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Saudi Arabia Executes 37 People For Terrorism-Related Crimes

The statement said those executed hailed from various parts of Saudi Arabia
Tags: Uncategorized, Onetime, Saudi Arabia


Saudi Arabia executes 37 prisoners for terrorism crimes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry says it has executed 37 people, all Saudi nationals, for terrorism-related crimes. The news was carried in statements across state-run media, including the Saudi news channel al-Ekhbariya, on Tuesday. The statement said those executed hailed from various parts of Saudi Arabia and had adopted extremist […]
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Saudi Arabia executes 37 people on charges of 'terrorism'

The Middle East country accused those killed of 'adopting extremist terrorist ideologies and forming terrorist cells' [Author: Tom Davidson]
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US Won’t Renew Sanctions Waivers For Nations Importing Iranian Oil, Including Allies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised Monday to tell five nations, including allies Japan, South Korea and Turkey, that they will no longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to announce that the administration will not renew sanctions waivers for the five countries when they expire on May 2, three U.S. officials said. The others are China and India. It was not immediately clear if any of the five would be g...
Tags: News, Washington Post, Washington, Saudi Arabia, China, India, US, Turkey, Iran, Ap, Taiwan, Nato, Donald Trump, Trump, State, Japan South Korea


Why my friend Loujain al-Hathloul deserves to stand front and center -- and free

Loujain al-Hathloul's work and positive vision for women's equality -- not just her suffering while incarcerated in Saudi Arabia -- should earn her Nobel Peace Prize, says her friend, Urooba Jamal.
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Cnn, Loujain al Hathloul


Iraq summit brings together rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran

BAGHDAD (AP) — A summit organized by Iraq is bringing together regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran to bridge relations and invest in Iraq. Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohamed al-Halbousi is heading the one-day summit between Iraq and its six neighbors: Syria, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Turkey, Jordan, and Kuwait. The summit underlines a shift to Iraq’s […]
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Iran, Nation, Kuwait, Baghdad, Mohamed al Halbousi, Syria Saudi Arabia Iran Turkey Jordan


Uber's self-driving car unit valued at $7.3bn as it gears up for IPO

US firm received $1bn from consortium including Toyota and Saudi ArabiaUber’s self-driving car unit has been valued at $7.3bn (£5.6bn), after receiving $1bn of investment by a consortium including Toyota and Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund.With weeks to go until the loss-making San Francisco firm’s stock market float, expected to value the company at up to $100bn, Uber said it had secured new financial backing for its plans to develop autonomous vehicles. Continue reading...
Tags: Uber, Business, Technology, Saudi Arabia, US, San Francisco, IPOs, World news, US news, Stock Markets, Toyota, Motoring, Self-driving Cars, 100bn Uber


Morocco's Abderrazak Hamdallah breaks scoring record in Saudi Arabia

Morocco's Abderrazak Hamdallah breaks the scoring record in Saudi Arabia to equal the feat of Algeria's Baghdad Bounedjah in the Qatari league.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Algeria, Baghdad Bounedjah, Abderrazak Hamdallah


2 Saudi women seek asylum in Georgia, claiming oppression

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Two sisters from Saudi Arabia are applying for asylum in the country of Georgia after saying they fled there because of fear of their own family. The sisters, Maha and Wafa Alsubaie, attracted attention this week when they established a Twitter account in which they said they came to Georgia because […]
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Georgia, Nation, Tbilisi, Maha, Georgia AP, Wafa Alsubaie


Two More Saudi Sisters Appeal for Help, Joining a Growing Number of Runaways from the Kingdom

They have fled to the republic of Georgia and claim they will be killed if sent home
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Kingdom, Uncategorized, Georgia, Overnight, Onetime


Trump's Yemen veto could mean a high court fight

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump vetoed a bipartisan congressional resolution that would have forced his administration to end military support for Saudi Arabia in the war in Yemen. This resolution was the first time that Congress has invoked the 1973 War Powers Resolution (often referred to as the "War Powers Act"), which limits the President's ability to commit US forces abroad without congressional approval.
Tags: News, Congress, Saudi Arabia, US, Stories, Yemen, Donald Trump, Trump


