baghdad as Saudi Arabia backs strikesRûdaw - 2020-01-01 01:35
Egypt, Saudi Arabia plan to reconcile SDF with Syrian opposition - Rudaw | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-12-26 18:26
Turkey, human rights groups denounce Saudi verdict on Khashoggi murder | Saudi Arabia News | Up News InfoUpnewsinfo - 2019-12-25 01:57
'Antithesis of justice': Khashoggi verdict roundly condemned | Saudi Arabia News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2019-12-25 01:57
Saudi Arabia rejects extraditions to Turkey over Jamal Khashoggi‘s murder | Denton DailyDentondaily - 2019-12-15 14:41
Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Egypt among worst jailers of journalists, report says | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-12-12 14:24
CPJ: China and Turkey jail highest number of journalistsANF - 2019-12-12 09:21
The Committee to Protect Journalists said in a new report that the worst countries in terms of freedom of the press are China, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. ...
Esper 'Concerned' About Russian Influence in Egypt, Saudi Arabia - Defense OneDefenseone - 2019-12-11 21:13
China, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt are world's worst jailers of journalists - Committee to Protect JournalistsCPJ - 2019-12-11 11:50
Bahrain beat Saudi Arabia 1-0 to lift first-ever Gulf Cup trophyKurdistan24 - 2019-12-10 23:40
Bahrain's players celebrate after winning the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup Final football match between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia at the Khalifa International Stadium in the Qatari capital Doha on Dec. 8, 2019. (Photo: AFP/Karim Jaafar) ...
Saudi Arabia Urges Gulf Arab Unity against IranBAS News - 2019-12-10 19:57
ERBIL - Saudi Arabia has called for unity among the Gulf Arab countries to confront Iran in the region and secure energy supplies and maritime channels. The call was made by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud when opening a Gulf Arab summit on Tuesday, as ...
UN Watch’s Top Tweets in November 2019UN Watch - 2019-12-10 06:21
Trending UN Watch tweets from November 2019 put a global spotlight on the irony of Saudi Arabia’s continued membership on the UN Human Rights Council, the UN’s failure to stop Turkey in Syria, silence from the Human Rights Council on rocket fire from Pal ...
PM Barzani Received by Saudi Crown PrinceBAS News - 2019-12-02 20:05
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani was received by the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud, while attending the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2019. Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani and PM Barzani visited the ...
Anthony Joshua should speak out on human rights situation in Saudi Arabia, insists Amnesty InternationalTelegraph - 2019-12-02 19:17
Phil Mickelson commits to play controversial event in Saudi ArabiaGOLF - 2019-12-02 19:17
Saudi Arabia's Crackdown on Critics Must be Stopped – Byline TimesBylinetimes - 2019-12-02 19:17
Iran Threatens to Destroy US, Israel, Saudi Arabia if Red Lines CrossedBAS News - 2019-11-25 21:31
ERBIL - Iran has threatened to destroy the US, Israel, and Saudi Arabia if the three countries cross Tehran's red lines, said the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards Hossein Salami. "We have shown restraint ... we have shown patience towards the hosti ...