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Biden Struggles to Rein in Saudi Arabia Amid Human Rights Concerns

Kayhan 17 Oct 2021
“I think the Saudis are showing their utter contempt for Joe Biden’s human rights policy,” said Bruce Riedel, a senior fellow and director of the Brookings Intelligence Project who has served four presidents as an adviser on the Middle East.
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Biden struggles to rein in Saudis who're showing utter contempt for human rights: Report

Press TV 17 Oct 2021
The Biden administration claims it brings up the issue of human rights in its meetings with Saudi senior officials, continuing to raise the 2018 murder of Washington-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the hands of a Saudi hit squad ... directly with senior Saudi officials.
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Revealed: Newcastle chairman’s links to Saudi ‘anti-corruption’ drive

The Observer 17 Oct 2021
The internal Saudi documents were filed in a Canadian court as part of a civil case that has been brought by Saudi-owned entities against a former senior Saudi intelligence official, Saad Aljabri, a critic of Prince Mohammed who in turn has accused the Saudi government of trying to assassinate him in Canada.
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Saudi FM: Israel ‘Contributing to Regional Stability, Path to Peace’

Hamodia 17 Oct 2021
In a rare move, a senior Saudi official on Friday said Israel has “contributed to regional stability and the path toward peace.”. Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud made the remark while commenting on the ...
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Inspector still reviewing Trump-era gift hoard

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 17 Oct 2021
The Saudi royal family showered Donald ... Officials at the Saudi Embassy in Washington declined to comment ... It is unclear if the Saudis knew about the fake furs or were deceived by a supplier, but Bruce Riedel, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and an expert on Saudi-U.S.
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senior banker says no comment by Saudi, Emirati authorities on Tunisian banker's remarks

MENA FN 17 Oct 2021
(MENAFN)According to a senior banker, Tunisia–s Central Bank is in innovative discussions with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to get financial resources. The local Shams FM radio ... .
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Tunisia hold discussions with Saudi Arabia, UAE to get funds

MENA FN 17 Oct 2021
(MENAFN) On Saturday, Oct.16 a senior banker stated that Tunisia–s Central Bank is in advanced discussions with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to get funds. Abdel Karim Lassoud, ... .
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Thrashed but not beaten

Straits Times 17 Oct 2021
The string of losses was especially tough for Yasir, 32, who was part of the national team that went to the World Cup qualifier matches in Saudi Arabia in June and lost three matches. Acknowledging how senior players can influence younger ones, he said he has become more conscious about the way he behaves.
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Yemeni military operations will go on until full withdrawal of foreign invaders: Top official

Press TV 16 Oct 2021
Al-Wadiyah is reportedly located in the northern-central part of Yemen, and lies between the provinces of Hadhramaut and al-Jawf, and borders Saudi Arabia ... A senior member of the Supreme Political Council of Yemen has reacted to the appointment of General Mutlaq bin Salem al-Azima as the commander of Saudi-led coalition forces in Yemen.
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Klopp slams Saudi Newcastle takeover, urges answers from EPL

The New Arab 16 Oct 2021
Saudi Arabia has a long-standing history of human rights abuses, including arbitrary arrests and extrajudicial killings. This month marks three years since Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in Istanbul in a brutal assassination the CIA and MI6 have linked to senior Saudi officials.
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Tunisia in talks with Saudi Arabia, UAE to obtain funds

Anadolu Agency 16 Oct 2021
Tunisia’s Central Bank is in advanced talks with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to obtain financial resources, a senior banker said on Saturday ... There was no comment from Saudi and Emirati authorities on the report ... * Writing by Ibrahim Mukhtar​​​​​​​. .
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Saudi Arabia in ‘serious’ talks with Iran about repairing relations

The Irish Times 15 Oct 2021
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister has said the kingdom is “serious” about talks with Iran, signalling Riyadh’s desire to repair relations between two rivals that accuse each other of stoking tensions and instability across the Middle East ... The diplomatic mission was attacked after Saudi Arabia executed a senior Shia cleric.
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FM: Saudi Arabia 'serious about' detente with Iran, talks 'cordial'

Press TV 15 Oct 2021
Saudi Arabia unilaterally cut diplomatic ties with Iran in January 2016 after angry protests were held outside its embassy in Tehran in reaction to the kingdom's execution a senior Shia cleric. The Financial Times cited an unnamed Saudi official as saying that Riyadh was considering an Iranian request for it to open its consulate in Jeddah.
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Saudi FM Says ‘Serious’ About Talks With Iran

Kayhan 15 Oct 2021
Saudi Arabia unilaterally cut diplomatic ties with Iran in January 2016 after angry protests were held outside its embassy in Tehran in reaction to the kingdom’s execution a senior Shia cleric. The Financial Times cited an unnamed Saudi official as saying that Riyadh was considering an Iranian request for it to open its consulate in Jeddah.
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Scandal involving World Bank's 'Doing Business' index exposes problems in using sportslike rankings to guide ...

Eagle-Tribune 15 Oct 2021
In September 2021, an that senior leadership at the bank manipulated the index’s data in response to pressure from China and Saudi Arabia ... The law firm also found problems with changes to rankings of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Azerbaijan in the 2020 report but didn’t blame senior leaders directly.
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