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Leaks indicate to a Saudi-MKO collusion on tanker attacks in the Persian Gulf

An unverified audio tape leaked from the Mujahedin-e-Khalq Organization (MKO), a banned terrorist outfit, purportedly shows that the group colluded with Saudi Arabia in handling the aftermaths of explosions earlier this month on oil tankers near the Persian Gulf waters as the two sides sought to blame Iran for the sabotage activity.

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Houthi Drone Attacks Continue to Target Airport in Saudi Arabia

The Qasif K2 drones struck the control rooms in Jizan airport as well as the refueling station in Abha, according to a spokesperson of the Yemeni armed forces. The attacks were stated to be an act of retaliation against Saudi Arabia’s war against the impoverished nation.

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Houthi Drone Attacks Continue to Target Airport in Saudi Arabia

The Qasif K2 drones struck the control rooms in Jizan airport as well as the refueling station in Abha, according to a spokesperson of the Yemeni armed forces. The attacks were stated to be an act of retaliation against Saudi Arabia’s war against the impoverished nation.

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Al-Falih: Russia Not Yet On Board With New OPEC Agreement

Of all the signatories to the OPEC+ agreement forged to rebalance the oil market through production cuts, Russia is the lone holdout, according to Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih, cited in The New Arab, and is the last member to not get on board with additional production cuts.

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Yemen: Houthis claim attack on Saudi airport

The Houthis of Yemen launched multiple drone attacks targeting a military airbase in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern province of Asir on late Monday night, the militia said on its news channel.

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Saudi Arabia, UAE, to push Egypt toward a confrontation with Iran

Despite being a supporter of Saudi Arabia’s general approaches toward regional crises, Egypt has made it clear that it’s not going to endanger its own national interests by marching toward a confrontation with Iran.

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Oil Prices Rise as Saudi Energy Minister Reports Drone Attack on Pipeline

Oil prices jumped Tuesday morning on reports of a drone attack on oil pumping stations in Saudi Arabia, with the kingdom regarding the incident as a terrorist act.

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Saudi Arabia Beheads 37 for Terrorism Crimes; Most Shiites

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday beheaded 37 Saudi citizens, most of them minority Shiites, in a mass execution across the country for alleged terrorism-related crimes. It also publicly pinned the executed body and severed head of a convicted Sunni extremist to a pole as a warning to others.

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Iraq to convene summit with representatives of Iran, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria

Iraq will convene a summit with representatives of Iran, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, reports AFP.

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Trump ‘salivates’ over prospect of nuclear deals with Saudis despite proliferation concerns – expert

Safeguards should be introduced to curb Saudi Arabia’s atomic energy plans, an expert on nuclear power issues told RT, noting that, while President Trump is ‘salivating’ over juicy trade deals, the world has been put in danger.

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As Iraqi PM departs for Tehran, Saudi Arabia struggles to counter Iran’s influence in Iraq

While the Iraqi prime minister is going to visit Iran for the first time in a bid to expand bilateral ties, Saudi Arabia is trying to counter Iran’s influence in the neighboring country by offering tempting deals. The Iraqi officials, however, show no sign of willingness to sacrifice their good relations with Iran for the sake of the Saudis of other foreign actors.

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UN rights experts: Saudi laws stifle dissent, women activists

Saudi Arabia is using its counter-terrorism laws to silence activists, including women, in violation of international law guaranteeing freedom of speech, United Nations human rights experts said on Monday, Reuters reports.

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Pentagon awards Lockheed nearly $1B contract for Saudis

The Pentagon said Monday it has awarded Lockheed Martin a nearly $1 billion contact for an advanced missile defense system on behalf of Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi prince Mohammed bin Salman’s in Asia since West won’t invite him: Prof Safwan M Masri

“Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia is touring Asia since no Western nation will invite him.

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Spurned by West, Saudi Crown Prince MBS heads to China, becomes unlikely peacemaker for India and Pakistan

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman created quite the buzz this week with his whirlwind weeklong Asian tour, starting in Pakistan on Sunday before moving to India and wrapping it up with a two-day stop in China that ended on Friday.

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Saudi crown prince begins Asia tour with $20 bln Pakistan investment pledge

Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday said Saudi Arabia has signed investment agreements worth $20 billion during his high-profile visit to Pakistan, where tensions were flaring up with nuclear-armed rival India, Reuters reports.

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