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Why Israel is quietly cosying up to Gulf monarchies

n mid-February 2019, Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, flew to Warsaw for a highly unusual conference. Under the auspices of the US vice-president, Mike Pence, he met the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and two other Gulf states that have no diplomatic relations with Israel.

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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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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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Saudi Aramco: The Company and the State

For the past two years, Saudi Arabia has prepared to place its national oil company on the stock market.

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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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