Saudi Arabia

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
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October 17, 2018 - 9:01 am
By CNN Business staff (CNN) -- Some of the biggest names in global business and finance have canceled plans to attend an investment conference in Saudi Arabia next week because of the unexplained disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Washington Post columnist hasn't been...
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Jamal Khashoggi with fiancée
October 17, 2018 - 7:10 am
By Bard Wilkinson, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump has defended Saudi Arabia as accusations mount over its de facto ruler's close links to the men who apparently killed a journalist in the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. Saudi Arabia has come under intense international pressure to explain...
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Mike Pompeo
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October 16, 2018 - 6:47 am
By Clarissa Ward, Tim Lister and Bard Wilkinson, CNN (CNN) -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Riyadh for talks with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Saudi Arabia is preparing to acknowledge that...
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WWE in Philly
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
October 15, 2018 - 9:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With all that is going on in Saudi Arabia at the moment, World Wrestling Entertainment is receiving plenty of backlash for not canceling a show scheduled there in a few weeks called "Crown Jewel." Many, including U.S. Senators, are hoping WWE will ultimately decide to...
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Members of the inspection team enter Saudi Arabia's Consulate in Istanbul, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018.
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October 15, 2018 - 9:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump suggested Monday that "rogue killers" could be responsible for the mysterious disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, an explanation offering U.S. ally Saudi Arabia a possible path out of a global diplomatic firestorm. The Saudis continued to deny...
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Turkish police officers prepare to enter the Saudi Arabia's Consulate in Istanbul, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018.
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October 15, 2018 - 8:59 am
UPDATED: 2:30 p.m. By Fay Abuelgasim, Suzan Fraser and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish crime scene investigators dressed in coveralls and gloves entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Monday, nearly two weeks after the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer...
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October 14, 2018 - 1:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two leading Senate Republicans on Sunday threatened tough punitive action by Congress against Saudi Arabia, including a possible halt of military sales, if missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was indeed killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. As Saudi Arabia warned of...
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A flag of Saudi Arabia flies behind barb wire, on the roof top of Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.
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October 13, 2018 - 8:36 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Apple Watch he wore when he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul over a week ago, a pro-government Turkish newspaper reported Saturday. The new claim published by the Sabah...
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Oil prices are falling fast. Here's why
May 29, 2018 - 11:40 am
By Alanna Petroff (CNN Money) -- What a difference a week can make. Oil prices surged to their highest level in over three years last week, and strategists were marveling that prices had shot up so quickly. Now prices are slumping. US crude oil futures have dropped by nearly 10% to trade around $66...
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April 23, 2018 - 11:27 am
By Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding party in northern Yemen, killing at least 20 people, health officials said Monday, as harrowing images emerged on social media of the deadly bombing, the third to hit Yemeni civilians since...
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