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Iran's Soleimani warns Saudis after deadly attack in southeast region

Added: 21.02.2019 16:39 | 12 views | 0 comments

The commander of the overseas arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guards threatened Saudi Arabia with revenge over a suicide bomb attack in southeastern Iran on Feb. 13 that killed 27 Guards members, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Thursday.


[Ticker] Germany rejects UK appeal on Saudi arms sales

Added: 21.02.2019 7:56 | 4 views | 0 comments

Germany has rejected a UK appeal to exempt jet fighter parts from its Saudi Arabia arms ban so the UK could fulfill defence contracts with the oil kingdom. Germany's arms ban would depend on "developments in the Yemen conflict", where Saudi Arabia was bombing rebel groups, German foreign minister Heiko Maas said Wednesday. British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said in Berlin that British arms sales could help "influence" Saudi behaviour.

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China's desire for close Iran ties unchanged, Xi says ahead of Saudi prince's visit

Added: 21.02.2019 2:11 | 15 views | 0 comments

China's desire to develop close ties with Iran will remain unchanged, regardless of the international situation, President Xi Jinping told the speaker of Iran's parliament, ahead of Thursday's visit to Beijing by Saudi Arabia's crown prince.


Saudi to free 850 Indian prisoners from its jails: India government

Added: 20.02.2019 18:38 | 13 views | 0 comments

Saudi Arabia will release 850 Indians from its prisons after a request from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during its Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's visit to New Delhi, India's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.


Germany resists pressure to ease Saudi arms export halt

Added: 20.02.2019 15:40 | 14 views | 0 comments

Germany is sticking to its weapons exports freeze to Saudi Arabia, the government said on Wednesday, resisting pressure to soften its stance after criticism from Britain and defense firms, including Airbus, who argue it is hurting commerce.


Saudi crown prince says terrorism a common concern with India

Added: 20.02.2019 15:16 | 12 views | 0 comments

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday terrorism was a common concern with India and that his country was ready to share intelligence to tackle it.


Saudi prince expects investment worth more than $100 billion in India

Added: 20.02.2019 15:09 | 13 views | 0 comments

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday he expected investment opportunities worth more than $100 billion in India over the next two years as he began his first official visit amid tensions between arch foes India and Pakistan.


[Ticker] UK lobbies Germany on Saudi arms ban

Added: 20.02.2019 14:44 | 5 views | 0 comments

Germany should resume arms sales to Saudi Arabia despite its slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi because German aircraft parts were needed to fulfil British contracts to sell fighter jets there, British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt said in a letter to his German counterpart before visiting Berlin Wednesday. "I'm very concerned about the impact of the German government's decision on the British ... defence industry," Hunt said, Germany's Der Spiegel reports.

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The Energy 202: Democrats sound alarm about Trump appointees' proposed nuclear energy sales to Saudi Arabia

Added: 20.02.2019 14:19 | 19 views | 0 comments

"Borderline insanity," one lawmaker called it.

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Saudi Aramco to decide in first half on financing SABIC buy: CEO

Added: 20.02.2019 13:00 | 57 views | 0 comments

Saudi Aramco said on Wednesday it expects to decide by mid-2019 how to finance the acquisition of Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corp (SABIC).


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