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Pompeo, Mattis to brief US senators on Saudi as concerns mount

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Pentagon chief Jim Mattis will brief US senators Wednesday on developments related to Saudi Arabia, amid mounting bipartisan concern about the kingdom, a senior Republican lawmaker said Monday.

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British FM visits Saudi Arabia to discuss Khashoggi murder and Yemen

British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt held talks on Monday with Saudi Arabia’s king and crown prince, state media said, as he sought to press the kingdom over journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder and the escalating Yemen war.

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Statement by US Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis on Refueling Saudi Coalition Aircraft

We support the decision by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, after consultations with the U.S. Government, to use the Coalition’s own military capabilities to conduct inflight refueling in support of its operations in Yemen.

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Saudis Launch Nuclear Research Reactor

Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman has launched the kingdom’s first nuclear research reactor as part of a plan to diversify the kingdom’s energy mix and acquire nuclear capabilities, state media reported.

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Saudi Arabia hints at plan to turn Qatar into an island

A Saudi official hinted Friday the kingdom was moving forward with a plan to dig a canal that would turn the neighboring Qatari peninsula into an island, amid a diplomatic feud between the Gulf nations.

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۳ Gulf Arab states pledge $2.5B to Jordan after protests

Three Gulf Arab states have pledged $2.5 billion to Jordan as economic protests over austerity measures have roiled the kingdom.

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Iranian top General blames the United States for the increasing instability in the region

Indifferent to Saudi Arabia’s warmongering and acts of aggression throughout the Middle East, the United States is continuing its political as well as military support for the kingdom. Taking into account this bitter fact, Iran’s top commander warns that the American policy would lead to more regional instabilities.

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Iranian top General blames the United States for the increasing instability in the region

Indifferent to Saudi Arabia’s warmongering and acts of aggression throughout the Middle East, the United States is continuing its political as well as military support for the kingdom.

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Bahrain says new discovery contains an estimated 80 bln barrels of tight oil

A new discovery off the coast of Bahrain is estimated to contain at least 80 billion barrels of tight oil, the kingdom’s biggest ever find, its oil minister said on Wednesday, Reuters reports.

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Hariri to Visit Saudi for First Time since ‘Resignation’

Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri said he has accepted an invitation Monday to visit Saudi Arabia, returning for the first time to the kingdom where he announced a shock resignation that he later rescinded.

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Nasdaq Leaves Door Open For Potential Saudi Aramco IPO

Adena Friedman, president and chief executive of Nasdaq, has left the door of the second New York stock exchange wide open for a listing of Saudi Aramco, the Kingdom’s oil giant aiming for an initial public offering this year.

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Russian Investors Eye Aramco Share Deal Ahead Of IPO

Russian investors have approached Saudi Aramco with a proposal to take a stake in the Kingdom’s oil giant as it gears up for an initial public offering on local and global stock markets later this year.

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Man wanted for "terrorist crimes" killed in eastern Saudi Arabia – agency

Saudi security forces shot and killed a man suspected of involvement in “terrorist crimes” in an exchange of fire in the eastern part of the kingdom, state news agency SPA reported late on Tuesday.

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Former Saudi intelligence chief criticizes US President Trump

Former Saudi intelligence chief Prince Turki al-Faisal criticized US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in one of the most vehement reactions from the Kingdom.

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High-Ranking Saudi Prince Killed in Helicopter Crash

A helicopter carrying a high-ranking Saudi prince and other government officials crashed Sunday in the kingdom’s south near the border with Yemen, reportedly killing all eight people aboard.

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Saudi Arabia says it breaks up IS attack plot, spy ring

Saudi Arabia said early Tuesday it had broken up an Islamic State group plot to have suicide bombers attack Defense Ministry offices, while separately dismantling an alleged spy ring in the kingdom.

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