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US' Joe Biden vows 'consequences' for Saudi Arabia over cuts in oil output
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US' Joe Biden vows 'consequences' for Saudi Arabia over cuts in oil output

Biden endured criticism at home by travelling to Saudi Arabia in June and fist-bumping its de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, despite earlier vowing to make him a pariah over human rights

Why US president Joe Biden’s upcoming Saudi Arabia trip is creating a stir
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Why US president Joe Biden’s upcoming Saudi Arabia trip is creating a stir

Joe Biden called Saudi Arabia a ‘pariah state’ in the aftermath of the murder of dissident Jamal Khashoggi. Now, he will meet a delegation that includes Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman – whom his agencies identified as the mastermind of the operation

US president Joe Biden to visit former 'pariah' Saudi Arabia, say reports
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US president Joe Biden to visit former 'pariah' Saudi Arabia, say reports

The reported decision comes hours after Saudi Arabia addressed two of Biden's priorities by agreeing to a production hike in oil and helping extend a truce in war-battered Yemen

From cinema ban to film festival: Saudi rolls out red carpet
Entertainment

From cinema ban to film festival: Saudi rolls out red carpet

Saudi, Arab and foreign actors and actresses walked the red carpet in evening wear -- a far cry from the traditional black abaya that until recently was the officially mandated dress code for women.

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancée hits out at Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle United
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Jamal Khashoggi's fiancée hits out at Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle United

Western intelligence agencies accuse Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of authorising the murder of the Washington Post contributor, who was a US resident.

S Jaishankar meets Saudi counterpart: A look at how Narendra Modi improved India's relationship with the Kingdom
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S Jaishankar meets Saudi counterpart: A look at how Narendra Modi improved India's relationship with the Kingdom

India’s ties with Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s leading oil producers and host to nearly three million Indians, have generally been on an upswing

Two Saudi women's rights activists, arrested for protesting gender-based curbs on travel and driving in 2018, released
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Two Saudi women's rights activists, arrested for protesting gender-based curbs on travel and driving in 2018, released

The two women remain barred from travel abroad for five years as part of their conditional release.

Saudi Arabia unveils new plan to tackle climate change, reduce carbon emissions
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Saudi Arabia unveils new plan to tackle climate change, reduce carbon emissions

The new initiatives are part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Vision 2030 plan to diversify the kingdom’s oil-reliant economy.

Jamal Khashoggi killing: Joe Biden raises concern over human rights in call with Saudi Arabia's king
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Jamal Khashoggi killing: Joe Biden raises concern over human rights in call with Saudi Arabia's king

A US intelligence report on Khashoggi's murder, due to be released shortly, is expected to implicate the king's son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Amnesty critical of FIFA President Gianni Infantino for starring in Saudi PR video
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Amnesty critical of FIFA President Gianni Infantino for starring in Saudi PR video

The slick PR campaign was posted on Twitter by the Saudi ministry of sport on Thursday, featuring Infantino participating in a ceremonial sword dance and sweeping shots of the palaces of Diriyah

Israel adds Saudi to its list of COVID-19 'green countries' after PM's reported visit to kingdom
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Israel adds Saudi to its list of COVID-19 'green countries' after PM's reported visit to kingdom

On Tuesday, the health ministry confirmed that Saudi Arabia had been added to the safe list a day earlier, but dismissed any link to Netanyahu's reported visit to city of Neom on Sunday

Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Saudi Arabia for secret talks with MBS, Mike Pompeo: Reports
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Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Saudi Arabia for secret talks with MBS, Mike Pompeo: Reports

The reported meeting comes weeks after Israel agreed to historic US-brokered deals to normalise ties with two Saudi allies in the Gulf: the UAE and Bahrain

Saudi Arabia says it will host Formula 1 Grand Prix for first time next year
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Saudi Arabia says it will host Formula 1 Grand Prix for first time next year

Formula One has come under close scrutiny over the staging of a race in Bahrain and the addition of Saudi Arabia is sure to escalate criticism from human rights watchers.

Saudi Arabia's King Salman admitted to Riyadh hospital in Riyadh after inflammation of gallbladder
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Saudi Arabia's King Salman admitted to Riyadh hospital in Riyadh after inflammation of gallbladder

The Kingdom's royal court in a brief statement said the 84-year-old monarch is being tested at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital

Coroanvirus Outbreak: Mideast economies take massive hit with historic oil price crash
Business

Coroanvirus Outbreak: Mideast economies take massive hit with historic oil price crash

Iraq is planning painful cuts in social benefits relied on by millions of government workers. Saudi Arabia will likely have to delay mega-projects

Premier League: Newcastle United takeover link puts spotlight on Saudi Arabia human rights
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Premier League: Newcastle United takeover link puts spotlight on Saudi Arabia human rights

Ashley bought Newcastle United in 2007 but is widely viewed as a figure of scorn in the one-club city whose St. James' Park stadium is affectionately dubbed "the cathedral on the hill."

Hacking of Jeff Bezos' cellphone linked to WhatsApp account of Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman
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Hacking of Jeff Bezos' cellphone linked to WhatsApp account of Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman

A forensic analysis of Jeff Bezos’ cellphone found with “medium to high confidence” that the Amazon chief’s device was hacked after he received a video from a WhatsApp account reportedly belonging to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia, according to a person familiar with the Bezos-ordered investigation

Saudi Aramco raises IPO to record $29.4 bn through 'greenshoe option'; sells additional 450 mn shares
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Saudi Aramco raises IPO to record $29.4 bn through 'greenshoe option'; sells additional 450 mn shares

Aramco shares were flat at 35 riyals shortly after the market opened, according to Refinitiv data.

Saudi Arabia embraces western sports to rehabilitate global image a year after Jamal Khashoggi assassination
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Saudi Arabia embraces western sports to rehabilitate global image a year after Jamal Khashoggi assassination

Saudi Arabia embraces western sports to rehabilitate global image a year after Jamal Khashoggi assassination

Saudi Aramco to sell up to 0.05% shares to individual retail investors; prospectus flags risks, gives few details on IPO size
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Saudi Aramco to sell up to 0.05% shares to individual retail investors; prospectus flags risks, gives few details on IPO size

Aramco cannot list additional shares for a period of six months after trading starts, and will also be restricted from issuing additional shares for 12 months