Articles Tagged 'Saudi Arabia'
Saudi sentences five to death, three to jail over Khashoggi murder
RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia on Monday sentenced five people to death and three more to jail terms totaling 24 years over the killing of… READ MORE
Saudi Arabia arrests more journalists and activists, rights group says
LONDON — Saudi Arabia has detained at least eight journalists and activists in the last two weeks as it tightens its grip on freedom of… READ MORE
Trump issues second veto of his presidency
President Trump vetoed a bill Tuesday aimed at ending U.S. involvement in Yemen.
“This resolution is an unnecessary, dangerous attempt to weaken my constitutional authorities,… READ MORE
Canadian intelligence has heard the Khashoggi tapes, Justin Trudeau says
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has become the first Western leader to acknowledge his country’s intelligence agencies have listened to recordings of the killing of… READ MORE
Saudi Arabia hails multibillion-dollar deals, as fallout from Khashoggi’s killing continues
Saudi Arabia is trying to drown out the noise surrounding journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death by hailing multibillion-dollar business deals for its energy and infrastructure sectors… READ MORE
Mnuchin says he’ll skip Saudi conference
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin
announced Thursday that he will skip a major economic conference being hosted by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman next week… READ MORE
Jamal Khashoggi case: Saudis defy ‘threats’ over missing writer
Saudi Arabia rejects political and economic “threats” over missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a source quoted by state news agency SPA says.
The country would respond… READ MORE
Senators warn Trump that Saudi relationship is on the line
Senators are making clear that key aspects of the U.S.-Saudi relationship are on the line as they ramp up pressure on the royal family and … READ MORE
Saudi Arabia Suspends Ties With Canada Over Activist Row
Saudi Arabia suspended diplomatic ties and new trade dealings with Canada in response to Canada’s call for the release of women’s rights activists — a… READ MORE
Saudis ‘declared war on Lebanon’ – Hezbollah leader
The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah has accused Saudi Arabia of declaring war on his country, days after Lebanese PM Saad al-Hariri announced his resignation in… READ MORE