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House Democrats may probe Kushner ties to Saudi crown prince

Added: 10.12.2018 17:17 | 14 views | 0 comments

(CNN)Rep. Eliot Engel, who is poised to lead the House Foreign Affairs Committee, plans to conduct a thorough review of US policy towards Saudi Arabia -- and that could include Jared Kushner's ties to the crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, according to a Democratic aide. Engel is "committed to conducting a top-to-bottom review of US policy towards...

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COP24: US, Russia and Saudi Arabia condemned as ‘climate villains’ for blocking crucial global warming report

Added: 10.12.2018 13:33 | 11 views | 0 comments

The US has allied with major oil producers Russia, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait to intercept the adoption of a crucial climate change report by world leaders at a UN conference. Experts have condemned these...

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Saudi foreign minister rules out extraditing suspects in Khashoggi case

Added: 10.12.2018 12:28 | 12 views | 0 comments

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Sunday ruled out the extradition of suspects in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, after Istanbul's chief prosecutor filed warrants for the arrest of two former senior Saudi officials.

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Climate change: Trump coal event overshadowed at COP24

Added: 10.12.2018 7:50 | 15 views | 0 comments

Negotiators from the US, Saudi Arabia, Russia and Kuwait refused to "welcome" the IPCC report on 1.5C that a huge majority of countries wanted to put at the heart of the talks. Researchers and...

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U.S. intends to support Saudi Arabia military interests

Added: 09.12.2018 23:46 | 16 views | 0 comments

A State Department official said Sunday the U.S. intends to continue Saudi Arabia’s military interests in Yemen, which has been torn apart by years of civil war. Some U.S. senators want to pull that support after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Elizabeth Palmer is the only U.S. correspondent inside Yemen and reports from Aden.

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Bahrain criticizes Qatar emir for not attending GCC summit

Added: 09.12.2018 21:16 | 13 views | 0 comments

Bahrain's foreign minister, Sheih Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, criticized Qatar's emir in a tweet on Sunday for not attending an annual Gulf Arab summit being held in Saudi Arabia.

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Graham: Saudis would 'be 'speaking Farsi in about a week' without US support against Iran

Added: 09.12.2018 20:23 | 13 views | 0 comments

South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham told Fox News on Sunday that Saudi Arabia's military "can't fight out of a paper bag" when confronted with Mideast challenges including Iran, and insisted that the U.S. has the necessary leverage to punish the Saudi leadership for its apparent role in the murder of dissident writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Qatar sends state minister for foreign affairs to Saudi for GCC Summit

Added: 09.12.2018 19:16 | 17 views | 0 comments

Qatar sent State Minister for Foreign Affairs Soltan bin Saad Al-Muraikhi to attend the annual Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC) summit to be held on Sunday in Saudi Arabia.

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Qatar rift overshadows Gulf Arab summit as emir stays away

Added: 09.12.2018 19:03 | 14 views | 0 comments

A Gulf Arab summit called for regional unity as Bahrain and Qatar traded barbs over the Qatari emir's decision not to attend the gathering in Saudi Arabia on Sunday in a sign that a row between Doha and its neighbors is still festering.

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Qatar rift overshadows Gulf Arab summit as emir stays away

Added: 09.12.2018 19:03 | 14 views | 0 comments

A Gulf Arab summit called for regional unity as Bahrain and Qatar traded barbs over the Qatari emir's decision not to attend the gathering in Saudi Arabia on Sunday in a sign that a row between Doha and its neighbors is still festering.

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