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A Blockade and a Murder: U.S. Faces Enduring Problems With Saudis

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaking with unusual candor, said Sunday that the United States had tried but failed to end a Saudi Arabia-led blockade of Qatar, a crucial military partner in the Middle East.

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Woman who fled Saudi Arabia reaches her new home in Canada

Tired but smiling, an 18-year-old Saudi woman who said she feared death if deported back home arrived Saturday in Canada, which offered her asylum in a case that attracted global attention after she mounted a social media campaign.

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Islamabad, Riyadh likely to seal $10b refinery deal

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are likely to ink today (Saturday) an agreement to install the Saudi Aramco Oil Refinery at the oil city located in Balochistan’s Gwadar district.

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Saudi woman’s asylum bid challenges kingdom’s reach abroad

Saudi woman’s ongoing bid to flee her country via Thailand this week threw the kingdom’s male guardianship system into the international spotlight, setting in motion a showdown between Saudi Arabia’s restrictions on women and the United Nations’ asylum process.

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Thailand: Saudi woman fleeing family given UN protection

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who had barricaded herself in a room in Bangkok airport hotel and sought asylum has been provided the protection of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Thailand, The Guardian reported on Monday.

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Saudi Arabia Pays Compensation to Iran for Deaths in Hajj

The Saudi Arabian government paid a compensation to relatives of the Iranians killed in 2015 during the pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca, reported on Tuesday authorities of the Persian nation.

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It takes one to know one: Nikki Haley calls out ‘thuggish’ Saudi Prince MBS

Washington’s arch-bully, soon-to-be-ex UN ambassador Nikki Haley has demanded the Saudi crown prince stop acting so “thuggish” – perhaps because she can’t stand competition, having asserted herself around the hood many times.

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Saudi Arabia rejects US Senate ‘interference’ in kingdom’s affairs

Saudi Arabia has rejected as “interference” a US Senate resolution to end American military support for a Riyadh-led war in Yemen, and another holding its crown prince responsible for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Voice recordings prove those closest to MBS killed Khashoggi, Ankara says

hile the international community has been patiently waiting for information regarding the mysterious killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi for more than two months, Turkey continues to share new details of the case with the world, aiming for justice to be done.

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Voice recordings prove those closest to MBS killed Khashoggi, Ankara says

hile the international community has been patiently waiting for information regarding the mysterious killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi for more than two months, Turkey continues to share new details of the case with the world, aiming for justice to be done.

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How Iran sees the recent Yemen ceasefire deal

Over three years and a half since the start of the Saudi-led invasion of Yemen and after intensive talks under the UN supervision, a preliminary truce deal was reached between rival Yemeni camps.

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Corker to introduce resolution holding Saudi crown prince ‘responsible’ for Khashoggi’s death

Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said on Monday evening that he is planning to introduce a resolution that would name Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman as “responsible” for the death of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi.

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Graham: Saudis would ‘be ‘speaking Farsi in about a week’ without US support

South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham told Fox News on Sunday that Saudi Arabia’s military “can’t fight out of a paper bag” when confronted with Mideast challenges including Iran, and insisted that the U.S. has the necessary leverage to punish the Saudi leadership for its apparent role in the murder of dissident writer Jamal Khashoggi.

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‘The thing is done:’ Khashoggi killing tape indicates hit squad was briefing Riyadh – report

The full transcript of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder in a Saudi consulate in Turkey reportedly shows that one of the assassins was briefing someone on the phone as the journalist’s dismembering progressed.

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‘Zero’ doubt Saudi crown prince directed Khashoggi murder — GOP senators

Two key US Republican senators said yesterday after a briefing by the CIA’s director they have “zero” doubt Saudi Arabia’s crown prince directed the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Khashoggi Friend Accuses Cyber Security Firm Of Helping Saudis Spy On Their Messages

A Saudi dissident based in Montreal, Canada, filed a lawsuit this week against the NSO Group, an Israeli cyber security firm. The suit alleges the Saudi government used software from the company to spy on conversations with the journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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