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Saudi Arabia will cut its oil production.

Saudi Arabia will cut its oil production.

Saudi Arabia will cut its oil production. Saudi Arabia will cut its oil production. OPEC, Russia and other oil producers reached an agreement on Tuesday that includes a commitment by Saudi Arabia to reduce its oil production by one million barrels a day in February and March — a cut of more than 10 percent from its daily target in …

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Kuwait Says Saudi Arabia Will Reopen Borders With Qatar

Kuwait Says Saudi Arabia Will Reopen Borders With Qatar

Kuwait Says Saudi Arabia Will Reopen Borders With Qatar Kuwait Says Saudi Arabia Will Reopen Borders With Qatar Officials from Saudi Arabia and Qatar did not immediately confirm that there was an agreement between the two countries. The Gulf countries’ decision in 2017 to cut ties with Qatar, severing diplomatic relations and suspending land, air and sea travel, forced the …

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Loujain al-Halthloul, Saudi Rights Activist, Gets Prison Sentence

Loujain al-Halthloul, Saudi Rights Activist, Gets Prison Sentence

Loujain al-Halthloul, Saudi Rights Activist, Gets Prison Sentence Loujain al-Halthloul, Saudi Rights Activist, Gets Prison Sentence Women in Saudi Arabia have been allowed to drive since the kingdom lifted the ban in June 2018, one of the historic social reforms inaugurated over the last few years by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince and de facto ruler, Mohammed bin Salman. Under the …

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U.S. Considers Granting Immunity to Saudi Prince in Suspected Assassination Attempt

U.S. Considers Granting Immunity to Saudi Prince in Suspected Assassination Attempt

U.S. Considers Granting Immunity to Saudi Prince in Suspected Assassination Attempt U.S. Considers Granting Immunity to Saudi Prince in Suspected Assassination Attempt WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering a request to grant Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia immunity from a federal lawsuit that accuses him of trying to kill a former Saudi intelligence official living in …

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Saudi Court Jails Saudi-American Doctor Despite U.S. Pressure

Saudi Court Jails Saudi-American Doctor Despite U.S. Pressure

Saudi Court Jails Saudi-American Doctor Despite U.S. Pressure Saudi Court Jails Saudi-American Doctor Despite U.S. Pressure BEIRUT, Lebanon — A Saudi court sentenced a prominent Saudi-American doctor to six years in prison on Tuesday despite pressure from the Trump administration to drop the charges against him and allow him and his family to travel. The doctor, Walid Fitaihi, was convicted …

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Saudi Judge Sends Prominent Women’s Rights Activist to Terrorism Court

Saudi Judge Sends Prominent Women’s Rights Activist to Terrorism Court

Saudi Judge Sends Prominent Women’s Rights Activist to Terrorism Court Saudi Judge Sends Prominent Women’s Rights Activist to Terrorism Court BEIRUT, Lebanon — Appearing weak and shaking uncontrollably, one of Saudi Arabia’s most prominent prisoners, the women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul, appeared before a Saudi judge on Wednesday to learn that her case was being transferred to a special court …

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Israeli Reports Say Netanyahu Met Saudi Crown Prince, but Saudis Deny It

Netanyahu Meets With Saudi Crown Prince

Israeli Reports Say Netanyahu Met Saudi Crown Prince, but Saudis Deny It Israeli Reports Say Netanyahu Met Saudi Crown Prince, but Saudis Deny It Israeli news outlets first reported the meeting, and the education minister, Yoav Galant, discussed it in a radio interview Monday afternoon, although it was unclear whether he had direct knowledge of the meeting or was responding …

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Netanyahu Meets With Saudi Crown Prince

Netanyahu Meets With Saudi Crown Prince

Netanyahu Meets With Saudi Crown Prince Netanyahu Meets With Saudi Crown Prince BEIRUT, Lebanon — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel flew to Saudi Arabia for a covert meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia, Israeli news media reported on Monday. The reported visit, Sunday night, would be the first known meeting between high-level Israeli and Saudi …

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Saudi Arabia and Human Rights Activists Fight Over Its Image at G20

Saudi Arabia and Human Rights Activists Fight Over Its Image at G20

Saudi Arabia and Human Rights Activists Fight Over Its Image at G20 Saudi Arabia and Human Rights Activists Fight Over Its Image at G20 BEIRUT, Lebanon — For Saudi Arabia, hosting the Group of 20 summit in Riyadh this year was supposed to cement its global stature. Heads of state from the world’s richest nations were to be wowed by …

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Gunman Fires on Saudi Embassy in The Hague

Instagram Tries Clamping Down on Misinformation

Gunman Fires on Saudi Embassy in The Hague Gunman Fires on Saudi Embassy in The Hague AMSTERDAM — A gunman opened fire outside the Saudi Embassy in The Hague on Thursday, local police officials said, a day after a World War I commemoration attended by European officials was attacked in Saudi Arabia. No one was injured in what was an …

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