Saudi Arabia

Trump Stands By Saudi Crown Prince

President Trump told Reuters that “he stood by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince despite a CIA assessment that he ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and pleas from U.S. senators for Trump to condemn the kingdom’s de facto...
Related topics: Reuters, CIA, Jamal Khashoggi

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Trump Says Standing By Saudi Crown Prince Despite Pleas From Senate

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he stood by Saudi Arabia's crown prince despite a CIA assessment that he ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and pleas from U.S. senators for Trump to condemn the kingdom's de facto...
Related topics: Donald Trump, CIA, Jamal Khashoggi

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Ernst Warns Resolution To Punish Saudis Could Hurt Yemen Peace Talks

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) warned on Tuesday that a resolution to withdraw American military support for Saudi Arabia’s efforts in the Yemeni civil war could hinder peace talks in the region.Ernst, speaking at POLITICO's Women Rule Summit, said that...
Related topics: Yemen, Military

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Often Quiet On Wars, Congress Challenges White House Over Yemen

Something rare is stirring in Congress. There's growing sentiment to force the president to end U.S. involvement in a war, in this case Yemen, where the U.S. military has been aiding Saudi Arabia.(Image credit: Jon Gambrell/AP)
Related topics: White House, Yemen, Military

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“rogue Nations” Of Saudi, Us And Russia Angrily Derail Climate Summit Report

Katowice, Poland | AFP | – The refusal of the United States and Saudi Arabia to embrace a landmark environmental report has unsettled UN talks to breathe life back into the Paris climate pact, negotiators and observers said Monday. It may also...
Related topics: Russia, Poland, France, Paris

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Democrats Will Investigate Kushner’s Ties To Saudi Arabia

“Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), who is poised to lead the House Foreign Affairs Committee, plans to conduct a thorough review of US policy towards Saudi Arabia — and that could include Jared Kushner’s ties to the crown prince, Mohammed...

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Saudi Refusal To Extradite Khashoggi's Killers Vexes Turkey

Turkey says it is disappointed by Saudi Arabia's rejection of its request for the extradition of the killers of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. The State-run Anadolu news agency on Monday quoted Fahrettin Altun, the communications...
Related topics: Jamal Khashoggi, Turkey

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Diminished Saudi Influence On Display In Senate Debate Over Yemen

When the Senate voted in March on a resolution to withdraw American military support for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally visited Capitol Hill to urge senators to oppose it.Now the resolution has returned,...
Related topics: Debate, Yemen, Military

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U.s. And Petrol States Conspire To Undermine U.n. Climate Study

The COP24 talks in Katowice, Poland have led to a “diplomatic standoff” that has world leaders, climate activists, and experts alarmed as four “oil allies“—the United States, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait—have banded...
Related topics: Poland, Activism, Russia, Kuwait

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Graham, Paul Find Common Ground On Saudi Arabia

McClatchy: “Lindsey Graham laughingly says his sudden embrace of of Rand Paul is a sign of what the Bible calls ‘end times.’ Rand Paul jokes that their mind meld first needed couples’ counseling.” “Long at odds when it comes...
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Us, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait Have Not Endorsed A Key Study On Global Warming

As the U.N. global climate conference in Katowice, Poland entered its second week Sunday, the non-governmental environmental organization Greenpeace demanded urgent action from world leaders to tackle climate change. Greenpeace activists projected...
Related topics: Russia, Kuwait, Global Warming, Poland, Greenpeace, Activism

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Jatras: The "america Last" Express Hurtles On - Saudi Arabia, Inf, Ukraine

Authored by James George Jatras via The Strategic Culture Foundation, As the façade of 2016 Candidate Donald Trump’s promised “America First” continues to crumble away, the baked-into-the-cake pathologies of the foreign and security policy...
Related topics: Ukraine, Donald Trump

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Us Refuses To Accept Climate Report Urging Action Or Certain Doom, Which Will Certainly End Well

The United States continued its efforts to transform this garbage pile of a country into a literal garbage pile this weekend by teaming up with Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait to challenge language “welcoming” a United Nations report urging...
Related topics: Russia, Kuwait

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Saudi Fm Rules Out Extraditing Suspects In Khashoggi Case

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Sunday ruled out the extradition of suspects in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, after Istanbul's chief prosecutor filed warrants for the arrest of two former senior Saudi officials. Turkish officials...
Related topics: Jamal Khashoggi, Turkey, Istanbul

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Us, Russia, Saudi Arabia, And Kuwait Launch 'ludicrous' Effort To 'sabotage' Support For Key Un...

Jessica Corbett, staff writerThe COP24 talks in Katowice, Poland have led to a "diplomatic standoff" that has world leaders, climate activists, and experts alarmed as four "oil allies"—the United States, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait—have...
Related topics: Russia, Kuwait, Poland, Activism

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Qatar Emir Skips Saudi-hosted Gulf Summit Amid Boycott

Saudi Arabia has led an Arab boycott of the tiny gas-rich country.
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Jared Kushner Saudi Crown ‘prince’s Most Important Defender In White House’ — Both Love To...

If one thought the biggest defender of Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman in the White House is Donald Trump, it would be a wrong assumption. It appears Trump’s admiration for the crown prince is largely down to how highly...
Related topics: White House, Donald Trump

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Yemen Needs New Transition Period To Overcome Crisis - Houthi Spokesman

MOSCOW/STOCKHOLM (Sputnik) - The agreement on the exchange of detainees and prisoners of war between the Yemeni government and the Houthi rebels includes captives held in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, a member of the Houthi delegation...
Related topics: Yemen, Russia, Moscow, Sweden, Stockholm, United Arab Emirates

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German Arms Supplied To Saudi Arabia Despite Halt Over Khashoggi's Case - Report

Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s killing has prompted Germany to freeze arms export to Saudi Arabia, Berlin’s second biggest weapons importer, until the case has been "cleared up" and call on other European countries to do the same.
Related topics: Jamal Khashoggi, Germany, Berlin

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Riyadh To Cut Oil Output By Extra 200,000 Bpd Under New Deal - Iraqi Minister

VIENNA (Sputnik) - Saudi Arabia will reduce oil production under the new OPEC-non-OPEC agreement by additional 200,000 barrels per day as it has already cut output by 500,000 bpd, Iraqi Oil Minister Thamir Ghadhban told reporters on Friday.
Related topics: Austria, Vienna, OPEC

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