Opinion: Trump's Yemen veto sets stage for potential Supreme Court confrontation

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump vetoed a bipartisan congressional resolution that would have forced his administration to end military support for Saudi Arabia in the war in Yemen. This resolution was the first time that Congress has invoked the 1973 War Powers Resolution (often referred to as the "War Powers Act"), which limits the President's ability to commit US forces abroad without congressional approval.
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Congress, Saudi Arabia, US, Stories, Yemen, Donald Trump, Trump


How Did Tech Billionaires’ Favorite Dem Become Bernie Sanders’ Co-Chair?

A few weeks before Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) launched his presidential campaign, he and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) went out for what Khanna thought was going to be a late lunch focused on policy strategy. Over plates of greasy Chinese food, Khanna and Sanders talked about how technology and artificial intelligence are disrupting the economy and driving income inequality, how to help workers affected by those changes, their shared push to end U.S. involvement in the Yemen civil war, and Sanders’ br...
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Business Quietly Returns to Saudi Arabia After Khashoggi’s Murder

Six months after agents from Saudi Arabia dismembered the writer Jamal Khashoggi, investors are no longer shying away from doing business with the kingdom.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Saudi Aramco, Google Inc, Foreign Investments, JPMorgan Chase & Company, SOFTBANK Corporation, Mohammed bin Salman (1985-, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi


Trump’s veto over Yemen is a scandalous abuse of presidential power | Simon Tisdall

The US could have distanced itself from a murderous war. Instead, Trump’s unholy alliance with the Saudis continuesExpected or not, Donald Trump’s veto of a bipartisan Congressional resolution to end US military involvement in Saudi Arabia’s murderous war in Yemen is an outrage. It will prolong the unspeakable suffering of millions of Yemeni civilians, the blameless victims of Riyadh’s vicious proxy war with Iran and its Houthi allies.Yet Trump’s uncaring arrogance also threatens the US itself. ...
Tags: Republicans, Saudi Arabia, US, UK News, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Iran, Middle East and North Africa, Yemen, Donald Trump, Trump, Riyadh, Congressional, Mueller, Simon Tisdall


Opinion: The evidence that the US government got into the assassination business

Americans shocked by tales of Russian assassinations in Ukraine and the grisly murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi allegedly by Saudi Arabia might consider the past history of their own government and what rules exist today to prevent a US hit job against a foreign political opponent.
Tags: News, Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, US, Ukraine, Stories, Jamal Khashoggi


Opinion: The evidence that the US got into the assassination business

Americans shocked by tales of Russian assassinations in Ukraine and the grisly murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi allegedly by Saudi Arabia might consider the past history of their own government and what rules exist today to prevent a US hit job against a foreign political opponent.
Tags: News, Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, US, Ukraine, Stories, Jamal Khashoggi


Proof the US government hired killers

Americans shocked by tales of Russian assassinations in Ukraine and the grisly murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi allegedly by Saudi Arabia might consider the past history of their own government and what rules exist today to prevent a US hit job against a foreign political opponent.
Tags: News, Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, US, Ukraine, Stories, Jamal Khashoggi


Aid group: Trump’s Yemen veto means more death, suffering

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An international charity says President Donald Trump’s veto of a congressional resolution to end U.S. military assistance for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen “will only mean more suffering and death.” The Norwegian Refugee Council said Wednesday that if Trump “was truly concerned about civilian life,” he would “ensure that the US-supported […]
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, US, Nation, Yemen, Donald Trump, Trump, Copenhagen Denmark, Refugee Council


Hearing postponed for 'private reasons' in trial of 11 Saudi women

Defendants, several of whom campaigned for right to drive, given no new date for hearingA court in Saudi Arabia has postponed a fourth hearing in the trial of several women’s rights activists, a case that has intensified western criticism of Riyadh following the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi.A court official informed some of the women’s relatives that the session would not take place, citing the judge’s “private reasons”, and could not provide a new date. The public prosecutor said la...
Tags: Human Rights, Saudi Arabia, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Riyadh, Mohammed bin Salman, Jamal Khashoggi, Women's rights and gender equality


United Arab Emirates: Business Setup In Saudi Arabia - STA Law Firm

The Saudi Arabia company law recognized four types of business entities: the joint stock company, the limited liability company (LLC), the partnership as well as the branch of a foreign company.
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Trump vetoes measure to end US involvement in Yemen war

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump vetoed a resolution passed by Congress to end U.S. military assistance in Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen.
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, Saudi Arabia, US, Ap, Yemen, Donald Trump, Trump


CNN gets exclusive look inside war-torn Yemen

As the war in Yemen enters its fifth year, the country is facing a humanitarian crisis that has led to countless civilian deaths and hundreds protesting against the United States' and Saudi Arabia's involvement in the conflict. CNN's Sam Kiley reports.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Cnn, United States, Stories, Yemen, Sam Kiley


Trump vetoes measure to end US involvement in Yemen war

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has vetoed a bill Congress passed to end U.S. military assistance in the Saudi Arabia-led war in Yemen. In a break with the president, Congress voted for the first time to invoke the War Powers Resolution to try and stop U.S. involvement in a foreign conflict. Trump vetoed the […]
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, Saudi Arabia, US, Ap, Nation, Yemen, Donald Trump, Trump


Q&A: AMC Chief Talks Netflix, the Summer Box Office and Saudi Arabia’s First New Cinema in Decades

Adam Aron, the CEO of AMC Entertainment, is predicting big things for 2019. The head of the world’s largest exhibition chain is riding high from a record-breaking day of pre-sales on “Avengers: Endgame,” the upcoming Marvel movie that’s expected to debut to north of $250 million when it premieres in April. But Aron believes that […]
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Amc, Aron, Adam Aron, AMC Entertainment


Uber rolls out feature for women drivers to request women riders in Saudi Arabia

Uber now lets women drivers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia opt to pick up women passengers.
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Cnn, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Leaked, "highly classified" French report shows that the slaughter in Yemen depends on US support

Last September, the French Directorate of Military Intelligence prepared a "highly classified" report on the Saudi war in Yemen to brief the "restricted council" of cabinet-level officials; the report has been obtained by the French media organization Disclose, which has published it jointly with The Intercept and four other French media organizations. The report paints a damning picture of western complicity in the Saudi war. It lays out how the Saudis are completely dependent on US arms s...
Tags: Post, Human Rights, News, France, Saudi Arabia, US, Leaks, Slaughter, Yemen, Uae, Caesar, Saada, Saudi National Guard, French Directorate of Military Intelligence, Alex Emmons


Investigative website says French weapons used in Yemen war

PARIS (AP) — An investigative website claims French weapons have potentially been used by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in Yemen’s war. Disclose based its report on an October 2018 classified note from France’s military intelligence service, saying Monday that French-made weapons including artillery, tanks, ships and fighter-bomber jets “may have been used […]
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Saudi Aramco buys $1.2 billion stake in South Korean refiner

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Aramco says it has reached an agreement to acquire a $1.25 billion stake in South Korean refiner Hyundai Oilbank that would provide Saudi Arabia’s state-run oil company with a dedicated outlet for its crude to South Korea. Aramco says the deal, announced on Monday, amounts to a 17% stake […]
Tags: Business, News, Saudi Arabia, Ap, Saudi Aramco, Riyadh Saudi Arabia, Hyundai Oilbank, South Korea Aramco


Dakar Rally moves from South America to Saudi Arabia

PARIS (AP) — The Dakar Rally is swapping South America for Saudi Arabia. Dakar Rally organizers say next year’s race will be held in “the deep and mysterious deserts of the Middle East, in Saudi Arabia.” Created by Thierry Sabine after he got lost in the Libyan desert in 1977, the Dakar Rally was raced […]
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Sports, Ap, Paris, Middle East, South America, Auto Racing, Dakar, Dakar Rally, Saudi Arabia Dakar, Thierry Sabine



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