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Saudi Arabian junior foreign minister to arrive in India today for day-long visit, will hold talks with Sushma Swaraj
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Saudi Arabian junior foreign minister to arrive in India today for day-long visit, will hold talks with Sushma Swaraj

Saudi State Minister for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir will arrive in India on Monday for a brief visit, during which he will hold talks with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Sushma Swaraj meets Saudi crown prince, discusses Riyadh's possible investment in Indian defence and security
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Sushma Swaraj meets Saudi crown prince, discusses Riyadh's possible investment in Indian defence and security

External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday met Saudia Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman and discussed ways to add further momentum to the strategic ties between the two nations besides deepening engagement in the areas of trade and investment.

Saudi Arabia doesn't know where Jamal Khashoggi's body is, say officials, blame Turkey for not giving enough evidence
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Saudi Arabia doesn't know where Jamal Khashoggi's body is, say officials, blame Turkey for not giving enough evidence

Riyadh does not know the location of Jamal Khashoggi's body, despite having detained the Saudi team that murdered him, a high-ranking foreign affairs official said

Jamal Khashoggi's murder: New Saudi finance minister says country 'not in crisis' over incident
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Jamal Khashoggi's murder: New Saudi finance minister says country 'not in crisis' over incident

Assaf, a former finance minister who was detained last year in what Riyadh said was an anti-corruption sweep, replaced Adel al-Jubeir as foreign minister in the sweeping government shake-up ordered by King Salman.

Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancee Hatice Cengiz calls on Donald Trump to 'help reveal the truth and ensure justice is served'
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Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancee Hatice Cengiz calls on Donald Trump to 'help reveal the truth and ensure justice is served'

Speaking at a memorial in London, Hatice Cengiz expressed disappointment in the leadership of many countries and told the memorial that she wishes she had entered the consulate instead of Khashoggi

Saudi foreign minister calls outcry over Khashoggi 'hysterical', says people are blaming Riyadh before investigation is completed
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Saudi foreign minister calls outcry over Khashoggi 'hysterical', says people are blaming Riyadh before investigation is completed

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir said that the issue of Jamal Khashoggi's killing has become "fairly hysterical". He also addressed the mounting scepticism around the crown prince's alleged involvement

Mike Pompeo meets Saudi Arabian king in Riyadh over disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
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Mike Pompeo meets Saudi Arabian king in Riyadh over disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

US President Donald Trump had dispatched Mike Pompeo to speak to the monarch of the world's top oil exporter over Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance.

We're not 'a banana republic' says Saudi Arabia, demands apology from Canada for demanding release of Saudi women's rights activists
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We're not 'a banana republic' says Saudi Arabia, demands apology from Canada for demanding release of Saudi women's rights activists

In August, Saudi Arabia froze new trade with Canada, blocked grain imports, expelled Canada’s ambassador and ordered all Saudi students home after Ottawa called for the release of activists detained for urging more rights for women.

Saudi Arabia-Canada dispute over activists' release escalates: As Ottawa issues defiant statement, a look at bilateral ties
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Saudi Arabia-Canada dispute over activists' release escalates: As Ottawa issues defiant statement, a look at bilateral ties

The Saudi government expelled Canada's ambassador, giving him 24 hours to leave the country, and recalled its own envoy to Ottawa, while freezing all new trade.

Saudi Arabia suspends Toronto flights amid row with Canada over release of detained Saudi activists
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Saudi Arabia suspends Toronto flights amid row with Canada over release of detained Saudi activists

Saudi Arabia's state airliner has suspended its direct flights to Toronto after Canada called for the release of detained activists for civil society and women's rights.

Mohammed bin Salman's US visit: Ambitious Saudi crown prince aims at strengthening ties with Washington
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Mohammed bin Salman's US visit: Ambitious Saudi crown prince aims at strengthening ties with Washington

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman doesn't do things by halves, and his meeting with President Donald Trump is just the beginning of a three-week US tour

Saudi Arabia says Lebanese PM Saad al-Hariri not being forcibly held in Riyadh, he is free to leave 'when he pleases'
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Saudi Arabia says Lebanese PM Saad al-Hariri not being forcibly held in Riyadh, he is free to leave 'when he pleases'

Lebanese prime minister Saad al-Hariri is free to leave Saudi Arabia "when he pleases", the kingdom said on Thursday, rejecting accusations from Beirut that he was being held in Riyadh following his shock resignation.

UN chief Antonio Guterres warns new conflict in Lebanon would be 'devastating' following PM Saad Hariri's resignation
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UN chief Antonio Guterres warns new conflict in Lebanon would be 'devastating' following PM Saad Hariri's resignation

Lebanon's prime minister Saad Hariri resigned in a shock announcement broadcast from Riyadh as a power struggle intensified between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

Yemen will face mass famine unless Saudi Arabia-led coalition ends blockade of aid, warns UN
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Yemen will face mass famine unless Saudi Arabia-led coalition ends blockade of aid, warns UN

Some 17 million people in Yemen are in desperate need of food, seven million of whom are at risk of famine and cholera has caused more than 2,000 deaths.

Tehran rejects 'riduculous' accusations by Saudi Arabia that Iran is blocking peace efforts in Yemen
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Tehran rejects 'riduculous' accusations by Saudi Arabia that Iran is blocking peace efforts in Yemen

Tehran on Monday rejected as "ridiculous and baseless" accusations by Saudi Arabia that Iran is supporting rebels and blocking peace efforts in Yemen

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of blocking Yemen peace, calls it world's 'greatest sponsor of terrorism'
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Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of blocking Yemen peace, calls it world's 'greatest sponsor of terrorism'

Saudi Arabia on Sunday accused Iran of blocking peace efforts in Yemen, slamming its political arch rival over support for the Yemeni rebels Riyadh is fighting against.

Rex Tillerson seeks Saudi Arabia, Iraq's help in isolating Iran; urges Arab nations to halt business with Tehran
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Rex Tillerson seeks Saudi Arabia, Iraq's help in isolating Iran; urges Arab nations to halt business with Tehran

Rex Tillerson also called for a quick resolution to the ongoing crisis between Qatar and its Arab neighbours, which he said was unintentionally bolstering Iran.

Saudi Arabia reopens Qatar border to allow pilgrims to attend hajj
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Saudi Arabia reopens Qatar border to allow pilgrims to attend hajj

Saudi Arabia said on Thursday it is reopening its border with Qatar to allow Qataris to attend the hajj amid a months-long rift between the neighbouring countries.

Saudi Arabia and Iraq to re-open Arar border crossing for the first time in 27 years
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Saudi Arabia and Iraq to re-open Arar border crossing for the first time in 27 years

Saudi Arabia and Iraq plan to open the Arar border crossing for trade for the first time since 1990, when it was closed after following Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait.

Qatar diplomatic crisis: France aims to be 'facilitator' in talks, urges Gulf states to resolve standoff
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Qatar diplomatic crisis: France aims to be 'facilitator' in talks, urges Gulf states to resolve standoff

French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian stopped in Qatar at the start of a Gulf tour aimed at helping defuse the crisis pitting Qatar against Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt