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G-20 summit begins at Dubai; world leaders urge united response to coronavirus
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G-20 summit begins at Dubai; world leaders urge united response to coronavirus

While G-20 countries have contributed billions of dollars toward developing a vaccine for the virus, they have also mostly focused on securing their own vaccine supplies

Saudi Arabia wants 'fair' solution for Palestinian issue: King Salman tells Donald Trump
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Saudi Arabia wants 'fair' solution for Palestinian issue: King Salman tells Donald Trump

The announcement came just days after the first direct commercial flight from Tel Aviv to Abu Dhabi passed through Saudi airspace

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

Coronavirus impact: OPEC, Russia outline record oil cut under US pressure as demand crashes; Mexico declines to sign pact
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Coronavirus impact: OPEC, Russia outline record oil cut under US pressure as demand crashes; Mexico declines to sign pact

Mexico refused to agree to its share of the crude oil cuts after a marathon meeting between the oil-producing nations that lasted more than nine hours, CNN said.

US naval base shooting: Saudi Air Force trainee kills three, injures eight in Florida's Pensacola before being gunned down by police
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US naval base shooting: Saudi Air Force trainee kills three, injures eight in Florida's Pensacola before being gunned down by police

Saudi Arabia's King Salman telephoned Trump to denounce the shooting and said the perpetrator of the "heinous crime" does not represent the Saudi people, the official Saudi Press Agency said.

Amid mounting tensions with Iran, US secretary of state Mike Pompeo visits Saudi Arabia, UAE in bid to form global coalition
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Amid mounting tensions with Iran, US secretary of state Mike Pompeo visits Saudi Arabia, UAE in bid to form global coalition

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia on Monday, for talks on coordinating with the close ally amid mounting tensions with Iran

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 murder: Donald Trump under fire for defending Saudi crown prince; critics call it 'betrayal of American values'
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Jamal Khashoggi murder: Donald Trump under fire for defending Saudi crown prince; critics call it 'betrayal of American values'

The murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a one-time insider-turned critic of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and a resident of the US, in the Saudi consulate in Turkey has spurred a wave of international anger against Saudi Arabia

Jamal Khashoggi killing: As world powers demand answers, Turkey says it won't allow cover-up, will release details of incident
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Jamal Khashoggi killing: As world powers demand answers, Turkey says it won't allow cover-up, will release details of incident

Saudi Arabia has admitted that critic Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its Istanbul consulate, as world powers demanded answers and mystery surrounded the whereabouts of his body. Ankara vowed to reveal all the details of a two-week inquiry as US President Donald Trump said he was unsatisfied with Saudi Arabia's response to the Washington Post columnist's death and the EU, Germany, France, Britain and the UN also demanded clarity.

Saudi Arabia admits Jamal Khashoggi died in fight inside Istanbul consulate; Donald Trump says Saudi explanation credible
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Saudi Arabia admits Jamal Khashoggi died in fight inside Istanbul consulate; Donald Trump says Saudi explanation credible

Saudi Arabia said on Friday that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a fight inside its Istanbul consulate and said it had fired two senior officials over the incident, giving an account that US president Donald Trump said was credible

Donald Trump concedes Jamal Khashoggi likely dead, threatens 'very severe' consequences if Saudis guilty of murder; chilling surveillance footage surfaces
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Donald Trump concedes Jamal Khashoggi likely dead, threatens 'very severe' consequences if Saudis guilty of murder; chilling surveillance footage surfaces

US President Donald Trump acknowledged Thursday it "certainly looks" as though missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and he threatened "very severe" consequences if the Saudis are found to have murdered him. His warning came as the administration toughened its response to a disappearance that has sparked global outrage.

Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance: Turkish official says journalist was killed in Saudi consulate; envoy leaves Istanbul
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Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance: Turkish official says journalist was killed in Saudi consulate; envoy leaves Istanbul

Security forces began setting up barricades in front of the residence just hours after Consul Mohammed al-Otaibi flew out of the country on a 2 pm flight, state media reported.

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.

Donald Trump says he told Saudi Arabia's king he wouldn't last in power 'for two weeks' without US support
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Donald Trump says he told Saudi Arabia's king he wouldn't last in power 'for two weeks' without US support

President Donald Trump made an undiplomatic remark about close ally Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.

Over 2 million Muslims from all over the world begin annual hajj pilgrimage on Sunday
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Over 2 million Muslims from all over the world begin annual hajj pilgrimage on Sunday

Over 2 million Muslims from Saudi Arabia and other parts of the world began their annual hajj pilgrimage on Sunday

Saudi Arabia slams Israel for adopting law defining itself as nation-state of Jewish people, says it perpetuates 'racial discrimination'
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Saudi Arabia slams Israel for adopting law defining itself as nation-state of Jewish people, says it perpetuates 'racial discrimination'

Saudi Arabia expressed its disapproval regarding Israel adopting a law that defined it as the nation-state of Jews. Saudi said that the move could perpetuate "racial discrimination"

US firmly on course to become world's top oil producer next year; noses ahead of Saudi Arabia for first time in 4 decades
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US firmly on course to become world's top oil producer next year; noses ahead of Saudi Arabia for first time in 4 decades

The U.S. has nosed ahead of Saudi Arabia and is on pace to surpass Russia to become the world's biggest oil producer for the first time in more than four decades. The latest forecast from the U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts that U.S. output will grow next year to 11.8 million barrels a day.

Women take to steering wheel in Saudi Arabia after law prohibiting them from driving is overturned
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Women take to steering wheel in Saudi Arabia after law prohibiting them from driving is overturned

Saudi Crown Prince lifts the ban on women driving as part of his modernisation initiative, women took to streets and drove throughout the neighbourhoods of Riyadh

Saudi Arabia's women ready to take the wheel from 24 June, after King Salman lifted ban on driving
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Saudi Arabia's women ready to take the wheel from 24 June, after King Salman lifted ban on driving

King Salman decreed an end to the world’s only ban on women drivers, maintained for decades by Saudi Arabia’s conservative Muslim establishment.

US concerned by Iran's 'destabilising and malign activities', says Mike Pompeo after meeting Benjamin Netanyahu
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US concerned by Iran's 'destabilising and malign activities', says Mike Pompeo after meeting Benjamin Netanyahu

The United States is deeply concerned by Iran's "destabilising and malign activities", new Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said after meeting Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday.